HANNAH – Jewish Life in Novi Sad – Documentary


The episode about Novi Sad is part of the documentary series of the project “HANNAH – Challenging and Debunking Antisemitic Myths” which focuses on Jewish history, culture, and life, the phenomenon of Antisemitism and different approaches on combatting it in five European cities: Athens, Dresden, Hamburg, Krakow and Novi Sad. This episode gives the opportunity to the viewers to experience a short journey through the history of the Jewish community of Novi Sad with the Director of the Historical Archives of the City of Novi Sad, Petar Djurdjev, the President of the Jewish Community, Mirko Štark and the historian and member of the Jewish Community, Olga Adraši. The second part of the documentary is dedicated to the work of Terraforming on promoting Memory Culture, education about the Holocaust and raising awareness of antisemitism in Serbia. The phenomenon of Antisemitism in Novi Sad and the region of Vojvodina is presented by Miško Stanišić, Director of Terraforming, and historian Olga Adraši. The final part of the episode refers to the current life of the Jewish community in Novi Sad which is very active, their traditions and customs which they try to preserve by involving young people in various cultural programs and activities. The episode closes with the Choir of the Jewish Community singing the song “Tradition” of the musical “Fiddler on the Roof”.

More info about the project: www.hannah-project.eu

Produced by: Jugend- & Kulturprojekt e.V.

More info: www.jkpev.de

The project is co-funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Commission.


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