Category Bill Aron

Shalom Y’All with Bill Aron and Vicky Reikes Fox

Currently on View at The Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience in New Orleans: Shalom Y’all: A Snapshot of Southern Jewish LifePhotographs and Memories from Bill Aron and Vicki Reikes Fox Award-winning photographer Bill Aron, chronicler of Jewish communities around the world, and writer Vicki Reikes Fox, a native of Mississippi, have dedicated many years […]

Bill Aron’s Soviet Jewish Life at the Wende Museum

Russia has had a long, tumultuous history with its Jewish citizens. Short periods of prosperity and acceptance were alternated with centuries of persecution and exclusion. During the Cold War, Soviet Jews experienced discrimination and often were disciplined when they applied for emigration to Israel, Europe, or the United States. Applications came at a great cost, […]