polish jewry

NYT calls Isaac Bashevis Singer Polish, Wikipedia made him Jewish again

It may be true that the Nobel laureate was born and raised in Poland, but Singer is, in fact, best described as a Jewish author


Polish ‘lucky Jew’ series sells scented candles ‘for financial success’

The Jewish candle phenomenon came to light earlier this month on a Facebook group called Życie Żydowskie, meaning “Jewish life.”


Polish women jokes no laughing matter for Poland's diplomat to Israel

There is not a person in Israel that does not know a few Ima Polania (Polish mother) jokes.

JEWS LIVING in a shtetl in Poland

New app shines light on Polish Jewry outside Holocaust

The app shows images from the 19th century until the present day in an effort to paint a broader picture of every aspect of Poland's rich Jewish history.

Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw building

New campaign to highlight history of Polish Jews, Polish-Israelis

The campaign, conducted in conjunction with the Institute of Jewish History in Poland and the Polish Museum, will cover over 1,000 years of Jewish history.

A view of the Har Nof neighborhood, Jerusalem

Grapevine December 1, 2019: Jerusalem regardless…

An example is the Polish Embassy, whose ambassadors have several times used the Begin Heritage Center as a venue for an important event.

Jewish Holocaust hero honored in Poland

Manager of an orphanage, Rabbi David Alter Kurzmann, chose to stand by the children until the bitter end.

Incumbent director of Polish Jewish museum wins job competition

Stola, who is not Jewish, has criticized a controversial law passed last year in Poland that makes it illegal to blame the Polish nation for Nazi crimes.

Illustrated Police News - Jack the Ripper

Was Jack the Ripper Jewish?

According to a study published this week by the Journal of Forensic Sciences, the culprit of the brutal crimes was Aaron Kosminski, a Polish Jew.

Grapevine February 27, 2019: The Polish connection

During the war, it was looted by the Nazis; and over the years since then, it had succumbed to neglect and decay, which did not quite destroy its natural beauty.

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