Tag Archives: Germany

Ilse Bing

Ilse Bing, Self portrait. My first photograph, Frankfort, 1913 (28.1991) Ilse Bing, ICP, March 15, 1986. Here she speaks about a different self-portrait.

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Canadians Abroad: Claude & Kit’s European Adventure

The first caption reads, “Just before we left home June 19, 1929”. And so begins the 67 page travel album that chronicles the summer adventures of Claude and Kit, a Toronto couple setting forth from Canada on a European vacation … Continue reading

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Happy Passover!

Happy Passover! Young women eating matzoh and singing Passover songs at a community seder, Educational Alliance, New York City, 1949 ©Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy International Center of Photography Roman Vishniac’s recently discovered negatives documenting American Jewish communal life and social … Continue reading

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Memory, Loss, and Jewish Identity in Germany

Mikael Levin, Nordlager Ohrdruf, 1995 Shimon Attie,  Joachimstrasse 11a: Former Jewish cafe with patrons, 1933, 1992 from “The Writing on the Wall” series, 1991-93 Can you document something or someone that no longer exists? Can a photograph of absence convey … Continue reading

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