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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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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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Bartoszewski at the U.S. Holocaust Museum

Honoring a hero and celebrating the museum’s 20th anniversary

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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 Warsaw Ghetto’s Last Burial

A reburial for a Jewish woman who died in 1943 while hiding as a Catholic

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Unveiling a Plaque at the Hotel Polski

Warsaw marks a historic venue

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Ride of Their Lives

New Jewish museum reaches out to Polish cyclists

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The Best Pierogi in Warsaw

An adventure in dumpling consumption

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Did Poland Invent the PC?

A surprising legacy of Jewish mathematicians and Polish resistance fighters

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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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My Other Trip to Poland

I was here 15 years ago. I did not want to come back.

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The View from the World’s Last Fotoplastikon

Now showing: images of Warsaw’s Jewish Ghetto

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Who Owns Jan Karski?

The politics of memory hit Poland’s unsung hero

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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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In the Polish Aftermath

In a public debate over a controversial new Holocaust film, Poland faces up to a complicated past

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Wu-Tang’s Kiddush

My family Kiddush became the haunting opening for Schindler’s List, and was sampled by the hip-hop collective

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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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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.

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