Remembering David Rubinger...

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March 9, 2017 12:22

... who captured Israel’s history through the lens of his camera.




David Rubinger

David Rubinger at home, flanked by some of his most iconic photos – including, of course, the June 7, 1967, shot of the three paratroopers at the newly liberated Western Wall. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM)

Familiarity does not always breed contempt, but it sometimes dulls our senses so that we don’t recognize the unique or special qualities of people in our midst. Awareness dawns too late, after the familiar person dies and is eulogized.

If eulogies are indeed a measure of the man, legendary photojournalist David Rubinger, who died last week at age 92, was a giant who for almost half a century was a photographer for Time magazine.

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