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The Shadows of Another Time

In Krakow, there's a commerce of Jewish culture -- but not Jewish people.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/the_shadows_of_another_time_20060421

Anti-Semitism is thick here, and largely unexamined. Yes it's true that there's also been a recent surge of philo-Semitism, exemplified by the huge non-Jewish crowds at Krakow's annual Jewish Cultural Festival and a palpable interest in Judaism within Polish intellectual circles. Still, in Poland it can still be physically hazardous to declare oneself Jewish.

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