The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

The Jewish Nature of Photography: Descendants of Light

What makes photography a particularly Jewish craft? That question fueled renowned photographer Penny Wolin’s eight-year project to capture the essence of American Jewish photographers, which eventually led to her newest book, Descendants of Light: American Photographers of Jewish Ancestry. For more information about Descendants of Light and other work by Penny Wolin, visit her website at

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