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The Tower of David Museum

The Camera Man at 10.12.2016

Until 10.12.2016

The exhibition “The Camera Man – Women and Men Photograph Jerusalem 1900-1950 takes an original look at this complex and fascinating city. The exhibition highlights the unique and complex human and cultural heritage of the city and for the first time offers a complete look at the photographic work in Jerusalem of Christians, Jews and Muslims between the years 1900- 1950.


The 34 photographers chosen to be exhibited in “The Camera Man” lived and worked in Jerusalem during the first half of the twentieth century. The photographers come from all different backgrounds – European, Armenian and local, Jewish, Muslim, Christian, men and women. These photographs show the unique way that each photographer documented the many faces of Jerusalem. Many photographers recorded the Jerusalem residents of different communities; some were hired by institutions and organizations to photograph various historical events that occurred in the city and some were artists who sought to honor the unique faces of Jerusalem.


The photographers exhibited:


American Colony, Tsadok Bassan, Arthur Bauer, Ya’acov Ben-Dov, Itzhak Berliand, Alfred Bernheim, Militad Savvides, Moshe (Nicolas) Schwartz, Shmuel Joseph Schweig, I Sinai, Kalman Weiss, Ali Zaarour, Fallu Zivlin, Hannah Degani, Ephraim Degani, Yehuda Eisenstark, Alexander Ganan, Tim Nachum Gidal, Aliza Holtz, Charles Alexander Hornstein, Rudolf Jonas, Elia Kahvedjian, Ya’acov Benor Kalter, Rivka Karp (Alon), Zechariah Kotler, Avraham Kovatch, Garabed Krikorian, Lou Landauer, Avraham Malavsky, Shlomo Narinsky, Zvi Orushkes (Oron), Khalil Raad, Chalil Rissas, Hanna Safieh


Curator: Dr Shimon Lev. Associate Curator: Hamutal Wachtel . 


Opens: May 26, 2016  Ends: December 10, 2016



Open Hours

Adults: Museum visit: 36 NIS, Night Spectacular: 55 NIS, combo ticket: 70 NIS | Children (until age 18) and seniors: Museum visit: 18 NIS, Night Spectacular: 45 NIS, combo ticket: 55 NIS | Students: Museum visit: 25 NIS, Night Spectacular: 45 NIS, combo ticket: 55 NIS | Soldiers, handicapped: Museum visit: 15 NIS, Night Spectacular: 30 NIS, combo ticket: 40 NIS


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