Culture and Science
Bernard Singer, writing under the pen names of Regnis and Meszorer.
One of the most outstanding journalists and columnists of inter-war Poland.
80th death anniversary of Bolesław Leśmian
The 5th of November 2017 marks the 80th death anniversary of outstanding Polish poet Bolesław Leśmian.
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)
French physicist of Polish-Jewish descent, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1992.
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. Marek Edelman, among others...
About a Writer for Whom Krochmalna Street Was the Centre of the Universe.
I believe that the Messiah will come soon and millions of Yiddish speaking corpses will rise from their graves.
Leonid Hurwicz (1917–2008)
American economist of Polish-Jewish descent, creator of market mechanism theories, winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize (together with Eric S. Maskin and Roger B. Myerson).
Zamenhof: Hilelism is the most important of all my work that I have done to this day
One of the most important text by Zamenhof is a letter to Emil Javal, dated September 24, 1905. It contains an overview of the author's doctrine, called Hilelism.
Mother of Israel. Sara Schenirer
One of the most important figures in the history of Jewish education.
Molly Picon: ‘Great little Molly’
‘Molly Picon! Small charming creature with big black eyes that are so ardent and so expressive!’