jonathan bloom : photographer
Rami Samoucha (standing) & Yitzhak Yemin, Palmachim Beach November 2018.
"We try to get down to the beach every day at sunrise... After a few hours here, you begin the day in a different state of mind." Rami
Dina Yarkoni, Rosh Hanikra Beach October 2018
"Most of my life I hated having my picture taken...but I changed my mind when I realised that in five years time I'll look back at my photos and see how beautiful I was."
Jonah, Shlomi & Belai, Zikim Beach November 2018
"At the start of our service, the commander kept saying that he loves us. 'What are you talking about?', I thought to myself. Later, I understood that he was referring to a brotherhood where you look after one another. If you have an apple you share it." Jonah (on left)
Olena Dobroslavsky, Nahariya Beach November 2018
"The main aspect which made us move to Israel was the Russian annexation of Crimea. Our business was destroyed."
Pipman Team, Sela Beach, Bat Yam October 2018
"The hardest thing in sport...[is] to get out of bed at five in the morning, especially if the weather's bad. What helps is the commitment to the group." Tami Shoham (3rd from right)