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  • In Krakow, night of the synagogues bolsters Jewish pride

    June 6, 2016 | 11:27 am

    For the sixth year in a row, the seven synagogues in Krakow’s historic Jewish district, Kazimierz, opened their doors for 7@Nite – or the Night of the Synagogues, a one-night mini-festival aimed at bolstering Jewish pride and promoting Jewish awareness among the public.


  • Letter from Krakow: When is anti-Semitism not anti-Semitism?

    July 18, 2012 | 4:04 pm

    A troubling recent incident in the heart of Krakow’s old Jewish quarter, Kazimierz, has raised questions anew about the scope and impact of anti-Semitism in the age of instant response and interactive social media.

    The incident involved a waiter (or waiters) at a popular cafe,...

  • From Krakow to Pico

    By Mike Levy

    November 29, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    When Pavel Vogler left Krakow for Southern California in 1992, he brought almost 100 of his favorite paintings. The darkly shaded oil works in blue, black and purple show Vogler's vision of his hometown and its medieval Jewish quarter, Kazimierz, filled with empty synagogues....