A Mirror for the Sun


Tamar Ariel grew up in a religious home in a moshav in southern Israel. Encouraged to follow her dreams, she did a two years voluntary National Service and then joined the IDF air force, where she served as the first-ever Jewish Orthodox combat navigator.In 2014, wishing for new experiences after her military service, she traveled to Nepal.

She reached the peak of the Annapurna mountain range with a group of Israeli and international hikers, only to encounter an unexpected snow storm. Tamar and her companions found themselves in a life and death struggle against the elements.


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