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Yemin Moshe: a must for weddings

Yemin Moshe is a gem! It is not by chance that this mythical Jerusalem neighborhood is one of the favoured spots for wedding photographers… and that so many brides chose to spend some pre-wedding hours here.

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Yemin Moshe was the first neighborhood built outside the Old City  – it was in 1892 – a place in which the stone of Jerusalem now mingles with the shimmering color of the flowers.

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The view overlooking the Old City is one of the classic views of the capital, while the Montefiore Windmill has become one of the symbols of Jerusalem’s reconstruction.

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No wonder this place remains one of the most romantic spots in Israel, or maybe simply THE most romantic!

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It is always a pleasure for me to photograph a bride in this place, full of history, in the small streets of a neighborhood, perfect for that special memory!

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The magic of a wedding in Israel

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What are the ingredients of the magic of a wedding? Let’s begin by something specific to Israel: it is THE place to meet people with different cultures. Gaby is from Rio de Janeiro and Adam from New York – and I’m French 🙂 To meet each other could only take place in Jerusalem !

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But, more basically, the ingredients of a jewish wedding – I tried to express this through these pictures – is the mix of kedusha and simcha, sanctity and happiness, that everyone can feel.

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When friends come – whatever their origin and whatever their age – to rejoice the hatan and the kallah, the atmosphere is simply fantastic ! That is the magic of an orthodox jewish wedding… and I hope my pictures achieve to transcribe this extraordinary atmosphere !

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