Sicha at BZBI (Sicha: conversation, Hebrew)
A new BZBI series featuring provocative discussions between current Jewish authors and local experts
Author Katka Reszke and Prof. Michael Steinlauf, Director of the Gratz Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program, Discuss Return of the Jew: Identity Narratives of the Third Post-Holocaust Generation of Jews in Poland
A new, "unexpected" generation of Jews made an appearance in Poland after the fall of communism. Today Poland is experiencing what some have called the a "renaissance of Jewish culture." At the same time, more and more Poles are discovering their Jewish roots and are beginning to seek forms of Jewish affiliation. Return of the Jew asks, "can there be 'authentic' Jewish life in Poland after generations of oppression?"