Photography in Focus

-In “Israel Through My Lens�, David Rubinger “gives a spirited account of his six-decade, seven-war career as Time-Life’s photographer in Israel.� Includes 6 photos, including which was by far his most famous, which was “stolen by other photographers — who took credit for it — and appropriated by the Israeli information apparatus.� (Forward)

-And David Rubinger talks about his work, those Mossad rumors, and why his most famous photo is not his best work. (Nextbook)

-A look at the work of Maxim Salomon, one of Israel’s photojournalism pioneers, and “the most charismatic person you can imagine, a man who captured women’s hearts.â€? (Haaretz)

-A new Canadian exhibition showcases photographer Roman Vishniac’s images of traditional Jewish life in Eastern Europe on the eve of the Second World War. (Globe and Mail)

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