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Posted on: May 7th, 2008

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Question: Has it been difficult adjusting to American life as a Jewish immigrant?

 

Posted on: May 7th, 2008

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Last week's front page of The Jewish Press showed Crown Prince of England, Prince Charles, affixing a mezuzah to the door of a new Jewish center in Krakow, along with Rabbi Gluck, the Chief Rabbi Of Galicia and Rabbi Schudrich, the Chief Rabbi Of Poland.

 

Posted on: April 30th, 2008

SectionsMagazineGlimpses Into American Jewish History

Between 1881 and 1924 approximately two million Jews immigrated to the United States, primarily from Eastern Europe and Russia.

 

Posted on: April 30th, 2008

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Most Pesach observers - after a week of overdosing on matzah and potatoes - in a myriad of manifestations look forward to when Passover has, well, passed over.

 

Posted on: April 30th, 2008

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Normalcy is relative. It is what you become used to. The more frequently something occurs, the more we see it as normal.

 

Posted on: April 30th, 2008

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Most memoirs written by former Jewish citizens of Poland talk in detail of the Shoah, such as the book I wrote about last week, The Zoo Keeper's Wife.

 

Posted on: April 23rd, 2008

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In my interviews with well spouses, the theme of being caged in a box of expectations has repeated itself often.

 

Posted on: April 23rd, 2008

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Every year there seems to be a new bestseller with a Holocaust theme that reveals a new story of heroism in the most horrible of times.

 

Posted on: April 16th, 2008

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Our communities, unfortunately, are faced with many crises in today's world.

 

Posted on: April 16th, 2008

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"We were slaves down in Egypt," The young, cheerful mother said, As she knelt on the floor And swept under the bed.

 

Posted on: April 16th, 2008

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In what has been one of the major memorial events in Poland commemorating WWII, Warsaw saw a gathering of world leaders this week at the 65th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

 

Posted on: April 9th, 2008

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I'm not quite ready yet to shut the door on Purim. Perhaps it's my way of avoiding dealing with Pesach, and the physical and emotional effort that comes with it.

 

Posted on: April 9th, 2008

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Coming home to a full answering machine of questions and calls, many insisting that you call back immediately to fill them in during a crisis, is the last thing anyone wants to face.

 

Posted on: April 9th, 2008

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On March 13 representatives of The Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews addressed the Helsinki Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe regarding the importance and aims of its institution.

 

Posted on: April 2nd, 2008

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Question: How has being an observant Jew in America changed since you were growing up?

 

Posted on: April 2nd, 2008

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I recently attended a conference on a particular type of chronic illness that I knew little about.

 

Posted on: April 2nd, 2008

SectionsMagazineGlimpses Into American Jewish History

"More than a million Jewish immigrants landed on the shores of the United States between 1881 and 1905.

 

Posted on: April 2nd, 2008

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Purim is major event throughout Poland. Many marginal Jews bring their whole families to the synagogue for the festive reading of the Megillah.

 

Posted on: March 26th, 2008

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Crossing boarders always makes me nervous. Even though I do nothing wrong and always declare what I am carrying, I still feel unhinged.

 

Posted on: March 26th, 2008

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People are on edge when it comes to the topic of anti-Semitic occurrences in Poland.

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