Jewish Journal

Tag: Galicia

View the most popular tags overall?

  • WJC: Ukrainian priests must stop glorifying Nazis

    August 23, 2013 | 10:02 am

    The World Jewish Congress urged Ukrainian clergy to refrain from attending neo-Nazi events.

    “Moral authority” is necessary to “prevent any further rehabilitation of Nazism or the SS,” World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder wrote in a letter Thursday to the head of the...

  • In saving Jewish remnants in Galicia, an effort to enlist Ukrainians

    December 20, 2010 | 1:27 pm

    On a sloping green hill tucked between small farmsteads, the mottled graves of Jews buried here since the 1600s rise up like a forgotten forest.

    Trudging through the mud between the tilted stones, their chiseled Hebrew lettering and renderings of menorahs sometimes barely visible,...