Section of Warsaw Ghetto Wall Coming Down

Officials say the decaying wall near the Umschlagplatz will be restored

Jewish Gravestones Found In Polish Basement

Local historian discovered the headstones in a house set to be torn down

For Centuries, Jews Ruled Poland’s Liquor Trade. Why Was That Legacy Forgotten?

Purim reminds us it’s unusual for Jews to indulge in recreational boozing—one reason Polish nobles liked having them run taverns

Jewish Gravestones Destroyed in Poland

Just months after Myslowice residents restored the town’s Jewish cemetery

Popular Images of Jews in Krakow: Folk Art or Stereotypical Caricatures?

Exhibit challenged locals and visitors alike to rethink controversial figurines

Bergen-Belsen Diary, 1945

The great Yiddish writer Chava Rosenfarb records the first days after her liberation, in a stunning document of survival

Warsaw’s Museum of the History of Polish Jews Appoints Director

Polish historian and author Dariusz Stola to begin post in March

Jewish Man Saved by Oskar Schindler Dies at 89

Abraham Zuckerman was featured in Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List

Krakow’s Main Square Ranked #1 in World

Lonely Planet names Rynek Głowny most beautiful square

Jewish Self-Government in Europe Was Not Just a Dream—It Was a Failure

The Council of Four Lands was the central body of Jewish autonomy in Poland for nearly two centuries. What went wrong?

Jews and Booze in the Kingdom of Poland

The Friday Review of Books

Jan Kott Would Have Loved ‘Waiting for Godot’ in Yiddish. No, He Didn’t Speak Yiddish.

I was reminded of the Polish critic and Shakespeare scholar at the New Yiddish Rep’s production of Beckett’s masterpiece

Femmes Fatales: How German Women Used Femininity for Evil During World War II

As nurses, spouses, or secretaries, German women in the east were helpmeets. A new book examines their roles in the Holocaust.

Don’t Worry, The Knish Isn’t Going Anywhere

Why a recent fire at a major knish factory isn’t the end of the fried potato pie

Warsaw’s Stylish Side Caught on Camera

Residents of the Polish capital show off their fashion-forward sensibility

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