Joel Schalit / 29 Mar 2024

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Aperture Priorities Contact Sheet #13

I grew up in a secular household. For my parents, Judaism was a culture, not a faith. They got their religion through Zionism to the degree that they understood it.(...)
Joel Schalit / 12 Mar 2024

Vintage Photography Politics

Aperture Priorities Contact Sheet #12

I never believed in black and white. As one of the last generations to grow up with a monochrome television, I can still recall the thrill of getting our first colour unit at home.(...)
Joel Schalit / 07 Jan 2024

Travelling at Home

Aperture Priorities Contact Sheet #7

"We'll call it hyperlocal." Working as the editor of a citizen journalism startup in Silicon Valley, my boss was polling me on ideas to distinguish our platform from the new oped norm of the Huffington Post.(...)
Joel Schalit / 05 Nov 2023

The Sukkot War in Europe

Aperture Priorities Contact Sheet #2

If Saturday’s protests in Berlin and London are any indication, Israel has lost the public relations war. Never mind who started the Sukkot conflict and Hamas’ brutal massacre of Israeli civilians.(...)

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