Dead Sea 'Live' Naked-Photo Shoot Raises Ultra Orthodox Concerns
Published September 19th, 2011 - 08:58 GMT
Mass nude photo-shoot at the Dead Sea reminds us that there could be life at the Dead Sea after all; A Lebanese suicide raises human rights and freedom questions; 'Mad Men' promote cigarettes; And Jordan has a Plan B.
"PARTICIPATE at the Dead Sea for a new installation by artist Spencer Tunick
World-renowned contemporary artist Spencer Tunick for his first project in Israel is inviting hundreds of participants to take part nude in a human installation that is committed to raise awareness for the disappearing Dead Sea."
' “I've been meaning to write a post this past week to share a few thoughts about freedom and our current state. I wanted to raise questions about whether we, as humans, can ever be really free?” Do we, as a collective, really want to? And then, out of nowhere (obviously not for him), Nour Merheb, a Lebanese human rights activist kills himself.'
' “The King of Jordan, Abdullah II, delivered a speech on September 11, in which he mentioned the Jordanian civil war of 1970 for the first time ever: "There are not any issues we are too embarrassed to discuss, even if there is someone who wants to discuss the incidents of 1970, this is a part of history; let us think of the future and not the past." '