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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... read on

  • 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

  • Why are we fighting Antisemitism Online?

    Tal Dror

    March 19, 2013 | 7:42 am

    It is no secret that Antisemitism is bluntly on the rise in Europe, South America, the Arab world and almost everywhere in the world. So why would Facebook, the 3rd largest 'country' in the world with over a billion 'citizens' would be different? Why would Wikipedia, home for... 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

  • Infernal Art of Adolf Frankl

    Ian Shulman

    February 24, 2013 | 11:11 pm

    How should a Holocaust art look like? Are there any functions which it needs to execute? Should it follow any cautious guidelines; inspire any actions or thoughts; inform, remind or alarm? Adolf Frankl’s permanent exhibition in Vienna, called ‘Art against oblivion’ (‘Kunst gegen... read on

  • Tu B’Shvat all year + VIDEO

    Dana Addadi

    February 15, 2013 | 1:16 am

    My 'Tu B'Shvat' celebration started when I came across an ad calling for volunteers to come and give a hand in establishing an urban farm in the middle of 'Shchoona Gimel' (3rd district) Be'er Sheva. The invitation was signed by the organization, Shvuat Ha Adama (Earth's Promise) ,... read on

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