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  • Jewish camping invests in the future

    Philanthropists have poured close to $30 million in recent months into Jewish camping, seeing such camps as one of the best investments in the Jewish future.

  • Architect chosen for Polish Jewish museum

    The long-anticipated Museum of the History of Polish Jews is one step closer to being realized with the decision to use the design created by the Finnish architect Rainer Mahlamaeki of the Helsinki firm Lahdelma and Mahlamaeki Architects.

  • U.S. cadets visit Polish Jewish sites

    Twelve U.S. cadets from the Army, Navy and Air Force academies studied the lessons of the Holocaust up close in Poland.

  • Family gives Torah to Polish Jews

    To mark their daughter’s bat mitzvah, an American family bought a Torah that had been commissioned in 1876 by a Polish family and returned it to the Jewish community in Warsaw.

  • Recovering a Polish Jewish past

    An exhibit on pre-war Jewish life in the Polish city of Czestochowa, a Catholic pilgrimage site with a tiny Jewish population, is taking on a life of its own.

  • Poland grapples with restitution

    The restitution of Jewish property in Poland has gone from a nagging problem to an international dilemma as the government drags its feet in determining how to handle claims and survivors or their heirs face long court battles that often lead nowhere.

  • Book highlights Hitler’s most despised artists

    British caricaturist John Minnion, whose works are on display in the Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow, has published a book showcasing the artists — many of the Jews — whose work Hitler declared “degenerate.”

  • Bolstering European Jewish volunteers

    The Jewish community of Eastern Europe got a shot in the arm as Jewish volunteers and professionals gathered in Poland for the first Pan-European Conference for Jewish Community Volunteers.

  • Krakow Jews mark 700 years

    Krakow’s Jews celebrated 700 years of Jewish life in the Polish city, though some doubted the community’s future longevity.

  • Poland selects new chief rabbi

    The Polish Jewish community has turned to an American in selecting its new spiritual leader, filling a post left empty since 1999.