Germans or Jews? German-Speaking Jews in Post-War Europe

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24 August 2017, Center for Jewish History, New York

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Workshop at the Center for Jewish History, New York

Organisers:

Kateřina Čapková, Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences
David Rechter, University of Oxford
Natalia Aleksiun, Touro College, Graduate School of Jewish Studies, New York

Program:

Andrea Sinn, Elon University
Redefining Home: Jews and the Politics of Rebuilding Post-War Germany

Margarete Feinstein, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
Ohne Heimat: German Jews as Displaced Persons in Post-War Germany

Kateřina Čapková, Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague
On the Margins of Communities. German-speaking Christian-Jewish Couples in Post-War Central Europe

Katharina Friedla, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem
Experiences of Stigmatization, Discrimination and Exclusion – German-Jewish Survivors in Wrocław and Lower Silesia, 1945–1946

Natalia Aleksiun, Touro College
The Galician Paradigm? Postwar Experiences of German-Speaking Polish Jewish Survivors

Gaelle Fisher, University of Augsburg, Germany
Between Liberation and Emigration: Bukovina Jews in Post-War

Commentator: Atina Grossmann, The Cooper Union, New York

Publication of the contributions is planned in the Leo Baeck Institute Year Book and in a Czech-language volume.

Link to the website of LBI in London here.

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