Our Lost Warsaw Ghetto Diary

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

In the Polish Aftermath

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

The Curator of Joy and Ashes

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

Undercover at Auschwitz

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

Poland’s Real Jewish Revival

Their parents and grandparents hid their Jewishness, but now some Poles are converting back to Judaism

A New House in the Old Country

An architect built me a house in Warsaw—coincidentally right where my mother risked her life to save her family

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.

Tunnel Vision

Agnieszka Holland’s new Holocaust film, In Darkness, is a quietly moving take on a subject that should be inexhaustible—but isn’t

Yiddishist Torn

Lost Books

Print War

How the relationship between a reporter and his editor shook the Yiddish press

Tumultuous Time

A panoramic history of Russian and Polish Jewry focuses on the key period between 1881 and 1914

Death Toll

Back when the Yiddish press relished covering suicides

Enforcers

In early-20th-century Warsaw, making sure people observed the Sabbath was serious business

Today on Tablet

The upcoming Turkish-Japanese-American War, and more

Divorce Court

Long before Jerry Springer, divorcing couples fought it out before Warsaw’s rabbinical court

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