Yugoslavian Holocaust survivor shares life philosophy in art, writing


01/21/13 2:44pm

Earlier, we wrote about our meeting with Yugoslavian Holocaust survivor Ava Kadishson Schieber. We have also compiled a video playlist of our January 11, 2013 interview with the artist sharing her philosophies on life and survival. Más

Yugoslavian Holocaust survivor revisits past in art, inspires hope


01/15/13 10:46am

Ava Kadishson Schieber fled her hometown of Novi Sad, Serbia in 1949 when it was overrun by Nazis and later subjugated by the communist regime that the artist and writer could begin a new life and express her creativity. Más

How the Census blurs cultural identity, language


11/19/12 12:37pm

The U.S. Census Bureau is not distinguishing among several languages and nations of former Yugoslavia, hitting a sensitive nerve for many people. Más

Election 2012: The view from Chicago’s Bosnian community


11/7/12 12:00pm

Chicago's Albany Park community is home to many ethnic groups with strong opinions about the 2012 presidential race. Among these are Bosnians, most of whom came to Chicago after the wars in the 1990s. Más