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

Gideon Mendel

Network Photographers

01 January, 1991

New arrivals from Russia are instructed in the use of gas masks due to the Gulf War. 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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