Oksana holds a BA from the University of Paderborn, with two main subjects: English and American literature and culture, and media studies. She was formerly a student at the Vision International University in Kharkov before emigrating to Germany. Oksana has worked as a manager in the Danko Ltd. office supplies shop, as a care assistant in Bremen’s information bureau and at IKEA Hanover. Oksana has been involved in organizations such as Action Reconciliation Service for Peace (ARSP), leading summer camps in 2005 and 2006, and the “Jugend Migranten” union in Bremen. She speaks Russian, Ukrainian, English, German and some Spanish and Swedish. She is affiliated to the JC of Hanover, and her interests include photography, arts, travelling. Her future goal is to obtain an MA Degree, and to work in the social and media area.


My Jewish Experience: Voices from Europe
Four Paideia fellows talk about their Jewish experience in Europe, whether in or out of communities, or as students of Jewish culture at universities. What is the situation of Judaism and Jewishness in Europe today? In the aftermath of the Holocaust, is there really something for Jews in Europe? Hear from four Paideia fellows – Jews and non-Jews, men and women, communally involved and not – about what being engaged in Jewish issues means to them, and how they see the future of Jewish culture and ideas – as well as community and life – in their home countries.