Non-Jewish Poles establish Jewish-style restaurants throughout the country.
Warsaw — At a corner table in the Pod Samsonem restaurant, under framed etchings of the Bible’s Samson and of old Warsaw streetscapes, a middle-aged woman cuts up her “Jewish style” trout one recent evening.
Washington — History will remember former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher for relentlessly facing down communism and helping to turn back more than three decades of socialist advance in her country.
Texas researcher uncovers stories of Holocaust-era physicians and nurses who defied the Nazis.
Galveston, Texas — At the start of a lecture to two dozen physicians, nurses and academics in a classroom at the University of Texas Medical Branch here one recent morning, Cheyenne Martin poses a question.
In a northwest corner of Poland, an old-timer remembers a once vibrant Jewish community.
Szczecin, Poland — The Jewish senior citizens, dressed in casual skirts and suits, began filing into the headquarters of this seaside Jewish community shortly before sunset on the first night of Passover last week.
Argentine rabbi says Pope Francis wants ‘to learn the truth’ of Pius’ role during Holocaust.
Stewart Ain and Steve Lipman
Jewish Week staff
A dozen Jewish leaders and other clerics were invited to meet with Pope Francis one day after his inauguration Tuesday, among them the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, who said he hopes the pope will lift the “cloud” hanging over the Vatican.