From the Times of Israel:
For Robert Dawson and Ellen Manchester, libraries are a lens into communal life.
The husband-and-wife team from San Jose, California, is currently in Israel for part of Dawson’s six-month stint as a Fulbright Global Scholar fellowship, an American cultural exchange program. They’re exploring and photographing libraries around the country, as well as in Italy and Greece.
“I’m not a librarian, but I’m a photographer and what I found is that libraries are more relevant now than ever,” said Dawson. “They’re more active than before, there are more people in libraries in the US than ever before, and more people checking out books than ever before.”
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