Poland Moves to Outlaw ‘Polish Death Camp’ Phrase
This decision ‘represents a denial of the complicity and active participation of many in the policy of extermination, which led to the murder of three million Polish Jews, some 90 percent of the prewar total’
· August 17, 2016
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
· March 15, 2016
Jewish Life in Poland on Display in Warsaw
Museum of the History of Polish Jews unveils sprawling core exhibit
· October 27, 2014
Polish Designer Makes a Fashion Statement With Jewish-Themed Apparel
Antonina Samecka created her Risk Oy clothing line as a matter of pride, but it’s been embraced by non-Jews in Warsaw and beyond
· May 9, 2014
‘If You Could Lick My Heart It Would Poison You’
Is Pawel Pawlikowski’s new film ‘Ida’ the Polish answer to ‘Aftermath,’ or a story of Jewish suffering and sacrifice?
· April 30, 2014
Popular Images of Jews in Krakow: Folk Art or Stereotypical Caricatures?
Exhibit challenged locals and visitors alike to rethink controversial figurines
· February 18, 2014
A Polish Village’s Secret
A farming town hid a Jewish-born teacher during the Holocaust. I went to dig up what it had buried.
· August 21, 2012
The Treblinka Gold Rush
After World War II, Polish peasants hunted for jewels and gold amid the human remains at former Nazi death camps
Jan T. Gross
· May 21, 2012
· November 11, 2011
No More Fear
After World War II, many Polish Jews abandoned their faith. Now their children are rediscovering the religion and culture that was hidden from them.
· January 27, 2011
Visual Art & Design
A Stitch in Time
Seamstress Esther Nisenthal Krinitz used the tools of her trade to capture the horrors of war
By Tessa DeCarlo · January 16, 2007