Rukhl Schaechter


New Festival Celebrates Hebrew Language and Culture

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How Family Holocaust Stories Became Multimedia Art Exhibit

By Rukhl Schaechter

How Family Holocaust Stories Became Multimedia Art Exhibit
Aliza Augustine and Janet R. Kirchheimer grew up hearing stories about the Holocaust from family members. Today the two women share those stories through photography, poetry and film.Read More


Polish Jews Protest Monument to Righteous Gentiles in Warsaw Ghetto

By Rukhl Schaechter

Polish Jews Protest Monument to Righteous Gentiles in Warsaw Ghetto
Plans to erect a monument to Righteous Gentiles next to the newly dedicated Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews is evoking a growing anger – not only in Poland, but abroad as well.Read More


Jan Karski's Relatives Angry at 'Snub' by Polish Jewish Museum

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Jan Karski's Relatives Angry at 'Snub' by Polish Jewish Museum
Iconic Polish resistance leader Jan Karski is honored at the just-opened Jewish history museum in Warsaw. So why do his relatives accuse the museum of snubbing them?Read More


Why Rabbi Ysoscher Katz Left Satmars for Progressive Start-Up Synagogue

By Rukhl Schaechter

Why Rabbi Ysoscher Katz Left Satmars for Progressive Start-Up Synagogue
Rabbi Ysoscher Katz grew up among the ultra-Orthodox Satmar Jews. He now serves as a leader of a progressive synagogue that allows women to lead some prayers.Read More



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