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Gil Cohen-Magen

Gil Cohen-Magen has exhibited his photographs in Europe, the US and in Israel. Born in 1971, he lives in Modiin, Israel.
Gil Cohen-Magen: Inside the Courts of the Hassidim
Gil Cohen-Magen spent a decade getting to know the closed world of Israel’s ultra-orthodox, persuading community elders to let him record their daily lives, family ceremonies and religious rituals in a project that changed his own perceptions. Cohen Magen came to Jewish Book Week 2013 to open a lens on a little known world. Cohen-Magen was working as a photojournalist for the international Reuters news agency, recording some of the most violent scenes of the Israeli-Palestinian conf...