History of the Jews in Poland
The history of the Jews in Poland dates back over 800 years. For centuries, Poland was home to the largest and most significant Jewish community in the world. Poland was the centre of Jewish culture t...
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Shimon Peres, The Last Of Israel's Founding Fathers, Dies At 93
Former president and prime minister passes away in his sleep 2 weeks after suffering major stroke
Roman Polanski: No U.S. Extradition, Polish Court Rules
On Friday, Roman Polanski escaped a U.S. bid to extradite him from Poland over charges dating back to the '70s. A Polish court ruled that the law forbids Polanski's extradition to the U.S., with dist...
Auschwitz Love Story Between Nazi Guard & Jewish Prisoner Which Saved Her Life
An Auschwitz love story has emerged more than 70 years on from the depths of a Nazi concentration camp, where a Jewish prisoner fell in love with one of the SS guards at the camp, saving her and her f...
Stradivarius Stolen From Renowned Violinist Roman Totenberg Found After 35 Years
Renowned violinist Roman Totenberg left his beloved Stradivarius in his office while greeting well-wishers after a concert in 1980. When he returned, it was gone. Its case was later found in the basem...
Former Auschwitz Death Camp Guard Oskar Gröning To Go On Trial
A 93-year-old man who was assigned to confiscate the luggage of prisoners arriving at Auschwitz concentration camp in his capacity as an SS guard is to go on trial in Germany on Tuesday, charged with ...
Phil Chess
The Road Goes On Forever sung by Phil Chess.
Roman Polanski
Roman Polanski gives a masterclass on the making of Chinatown. Hear why he believes it to be his best film, and learn the stories behind his approach to scri...
Arthur Rubinstein
The film Carnegie Hall contains indelible scenes of some of music's top personalities of the 1940s at work performing.--John Ardoin, The Dallas Morning New...
Arthur Rubinstein Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 - YouTube
May 21, 2012 ... A. Rubinstein playing Beethoven's 5th piano concerto with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alexander Schneider.
Arthur Rubinstein - Arthur Rubinstein
The film Carnegie Hall contains indelible scenes of some of music's top personalities of the 1940s at work performing.--John Ardoin, The Dallas Morning New...
Artur Schnabel - Arthur Schnabel
Filmed in 1937 by Karol Liszniewski in Cincinnati, Ohio. Arthur Schnabel (April 17, 1882 -- August 15, 1951) was a classical pianist, who also composed and t...
Jews in the Middle Ages
The history of Jews in the Middle Ages spans the timeframe of approximately 500 CE to 1750 CE. This article covers the medieval history of Jews in the Christian-dominated Western European region. See ...
History of Jews in Poland before the 18th century
The History of Jews in Poland before the 18th century covers the period of Jewish-Polish history from its origins, roughly until the political and socio-economic circumstances leading to the dismember...
History of Jews in Poland before the 18th century - Wikipedia
History of Poland (966-1385)
The history of Poland during the Piast dynasty is the first major stage in the history of Poland. The Piast period lasted from the 10th through the 14th century, when Poland was established as a state...
History of Poland (966-1385) - Wikipedia
History of Poland (1385-1569)
History of Poland during the Jagiellonian dynasty is the period in the history of Poland that spans the late Middle Ages and early Modern Era. Beginning with the Lithuanian Grand Duke Jogaila (Władys...
History of Poland (1385-1569) - Wikipedia
History of Poland (1572-1795)
The early modern era of Polish history follows the late Middle Ages. Historians use the term early modern to refer to the period beginning in approximately 1500 AD and lasting until around 1800.The Ni...
History of Poland (1572-1795) - Wikipedia
Jewish Polish history during the 18th century
Jewish Polish history during the 18th century:
With the accession to the throne of the Saxon dynasty the Jews completely lost the support of the government. Although Augustus II the Strong (1697–1...
Warsaw Confederation (1573)
The Warsaw Confederation (January 28, 1573), an important development in the history of Poland and Lithuania that extended religious tolerance to nobility and free persons within the Polish-Lithuanian...
Warsaw Confederation (1573) - Wikipedia
Hasidim
Hasidim/Chasidim (Hebrew: חסידים‎) is the plural of Hasid (חסיד), meaning "pious". The honorific "Hasid" was frequently used as a term of exceptional respect in the Talmudic and early medieval p...
History of Poland (1795-1918)
In 1795, the Third and the last of three partitions of Poland ended the existence of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. Nevertheless, hopes for restoration of Polish independence were kept alive thr...
History of Poland (1795-1918) - Wikipedia
History of the Jews in 19th-century Poland
Jewish Polish history during the 19th century:
Official Russian policy would eventually prove to be substantially harsher to the Jews than that under independent Polish rule. The lands that had on...
History of the Jews in Russia and Soviet Union
The vast territories of the Russian Empire at one time hosted the largest population of Jews in the world. Within these territories the Jewish community flourished and developed many of modern Judaism...
History of the Jews in Russia and Soviet Union - Wikipedia
Haskalah
Haskalah (Hebrew: השכלה‎; "enlightenment" or "education" from sekhel "intellect", "mind"), the Jewish Enlightenment, was a movement among European Jews in the 18th–19th centuries that advocated...
History of Poland (1918-1939)
The History of interwar Poland comprises the period from the re-recreation of the independent Polish state in 1918, until the joint Invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939 at t...
History of Poland (1918-1939) - Wikipedia
History of the Jews in 20th-century Poland
Following the re-emergence of sovereign Poland after World War I and during the interwar period the number of Jews in the country grew rapidly. According to Polish national census of 1921, there were ...
History of the Jews in 20th-century Poland - Wikipedia
Jewish culture
Jewish culture is the international culture of the Jews. Since the formation of the Jewish nation in biblical times the international community of Jewish people has been considered a tribe or an ethno...
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Polish culture
The culture of Poland is closely connected with its intricate thousand-year history Its unique character developed as a result of its geography at the confluence of various European regions. With orig...
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History of Poland (1939-1945)
The History of Poland (1939–45) encompasses primarily the period from the Invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany to the end of World War II. The outbreak of the war followed the period of intense armament...
History of Poland (1939-1945) - Wikipedia