Culture and Science

Alina Szapocznikow.
Alina Szapocznikow. "Beautifully, humanely, truly to the bottom"
Her sensual, organic, carnal work was not understood in Parisian circles, and until her death she did not appear on the Western art market.
80th death anniversary of Bolesław Leśmian
80th death anniversary of Bolesław Leśmian
The 5th of November 2017 marks the 80th death anniversary of outstanding Polish poet Bolesław Leśmian.
Chaim Nachman Bialik (1873–1934)
Chaim Nachman Bialik (1873–1934)
Chaim Nachman Bialik, a poet who wrote in Yiddish but primarily in Hebrew, was born 150 years ago.
Am I the last poet left singing in Europe? – Abraham Sutzkever
Am I the last poet left singing in Europe? – Abraham Sutzkever
Poet, member of the Jung Wilne group, populariser of the Yiddish language in Israel.
Debora Vogel: The courage to be alone
Debora Vogel: The courage to be alone
Her remarkable prose, penetrating aesthetic analyses, and intellectual independence are rarely written about.
The Last Bookseller of the Israeli Republic of Poland
The Last Bookseller of the Israeli Republic of Poland
They say that there are no people that cannot be replaced. I am not sure I agree with this. There is something particularly painful in the passing of Edmund Neustein, the ‘boss’ (he liked it when people addressed him ...
Georges Charpak (1924–2010)
Georges Charpak (1924–2010)
French physicist of Polish-Jewish descent, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1992.
Itzik Manger: A Poet of Flesh and Blood
Itzik Manger: A Poet of Flesh and Blood
One of the most outstanding Yiddish poet.
Ida Fink: Scenes from the Abyss of the Holocaust
Ida Fink: Scenes from the Abyss of the Holocaust
When writing, she did not – as she herself said – use her imagination.
Irena Klepfisz – a bilingual poet
Irena Klepfisz – a bilingual poet
Stigmatisation Irena Klepfisz was born on April 17th, 1941, in the Warsaw Ghetto. Her father, Michał Klepfisz, died on April 20th, 1943, on the second day of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
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