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Eva Derman

President

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Susan Viuker Lieberman    Secretary   Widow of former co-president of the Society Thomas Reiner, Susan has been teaching ESL to adults in New York City for over 35 years. She is also an active volunteer with HIAS and a devoted genealogist and a family historian.   susan@shcsj.org

Susan Viuker Lieberman

Secretary

Widow of former co-president of the Society Thomas Reiner, Susan has been teaching ESL to adults in New York City for over 35 years. She is also an active volunteer with HIAS and a devoted genealogist and a family historian.

susan@shcsj.org

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Yuri Kalina

Treasurer

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Petr Brod   Czech journalist, formerly Chief of the BBC’s Prague Bureau and currently freelancing in Czech Republic. Presenter of Historical Magazine on CT24, he regularly chairs debates at the Jewish Museum’s Department of Education and Culture.

Petr Brod

Czech journalist, formerly Chief of the BBC’s Prague Bureau and currently freelancing in Czech Republic. Presenter of Historical Magazine on CT24, he regularly chairs debates at the Jewish Museum’s Department of Education and Culture.

Curt Beck   Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Connecticut, author of  Historica II: Historical Sciences in Czechoslovakia (1960).

Curt Beck

Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Connecticut, author of Historica II: Historical Sciences in Czechoslovakia (1960).

Pavla Niklová   Executive Director, Václav Havel Library Foundation, formerly Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs appointed Cultural Attache in New York and Head of Public Relations and Development at the Jewish Museum in Prague.

Pavla Niklová

Executive Director, Václav Havel Library Foundation, formerly Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs appointed Cultural Attache in New York and Head of Public Relations and Development at the Jewish Museum in Prague.

Kateřina Čapková   Senior Researcher at the Academy of Sciences, Institute of Contemporary History, in the Czech Republic. Author of  “CZECHS, GERMANS, JEWS? National Identity and the Jews of Bohemia.”  published in Czech and English in 2012.

Kateřina Čapková

Senior Researcher at the Academy of Sciences, Institute of Contemporary History, in the Czech Republic. Author of “CZECHS, GERMANS, JEWS? National Identity and the Jews of Bohemia.” published in Czech and English in 2012.

Dr Jacob Labendz   Clayman Assistant Professor of Judaic and Holocaust Studies and the director of the Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies at Youngstown State University.

Dr Jacob Labendz

Clayman Assistant Professor of Judaic and Holocaust Studies and the director of the Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies at Youngstown State University.

Rebekah A. Klein-Pejšová   Jewish Studies Assistant Professor of History at Purdue University on Modern Jewish and Central European history, e.g. the problem of loyalty in state/society relations in the region of today's Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic.

Rebekah A. Klein-Pejšová

Jewish Studies Assistant Professor of History at Purdue University on Modern Jewish and Central European history, e.g. the problem of loyalty in state/society relations in the region of today's Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic.

Zuzana Justman   Czech-American documentary filmmaker and writer, born in Czechoslovakia in 1931. Director of Emmy-Award winning documentary film V oices of the Children  about three people who were imprisoned as children in the Terezín concentration camp.

Zuzana Justman

Czech-American documentary filmmaker and writer, born in Czechoslovakia in 1931. Director of Emmy-Award winning documentary film Voices of the Children about three people who were imprisoned as children in the Terezín concentration camp.

Prof. Michael Lawrence Miller   Associate professor, Nationalism Studies program at Central European University in Budapest. Author of  The Jews of Moravia in the Age of Emancipation (2011).

Prof. Michael Lawrence Miller

Associate professor, Nationalism Studies program at Central European University in Budapest. Author of The Jews of Moravia in the Age of Emancipation (2011).

Vera Kalina-Levine  Born and raised in Bratislava, Vera holds a Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures from Yale University. Her translation of Arnost Lustig’s  From the Diary of Perla S.  (Arbor House) won the 1986 National Jewish Book Award for Fiction. In 2019 she retired after 30 years as Vice President at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group.

Vera Kalina-Levine

Born and raised in Bratislava, Vera holds a Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures from Yale University. Her translation of Arnost Lustig’s From the Diary of Perla S. (Arbor House) won the 1986 National Jewish Book Award for Fiction. In 2019 she retired after 30 years as Vice President at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group.

Honorary Board Members

Hon. Martin Dvořák
Consul General of the Czech Republic in New York

Amira Kohn-Trattner, Past President

Rabbi Norman Patz, Past President

Hon. Eliška Žigová,
Former Consul General of the Czech Republic in New York

Advisory Board

Andrea Bourgeois

Jan Laniček
Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia