Lessons From Sarajevo’s Jewish Refugees
In 1992 I traveled to Zagreb to help displaced persons fleeing Bosnia and Herzegovina. Years later, I visited Sarajevo and pondered the fragility of freedom.
· March 10, 2017
Is Dragan Bender the NBA’s Next Unicorn?
A top-five prospect for June 23rd’s NBA draft the 7-foot-1, 18-year-old Croat has been honing his craft at Maccabi Tel Aviv. But is ‘The Next Porzingis’ ready for the big time?
· June 7, 2016
Places You Can No Longer Go: Zagreb Synagogue
Nearly 150 years ago, the Jewish community in Croatia’s capital city began to worship in a newly constructed temple. It was later demolished.
· September 25, 2015
The Invisible Synagogue: Facing Jewish History—and My Own—in Croatia
In her memoir ‘The Pat Boone Fan Club,’ Sue William Silverman recalls where she and her Christian boyfriend went their separate ways
Sue William Silverman
· March 3, 2014
Bob Dylan’s Legal Woes; A ‘Sufganiyot Anthem’
Plus spotting Bibi on the street in Jerusalem, and more in the news
· December 4, 2013
One of the Most Remarkable Books About the Holocaust Was Just Published
In Slavko Goldstein’s newly translated ‘1941,’ Nazi-backed fascists tear through the Balkans. Yugoslavia never recovered.
· November 25, 2013
A night spent in a Croatian art museum—a cultural-exchange project I’d repressed agreeing to—yielded clarifying reminders of the ethnic tensions in both the land I was visiting and the one I call home
· June 24, 2011
Daybreak: Gates Encourages Arab Arms Race
No ‘Intifada’ in NYC, ugly Croatian soccer chants
· September 8, 2009