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Renowned Photographer Erez Kaganovitz’s Humans of Israel Project Comes to the Mandell JCC

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The Mandell JCC in West Hartford will showcase the work of photographer Erez Kaganovitz through April 28.


The Mandell JCC is proud to present the Humans of Israel Photography Exhibition, showcasing the stunning works of renowned photographer Erez Kaganovitz.

The exhibition which is open now and will be on display through April 28 in the Chase Family Gallery, showcases a captivating collection of photographs, giving you a glimpse of the diverse and vibrant lives of Israelis from all walks of life.

Kaganovitz, the founder of Humans of Israel, has been using his art to build cultural bridges within and outside of Israel. The Humans of Israel project has touched millions worldwide, bringing understanding, emotional connection, and unity to people of all backgrounds.

The exhibition will culminate with an evening with Erez Kaganovitz on Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m., where attendees can meet the man behind the camera and engage in a thought-provoking conversation about his journey and the stories he has captured.

“We are honored to host Erez Kaganovitz and his inspiring work,” said Jane Pasternak, Gallery Director of the Mandell JCC. “The Humans of Israel Photography Exhibition is a fantastic opportunity for our community to come together and celebrate diversity, culture, and the power of photography to bring us closer to each other.”

Erez Kaganovitz is a native of Tel Aviv and a well-known photographer and TEDx speaker. Through his compelling work with Humans of Tel Aviv, Humans of Israel, and Humans of the Holocaust projects, Erez has been instrumental in bridging cultural gaps within and outside of Israel. His work brings understanding, emotional connection, and unity to many around the world.

The Humans of Israel project combines photojournalism with digital storytelling to give a sense of what makes Israel and its diverse inhabitants tick. The project challenges preconceptions and showcases Israel’s diversity, multiculturalism, and vibrant civil society.

Don’t miss this captivating exhibition that provides a glimpse into the hearts and minds of a variety of Israelis. The Humans of Israel Photography Exhibition is an opportunity to gain a better understanding of what the Israeli story is all about.

The Mandell JCC is grateful to the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford for its generous grant in support of the Humans of Israel Exhibit and many other events in our year-long celebration of Israel at 75. Admission to the exhibition and event with Ezez Kaganovitz is free and open to the public. For more information about this exhibit and other Israel at 75 events and celebrations, visit MandellJCC.org/israel75 or call 860-236-4571.

To learn more about the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford, please visit http://www.jcfhartford.org.

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