15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Tenative Pride

Arya, an Iranian-American Jew, confronts the Wailing Wall with his pride on his sleeve, or on his kippah. Arya has a very complicated relationship with the Middle East, but, nevertheless, leads his Queer Birthright Trip to the Men's side of the Wall.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Jerusalem , Israel
Copyright: © Lou Langer