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Jan Gross’ Order of Merit

The groundbreaking scholar of Polish anti-Semitism is caught up in a toxic new nationalism that seeks to edit shameful persecution of Jews out of history

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The Animated Story of the Golem of Chełm

Fun for the whole mishpucha

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The Day We Burned Our Neighbors Alive

Polish journalist Anna Bikont faces history in Jedwabne in her masterful new ‘The Crime and the Silence’

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Was Polish Anti-Semitism Actually Zionism?

Nazis sought to eliminate the Jews from their future racial empire. Poles wanted to create a state for them in Palestine. Historian Timothy Snyder makes the case that in the 1930s the two aims may have converged. But was Poland an ally of the Jews or a pioneer in the art of anti-Semitic politics?

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The Ghetto Is Here

On the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Warsaw ghetto, the author of the new Holocaust history ‘Black Earth’ reads the writing on the wall

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My Grandfather, the Secret Policeman

Rita Gabis knew only that her mother’s Catholic family came from Lithuania after the Holocaust. Then she started asking hard questions.

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A Jewish School Opens in Lodz

For the first time since 1968, the Polish city has a Jewish day school.

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In Surprise Twist, ‘Cool Off’ Showers at Auschwitz Cause Offense

Museum’s effort to combat Poland’s heat is not appreciated by all patrons

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Gas Chamber ‘Game of Tag’ Video Installation Continues to Rile at Krakow Museum

Art from Polish filmmaker Artur Żmijewski attempts to therapeutically ’emancipate ourselves from the trauma’ of the Holocaust

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Władysław Bartoszewski Dies at 93

Former Polish foreign minister, an Auschwitz survivor, masterminded Poland’s relations with Germany and the Jews

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Remembering the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Tablet traveled to the Polish capital in 2013 for that year’s commemorations

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A Tour Through Poland as Seen in ‘Ida’

Fans of the Oscar-winning film should start in the central Polish city of Lodz

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My Visit to Auschwitz: Remembering, Educating, Acting

Randi Weingarten reflects on this week’s 70th anniversary commemoration

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In the Boxcar

Seventy people, speeding into the unknown

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Tour a Jewish Cemetery in Bialystok by Drone

Technology keeps tabs on cemeteries in places where few Jews still live

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Polish Synagogue Will Become Jewish Museum

17th-century structure in town of Leczna was restored after World War II

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Polish Film ‘Ida’ Shortlisted for Oscar

Pawel Pawlikowski’s bracing film up for Foreign Language Academy Award

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Poland Overturns Kosher/Halal Slaughter Ban

Constitutional Court rules that ban violates religious freedom

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The Conscience of Poland: A Q&A With Adam Michnik

A conversation with the former dissident and public intellectual, about the ‘Polish mentality,’ anti-Semitism, and ‘wearing Jewish glasses’

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Polish Cuisine Sweeps Israel

Popular food festival proves Poland offers more than just cabbage and carp

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Searching for the Stars

‘We were told that everybody has to watch.’ Harrowing fiction from Polish great Marek Hlasko, in a first English translation.

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Jewish Life in Poland on Display in Warsaw

Museum of the History of Polish Jews unveils sprawling core exhibit

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Wolf Blitzer Explores His Jewish Roots

CNN host visits Yad Vashem and Auschwitz for the network’s ‘Roots’ series

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Relearning Polish History Through the Eyes of a Resistance Fighter

Visiting Warsaw with my uncle, I saw a different part of WWII history

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New Book Claims Jack the Ripper Was Jewish

DNA said to link Polish barber Aaron Kosminski to gruesome 1888 murders

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Poland’s Jewish Festival Circuit Is Extensive

There were more than 40 events this year celebrating Jewish culture

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Warsaw Will Return 1,000 Gravestones to Jewish Cemetery

The looted matzevot had been used to build a structure in a city park

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Project Offers Fresh Glimpse Into Jewish Krakow

‘Snapshot’ highlights traces of the city’s past using Polaroid-style frames

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Lincoln Center Presents an Opera Without Jews, Set in Auschwitz

‘The Passenger’ is a moving Polish Jewish-Catholic Soviet hybrid with a glaring omission. But is it a ‘Holocaust opera’?

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Eric Clapton at Auschwitz

The singer headlined the fifth annual Life Festival in Oswiecim, Poland

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