I knew Mr. Kahvedjian - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • JoeUSA
    • 05.02.12 | 19:43 (IST)

    He was a very nice man. I bought the book mentionned and it is a wonderful collection of life in Palestine. Amazing , how the only picture showing Arab existence in the city was that of Gypsy girls dancing. The book is full of photographs of daily life of Arabs ( muslim , Christian and Jews). He is also famous for taking a good photo of young King hussein of Jordan in the sixties.Photographs also show the Palestine Camel Mounted Police and of many Palestinian dignitaries and cities.Mr. Khavedjian was way ahead of his time and new the value of capturing the spirit of Palestine with his camera . Highly recomended book.

    from the article: The finest photographs of early 20th century Palestine, shuttered in controversy
    First published 02:48 05.02.12 | Last updated 02:48 05.02.12
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