Krakow’s Jewish Fest Shows That philo-Semitism Is No Passing Phenomenon

With Poland now free for a quarter century, its medieval capital is an ever increasing hotbed of Jewish culture.

KRAKOW, Poland — For 10 days Krakow’s Kazimierz district, the city’s Jewish hub before the Holocaust, was filled with about 30,000 people rocking to Israeli hip hop, learning about generations of rabbis and doing other stuff a Jewish mother would love. (Or as Israeli Jews say, a Polish mother.)