1995 Photo Contest, People in the News, 3rd prize

Larry Towell

Magnum Photos

01 June, 1994

A crowd of Hasidic Jews gather in the Mea Shearim neighbourhood of Jerusalem to greet their spiritual leader, anti-Zionist rabbi Moses Teitelbaum. He visited Israel from New York after 12 years of boycotting the country. Teitelbaum was in Jerusalem to open a new yeshiva (religious school).

About the photographer

Larry Towell

Larry Towell has worked for many years as a freelance Magnum photographer in areas of conflict and social unrest. His work has resulted in thirteen books, hundreds of journal pub...

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