Monday , 22 September 2014
  • Becoming Jan Karski

    Becoming Jan Karski

    One of the lesser-known heroes of World War II was Jan Karski (1914-2000), an officer in the Polish Underground resistance who infiltrated the Warsaw Ghetto twice... This past April, actor David Strathairn took on the role of Karski in a dramatic rea...

  • Our Man in Warsaw: Konstanty Gebert

    Our Man in Warsaw: Konstanty Gebert

    Born in 1953 when Poland was under communist rule,Konstanty Gebert viewed his Jewish lineage as a “biographical accident” until he was 15. ...

  • 2014 Spotlight on Poland

    2014 Spotlight on Poland

    PREVIEW OF THE CORE EXHIBITION OF THE MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF POLISH JEWS My personal journey to Jewish identity has taken place by way of the past. Like many immigrants from Eastern Europe, my grandparents and great-grandparents rarely spoke of th...

  • Hungary at the Turning Point

    Hungary at the Turning Point

    It’s a few days before the May 25 European Parliament elections, and the streets of Budapest are awash with colorful campaign posters urging Hungarians to vote for delegates to represent their country in Brussels. It would be a shining display of dem...

  • Test-Tube Burgers: Holy Cow?

    Test-Tube Burgers: Holy Cow?

    In Genesis, God granted humans dominion over animals. In modern times, that dominion has spawned one of the planet’s biggest threats: a livestock industry that spews greenhouse gases, guzzles resources and renders the lives of billions of animals bru...