Documentary

Recent Publication - U.S. News & World Report

Back in March, I photographed a story for U.S. News and World Report by Sara Toth Stub about Jordanian workers crossing the border each day to work in hotels around Eilat, Israel’s southernmost city.

A program between Israel and Jordan aims to fill the town’s labor shortage by allowing Jordanians into Eilat. However, Israeli government regulations limit them to cleaning jobs, forbids overnight stays and restricts access to only their places of employment.

Photo Editor: Avi Gupta

Read the story online or see the photo gallery

For more photos, including unpublished ones, please visit the commissions page

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Pride in London Parade 2017

I happened to be on vacation in London during the annual Pride parade, so I decided to take a few hours to experience the event and photograph the atmosphere of the crowds which gathered to watch it. Below are a few selected shots.

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A member of the Israeli Military honor guard cries during a state ceremony marking the beginning of Remembrance Day for fallen soldiers, at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's Old City, on May 10, 2016.

Israeli soldiers dance as a fireworks display is seen in the background, during the official ceremony for Israel's 68th Independence Day at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem, on May 11, 2016.

Good Friday Procession in Jerusalem

Selected photos of the Good Friday procession along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem, on March 25, 2016, from my latest assignment for Katholische Nachrichten-Agentur (KNA), the largest Catholic news agency in Europe.

See more photos on the commissions page

Recent Publication - The Washington Post

Photos for a story about daily life around the Damascus Gate, which has been the focal point for many shooting and stabbing attacks committed by Palestinian assailants against Israelis in the past several months.

Please take a few minutes to read the full story by William Booth, Ruth Eglash and head over to my new commissions section to view more photos, including some which did not make it into the story. 

During the making of this story, The Washington Post Jerusalem bureau chief, William Booth and reporter Sufian Taha were briefly detained by Israeli Police. More about this unfortunate incident here

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews attend a protest against recruitment to the Israeli army, expressing their opposition to new amendments in the contentious Equal Service law, at the Mea Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel, on December 22, 2015. In November, Israeli lawmakers approved an amendment to the Equal Service law, which dramatically rolled back the 2014 reforms on ultra-Orthodox recruitment into the Israel Defense Forces and scrapped the communal penalties imposed if annual quotas for ultra-orthodox soldiers were not met.

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Israelis take part in a memorial rally to protest and condemn a stabbing attack on Jerusalem's annual Gay Pride parade on August 1, 2015. An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man identified as Yishai Shlissel stabbed and wounded six participants, two of them seriously, in the annual Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem on Thursday. Shlissel was recently released from prison after serving a term for stabbing several people at the Jerusalem gay pride parade in 2005.

Recent Publication - The Washington Post

A story I photographed for The Washington Post, about the Israeli government policy towards African Migrants. Words by William Booth and Ruth Eglash, Photo Editor: Jade-Snow Joachim

To read the story please click here, to see more photos visit the commission page

Recent Publication - The Washington Post

The front page of last Friday's Washington Post features a photo I took, for a story by William Booth and Ruth Eglash about Jewish immigration from France, following the terror attack on Charlie Hebdo and Hyper Cacher in Paris. Photo Editor: Greg Kendall-Ball

Read the story online here.

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Likud Party Primary Elections

I know that this isn't the most riveting or dramatic event to end this year.

Election campaigns and specifically election days are usually a challenge to photograph in a way that will captivate an audience, as they tend to be very similar visually, wherever they take place on the globe and even more so when the results are so expected. 

In my daily work, I usually like this challenge of taking a mundane situation and showing it from a different angle. I think that's (part of) what photography is all about, and if I managed to intrigue, raise your curiosity just a bit or make you see things in a different perspective, even a day of local politics can be deemed a good day.