At a market
It is an example of the most characteristic motifs present in Kipnis’ photographs taken for „Forwerts”.
Meetings with art — Menachem Kipnis
Menachem Kipnis (1878 – 1942) gained fame mainly as a singer...
Butcher from Dubno
„Pictures from Dubno. Motel, a city butcher allows to be photographed specially for ’Forwerts’ so that all people from Dubno living in America could see that he is healthy and sends his regards.”
"’Paltiel Skobielew’ — that is how they call a popular Jew in Otwock, because in terms of his posture, beard and face he resembles a Russian general, Skobielew. In reality, however, he is poor and sells oranges.
Strongman from Ciechanów
„Zysze Breitbart’s rival: Cabman Mojsze Hoc from Ciechanów is the healthiest Jew in Poland."
Hasidic Jews from Grodzisk
"A Hasidic wedding in Grodzisk. At a tsaddic’s manor in Grodzisk, at the wedding of a rebbe’s daughter. Thousands of tsaddics are waiting outside".
„City and Eyes” — Menachem Kipnis’s photographs
Exhibition of photographs of Menachem Kipnis in JHI