“You had this flourishing of democracy [in] 1918, 1945 and 1989, three great births of democracy and three powerful illiberal counterattacks.”
Michael Cohen angrily filed a defamation lawsuit against Buzzfeed when the web site published details of the so-called Steele dossier.
The special counsel in the Russia probe has evidence that President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen traveled to Prague
The monument is comprised of a replica of a train door from 1939, with the imprints of hands of children on one side, and of parents on the other.
Prague’s Old-New Synagogue received the fresh batch of Torah scrolls - a first since World War II – from Israel.
(JTA) — The company operating Prague’s subway is investigating a complaint alleging one of its employees threatened to “cut off the head” of a Jewish passenger wearing a kippah. The incident was reported last week by a member of Prague’s Bejt Simcha Reform Community, Petr Papousek, president of the Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic, told…
PRAGUE (JTA) — The U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic, Andrew H. Schapiro, celebrated his son’s bar mitzvah in the same synagogue that his ancestors attended before the Holocaust. The service for 13-year-old Alex Schapiro took place last Saturday in Prague’s Spanish Synagogue, which was built for a Reform congregation and is now part of…
The Jewish Museum in Prague launched a new permanent exhibition in the historic Maisel Synagogue in the Czech capital.
In Prague, anti-Semitism is virtually unknown. Why has the Czech Republic been so successful at stamping out hatred compared to its neighbors in central Europe?
“When I first went to Camp Cejwin at 12, I knew nothing about Judaism. By the end of the summer, I was able to lead services in Hebrew and decided to go to Hebrew School before my Bar Mitzvah” renowned Judaica artist Mark Podwal, whose current project is a series of posters for each new Metropolitan Opera season, told me during our chat following the May 19 opening of his exhibition “The Artist as Critic: Mozart and Prague” at The Czech Center on East 73rd Street.