Institute of Contemporary History
In: Francoise S. Ouzan and Manfred Gerstenfeld (eds), Postwar Jewish Displacement and Rebirth 1945-1967. Leiden and Boston: Brill 2014, 63-75.
The article analyses the different legal positions of the Jews in postwar Poland and in Czechoslovakia. It focuses on Jewish migrants, and argues that the different legal setting had a far-reaching impact on the post-war Jewish institutional framework, language patterns, and the construction of memory in the two neighbouring countries.