Croatia

Conquering a Balkan Blood Feud—in Bovey, Minnesota

An American family descended from Serbian and Croatian immigrants finds a way to overcome old-world hatreds.

Jon Zobenica
Jon Zobenica
14 min read

Remembering the Jewish Yugoslavia that the Nazis Destroyed

I grew up in a non-observant Jewish family. On both sides, my grandparents had emigrated from eastern Europe around the turn of the 20th century. The possibility that relatives we’d lost contact with might have been caught up in the Holocaust was very real, but it wasn’t something

Geoffrey C. Kabat
Geoffrey C. Kabat
11 min read