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Polish Jews

At Hanukkah, Art Brightens the World from Boston, Warsaw and Israel

Penny Schwartz | Posted 12.09.2015 | Arts
Penny Schwartz

With its own hashtag, #8Nights8Windows runs from December 6 through December 14, and includes Hanukkah inspired art installations presented in storefronts, from cafes to banks to museums and community organizations.

Agents of Change: 5 Resilient People Who Are Empowering Others

Greg Archer | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
Greg Archer

They walk among us -- those agents of change. Sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they are. Take note of five noteworthy souls striving to make the world a better place.

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.

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.