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Chief Polish rabbi climbs fence of barricaded Krakow synagogue

Chief Polish rabbi climbs fence of barricaded Krakow synagogue

Police detain chief rabbi, demand he explain attempt to enter synagogue.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 05/07/2019 07:37
Krakow community blocks Chabad synagogue

Krakow community blocks Chabad synagogue

Dispute leads Krakow Jewish community to hire security guards to block access to synagogue leased by Chabad community.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 01/07/2019 17:06
Kraków street named for rabbi, 300 orphans killed in Holocaust

Kraków street named for rabbi, 300 orphans killed in Holocaust

Street to be named for Rabbi David Alter Kurzmann caretaker of the Kraków ghetto orphanage who was murdered with the orphans he cared for.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/05/2019 17:54
Greg LeMond joins memorial bicycle tour from Auschwitz to Krakow

Greg LeMond joins memorial bicycle tour from Auschwitz to Krakow

Fifth annual 'Ride of the Living' joined by 3-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond.JTA, 04/07/2018 08:11
Watch: Hitler couldn't kill me

Watch: Hitler couldn't kill me

Holocaust survivor tells Arutz Sheva having a family is her way of defeating the Nazis. 'This generation should know and not forget.'Yoni Kempinski, 23/04/2017 20:44
First Jewish preschool in Krakow since Holocaust

First Jewish preschool in Krakow since Holocaust

Krakow JCC receives grant to create Jewish nursery school.JTA, 22/02/2017 10:27
Krakow march recalls centuries-old Jewish presence

Krakow march recalls centuries-old Jewish presence

Hundreds march through the streets of Krakow to commemorate the centuries-old Jewish presence in the city.JTA, 14/09/2016 04:33
Pope Francis becomes newest Krakow JCC member

Pope Francis becomes newest Krakow JCC member

Pope Francis is the newest member of the Krakow Jewish Community Center.JTA, 01/08/2016 05:35
Krakow: Night of Synagogues bolsters Jewish pride

Krakow: Night of Synagogues bolsters Jewish pride

7 synagogues of Krakow's historic Jewish district open their doors for a night-time mini-festival to raise Jewish awareness.Ruth Ellen Gruber, 06/06/2016 19:51
Outrage: Polish Nude Tag in Gas Chamber Reinstated

Outrage: Polish Nude Tag in Gas Chamber Reinstated

World Jewish Congress President condemns Krakow museum for returning offensive exhibit, after protest had previously closed it.Ari Yashar, 07/07/2015 17:42
Polish Exhibit Shows Nude Tag Game in Gas Chamber

Polish Exhibit Shows Nude Tag Game in Gas Chamber

Museum exhibit with video of nude men and women playing tag receiving patronage from Israel embassy; 'repulsive and offensive.'Ari Yashar, 05/06/2015 13:47
Judaism and Zionism in the Heart of Krakow

Judaism and Zionism in the Heart of Krakow

The world famous festival dedicated to Jewish culture in Poland is running in Krakow for the 24th year.Nissan Tzur, 29/06/2014 06:05
Exclusive Interview with Krakow's New Chief Rabbi

Exclusive Interview with Krakow's New Chief Rabbi

Rabbi Eliezer Gur-Ari, incumbent Chief Rabbi of Krakow, talks to Arutz Sheva on Jewish life - and anti-Semitism - in Poland.Nissan Tzur, 09/06/2014 19:17
A Jewish Rennaissance in Krakow

A Jewish Rennaissance in Krakow

'Israel Days in Krakow' bring in the crowds as students take pride in their Jewish identity.Nissan Tzur, 12/05/2014 11:28