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  • Menorahs made in ex-Communist suburb

    The Polish model suburb of Nowa Huta was built under a Communist philosophy of atheism. Now it houses a workshop that manufactures menorahs, popular among Poles and tourists alike.

  • Poles flock to exhibit on Jewish life

    A museum exhibit highlights the rich Jewish history of the Polish city of Czestochowa as the nation’s Jewish past becomes a popular focus for curious Poles.

  • Krakow gets three sukkahs

    Three sukkahs in Krakow join a host of physical symbols, including a Torah and a mikvah, that remind Poles and tourists alike of the city’s proud’s Jewish past.

  • The future of a Polish city’s Jewish past

    Messages have been pouring in from Jews with family ties to Czestochowa, Poland ever since some members of the Czestochowa Diaspora gathered in their native city for a three-day conference called Coexistence, Holocaust, Memory.

  • Jewish past seen via Polish present

    A new museum in Krakow hopes to fill a void in Jewish cultural sites by looking beneath the surface of contemporary Polish cities and town to find their Jewish past.

  • Satmars’ hometown a shambles

    The leader of a Romanian Jewish community of about 90 people protects the last vestiges of a once-vibrant Jewish life.

  • Non-Jews remember Jewish Krakow

    A Jewish group in Poland that recently honored 56 Righteous Gentiles reflects the newfound appeal of Jewish history among both Jews and non-Jews in a country that was a mecca for Jewish life before World War II.