By Jeremy Borovitz Judaism is a religion that starts in the home. From the signs we put on the doorpost to our houses to the way we eat, interact with guests, and celebrate the cycles of the week and year, the home serves as the focal point for our culture, religion, and … [Read more...] about How Can I Turn My Moishe House Into a Moishe Home?
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By Lisa Pleskow Kassow On an alternative break trip to Poland last March with a group from Trinity College Hillel, one student expressed disappointment that we did not eat traditional Ashkenazi Jewish dishes - cholent, brisket and kugel. His image of Jewish life in Poland, … [Read more...] about The Case for Birthright POLIN
By Liam Hoare Last month, I found myself walking through the abandoned and desecrated Jewish cemetery in the Bródno district of Warsaw, on the east bank of the Vistula, with my guide Paweł Bysko, a specialist with the social communication office at the Jewish Community of … [Read more...] about Preserving Cemeteries in Europe, Saving Jewish Heritage
By Dovid Zaklikowski Otwock, Poland - A rookie researcher from S. Paulo, Brazil, made it her goal to locate the once glorious building of the Lubavitch Yeshivah school, known as Tomchei Tmimim, in Otwock, Poland. Sila Rosenfeld, an independent publisher and researcher, … [Read more...] about Pre-War Chabad Yeshiva Building in Poland Long Thought Gone, Is Found
Warsaw, Poland, Oct. 28, 2014 - Two decades in the making, the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews unveiled today its eight-gallery Core Exhibition, showcasing 1,000 years of Jewish life in Poland. The museum, which stands on the historic site of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising … [Read more...] about Poland’s New Jewish History Museum Opens