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A theological peace process, really?

Jérôme SEGAL

November 15, 2013 | 11:20 am

Representatives of the New-York based Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU), Rabbi Marc Schneier and Imam Shamsi Ali came to Vienna on November 7th  to promote their program for... read on

  • The Continuing Mystery of Bruno Schulz

    Ian Shulman

    June 15, 2013 | 11:12 pm

    The great writer and mystifier Bruno Schulz left a plethora of puzzles, myths and hidden chambers in two thin booklets of essays. However, one of his lesser-known and most challenging riddles was forgotten under a thick layer of paint in one of the former villas of Drohobych.

    ... read on
  • March of the Living did not redeem itself

    By Klaudia Klimek

    April 18, 2013 | 1:07 am

    Everyone who knows me, knows that I like to participate in various trips, events and seminars organized by Jewish organizations. I always meet someone interesting, learn something useful and see a new place.  

    The March of the Living is one of the few events, which negates all... read on

  • Once imprisoned, now free

    Pavel Pustelnik

    March 19, 2013 | 7:47 am

    The poetry of Naftali Herz Kon was finally released from the imprisonment of the Polish Archives.

    In January this year I was exploring complicated happenings around the poetry of Naftali Herz Kon. The poet was accused of espionage and all his archives were confiscated in the... read on

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  • What was the Holocaust for the “people’s government”?

    Michał Zajda

    March 19, 2013 | 7:45 am

    First, one must ask the question, what was the so-called people’s government in Poland? Right after the Germans yielded, I am purposely avoiding the word ‘liberation’, the Soviets dictated their way of running the country. The system, which was forced on Poland, wasn’t Lenin... read on

  • Tennis scandal

    Michał Zajda

    March 10, 2013 | 5:26 am

    I was intrigued by the recent commotion regarding the alleged insults thrown at the Radwański sisters by tennis pseudo-fans in Israel. Obviously, we are not talking about real fans here, only plain „rebelious boors” of the sort that are beloved by the fatherly figure of the... read on

  • From the Kibutz to the city-The Queen of Almost- drag solo show VIDEO

    Dana Addadi

    February 24, 2013 | 11:22 pm

    The Queen of almost' is a solo drug show written by Hadas Bashan for Talula Bonet.

    Talula Bonet is a drug queen created by the young actor Tal Kallai 12 years ago, and up to now was mainly assigned with the biggest gay party lines in Tel Aviv

    This is the first time Kallai has... read on

  • Holocaust Memorial DC

    Pavel Pustelnik

    February 24, 2013 | 11:19 pm

    Never again – this is probably the best name for a museum that was created to commemorate Holocaust.

    Outside the building is cold and rough. The walls are not welcoming, even if touched by dazzling February sun. The very end of Mall, not far away from waterfront, in the immediate... read on

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Jews visiting Central & Eastern Europe frequently come with stereotypes and prejudices about the region.  In particular, group heritage and education tours for young Jews...

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