A hybrid solarized gas turbine power station owned by AORA Solar, a new Israeli company pushing solar hybrid technology, sits in the southern Israeli kibbutz of Samar.
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In village of Ghajar on the Israeli-Lebanon border, a girl looks Thursday at an Israeli soldier as he takes his post. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced a plan to withdraw from the northern half of the village.
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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men walk at Judaism's holiest site, the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City. Orthodox and ultra-Orthodox Jews are exerting growing power over religious matters in Israel.