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  • Prague’s longtime chief rabbi leaves colorful and controversial legacy

    August 25, 2014 | 3:32 pm

    When the novel “Altschul’s Method” hit the shelves in Czech bookstores this March, it was hailed as a brilliant political and psychological thriller combining elements of science fiction, alternate history and Jewish mysticism.

    But it became a true literary sensation when it was...

  • Deep Spiritual Rift Grows in Prague

    By Jennifer Anne Perez

    September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    He fought a desperate battle against communism, crafted award-winning plays and books and functioned as an intellectual and spiritual compass for Prague's Jewish community for more than a decade.

    But in late June, something extraordinary happened: Karol Sidon was forced out as the...