Growing up Jewish in Eastern Europe
How did cultural assimilation and secularization shape the relationships between Jewish youth, Jewish communal institutions, and with older generations? Did young Jews who spoke national languages and who were educated in state schools represent a break from traditional East European Jewish identity? How did antisemitism and anti-Jewish violence affect their ideological choices, their intellectual interests, and their personal trajectories?
Aleksiun, N. (2018, October 23). Growing up Jewish in Eastern Europe. Presentation at Members Learn, Museum of Jewish Heritage, A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, New York, New York.