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Jews in Poland: Jonathan Webber—Preserving Jewish Heritage

4 Kislev 5775 (25/11/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How were some synagogue buildings able to survive World War II intact? And what happened to many of them later?

Jonathan Webber is a British social … Leer más

Gilda Frantz: Jungian Analyst and Writer

25 Heshvan 5775 (18/11/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is individuation?

Gilda Frantz has been a Jungian analyst in Santa Monica, California since 1977. Mrs. Frantz is the editor-in-chief of Psychological … Leer más

Jews in Poland: Matan Shefi—The Jewish Genealogy and Family Heritage Center

19 Heshvan 5775 (11/11/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What two databases are unique to the Jewish Genealogy and Family Heritage Center in Warsaw?

The Jewish Genealogy and Family Heritage Center  is … Leer más

Claudia Tijman: Artist and Artisan

12 Heshvan 5775 (04/11/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What new sculpture technique has Claudia Tijman developed?

Claudia Tijman is an artist and artisan based in Madrid. She was born in Argentina … Leer más

Mariano González-Arnao: “1492: A Serious Historical Mistake”

5 Heshvan 5775 (28/10/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What two 16th-century Spanish saints, who are also major figures in Spanish literature, were of Jewish origin?

Mariano González-Arnao is a veteran jurist, … Leer más

Jews in Poland: The Museum of the History of Polish Jews

28 Tishri 5775 (21/10/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What monument, formally unveiled in April, 1948, faces the entrance to the new Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw?

The Museum of the … Leer más

Dani Rosenberg, Israeli Film Director

21 Tishri 5775 (14/10/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How do Israelis usually react when they hear Yiddish spoken in an Israeli film?

Dani Rosenberg was born in Tel Aviv in 1979 and graduated … Leer más

Shanah Tovah 5775

29 Elul 5774 (23/09/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week we are celebrating Rosh Hashonah, the Jewish New Year, with a Rosh Hashonah story. It’s called “Rosh Hashonah”, and was written by Yente Serdatzky. She was a Yiddish writer, who … Leer más

Jews in Poland–Anna Jagielska: Sephardic Music Singer and Cantor

22 Elul 5774 (16/09/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Where is the only Sephardic synagogue in Poland located, and when was it restored?

Anna Jagielska-Riveiro is a Polish singer, guitar player, voice coach and music … Leer más

Jews in Poland – Piotr Kowalik: Warsaw’s Orthodox Community

15 Elul 5774 (09/09/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What philanthropic organization founded the Jewish day schools in Warsaw?

During the last two weeks we began a series of programs about Jews in Poland with an overview … Leer más

Jews in Poland: Some History, with Franciszek Bojanczyk (Part 2)

8 Elul 5774 (02/09/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What percentage of the Polish population was Jewish in 1935, and where did most of them live?

Last week Franciszek Bojanczyk spoke with … Leer más

Jews in Poland: Some History, with Franciszek Bojanczyk (Part 1)

1 Elul 5774 (26/08/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What does Poland’s 10-złoty note have to do with the Jews?

When we think of Jews and Poland, the first things that come … Leer más

Dory Sontheimer’s Seven Boxes

24 Av 5774 (19/08/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: When did Dory Sontheimer find the seven boxes, and what was in them?

Dory Sontheimer was born in Barcelona and educated … Leer más

Rama Burshtein: Director of “Fill the Void”

17 Av 5774 (12/08/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What relationship do women in the ultra-Orthodox community in Tel Aviv have with the arts?

Rama Burshtein was born in New York in 1967 and grew … Leer más

Freedom of the Press in Gaza: A Journalist’s First-Hand Account

10 Av 5774 (05/08/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Why don’t we ever see armed Hamas militants on TV?

Michael Grynszpan is a French-born Israeli journalist and filmmaker. On July 30 he was filming on … Leer más

Raúl Fernández Vítores: Holocaust Education in Madrid

3 Av 5774 (29/07/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What is “eliminationism”?

Raúl Fernández Vítores is a high school philosophy teacher and frequent contributor to Radio Sefarad’s Spanish-language programs. He has published books of essays, fiction and poetry, … Leer más

Uwe von Seltmann: “Boris Dorfman: A Mentsh” (Lviv’s Last Living Yiddish-Speaker)

25 Tammuz 5774 (22/07/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What was Boris Dorfman doing when Uwe von Seltmann first met him 15 years ago?

Uwe von Seltmann was born in 1964 in Germany, and is … Leer más

Agnieszka Holland: Polish Filmmaker

18 Tammuz 5774 (15/07/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What was Agnieszka Holland’s greatest challenge when filming “In Darkness”?

Last week we spoke with Sally Perel, whose amazing experiences during World War II were made … Leer más

Moshe Margolin – The Jewish Theological Seminary

4 Tammuz 5774 (01/07/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – Our guest this week is Moshe Margolin, the senior director of the Institute for Jewish Learning at the Jewish Theological Seminary. Mr. Margolin’s career in Jewish education spans more than 30 … Leer más

Robert Kostro: The Polish History Museum in Warsaw

27 Sivan 5774 (24/06/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What are the three missions of Warsaw’s Polish History Museum?

Robert Kostro is a Polish historian, journalist, columnist and politician. In the 1980s, Mr. Kostro was active … Leer más