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  • The man who snuck into Auschwitz

    By Rob Eshman

    December 5, 2012 | 2:27 pm

    Have you heard of Witold Pilecki?

    A new book, “The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery” (Aquila Polonica: 2012), documents, in his own words, Pilecki’s remarkable exploits, and I can’t think of a better gift to give yourself for Chanukah. 

    Pilecki was a Polish army captain who...

  • Germany’s first postwar Reform synagogue breaks ground

    May 21, 2010 | 10:48 am

    The Reform community of Hameln, Germany has begun building what it says will be Germany’s first postwar Reform synagogue.

    Jüdische Gemeinde Hameln broke ground in early May for its new synagogue and community center. It will stand on the site of the former Buerenstrasse...