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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

Solomon Perel: “I Was Hitler Youth Solomon” (Europa Europa)

11 Tammuz 5774 (08/07/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What were the last words of advice that Sally Perel’s parents gave him, and did he follow that advice?

When the Nazis came to power, systematic … 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

Robert Kostro: Jews in Poland and Jan Karski

20 Sivan 5774 (17/06/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How many Jews were there in Poland before the Holocaust, and how many are there now?

Our guest this week is Robert Kostro, who is a … Leer más

George Sherman: “We discovered Mauthausen”

13 Sivan 5774 (10/06/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: When the 11th Armored Division of the American Army discovered the Mauthausen concentration camp in May, 1945, how many Spanish prisoners did they find there?

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Shavuot–Its Origins, Significance, Customs…and a Story

6 Sivan 5774 (03/06/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Why are dairy foods traditionally eaten on Shavuot?

Shavuot is the Hebrew word for “weeks” and refers to the Jewish festival marking the … Leer más

Michael Stolowitzky – Gertruda’s Oath: A child, a Promise, and a Heroic Escape During World War II

28 Iyyar 5774 (27/05/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How did Michael Stolowitzky first travel to Israel?

Michael Stolowitzky was born in Warsaw, in 1936, the only son of a wealthy Jewish family. When … Leer más

N.CH** on the Costa del Sol: Spain’s Only Kosher Hotel

14 Iyyar 5774 (13/05/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – THIS WEEK’S TRIVIA QUESTION: When was the N.CH Kosher hotel first opened, and how many guests can it accommodate?

The two-star N.CH. Hotel is the only kosher hotel in … Leer más

Torremolinos: A Jewish Community on Spain’s Costa del Sol

6 Iyyar 5774 (06/05/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – Torremolinos is a municipality on Spain’s Costa del Sol, immediately to the west of the city of Málaga. A poor fishing village before the growth in tourism beginning in the late … Leer más

American Jerusalem: Jews and the Making of San Francisco

30 Nisan 5774 (29/04/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – THIS WEEK’S TRIVIA QUESTION: What three ways could people get from the east coast of the United States to San Francisco before the transcontinental railroad was built? In the mid nineteenth century gold was … Leer más