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LODZ, ONCE HOME TO GHETTO, HOLDS JEWISH HERITAGE FESTIVAL

2019-06-14T13:34:27+00:00June 14th, 2019|Life in Poland, Tributes|

Lodz residents took part in the Festival of Tranquility, held during the Jewish holiday of Shavout, which honored the Jewish heritage of the city, a press release by Shavei Israel reported on Wednesday.

Pre-war Lodz was an important industrial city in which Germans, Jews, Poles and Russians lived side by side. This reality is honored by an annual September festival called “Festival of Four Cultures” and was depicted in the famous 1899 novel by Wladyslaw Reymont The Promised Land. Polish film […]

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