Shaped from above like the Star of David, the roofless monument was built at the mouth of the town’s Jewish cemetery so as to comply with the laws of Judaism.
In a letter marking this year's Pesach, a major Jewish holiday, Poland's chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich wished all the best to all people celebrating the holiday. He admitted that this year's Passover will still be Pesach but will differ from what is expected.
After a year of painstaking work, Warsaw’s Miniature Park has unveiled an incredible reconstruction of Warsaw’s Great Synagogue, the original of which was the largest in the world. TFN’s Juliette Bretan was there.
In 2001, the Jagiellonian University in Krakow decided to open a Jewish Studies department after noticing a resurgence in young Poles interested in Judaism and the Jewish culture – both of which had otherwise all but disappeared after the Holocaust.