"Behind-the-scenes" moments from The Lonka Project.
The portraits will be posted when the project is presented.
Immigrants arrive in pre-state Israel (Mandate Palestine) and gather to show their concentration camp tattoo numbers. Some of these young people fleeing the horrors of Nazi Germany might still be alive and could be included in The Lonka Project, professional photographers documenting the remaining Holocaust survivors 75 years after the liberation of the Nazi death camps.
Photographed in Haifa harbor upon arrival. Courtesy Israeli Government Press Office archives