Wednesday April 23, 2014
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A Jewish identity resurfaces

All across Europe, people who one day were simply Hungarian or Czech are discovering that their families kept their Jewish heritage a secret In a special project, Israel Hayom talks to four Europeans who discovered their Jewish identity in the decades following the Holocaust and Communism.

Ronen Dorfan

For many Europeans, discovering Jewish identity is not an ideological matter. It is sometimes their answer to an unanswered question in their parents’ past.
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Zsuza Fritz. When my grandmother and grandfather talked about Jews they always talked in German so that I won't understand.
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Ivana Zemel recalls that people had written the word “Jews” on her family’s mailbox.
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Jelena Djurovic says her grandmother wanted to "have mercy on the kids" so she refrained from talking about Judaism.
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Photo credit: Bernadett Alpern
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