Hassadic Courtyards: A Photographic Study of the Ultra-Orthodox Community in Israel
Date: May 1, 2012
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
JCC of Northern Virginia
8900 Little River Turnpike
Fairfax, VA 22031
Contact: Yael Ingel
A Photographic Study of the Ultra-Orthodox Community in Israel
Lecture by Gil Cohen-Magen
Tuesday, May 1, 7:30pm-9pm, JCCNV
Get up close and personal with well-known Israeli photographer Gil Cohen-Magen. Through years of building strong bonds, he has gained unprecedented access to the closed world of the Ultra-Orthodox society that rarely open its doors to outsiders. Join Gil as he shares his unique experiences and exclusive photographs such as ceremonies that have never been photographed before. An introspective evening that you are sure to enjoy!
About the speaker:
Gil Cohen-Magen is a photojournalist whose photographs have graced the front pages of some of the world’s leading newspapers and magazines. He has spent 8 years working with the Reuters news agency and has exhibited in Europe and in Israel. One of his photographs was selected as one of the top 100 photographs of the decade.