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

Gideon Mendel

Network Photographers

01 January, 1991

Although Soviet and Ethiopian Jews were welcomed separately, the younger immigrants are especially keen to get to know each other. 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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