Entries by Anita Jakubik

The Soviet Cover-up of Jewish Identity

By Leah Killian Jewish Identity in Central and Eastern Europe is something that has been covered up and erased in the post-WWII era, specifically by the Soviet Union during its dominance over this region. Jewish history is something Europe struggles with as a whole, but it is especially true in Central Europe. In the cities […]

Handling Memory through Public Memorials

By Deborah Sue-Ho As Central European countries attempt to recover from the events of the Holocaust, several of the governments are challenged with how to remember the events. They erected Holocaust memorials, which we expect to either preserve the memory of the victims and their families and/or to carry a narrative that would discourage anti-Semitic […]