Over the last decade or so, statuettes of a Jew with a coin have been selling in big numbers in Poland. An exhibition in Krakow and newly published catalogue try to get to the bottom of this phenomenon.
The lovely cards that Max Lichtwitz sent to his son, from February 1939 until the outbreak of World War II, encapsulate a story about a father’s love for a son he would never see again.
The day the exalted king received a lean Jew with shining brown eyes at his palace.
While this new biography of Hanan Porat – the man who personified the Gush Emunim settler movement – is not particularly objective, it has some redeeming value.
Warsaw Ghetto uprising leader Marek Edelman fought many causes in his 90 years - all in the name of preserving the sanctity of human life, and never because he wanted to be a hero, according to the new Hebrew version of his biography.
Anachronism has always characterized the Purim Shpiel - and has also made it eternally relevant. Thus it is with a new staging of Itzik Manger's 'Di Megillah,' which he wrote when Hitler came to power