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Return of the Jews to a German medieval market

Ian Shulman

January 19, 2014 | 2:37 am

What is there not to like about medieval markets? Shiny armor, mulled wine, flags and shields, fire shows, workshops and concerts - historical reenactments lure a much wider crowd than a... read on

  • Analysing Jewish Europe Today. Berlin 2013

    Magda Dorosz

    December 3, 2013 | 1:03 pm

    Analysing Jewish Europe Today – perspectives from a new generation conference took place in Berlin in October 2013. The conference, coorganized by AJC Berlin and JDC – ICCD, gathered around 40 young researchers from Europe, both Jewish and non-Jewish. I was able to take part in... read on

  • Tour guide job… in Hamburg

    Ian Shulman

    December 3, 2013 | 12:57 pm

    In August this year I was going to provide my first city tour in the beautiful and bleak city of Hamburg, and all I had on my mind was the list of challenges I was about to face. Seems like this list was complete: rain, wind, memorizing a dozen of random dates and names, speaking... read on

  • 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 action in Europe. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Novemberpogrom (called "Kristallnacht"... read on

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  • Future Jewish Media Makers Here and Now

    Ian Shulman

    November 15, 2013 | 11:18 am

    Oh, the sweet feeling of counting days and nights till several great projects come to life, what can be compared to you? Well, several things: being a part of one of these projects, working for a beautiful cause and looking forward for an event greater project to launch and succeed... read on

  • A concert BY SHALOM from Belarus in Krakow/ Amazing video!

    By Klaudia Klimek

    November 3, 2013 | 9:40 am

    As Henry Ford put it, coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. Such was the case with the joint concert-project in Krakow.

    A few months ago a representative of the Shomer program from Belarus wrote to TSKŻ Kraków and proposed a... read on

  • Museum of the History of Polish Jews

    Pavel Pustelnik

    November 1, 2013 | 10:54 am

    The Museum of the History of Polish Jews was probably the most needed repository of memories in the country. The core exhibition is still under construction, however the Museum’s building is already open for visitors.

     

    - It has been a few years since we started working on the... read on

  • Because Jews have it better! Jewish New Year in Krakow

    Michal Zajda

    September 13, 2013 | 2:28 pm

    A day not like other days, after all it’s the New Year – because Jews have it better. First they celebrate their new year sumptuously, then a couple months later another, just to be decent, not their own, but after all a new year. Think of those in Russia, where additionally the... 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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