Is Pawel Pawlikowski’s new film ‘Ida’ the Polish answer to ‘Aftermath,’ or a story of Jewish suffering and sacrifice?
Every year at Christmas, Howard Kaplan sends thanks and a modest gift to the granddaughter of the woman who hid his mother from the Nazis
Who gets to trifle with despair?
Marian Turski, the 91-year-old Polish Auschwitz survivor, on the new anti-Semitism, the moral force of lived experience, and the lingering power of humiliation
Growing legal thickets are making it harder and harder to restore property to Jews
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’
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
Museum of the History of Polish Jews unveils sprawling core exhibit
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
Exhibit challenged locals and visitors alike to rethink controversial figurines
A farming town hid a Jewish-born teacher during the Holocaust. I went to dig up what it had buried.
After World War II, Polish peasants hunted for jewels and gold amid the human remains at former Nazi death camps
Seamstress Esther Nisenthal Krinitz used the tools of her trade to capture the horrors of war