Israeli Architect with Romanian Roots Flourishes in ‘Start-Up Nation’
As an Israeli whose family has Central European roots, Amir Rozei is a multidisciplinary architect with an exciting story. Upon graduating from Haifa University nearly a decade ago, Rozei’s career began auspiciously, landing an internship at the famed Daniel Libeskind Studio in New York City. For the past six years, Rozei has worked successfully ever since at one of Israel’s leading architectural firms.
Importance of Human Dignity Within an Often-Unjust World
The Sallux means “salt and light,” which can also be applied to the geopolitical sphere. “Sallux wants to spark a salted debate where needed and to shed light on the issues we face. Sallux presents solutions and will not stay on the safe side of the status quo. [It is] an association that acts as the political foundation for the European Christian Political Movement (ECPM). Formerly known as Christian Political Foundation for Europe (CPFE), [it] supports and underpins the ECPM, especially in terms of political content by Pan-European cooperation and the introduction of analysis, ideas, and policy options,” as is written on its site.
Lauded Historian Discusses Establishment of Jewish Archives in Bosnia
Sarajevo is one of the few major European cities to have a mosque, Catholic church, Eastern Orthodox church, and synagogue all within the same neighborhood. Thus, the ‘Jerusalem of Europe,” is surely an apt moniker to describe this hybrid locale.
Short Film Exposes Crackdown on Belarusian Journalists
Author: Jared Feldschreiber International correspondents often face harassment and even jail time within many current authoritarian regimes. This phenomenon is nothing new, but it has grown increasingly rampant and spotlighted in countries like Belarus where brave protesters have fought against the fraught election results that re-elected Aleksandr Lukashenko as its president in 2020. Two years […]
Lublin’s Sorrowful Jewish Past Afflicts It To the Present Day
The fate of Polish Jewry seemed grim following the German Nazi invasion and systematic killing of a once-thriving community that lasted hundreds of years in the country. Now, Jewish groups within cities like in Lublin are not just fostering education programs about the religion, but revitalizing it in spectacularly compelling ways. Author: Jared Feldschreiber Leading […]
Poland’s Brave Response to Russia’s War
While Putin’s War on Ukraine has ravaged the entire continent with ramifications for world events for decades, many groups, citizens, and refugees in Poland continue to step up in a big way. Author: Jared Feldschreiber Ukrainians represent the biggest external community living in Poland. Ukraine House, based in the Muranów neighborhood of Warsaw, was formed as […]
Healthy Appetite Persists for Good Cinema
Central European Affairs Magazine spoke exclusively to Nikolaj Nikitin, one of Central Europe’s leading business personalities, in a freewheeling discussion on the state of cinema, with specific emphasis on how the rapidly changing industry continues to adjust to new parameters being set for film festivals worldwide. While Nikolaj Nikitin was born in Moscow, he is now one of […]
Bryc: Putin’s Russia Made to Help Lukashenko’s Regime Survive
Author: Jared Feldschreiber Looking ahead to the aftermath of the current migrant crisis on Poland’s borders, CEA Magazine turns to Dr. Bryc to dissect relevant foreign affairs themes, approaches, and motivations of a most unpredictable region. In this EXCLUSIVE CEA Magazine interview, Dr. Bryc analyzes Poland’s unique political-diplomatic landscape, which for over a decade, has been largely predicated by domestic […]
Migrant Crisis Smacks Loudly on Poland’s Doorsteps
In early November, Belarusian President Aleksander Lukashenko launched what many political observers have deemed a hybrid war. The strongman’s government opened their borders — allowing over 4,000 migrants, from Iraq, Syria, and Yemen, to recklessly, and even inhumanely, seek entrance into Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia. Author: Jared Feldschreiber The three European Union and NATO member […]
Revolution of Dignity Begets Civil Institution Reform in Ukraine
Ukraine’s civil society remains of paramount importance in winning the hearts and minds of its citizens as well as establishing a sound rule of law system. These aspects will empower the Eastern European country to gain international credibility in its hopes to join the EU. Central European Affairs Magazine spoke to Oleksandra Matviychuk, head of the […]