Mazal Bruchel in the purification room - 'We all reach the same place' Assaf Friedman

In Photos Death Is a Job, and Someone's Got to Do It

An assignment to cover a funeral at a Hod Hasharon cemetery led photojournalist Assaf Friedman to undertake a series of images of people whose job it is prepare bodies for their final resting place

Gravedigger Yossi Yadai, 51 years old, stands in a grave with a shovel in hand. He features in a photograph taken by press photographer Assaf Friedman, whose works are included in the recently opened “Local...

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