Polish Jews 2014 Jerzy Kichler, 66, at the White Stork Synagogue in Wroclaw. Kichler was both president of Wroclaw’s Jewish Community and President of the Union of Religious Jewish Communities in Poland and was involved in the renovation of the synagogue. June 2014.

2019-11-13T02:20:17+00:00November 8th, 2019|Life in Poland, Photo Fridays with Chuck Fishman|

Polish students clean up local Jewish cemetery in Zalewo Activists take care of site in north of country, which was home two some dozen Jewish families before World War II

WARSAW, Poland — Students of a school in northern Poland cleaned up the local Jewish cemetery and learned to read the Hebrew inscriptions on the gravestones.

The students in Zalewo were joined in the task by their teachers and a priest.

Before World War II, the town of Zalewo was located in Germany. A dozen or so Jewish families lived there. During the war the town was almost completely destroyed. A Jewish cemetery with some tombstones survived. Today, some 3,000 people live […]

2019-11-01T20:10:16+00:00November 1st, 2019|Life in Poland, News and Culture|

Moshe Shapiro, in Warsaw’s kosher kitchen after shabbat services held in the Beit Midrash on ul. Twarda. January 13, 1979.

2019-11-13T02:22:11+00:00November 1st, 2019|Life in Poland, Photo Fridays with Chuck Fishman|

Polish Jews 2013 Sunday morning services during Sukkot in Nozyk Synagogue. Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 22, 2013. The Nozyk Synagogue was the only synagogue, of 400 in Warsaw, to remain intact thru WWII.

2019-10-17T20:39:36+00:00October 18th, 2019|Life in Poland, Photo Fridays with Chuck Fishman|