New immigrants who settled down in the Negev presenting their first yield at an agricultural exhibition, circa 1951.
I think what the man is holding up is a potato, but I’m open to suggestions. Might be a pair.
I absolutely love 1950s neorealistic, high contrast photographs.
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published two fun books: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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