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  • Israel trip helps Polish Jews in Jewish rediscovery

    September 5, 2012 | 11:37 am

    After Jerzy heard about frequent vandalism at an old Jewish cemetery in his home city of Gdansk, Poland, he decided to visit the graveyard.

    It had fallen into such disrepair that "people would go there to drink beer," said Jerzy, who gave only his middle name due to fears of...

  • Reaction to tragedy showcases changes in Polish-Jewish relations

    April 20, 2010 | 11:49 am

    The Jewish reaction to the death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski and dozens of other senior Polish officials in an air tragedy highlights a remarkable change in how the Jewish world views Poland.

    The prayers, public statements and personal tributes, including a special...