Every photograph of a room empty of people contains the presence of those who are absent from the room.
Tal Niv is the editor of Haaretz English Edition Magazine. A columnist and regular contributor to the Haaretz Books supplement, Niv joined the paper in 1991 and has been editing the magazine since 1998.
Niv was raised on Kibbutz Ashdot Yaakov in the Jordan Valley, studied comparative literature at Tel Aviv University and has taught creative writing at the Camera Obscura film school.
Her experiences on the kibbutz in the 1980s were the topic of a year-long column, soon to be expanded into a book. She and her family live in Tel Aviv.
There's an uncanny resemblance between this photo of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef and 'The Last Supper.'
Thousands of photographs of stone-throwing have been taken in the occupied territories, but precisely this photograph, taken from behind, captures the unquantifiable thing, the essence of "the situation" here in its deepest sense.
Shimon Peres, who is about two decades older than Hillary Clinton, is holding her hand and she is allowing it, helping him.
In this photograph of Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi presenting the Southern Command insignia to incoming GOC Major General Tal Russo, there is much pride and laughter and puffed-out chests and toothy grins.
The couple photographed by Yaron Kaminsky in a convenience store at a gas station near Acre on December 30, is immortalizing its place within consumerism. This wedding is their product now.
Photographed at the march for human rights two weeks ago in Rabin Square, he is the boy fighting for the image of the nation whose future depends on his ideals.
Pavlov documents a drama of immigration, a sonata of contradiction between few means and a high self-image embodied in the love of music and dance
The image captures nature's sense of humor, its reaction to its interrelations with people. It's nonjudgmental.