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.
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
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.
Itzik Manger: A Poet of Flesh and Blood
One of the most outstanding Yiddish poet.
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
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.
I am a Pole and a Jew and I want to work for both of them, God willing. Maurycy Gottlieb (1856–1879)
“I am a Pole and a Jew and I want to work for both of them, God willing”. At the time of his death Gottlieb was only 23 years old. He left over a dozen of his self-portraits testifying to his search for himself.