As 5776 Draws to Close, a Look Back at the Best Photos of the Year

This Rosh Hashanah, mark the Jewish New Year and take a look back with Haaretz's photographers at some of the most moving images from the last 12 months.

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu standing at the casket of former President Shimon Peres at Mount Herzl, Jerusalem, on September 30, 2016.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu standing at the casket of former President Shimon Peres at Mount Herzl, Jerusalem, on September 30, 2016.Credit: Carolyn Kaster/AP
Meteor shower in Mitzpeh Ramon, August 2016.Credit: Ilan Assayag
A Hamas position on the Gaza border, September 2016.Credit: Ilan Assayag
A soccer game between Hapoel Acre and Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona, May 2016. Credit: Nir Keidar
Giv'at Ze'ev, November 2015.Credit: Emil Salman
A beach in Ashdod, january 2016.Credit: Ilan Assayag
Farmers along the Gaza border, June 2016.Credit: Eliahu Hershkovitz
Hanukkah in Meah She'arim, Jerusalem, December 2015.Credit: Gil Cohen Magen
InDNegev indie music festival, October 2015. Credit: Tomer Appelbaum
Land Day in the village of Arabeh, March 2016.Credit: Gil Eliahu
Prayer notes being cleaned out of the stones of the Western Wall April, 2016.Credit: Emil Salman
Supporters of Rabbi Eliezer Berland outside of the court in Rishon Letzion, July 2016.Credit: David Bachar
Two Reform Jews pray at a gender-equal prayer service at the Western Wall, february 2016. Credit: Olivier Fitoussi


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