Poland

The husband-and-wife team of Rick and Laura Brown has reconstructed the synagogue of the Polish town of Gwoździec. In an interview, Rick Brown discusses the. . .

Rick Brown
Oct. 7 2014 12:01AM

A gripping new film by Pawel Pawlikowski engages the darkness of both the Holocaust and postwar Communist Poland while offering something like hope.

Allen Ellenzweig
May 2 2014 12:01AM

Jews managed 85 percent of the taverns in early 19th-century Poland, without ever adopting a drinking culture of their own. How come?

Steven I. Weiss
March 12 2014 12:01AM

The Polish Home Army’s 1944 revolt against the Nazis was a heroic effort, savagely suppressed; but it was not a fight for democracy, and it. . .

Jan. 31 2014 12:00AM

The Council of Four Lands, which governed Polish and Lithuanian Jews for two centuries, may have been the most important Jewish institution in European history—though. . .

Moshe Rosman
Dec. 17 2013 12:00AM

False analogies and denials of small but true facts are steadily undermining the history of the Holocaust.

Avraham Krieger
Dec. 13 2013 12:00AM

Were the educated intelligence officers who led the death squads on the Eastern Front mercenary careerists or zealots for the Nazi cause? A new study. . .

Jan Mieszkowski
July 29 2013 12:00AM

A new museum in Warsaw aims to celebrate 1,000 years of Polish-Jewish life; but to find the largest repository of records and other artifacts of. . .

Roy Gutman
June 5 2013 12:00AM