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Book - Photographs from Israel 1948-1950
Robert Capa © International Center of Photography
With the outbreak of hostilities in Israel in 1948, Robert Capa came to the country to witness and photograph the ceremony of the declaration of the State and the War of Independence. Over the following two years, Capa re-visited Israel a number of times to document the waves of immigration, the transit camps, and the deep uncertainty facing the new-born Jewish nation. Despite Capa's fame as a photographer of wars, these pictures represent a part of his work which is marked by immediacy, warmth and intimacy with his subject. The images presented here are closer and more familiar than much of than...

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FRANCE. Golfe-Juan. August 1948. Pablo Picasso and Françoise...
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Laos. Luang Prabang. May 1954.
Wounded French soldier...
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FRANCE. Normandy. June 6th, 1944. US troops assault Omaha Beach...
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FRANCE. Chartres. August 18th, 1944. French woman, who had had...
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Warsaw. October, 1948. Where the Jewish ghetto used to...
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VIETNAM. May 25, 1954. On the road from Namdinh to Thaibinh....
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Tel-Aviv. 1950.
Mayor of Tel-Aviv, Israel ROKACH, also leader...
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ISRAEL. Tel Aviv. 1950. Elections. Bedouin votes.
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A newspaper stand in Jerusalem.1950
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Tel-Aviv. Novembre 1950.
Election campaign posters
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ISRAEL. Jerusalem. 1949. Man carrying a wooden beam over his...
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ISRAEL. Near Jerusalem. 1949. A French Jewish immigrant planting...
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ISRAEL. Tel Aviv. On the wall, a collection of portraits of the...
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A cobbler in Tel Aviv
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ISRAEL. Ramle, near Tel Aviv. 1949. A new immigrant selling some...
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A mother and child in the Parod immigrant Transit Camp (ma'abara)...
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ISRAEL. Near Haifa. 1950. Child at the Sha'arHa'aliya transit...
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After immigrants arrive in Israel, each one is provided with...
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The Parod transit immigrant camp in Galilee.1950
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ISRAEL. 1950. An orthodox Jew with his prayer shawl and a sack...
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The reception camp of St Luke's near Jerusalem where refugees...
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ISRAEL. Haïfa. May-June 1949. The arrival of thousands of immigrants...
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ISRAEL. Tel Aviv. A party, the girl dancing is a newly arrived...
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ISRAEL. Tel Aviv. May, 1949. Armon Café, on Hayarkan Street....
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The Altalena burning, Tel Aviv], June 22, 1948
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ISRAEL. Funeral. 1948.
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ISRAEL. 1948. Jerusalem, Sham's neighbourhood.
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ISRAEL. Negev. The Negba Kibbutz. The walls are still damaged...
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ISRAEL. Jerusalem. June 9th, 1948. A member of the Israeli...
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ISRAEL. Members of the Israeli government forces (the Haganah),...
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May 1948. The "central front". The Israeli government army (Haganah),...
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ITALY. Naples. October 2, 1943. Women crying at funeral of twenty...
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CHINA. Hubei. Hankou. March, 1938. Young women being trained...
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FRANCE. March 1939. Between Argeles-sur-Mer and Le Bercares....
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SPAIN. Córdoba front. Early September, 1936. Death of a loyalist...
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DENMARK. Copenhagen. November 27th, 1932. Leon Trotsky lecturing....
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