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Fascinating Jewish intellectual

Fascinating Jewish intellectual

Added 2017-04-14

On the centenary of the death of Ludwik Zamenhof, Virtual Shtetl prepared for you a number of texts written by Prof. Walter Żelazny, drawing the silhouette

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Biographical calendar of Ludwik Zamenhof

Biographical calendar of Ludwik Zamenhof

Added 2017-04-14

The most important dates in the life of Ludwik Zamenhof. 1859 – December 15. Ludwik Zamenhof’s birth in Bialystok. 1869 – beginning of education

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Ludwik Zamenhof's ideogram

Ludwik Zamenhof's ideogram

Added 2017-04-14

The selection of quotes from Zamenhof, showing the evolution of his ideological attitude throughout his life. 1881 (23 years old) – Territorialist:

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Zamenhof: You ask me to write in some detail about my life

Zamenhof: You ask me to write in some detail about my life

Added 2017-04-14

Zamenhof wrote countless letters, over a thousand have been found until now. Among them, three very important letters, of which he was convinced (he actually

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Zamenhof: Hilelism is the most important of all my work that I have done to this day

Zamenhof: Hilelism is the most important of all my work that I have done to this day

Added 2017-04-14

Zamenhof's second important text is a letter to Emil Javal, dated September 24, 1905. It contains an overview of the author's doctrine, called Hilelism.

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Mordechaj Gebirtig in Esperanto

Mordechaj Gebirtig in Esperanto

Added 2017-04-14

During the last century, Esperanto and Jewish culture have permeated each other on many levels. These connections exist also today. A very interesting

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Pesach 5777

Pesach 5777

Added 2017-04-10

Pesach, one of the most important Jewish holidays, falls on 15-22 Nisan 5777, or 11-18 April 2017 according to the Gregorian calendar. In Poland, it is

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Poles, Jews meet at Michał Landy's grave

Poles, Jews meet at Michał Landy's grave

Added 2017-04-10

On Friday, the representatives of state institutions, the Catholic Church and the Jewish community, took part in observances marking the death anniversary

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