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Jerusalem International Photo Challenge

07 February 2017

Introducing: The International Photo Challenge – JerusaLENS 

KKL-JNF Israel, JNF-USA, Ammunition Hill National Heritage and Memorial site in Jerusalem, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage affairs, GPO and with the support of HP (Scitex and Indigo) and PICO Venture Partners invites all photographers of Jerusalem to join to an historic photo challenge in the spirit of worldwide cooperation 

International Photo Challenge of Jerusalem - JerusaLENS

 Hosted by: GuruShots, Feb-March 19, 2017


Any photo, any time, from any angle - show “your Jerusalem” to the world


Share it on #JerusaLENS (subject to regulations)


We are making history by gathering and ranking the largest collection of Jerusalem photos ever.


What Israeli leaders are saying about the challenge?


Israeli President Reuven (Rubi) Rivlin: "Jerusalem tells the story of the world, I urge you all to join the challenge, and upload unique photographs of our beloved Jerusalem. Artistic and aesthetic photographs - especially photographs with a message of unity, which gives personal and emotional expression to our common denominator called Jerusalem." 

Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Mr. Ze'ev Elkin: "Our aim in this photo challenge is to uncover forgotten memories and get an exciting encounter of Jerusalem’s history in a frame. As the Minister of Jerusalem and Heritage affairs for Israel, I hope to see unity and beauty through your personal camera lens. From here on out, it is in your hands. " 

Tourism Minister Mr. Yariv Levin: "The Jerusalem Photo Challenge is a great opportunity to expose Jerusalem's multiple beautiful faces. I call on everyone to take photos, upload and vote." 

KKL Chairman Mr. Danny Atar: "Jerusalem is the capital of the Jewish people from the First Temple until today. For 115 years the Keren Kayemet Leisrael – JNF works to strengthen Jerusalem, cultivation of its land and strengthen its global status. We are pleased to share photos from the JNF's archives with the JerusaLENSphoto challenge, and allow the public to enjoy the beauty of the city, its culture and its people."