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SHTETL, LOST AND FOUND: REFLECTIONS FROM SEDUVA

Posted 17/5/2018

MEMORY ON JEWISH PEOPLE AND THEIR LIFE TO BE REVIVED IN LITHUANIA 

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CASE PORTMAN AND CASE KONSTANZ

Posted 24/4/2018

Essay by Dr Inna Rogatchi on the public over-reacting on the Case Portman and under-reacting on the Case Konstanz. 

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THE STORY OF THE EVIDENCES. Part 3.

Posted 15/2/2018

 

The eye-witness testimonies of atrocities has a sad and unfair destiny. The documents are so difficult to read  and perceive that it is left largely to professionals, and sometimes it stays also within families. This kind of documents usually are not read by the wide public. But at some moments of our life, and certain state of our societies it is exactly these documents, eye-witness testimonies that has to become into the focus of wide public attention because of simple reason: the truth is there, in black on white.  

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The STORY OF THE EVIDENCES. BLACK ON WHITE.

Posted 15/2/2018

 

Historical review in three parts. Parts 1 and 2. 

The eye-witness testimonies of atrocities has a sad and unfair destiny. The documents are so difficult to read  and perceive that it is left largely to professionals, and sometimes it stays also within families. This kind of documents usually are not read by the wide public. But at some moments of our life, and certain state of our societies it is exactly these documents, eye-witness testimonies that has to become into the focus of wide public attention because of simple reason: the truth is there, in black on white

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The MAN WHO CAN SURPRISE. RAINER MAHLAMÄKI: FINNISH ARTIST AND ARCHITECT LOOKING INTO THE DEPTH OF THE JEWISH HISTORY

Posted 26/11/2017

PROFILE OF THE OUTSTANDING FINNISH ARCHITECT AND HIS WORKS DEDICATED TO THE HISTORICAL MEMORY

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RAINER MAHLAMÄKI's REQUIEM.

Posted 27/8/2017

ASTOUNDING VISION OF THE SIEGE OF LENINGRAD BY THE FINNISH ARCHITECTS

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ELIE WIESEL: MY MAN FOR ALL SEASONS

Posted 2/7/2017

THOUGHTS ON THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE PASSING OF ELIE WIESEL

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THE SCREAM OF SILENCE. ANALYSES OF THE NAZISM BY LEV DODIN AND HIS THEATER

Posted 21/6/2017

Fear, Love, Despair  drama at the stage of the MDT-Theatre of Europe

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THE FEELING OF JERUSALEM

Posted 26/4/2017

Inna Rogatchi (C). Chagall's Dream. Flying Over Jerusalem. Fine Art Photography collage. 2014. Inna Rogatchi (C). Chagall's Dream. Flying Over Jerusalem. Fine Art Photography collage. 2014. Essay on reflections on Jerusalem, its past, present and future. Version of 2017 published by The Jerusalem Moments, special international media project in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of re-unification of Jerusalem.  The publication on The Jerusalem Moments can be read here.

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HATE-CRIME IN UKRAINE? YOU MUST BE KIDDING!..

Posted 20/4/2017

The anti-Semitic hate-crimes are on rise in Ukraine, dangerously and steadily - and the world does not react at all. First published by Israel National News and The JerUSAlem Connection Report ( USA), April 2017. 

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MACABRE IN FRANCE. IN DEFENCE OF GEORGE BENSOUSSAN

Posted 19/2/2017

Inna and Michael Rogatchi's article in defence of well-known French historian and Holocaust scholar George Bensoussan.

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WISDOM OF HEART AND COURAGE OF COMPASSION: A LOOK BACK ON THE HEROES OF THE HOLOCAUST

Posted 30/1/2017

ESSAY by INNA ROGATCHI

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PAT'S SKIES. COMMEMORATING THE SPIRIT OF LOVE

Posted 21/1/2017

Special Introduction for The JerUSAlem Connection Report on the occasion of the Inaugural Opening of the SHINING SOULS Exhibition at The European Parliament 

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A VIEW FROM A CATTLE WAGON

Posted 15/1/2017

ESSAY

(C) Dr INNA ROGATCHI

Excerpt from DARK STARS, WISE HEARTS (C) book ( 2017-2018)

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The TRAP OF TRAVESTY: SHOAH AS A SHOW-SUBJECT

Posted 27/11/2016

ALARMING TENDENCY OF PLAYING WITH THE THEME OF THE HOLOCAUST

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LEONARD COHEN: THE LIGHT OF THE LIGHT

Posted 12/11/2016

TRIBUTE TO LEONARD COHEN BY INNA AND MICHAEL ROGATCHI 

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ANDRZEJ WAJDA. FINALE WITHOUT ENDING. IN MEMORIAM

Posted 10/10/2016

ANDRZEJ WAIDA. FINALE WITHOUT ENDING. IN MEMORIAM. by INNA ROGATCHI

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YOU WANT IT DARKER - WE'VE GOT IT SHINING

Posted 25/9/2016

THINKING ON LEONARD COHEN ON HIS BIRTHDAY AND THE EVE OF ROSH HA-SHANAH 5777

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THE STONES OF MOLETAI: THE SHOAH LESSON IN LITHUANIA

Posted 30/8/2016

Reflections on the first ever March of Living in Lithuania

by INNA ROGATCHI (C)

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RUSSIA and RAOUL WALLENBERG: UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

Posted 14/8/2016

HISTORICAL ANALYSIS

See also publication at The JerUSAlem Connection Report - Washington DC, USA - 

http://thejerusalemconnection.us/blog/2016/08/12/russia-rauol-wallenberg-unfinished-business

  

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POST-HOLOCAUST LEGACY: CHALLENGES & RESPONSES - Essay by Dr Inna Rogatchi

Posted 9/6/2016

The essay is based on the presentation made by Dr Inna Rogatchi at the Jewish Cultural Heritage conference at the POLIN Museum in Warsaw, Poland, in June 2016. 

Post-Holocaust Legacy: Challenges and ResponsesPost-Holocaust Legacy: Challenges and Responses

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The Rain of Tears, and Heavenly Music from the Hell - a new film by Roberto Olla

Posted 3/2/2016

By Dr Inna Rogatchi (C)

January 2016

London

Re-published in Telegiornale della Storia, Italy

 

There are two principal approaches in the vast field of documentary cinema: an objective, absented narrative of a classic pre-1970s BBC style; and subjective portraying of phenomena and people with palpable author’s position, which becomes a strong factor of the narrative itself. The subjective portraying is very demanding job – as once it is done, the author will be always taken accountable for entire film. It can be terribly damaging – as in the case of notorious Michael Moore; but it also can be indisputably gratifying – as in the case of noble Roberto Olla, the great man of the Italian documentary world.

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