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OCTOBER 22: Rihanna gives a concert in Tel Aviv, but her brief performance and reputed lip-syncing disappoints many Israeli fans (Photo: Yaron Brener) Photo: Yaron Brener
OCTOBER 22: Rihanna gives a concert in Tel Aviv, but her brief performance and reputed lip-syncing disappoints many Israeli fans (Photo: Yaron Brener) Photo: Yaron Brener
 
Obama and Netanyahu in Jerusalem Photo: Gil Yohanan
Obama and Netanyahu in Jerusalem Photo: Gil Yohanan
 
 

Israel's year in pictures

The good and the bad and the highs and lows that made up some of the most memorable moments of 2013, as seen through the lens of Ynet's photographers

Ynet
Published: 12.31.13, 19:14 / Israel News

 

JANUARY 9: Fierce storms leave parts of Israel underwater, including this street in Bat Hefer in the Sharon region (Photo: Ido Erez)
JANUARY 9: Fierce storms leave parts of Israel underwater, including this street in Bat Hefer in the Sharon region (Photo: Ido Erez)

 

JANUARY 10: Police attend the scene of an attempt to assassinate mobster Nissim Alperon in Tel Aviv (Photo: Yaron Brener)
JANUARY 10: Police attend the scene of an attempt to assassinate mobster Nissim Alperon in Tel Aviv (Photo: Yaron Brener)

 

 

 

JANUARY 22: (L-R) Ariel Atias, Aryeh Deri and Eli Yishai celebrate Shas' success in the Israeli general elections (Photo: Gil Yohanan)
JANUARY 22: (L-R) Ariel Atias, Aryeh Deri and Eli Yishai celebrate Shas' success in the Israeli general elections (Photo: Gil Yohanan)

 

 

JANUARY 21: Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at his Likud headquarters on the eve of the general election (Photo: Ofer Amram)
JANUARY 21: Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at his Likud headquarters on the eve of the general election (Photo: Ofer Amram)

 

FEBRUARY 2: Yair Lapid celebrates his Yesh Atid party's massive success in the general election (Photo: Motti Kimchi)
FEBRUARY 2: Yair Lapid celebrates his Yesh Atid party's massive success in the general election (Photo: Motti Kimchi)

 

FEBRUARY 17: A memorial service marks two years since the brutal murder of the Fogel family in Itamar (Photo: Ido Erez)
FEBRUARY 17: A memorial service marks two years since the brutal murder of the Fogel family in Itamar (Photo: Ido Erez)

 

FEBRUARY 20: Inspectors examine the remains of a bus that caught fire on Route 1, near Ben-Gurion Airport (Photo: Ofer Amram)
FEBRUARY 20: Inspectors examine the remains of a bus that caught fire on Route 1, near Ben-Gurion Airport (Photo: Ofer Amram)

 

MARCH 14: Rescue personnel at the site of a crane collapse at the entrance to Haifa. One person was killed (Photo: Avishag Shaar-Yashuv)
MARCH 14: Rescue personnel at the site of a crane collapse at the entrance to Haifa. One person was killed (Photo: Avishag Shaar-Yashuv)

 

MARCH 21: PM Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama share a smile at a reception by President Shimon Peres at his Jerusalem residence (Photo: Gil Yohanan)
MARCH 21: PM Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama share a smile at a reception by President Shimon Peres at his Jerusalem residence (Photo: Gil Yohanan)

 

MARCH 30: Riots erupt at Kalandia Crossing between Israel and the West Bank as Palestinians mark Land Day (Photo: Benny Deutsch)
MARCH 30: Riots erupt at Kalandia Crossing between Israel and the West Bank as Palestinians mark Land Day (Photo: Benny Deutsch)

 

APRIL 1: Tel Aviv locals are unfazed by the heavy pollution in the air (Photo: Yaron Brener)
APRIL 1: Tel Aviv locals are unfazed by the heavy pollution in the air (Photo: Yaron Brener)

 

 

APRIL 16: An IAF plane flies over Israel in an annual Yom Haatzmaut event (Photo: Benny Deutsch)
APRIL 16: An IAF plane flies over Israel in an annual Yom Haatzmaut event (Photo: Benny Deutsch)

 

 

APRIL 26: Yarden Gerbi becomes the judo world champion (Photo: Oren Aharoni)
APRIL 26: Yarden Gerbi becomes the judo world champion (Photo: Oren Aharoni)

 

MAY 12: A massive swarm of locusts descends upon the Negev Desert from Egypt. Some even make it as far as Tel Aviv (Photo: Roi Idan)
MAY 12: A massive swarm of locusts descends upon the Negev Desert from Egypt. Some even make it as far as Tel Aviv (Photo: Roi Idan)

 

