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Jewish Journal

Carolyn Slutsky

  • Promoting Jewish Learning

    August 24, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    On a recent Friday afternoon, the chapel bells at Duke University chimed "Shalom Aleichem" as about 1,300 educators gathered for the 31st annual conference of the Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE).

    Billed as "Jewish Literacy: A Learned Community and a...

  • Caricatured Tribute to Artists on ‘List’

    March 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    "Hitler's List: An Illustrated Guide to 'Degenerates'" by John Minnion. (Checkmate, 2004).

    In the summer of 1937, the Nazi Party opened an exhibition in Munich titled "Great German Art."

    Much of the show's art was culled from Hitler's personal collection -- he had amassed a...

  • Ceremonies to Mark Auschwitz Liberation

    January 20, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Each year, the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau by Soviet forces is marked on Jan. 27, but this year, the 60th anniversary has given Poland, site of the most infamous Nazi death camps, a special opportunity for remembrance and reflection.

    The anniversary ceremonies, which will be...

  • Ex-Communist ‘Burb Makes Menorahs

    December 2, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    The model suburb of Nowa Huta was built here under a Communist philosophy of atheism.

    Now it houses a workshop that manufactures menorahs -- popular with both Poles and tourists.

    Metalodlew, a private company that was started 10 years ago, rents space from the Nowa Huta...

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  • Polish City Unveils Its Jewish History

    April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Czestochowa is known around the world as the site of the Jasna Góra Monastery, a pilgrimage place for Poles and other Catholics who flock there to see the famous painting of the Black Madonna.

    Soon, residents also will be able to learn about local Jewish history. An exhibition on...

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