The Polish author Marek Hlasko grew up during World War II. In the late 1950s, after a precocious success as a writer of fiction, he. . .
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. . .
What you think you know about Jewish life in Eastern Europe is wrong, argues a fascinating (but problematic) new book.
Jews managed 85 percent of the taverns in early 19th-century Poland, without ever adopting a drinking culture of their own. How come?
Forty years after it was written, an Isaac Bashevis Singer story about generational and cultural misunderstanding produces a similar misunderstanding in the students who read it.