The women in Hasidic weddings are separated from the men. This photographer works behind the mechitza.
Fischer’s three portfolios - his entire photographic output - has been acquired by the University of Illinois.
He sees himself as the modern-day Roman Vishniac.
A Brooklyn Hasidic newspaper left faces of the female victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre out of a front page spread on the tragedy.
Though Taro’s end was tragic — she was only 26 — it followed the her lifelong pattern of confronting fascism.
The photographer had spent the summer of 2001 on Cape Cod, working to assemble a series of photos he’d taken of lower Manhattan.
“If I were a Jewish woman, I couldn’t do that. As a ‘goye,’ I am foreign and I am tolerated.”
Granick grew up in Stepney, a neighborhood nested in the East End. The area contained a vibrant Jewish community in the early 20th century.
The exhibition presents 366 vintage black and white news photographs, one for each day of that year.
Geller-Geld’s photographs illuminate scenes from Leonard Bernstein’s concerts to Jews praying near Auschwitz.