Jewish Journal

The Jewish traits in Cieszyn Silesia

Pavel Pustelnik

July 15, 2012 | 1:54 pm

Coming back to the places where you were born and looking for the old-new places. The feeling of adventure, the need to discover. This year, holidays have culminated in Silesia, and... read on

  • Krystallnacht and the basic German values

    Ian Shulman

    July 15, 2012 | 1:52 pm

    German history shortly before, during and after the war is an extremely well-researched and, if one can say so, ‘popular’ topic. Decades after the major Nazi crimes were revealed and almost all villains either were punished or died their natural death in their hideaways in South... read on

  • Ivan Franko, friend of Zionists and enemy of Jewish capitalists

    Ian Shulman

    July 15, 2012 | 1:49 pm

    Ukrainian poet and writer Ivan Franko is regarded as both a friend of Jewish people and an anti-semite. Let’s try to see how that’s possible, and attempt to analyze the complicated relationship between the Ukraine and Israel.

    It happened in February 1893. After the seminar of Prof.... read on

  • EU as a new congregation. Messages from Italian artist in Šamorín, Slovakia.

    Dana Addadi

    July 15, 2012 | 1:48 pm

    The run down former synagogue of Šamorín, Slovakia was turned into a center for contemporary art in 1996 by Csaba an Suzzan Kiss, hosting mainly site-specific exhibitions with strong affiliation towards cross-sectional inter-cultural corporations.

    Italian artist Marco Bernardi... read on

  • Today in Srebrenica. Commemoration the anniversary of the massacre

    Olja Andrynowska

    July 11, 2012 | 5:07 am

    Podrinje, known in English as the Drina Valley, is a region of Bosnia and Herzegovina which looks like it could be taken from a postcard. But the most famous, or rather infamous, images from the region are “Postcards from the Grave” (a Srebrenica survivor’s story written by Emir... read on

  • Journal of Volunteer. Festival of Jewish Culture in Krakow 4-5.07.2012

    Katarzyna Odrzywołek

    July 11, 2012 | 3:07 am

    5.07.2012 Day 6

    My wake up process on the Thursday morning was too early and definitely too loud.

    The municipal service, contrastingly, contributed to order and cleanliness of our beautiful city. “Sleeping beauty” Katarzyna sprang to her feet. Exactly at 10 o’clock I arrived... read on

  • ‘Miss Holocaust Survivor’

    Linda Katz

    July 11, 2012 | 3:04 am

    Beauty is all around us and just because we seek it doesn’t mean we see it. The key is in the definition (of beauty) and the hope and expectation: ‘I’ll know it when I see it’.

    There is so much pressure and unrealistic expectations of beauty because of fashion magazines and the... read on

  • Journal of Volunteer. Festival of Jewish Culture in Krakow 4.07.2012

    By Klaudia Klimek

    July 8, 2012 | 9:52 am

    During the Festival, everyone will find something for themselves, even kids. Parents can organise time for their kids in a nice way by enrolling them to workshops. Children learn most quickly through playing, which I experienced during yesterday’s workshop. Its theme was related to... read on

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