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Polish Jews

It's Kool to Be Kosher in Poland: the Krakow Jewish Culture Festival

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 09.16.2013 | Arts
Richard Z. Chesnoff

This year's festivities included everything from an opening night Melaveh Malka -- a joyful farewell to the Sabbath in one of Krakow's beautifully restored synagogues featuring golden voiced cantors from three continents.

Hanukkah Festivities Begin With Candle Lighting Around The World (PHOTOS)

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 02.07.2013 | Religion

JERUSALEM — Jews around the world ushered in the eight-day Hanukkah festival Saturday evening, lighting the first candles of ceremonial lamps th...

Reflections Of A U.S. Jew In Poland: A Dynamic And Palpable Tension

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 12.31.2012 | Religion
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Before the end of my days, for me to be able to say that I have truly accomplished all I needed to accomplish in this world, I must travel back to Krosno. So, in the summer of 2008, I traveled to my ancestral village. When I saw it, tears came to my eyes.

Polish Jewish Museum To Open In April 2013

AP | Posted 11.19.2011 | Religion

WARSAW, Poland -- An ambitious museum devoted to the 1,000-year history of Poland's Jews will open on the anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising, o...