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Poles who saved Jews during Holocaust honored in Warsaw

2019-09-09T23:50:13+00:00September 9th, 2019|Life in Poland, Tributes|

Updated 9/8/2019 1:28 PM

WARSAW, Poland — A U.S.-based Jewish foundation honored Polish gentiles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust, a number that grows smaller each year, with U.S. and Israeli diplomats also paying their respects at the event Sunday in Warsaw to the elderly Poles who put their lives in danger to […]

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Chaim Elia Leder in his room in Lublin. Leder received a small monthly pension from the government and tried supplementing his income by sewing. In 1975, he was one of approximately 30 Jews remaining in Lublin. In 1941, there were 45,000. June, 1975.

2019-09-06T06:34:10+00:00September 6th, 2019|Life in Poland, Photo Fridays with Chuck Fishman|

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Why World War II History Is Still Relevant

2019-09-05T17:15:53+00:00September 5th, 2019|Life in Poland, News and Culture|

By David A. Harris

original link: https://www.aish.com/ci/s/Why-World-War-II-History-Is-Still-Relevant.html?s=nb&p=n1

As the world marks the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, when German forces invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, is the history still relevant? Does it have contemporary meaning? Or is it destined to fade away, as the wartime generation of soldiers, eyewitnesses, and survivors reaches the twilight of their lives?

There are, I believe, five enduring lessons of this defining period in modern history.

First, a failure of imagination can be catastrophic.

That’s […]

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A History of Pickles written by Emmaline Soken-Huberty

2019-08-30T01:34:38+00:00August 30th, 2019|Life in Poland, News and Culture|

Some of us enjoy a pickle as a sandwich side, or chopped up into relish for a hot dog. Some of us are even partial to pickle juice, though it’s hard to imagine anyone really liking pickle juice popsicles. Whatever your stance on pickles, they are definitely a hugely-popular snack food. While the name comes from Dutch or German for “salt” or “brine,” pickles are actually an ancient food. In this history of pickles, you’ll learn where pickles came from, […]

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