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Why Such a Polish-Jewish Lovefest?

The recent Forward article entitled “Why Poland’s Jews Mourn Their President” seems to be answering the elephant-sized question that many have been silently asking themselves: Why are so many Jewish organizations (including March of the Living) and The State of…

Obituary

I learned of Arnold Foster by reading his obituary, which arrived through the wire about a day ago. The JTA reports: Arnold Foster, an attorney who had a nearly 60-year career at the Anti-Defamation League, has died. Foster fought against…

In Defense of the Local

In Dan Sieradski’s recent web project 31 Days, 31 Ideas, cartoonist and rootsman thinker Eli Valley suggests that the American Jewish community create “Birthright Diaspora.” Awkwardly conceived as a 10-day immersion in a Jewish diasporic site, the manifesto suggests that…

Jewish Tension

In recent days, the hype about the building of a new progressive Orthodox town in Israel has many people noticing. Led by Rabbi Asher Lopatin, the town currently being built will be named Carmit. As Lisa Pevtzow of the Chicago…

Jewschool in Poland

Are you a Jewschool reader in Poland? If you are, Jewschool would love to hear from you! A member of Jewschool’s editorial board will be in Krakow this June-July for the Jewish Culture Festival and in Warsaw, Chmielnik, and Szczebrzeszyn…