Orthodox judaic tradition holds that the Messiah will arrive riding a white donkey. Yaakov Israel was working near the Dead Sea when, unexpectedly, a Palestinian man on a white donkey passed him by. He took a picture of the man and when he developed the image he realized that he had found his “Messiah.” The meeting prompted him to start this project, which merited him the Descubrimientos PHE Award in 2012.
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