March 1, 2007 10:00am
Arranging a reunion between a hidden Jewish woman and her Catholic rescuer may ultimately pay dividends for Jewish organizations fighting a property restitution battle in Poland.
February 19, 2007 10:00am
Chabad’s new $6.05 million facility in Vienna is expected to help Jews emigrating from central Asia find their way in their new home.
February 14, 2007 10:00am
Leaders of Polish Jewry hope that the renovation and reopening of the famous Lublin yeshiva will draw many Polish Jews or those with Jewish heritage back to their faith.
January 16, 2007 10:00am
An Orthodox group is paying college students in Israel and Europe to learn about Judaism from an Orthodox perspective.
January 15, 2007 10:00am
The formation of a caucus of anti-Semites, racists and xenophobes in the European Parliament has become fodder for journalists and human rights advocates, but analysts say it has little significance for policy and isn’t necessarily evidence of the extreme
January 10, 2007 10:00am
An anti-Zionist Jew who made headlines for attending a recent Holocaust denial conference in Tehran finds himself persona non grata back home in Vienna.
December 31, 2006 10:00am
In the new Austrian film “Zorro’s Bar Mitzvah,” acclaimed filmmaker Ruth Beckermann portrays in nuanced fashion what four Viennese families have to say about Jewishness, adulthood, identity, gender, schmaltz and, yes, the masked hero.
December 26, 2006 10:00am
The closing of Poland’s best-known haven of anti-Semitic literature resonates deeply for Polish-Jewish relations.
December 11, 2006 10:00am
Poland’s education minister has been fighting to prove that he and his party, the ultra-conservative League of Polish Families, have rejected anti-Semitism. But two recent incidents connecting the league with neo-Nazis show the uphill battle Roman Giertyc
November 21, 2006 10:00am
Pluralism is gaining a foothold in Poland’s Jewish community with the installation of the country’s first progressive rabbi since World War II.