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Hello, Brian Lehrer? This Is All of New York On the Line.

The longtime host of NPR flagship WNYC’s morning call-in show talks about being a radio mensch, Rush Limbaugh, and city politics

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Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Memorial Vandalized

‘Jude Raus’ graffitied on monument honoring Mordechai Anielewicz

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A Motley Crew, Including Said and Wieseltier, Unite To Find Chopin’s Great Lost Interpreter

The quest to rediscover the mysterious pianist Ignace Tiegerman led through Cairo, Italy, and the ghost of Bruno Schulz

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Bibi Accidentally Endorses Settlement Freeze

This is all getting a little bit silly

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New Film About Summer Camp Holocaust Game

‘How to Make it to the Promised Land’ based on Ellen Umansky’s short story

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Arendt’s Affair

The woman with the sharpest insight into the philosopher’s love for Heidegger had a parallel history

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The Napkin Artist

Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year

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Historic Krakow Jewish Site Becomes a Nightclub

Controversy after Jewish community leaders rent out 19th century beit midrash

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Do Polish Kids Hate Jews?

A student survey about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising reflects the country’s new nuanced approach to the past

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Curse of the Survivor

Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.

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Reconsidering Poland

A night with the Israeli Philharmonic in Warsaw

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Re-Reading My March of the Living Journal

Looking at Poland fifteen years after my first visit

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The Invisible City

What’s the best way to make history come alive? One guide’s answer: stories.

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Remembering the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Poland gives tribute on the 70th anniversary

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What Lay Here Before

Warsaw’s newest museum rests on the site of the former Jewish ghetto

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Q&A: Władysław Bartoszewski

Why you should learn to spell the name of the mastermind of Poland’s relations with Germany and the Jews

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Inside the Ringelblum Archive

A guided tour of Polish Jewry’s greatest treasure, once buried in the rubble of Warsaw

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Ghosts of My Grandfather’s Village

The Holocaust destroyed Plock’s Jewish community. But the exodus started decades earlier, after World War I.

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The Best Pierogi in Warsaw

An adventure in dumpling consumption

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Poland’s History Detective

Zygmunt Miłoszewski plumbs the country’s painful past in his best-selling thrillers

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My Mother’s Life

How Chava Rosenfarb survived the Lodz ghetto to write a masterpiece about the experience

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Our Lost Warsaw Ghetto Diary

My relative wrote one of the Shoah’s most revealing documents. Why doesn’t anyone know of it?

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Stumbling on History

Finding answers on a first walk through Warsaw

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Tablet, Warsaw Edition

The week of the 70th anniversary of the ghetto uprising, Tablet magazine reported from Poland

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The Book Thief: How Stolen Nazi Documents Made Their Way to American Jewish Archives

Did Zosa Szajkowski save precious documents from the Nazis, or did he steal the cultural patrimony of French Jews?

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Poland’s Undead Gravestones

Photographer Łukasz Baksik hunts repurposed matzevot, burial markers turned cornerstones and cobbles

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The Curator of Joy and Ashes

How ethnographer Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett became the keeper of Poland’s Jewish heritage

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Sundown: Iran Talks Yield Slight Optimism

Plus Poland’s ban on ritual slaughter will end supply of kosher meat

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Undercover at Auschwitz

World War II hero Witold Pilecki infiltrated the death camp and reported to the Polish high command

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Holocaust Poetry, Saved Again

New translations of three astonishing poems, which evoke the horror of the Lodz ghetto and its aftermath

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