Yemen’s Jewish community has a long history of displacement and survival amidst conflict. Photographer Katharina Eglau documented Yemeni Jews in Raydah before they migrated to Israel, lending a glimpse into an extremely fragile yet intricate and resilient community. Less than 50 Jews still live in Yemen today.
Conflicted regions are often seen only for their conflict and the rest is seldom part of the story. As war in Yemen has raged since 2014, not much else is known in the West about the small but complex country with its own unique culture and landscapes. This is a different side to Yemen.