Jerusalem – People & Their Quotidian Lives

A girl holds an Israeli flag as she sits inside a vintage car, during the 60th annual Jerusalem Parade.

 

Editorial and Commercial Photographer David Vaaknin is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From his project ‘Jerusalem‘.  To see David’s body of work click on any photograph.

 

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks past an archway at the YMCA building in Jerusalem.

 

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men in the Mea Shearim Neighborhood of Jerusalem.

 

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men examine Etrogs, lemon-like citrus fruits, for blemishes at the Mea Shearim neighbourhood, ahead of the upcoming week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot.

 

Ethiopian Jewish community leaders or ‘Kessim’ pray during a ceremony marking the ‘Sigd’ Ethiopian Jewish holiday, which symbolizes the community’s desire and aspirations for “return to Jerusalem”.

 

A model acts as she is being filmed for a new public relations campaign by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem.

 

Chef Atalya Ein Mor hosts at her home in Ein Kerem, Jerusalem.

 

Two ultra-Orthodox men are seen during a snow storm in Sacher Park in Jerusalem.

 

Weaver Yosef Gabso is seen as he works at the Jerusalem Fifth Quarter, a Judaic art gallery, workshop and store in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City.

 

An Israeli youth holds the flag of the Soviet Union as he sits on top a statue of a horse during a World War II veterans march in central Jerusalem as they mark VE (Victory in Europe) Day, commemorating the 70th anniversary of the victory by the Allied forces over Nazi Germany during World War II.

 

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Tel-Aviv

By David Vaaknin

 


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