UK Photographer Paul Brown followed one of the leading UK Rabbi's, Rabbi Dovid Lewis UHC Newcastle for a full year.
The book consists of:
A full year of Jewish festivals, Weddings, circumcision, Funerals.
Rabbi Lewis's first visit to Auschwitz & Auschwitz Birkenau.
Social activities and Family Life.
Civic Duties, Lectures, Studies and charity work.
Paul is the only non Jew to have had this kind of access to a Rabbi.
The book features 156 images over 80 pages
Paul has exhibited his work in the UK on 15 occasions, one of which was in one of the UK's most well known Cathedral - Durham Cathedral where his documentary photography from one of his numerous photographic visits to Poland, was be on display for 2 weeks. His work has been published in Europe, Japan, Australia and in the USA (Chicago Post, Boston Post). Paul has given talks throughout the UK on his Holocaust work over the past 5 years and is the only photographer to have not only captured images of all the death camps of Poland but also the Nazi buildings and planning departments of the Holocaust. Paul has just been commissioned to photograph a year long project tackling the issues of prejudice and antisemiitism