Jerusalem Express (3 of 3): A Tale of Two Cities

With clashes related to strained Israeli-Palestinian relations dominating the headlines, it’s sometimes easy to forget that Jerusalem is also a place where everyday people of all backgrounds and faiths live, shop, play and work just like many other major cities around the world. I took to the neighborhood streets away from the tourist-filled Old City to document some of the ordinary interactions that take place in a community at the center of extraordinary international scrutiny.

Girls Day Out (Jerusalem)
40mm @ 1/800, f/3.2, ISO 500
East Jerusalem Fruit Stand
Nikon F100, Fuji Velvia 100F, ISO 100
Jerusalem Daily Bread
29mm @ 1/640, f/4, ISO 500
Young Love Soldiers
27mm @ 1/8000, f/3.2, ISO 500
Potato Delivery
50mm @ 1/250, f/3.2, ISO 400
East Jerusalem Gentleman
Nikon F100, Fuji Velvia 100F, ISO 100
Jewish Butcher
32mm @ 1/640, f/4, ISO 500
Jerusalem Light Rail
50mm @ 1/25, f/2, ISO 1600

Check out all the high-resolution shots from my trip to Jerusalem in my Flickr album.

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