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Jews in Poland

Jews in Poland: Jonathan Webber— The Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow

2 Tevet 5775 (23/12/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: How was Jewish life in Galicia different from that in the rest of Poland when the region was under Austrian control in the 19th century?

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Jews in Poland–Agnieszka Witkowska-Krych: Janusz Korczak, Educator and Children’s Rights Advocate

18 Kislev 5775 (09/12/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What organization founded and funded Janusz Korczak’s orphanage in Warsaw at the beginning of the 20th Century?

The UN General Assembly proclaimed December 10 as Human … Leer más

Jews in Poland: Jonathan Ornstein—Director of Krakow’s Jewish Community Centre

11 Kislev 5775 (02/12/2014) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: Who founded the Krakow JCC, and when was it opened?

Krakow’s Jewish Community Centre, in the heart of the centuries-old Jewish Kazimierz neighborhood, is playing an … Leer más

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

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

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

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

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

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