“We have Yiddish pornography, and we’ve gotten the sermons of Rabbi Schneerson. That’s a people, that’s a civilization.”
The museum is the first and only one in the world to offer a Yiddish audio guide.
It was a miracle my father wasn’t beaten up by his peasant customers, since after any heavy rain, the boots could fall apart.
One of the exhibit objects – a simple pair of scissors from that period – show us exactly what a typical tool used by Jews looked like.
Leżajsk, located about 120 miles south of Warsaw, was 90% Jewish before the Holocaust.
Removing the spray-paint will not be easy, the cemetery keeper said, and scraping the paint will leave traces.
When Nazis caught Jozef Walaszczyk and his future Jewish wife in a hotel room, he hatched an ingenious plan.
I am an adjunct professor at New York University writing a book about the intergenerational transmission of trauma.
It’s not the first time that Jacek Miedlar, an activist in Poland’s nationalist movement, has had trouble with the law.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the Jewish community center in Krakow along with a congressional delegation and received honorary membership.