MAY 20: Relatives of one of four victims of a shooting spree at a bank in Be'er Sheva mourn their loss (Photo: Eliad Levy)
MAY 20: Relatives of one of four victims of a shooting spree at a bank in Be'er Sheva mourn their loss (Photo: Eliad Levy)

 

JULY 5: Benjamin and Sara Netanyahu - and their bodyguards - enjoy a river trip in northern Israel (Photo: Aviahu Shapira)
JULY 5: Benjamin and Sara Netanyahu - and their bodyguards - enjoy a river trip in northern Israel (Photo: Aviahu Shapira)

 

AUGUST 14: Palestinians in Ramallah celebrate the second round of prisoner releases by Israel (Photo: Ohad Zweigenberg)
AUGUST 14: Palestinians in Ramallah celebrate the second round of prisoner releases by Israel (Photo: Ohad Zweigenberg)

 

AUGUST 29: Crowds flock to a gas mask distribution center in Tel Aviv, amid fears of a US strike on Syria (Photo: Motti Kimchi)
AUGUST 29: Crowds flock to a gas mask distribution center in Tel Aviv, amid fears of a US strike on Syria (Photo: Motti Kimchi)

 

SEPTEMBER 20: Two tiny graves mark the final resting place of 5-year-old Yahav Gur and his four-year-old sister Eden, thrown off the roof of an 11-story Tel Aviv building by their father (Photo: Ido Erez)
SEPTEMBER 20: Two tiny graves mark the final resting place of 5-year-old Yahav Gur and his four-year-old sister Eden, thrown off the roof of an 11-story Tel Aviv building by their father (Photo: Ido Erez)

 

OCTOBER 13: Hundreds of thousands of Haredi men flood the streets of Jerusalem for the funeral of Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef (Photo: Gil Yohanan)
OCTOBER 13: Hundreds of thousands of Haredi men flood the streets of Jerusalem for the funeral of Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef (Photo: Gil Yohanan)

 

OCTOBER 13: IDF troops walk through a tunnel dug from Gaza that emerged near Kibbutz Ein Hashalosha (Photo: Herzl Yosef)
OCTOBER 13: IDF troops walk through a tunnel dug from Gaza that emerged near Kibbutz Ein Hashalosha (Photo: Herzl Yosef)

 

OCTOBER 22: Rihanna gives a concert in Tel Aviv, but her brief performance and reputed lip-syncing disappoints many Israeli fans (Photo: Yaron Brener)
OCTOBER 22: Rihanna gives a concert in Tel Aviv, but her brief performance and reputed lip-syncing disappoints many Israeli fans (Photo: Yaron Brener)

 

NOVEMBER 22: Isaac Herzog (2nd R) and supporters celebrate his victory in the Labor primaries, ousting Shelly Yacimovich as party leader (Photo: Motti Kimchi)
NOVEMBER 22: Isaac Herzog (2nd R) and supporters celebrate his victory in the Labor primaries, ousting Shelly Yacimovich as party leader (Photo: Motti Kimchi)

 

NOVEMBER 27: A young fan mourns at an impromptu tribute in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square on the day that music icon Arik Einstein passed away at the age of 74 (Photo: Benny Deutsch)
NOVEMBER 27: A young fan mourns at an impromptu tribute in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square on the day that music icon Arik Einstein passed away at the age of 74 (Photo: Benny Deutsch)

 

DECEMBER 13: Members of Jerusalem's Haredi community struggle through the snow after winter storms blanketed the capital in white (Photo: Ohad Zweigenberg)
DECEMBER 13: Members of Jerusalem's Haredi community struggle through the snow after winter storms blanketed the capital in white (Photo: Ohad Zweigenberg)

 

DECEMBER 17: Police arrest African asylum seekers during a protest at the Knesset in Jerusalem (Photo: Ohad Zweigenberg)
DECEMBER 17: Police arrest African asylum seekers during a protest at the Knesset in Jerusalem (Photo: Ohad Zweigenberg)

 

DECEMBER 19: Haredi men protest outside an Israeli jail after a yeshiva student was detained for refusing to participate in national service (Photo: Avishag Shaar Yashuv)
DECEMBER 19: Haredi men protest outside an Israeli jail after a yeshiva student was detained for refusing to participate in national service (Photo: Avishag Shaar Yashuv)

 

DECEMBER 23: A patient waits in the hallway of Rambam Hospital in Haifa after heavy winter storms put an extra burden on Israel's medical services (Photo: Avishag Shaar Yashuv)
DECEMBER 23: A patient waits in the hallway of Rambam Hospital in Haifa after heavy winter storms put an extra burden on Israel's medical services (Photo: Avishag Shaar Yashuv)

 

DECEMBER 29: African refugees protest in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square over their bid to remain in Israel (Photo: Yaron Brener)
DECEMBER 29: African refugees protest in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square over their bid to remain in Israel (Photo: Yaron Brener)

 

 

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