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Judah Passow

 

AgentJuliet Pickering  

Biography: Based in London, Judah's work has been published extensively by all of the leading British newspapers and their associated magazines, including the GuardianThe TimesThe Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph and The Independent. Abroad, he has contributed regularly to Time, Newsweek and the New York TimesDer Spiegel and Die ZeitElsevier magazine and De VolkskraantDas magazine, and L’Express.

A winner of four World Press Photo awards for his coverage of conflict in the Middle East, his photographs have been exhibited in London, York, Leeds, Glasgow, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Paris, Arles, Perpignan, Tel Aviv, Jeruslalem, New York, and Washington D.C. His book SHATTERED DREAMS was accompanied by major exhibitions in London, Hamburg and Jerusalem. It was nominated for that year's Deutsche Borse Photography Prize. Judah is now working on his third book, SCOTS JEWS, to be published by Bloomsbury in September 2014.

Judah graduated from Boston University in the United States in 1971, and lives in London with his wife, the painter Alene Strausberg, and their son.

“Judah Passow has an extraordinary ability to distil complex situations into powerfully loaded images that are deceptively simple to look at. ” - Steve Mays

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NO PLACE LIKE HOME Photography, 224 pgs Bloomsbury Continuum, September 2013   NO PLACE LIKE HOME explores the shared values which shape the cultural and political identity of the Jewish community in modern Britain. There are many forms of Jewish life, including religious life, in these islands, and Judah Passow's photographs document this plurality and variety in its many forms, with an extraordinary level of artistry and human perception.

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Photography, 224 pgs

Bloomsbury Continuum, September 2013

 

NO PLACE LIKE HOME explores the shared values which shape the cultural and political identity of the Jewish community in modern Britain. There are many forms of Jewish life, including religious life, in these islands, and Judah Passow's photographs document this plurality and variety in its many forms, with an extraordinary level of artistry and human perception.

SHATTERED DREAMS Photography, 192 pgs Halban Publishers, 2008 SHATTERED DREAMS is more than simply a journalistic record of conflict and turmoil. These photographs are the product of a very personal journey in a place full of shattered dreams brought about by an endless conflict which crosses the boundaries of culture and time. Publishing this book for the 60th anniversary serves as a way of explaining the profound sense of frustration and loss felt on both sides of the Israel/ Palestine divide.

SHATTERED DREAMS
Photography, 192 pgs
Halban Publishers, 2008

SHATTERED DREAMS is more than simply a journalistic record of conflict and turmoil. These photographs are the product of a very personal journey in a place full of shattered dreams brought about by an endless conflict which crosses the boundaries of culture and time. Publishing this book for the 60th anniversary serves as a way of explaining the profound sense of frustration and loss felt on both sides of the Israel/ Palestine divide.

SCOTS JEWS Photography Bloomsbury, 2014 A brilliant portrait of Jewish people who live north of England's border.

SCOTS JEWS
Photography
Bloomsbury, 2014

A brilliant portrait of Jewish people who live north of England's border.