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Information required on Wielicska
Posted by Marvin Davidow on 2002/04/07 12:07:07 US/Mountain
I am interested in Jewish Heritage in Poland. I will be there in about a week and I would like to get some information about a town called Wielicska, which is right outside of Crakow. I hoped you could perhaps direct me Thank You Marvin Davidow 404 Portland Drive Broomall,PA,19008 610 356 0468
Posted by Alice Josephs on 2002/01/29 10:21:47 US/Mountain
I am researching my family tree, originating in Hesse and Baden Württemberg, Germany and Ciechanow and Pultusk in Poland. The names are STERN/STARR, MELA, HERZ, ROESSLER, MAY, HOCHSCHILD, MAYERFELD, DON, JOSEPHS, MARKUS, GRÜN (GRUEN,GREEN), GRÜNEWALD (GRUENEWALD). The towns are ...
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Jewish Cemetery in Warsaw needs help
Posted by Krys Bienkowski on 2002/01/22 15:15:49 US/Mountain
Posted by Aryeh Moshe on 2002/01/09 02:03:09 US/Mountain
Aren't there places in the Gemarah and the Torah's commentators where they seem to contradict science? How should a Jew view these opinions that seem scientificly false? (Can you please give examples of these opinions? I think some are that the Rambam describes stars in a false manner. Also the Gemarah, maybe Rashi, has a discussion on if the earth revolves around the sun or vise-versa...)
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Yiddish Theatre on Second Avenue, New York City
Posted by Harold Ehrlich on 2002/01/09 01:17:23 US/Mountain
I am very interested in Yiddish theatre and am now doing a study of it. I would very much like to know anything you could tell me about the actual Yiddish theatres of New York City that were on Second Avenue. Also could you tell me something about which of the plays of Shalom Aleichem, i. l. Peretz and Mendele Mocher Soferim were actually performed; and who are the other playwrights whose plays were actually performed. Thank you very much.
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Posted by Viktor Lewin on 2002/01/03 15:31:57 US/Mountain
August the 22th of this year will mark sixty years since the last Jew was marched out of Losice, Poland.
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Jews in Weimar Berlin: New exhibit at Leo Baeck Institute, NY
Posted by Renata Stein on 2001/12/05 06:40:39 US/Mountain
The Perils of Prominence: Jews in Weimar Berlin LBI Exhibition, December 5, 2001 through March 2002
* Leo Baeck Institute Gallery, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16 Street, New York, NY 10011; Tel: (212) 744-6400 * Gallery hours: Mondays through Thursdays: 11 - 4:30 pm * Catalogue essay by David Clay-Large
Posted by Yitzhak on 2001/11/29 12:03:57 US/Mountain
I am thinking about conversion to Judaism (Yitzhak would be my choice for my Hebrew name) and naturally a number of questions are arising. It would be good to hear the opinions of others hence, I am posting here in the hope that there will be a response. Or, better still, several.
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looking for Jewish Artists
Posted by Dalia Finkelstein on 2001/11/19 07:28:46 US/Mountain
I am in my final year of an art degree course in Manchester, England.
I am writing a dissertation on 'Art and the Jewish Soul'
so I am currently looking for artists that portray the Jewish Soul in their work, if anyone knows of artists please can you let me know,