1992 Photo Contest, People in the News, 2nd prize

Gideon Mendel

Network Photographers

01 January, 1991

An Ethiopian mother is reunited with her son, who came to Israel ahead of her in the first 1985 airlift of Falashas - Operation Moses. In 1991, immigrants from Ethiopia and the Soviet Union have been arriving in Israel in large numbers.

About the photographer

Gideon Mendel

Born in Johannesburg in 1959, he studied psychology and African history at the University of Cape Town. Following his studies he became a freelance photographer, photographing ch...

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