Ya’akov Shofar: Born in Israel

December 22, 2016-April 22, 2017

Location: Rena (Fisch) and Robert Lewin Gallery

Artist: Yaacov Shofar

Curator: Noam Gal

Media: Photography

In 1978–83, Ya’akov Shofar photographed members of the Black Panther movement in Jerusalem’s disadvantaged neighborhoods. Presented in conjunction with Ron Amir’s Holot project, these incisive images from the project Shofar titled “Born in Israel” capture a watershed moment in Israeli social history.