Edward Serotta is a journalist, photographer and filmmaker specializing in Jewish life in Central and Eastern Europe.
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Reclaiming Jewish Life After the Nightmare of Communism

How Jews in Prague and Sofia overthrew their troubled communal leadership with the crumbling of the Soviet bloc

 

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My Hanukkah in Hell

Looking for latkes during the Romanian revolution

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Metamorphosis in Prague

On the 30-year anniversary of the Velvet Revolution ending Communism in Czechoslovakia, notes on how to transform a one-party state into a democracy in a matter of weeks

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On the Anniversary of Kristallnacht and the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Remembering East Germany’s Jews

‘We really were naive, I suppose. More than I like to admit.’

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Banquo’s Ghost and the Fall of Hungarian Communism

The 30th anniversary of the nation’s liberation is troubled not only by its past but also by its present

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The Proust of Disillusion

Remembering the Hungarian writer and dissident György Konrád, who died last month at age 86

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Who Won the Cold War?

How change swept across central Europe 30 years ago this fall

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