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Capturing Chasidim

A new exhibition presents an outsider's perspective of an observant Los Angeles community.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/capturing_chasidim_20060120

While other photographers have sought to document Chasidism from more of an insider's perspective, Maya Dreilinger purposefully maintained her distance as an outsider. She wandered around the La Brea area dressed as she normally does and refused the occasional invitation to dinner at someone's home.

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