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Torah came back to Nowy Sącz

Torah came back to Nowy Sącz

Added 2017-05-31

A ceremony rare in modern Poland took place in Nowy Sącz. On May 22, 2017, after 75 years of absence, Torah returned to the...

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Shavuot 5777

Shavuot 5777

Added 2017-05-30

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, marks exactly seven weeks since the holiday of Passover. On that day, at sunset, another important Jewish holiday...

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60th anniversary of Emil Sommerstein's death

60th anniversary of Emil Sommerstein's death

Added 2017-05-29

May 25 of this year marked the sixtieth anniversary of the death of Dr Emil Sommerstein – a lawyer, Zionist activist, deputy to the Sejm...

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He pointed the direction, indicated the purpose – to I. L. Perec on the 165th anniversary of his birth

He pointed the direction, indicated the purpose – to I. L. Perec on the 165th anniversary of his birth

Added 2017-05-19

Two years ago, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the death of Icchok Lejb Perec, an eminent Jewish writer. He died in Warsaw in the...

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444. yahrzeit in commemoration of Rabbi Moses Isserles Remu

444. yahrzeit in commemoration of Rabbi Moses Isserles Remu

Added 2017-05-17

Devout pilgrims from all over the world prayed on Sunday in Krakow's Kazimierz at the tomb of Moses Isserles Remu. In front of his...

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Sovereign empress of drawing and colour – Mela Muter (1876–1967)

Sovereign empress of drawing and colour – Mela Muter (1876–1967)

Added 2017-05-13

Maria Melania Mutermilch passed away fifty years ago, on 14 May 1967. She was known as Mela Muter, the first professional Jewish painter...

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Lag BaOmer 5777

Lag BaOmer 5777

Added 2017-05-12

The Lag BaOmer holiday started at sunset on Saturday, 13 May 2017. It is a day off work, with no learning taking place in cheders and...

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105 years of Agudath's existance

105 years of Agudath's existance

Added 2017-05-08

At the peak of its power, in the Second Polish Republic, at least 40% of Polish Jews voted for Agudath. It had its representatives among...

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

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