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Friday, August 16 • 4:10pm - 5:10pm
Balkan Chronicles: Countries at War - Jewish Communities at Peace

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The war in Yugoslavia led to the emigration of many Jews from Serbia, leaving behind today only 3,000 Jews in Serbia. This community is attacked each time an individual publicly shares their opinion that is not in the line with the government. We will examine the impact of geopolitics, regional politics, right wing governments, and a constant fight over the “truth” about WW2 between Croatia and Serbia, on the Jewish communities in this region.

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Sonja Viličić

Based in Belgrade, Serbia, Sonja worked for the Joint Distribution Committee in Budapest in various positions. A graduate of the Melton Senior Educators Program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, she is one of the founders and an Executive Director of the NGO, Haver Srbija and... Read More →


Friday August 16, 2019 4:10pm - 5:10pm PDT
Room 10