Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

The Washington Post commissioned me to photograph a story about Jewish Israelis who were born in Iran or are descendants of Iranians and their opinions and feelings about the nuclear accord that world powers are negotiating with Iran. Read the story online

Author: Adam Taylor

Photo Editor: Jade-Snow Joachim

Photo caption: Avi Hanassab, an Israeli who is a descendant of Iranian parents is seen as he prepares a traditional Persian dish at his family owned Persian style restaurant, Shamshiri in Tel Aviv, Israel,  on April 16, 2015

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

An Israeli woman (not pictured) walks with her dog past a flower shop, around the Levinsky Market in southern Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015 The majority of the Levinsky Market vendors are traditional Iranian Jews, many of whom fled the Islamic Republic after Ayatollah Khomeini rose to power in 1979. 

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

Izhac Makani, an Israeli who is a descendant of Iranian parents, is seen at his family owned clothes store, Dulce Mia in Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

Aharon Davidy, an Iranian-born Israeli is seen during an interview at his office in Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

David Malkan, an Iranian-born Israeli is seen at his family owned clothes store, Blue White, in Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

Israelis are seen as they walk past a shop selling Israeli flags and other merchandise ahead of Israel's Independence Day which will be celebrated next week, around the Levinsky Market in southern Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

Israelis are seen as they enjoy their time at a cafe around the Levinsky Market in southern Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

 An Israeli vendor at a spices and herbs market stall is seen behind a man smoking a cigarette at a coffee shop around the Levinsky Market in southern Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

An Israeli vendor pours freshly squeezed juice for customers at his market stall, around the Levinsky Market in southern Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews
Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

The Washington Post commissioned me to photograph a story about Jewish Israelis who were born in Iran or are descendants of Iranians and their opinions and feelings about the nuclear accord that world powers are negotiating with Iran. Read the story online

Author: Adam Taylor

Photo Editor: Jade-Snow Joachim

Photo caption: Avi Hanassab, an Israeli who is a descendant of Iranian parents is seen as he prepares a traditional Persian dish at his family owned Persian style restaurant, Shamshiri in Tel Aviv, Israel,  on April 16, 2015

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

An Israeli woman (not pictured) walks with her dog past a flower shop, around the Levinsky Market in southern Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015 The majority of the Levinsky Market vendors are traditional Iranian Jews, many of whom fled the Islamic Republic after Ayatollah Khomeini rose to power in 1979. 

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

Izhac Makani, an Israeli who is a descendant of Iranian parents, is seen at his family owned clothes store, Dulce Mia in Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

Aharon Davidy, an Iranian-born Israeli is seen during an interview at his office in Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

David Malkan, an Iranian-born Israeli is seen at his family owned clothes store, Blue White, in Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

Israelis are seen as they walk past a shop selling Israeli flags and other merchandise ahead of Israel's Independence Day which will be celebrated next week, around the Levinsky Market in southern Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

Israelis are seen as they enjoy their time at a cafe around the Levinsky Market in southern Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

 An Israeli vendor at a spices and herbs market stall is seen behind a man smoking a cigarette at a coffee shop around the Levinsky Market in southern Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post – Israeli-Iranian Jews

An Israeli vendor pours freshly squeezed juice for customers at his market stall, around the Levinsky Market in southern Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 16, 2015.

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