Alexander Asro and Sonia Alomis with their son, Joseph Asro

From Yiddish Empire: The Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy by Debra Caplan

  • Alexander Asro (left) and Sonia Alomis (right) with their son Joseph Asro (center). Asro and Alomis had to leave Joseph behind in Europe when they immigrated to the United States in 1924. Joseph Asro did not see his parents for six years while they worked on acquiring citizenship. Appeared in the Forverts August 11, 1924.
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  • Jewish Studies
  • History:European History
  • Theater and Performance
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  • 1924
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  • Alexander Asro (left) and Sonia Alomis (right) with their son Joseph Asro (center). Asro and Alomis had to leave Joseph behind in Europe when they immigrated to the United States in 1924. Joseph Asro did not see his parents for six years while they worked on acquiring citizenship.