April 2019

Polish Catholic Bishop Denounces burning of Jewish effigy on Good Friday

2019-04-23T20:24:42+00:00

from the office of Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich WARSAW - Last Friday April 19, which was Good Friday for Christians - the day commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus - residents of Pruchnik, a small town in Poland’s southeast sector, beat up and burned a doll that was meant to represent Jews. This hateful act evoked [...]

Polish Catholic Bishop Denounces burning of Jewish effigy on Good Friday2019-04-23T20:24:42+00:00

March 2019

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December 2018

Statement from Chief Rabbi of Poland Michael Schudrich Regarding desecration of Czestochowa Jewish Cemetery

2018-12-20T16:49:04+00:00

“Any act of vandalism against any cemetery is wrong and must be condemned. This most recent desecration of the Jewish cemetery in Czestochowa is painful and a strong reminder on how we need to find a comprehensive plan to preserve and restore our Jewish cemeteries. I have spoken to the Mayor of Czestochowa, Krzysztof [...]

Statement from Chief Rabbi of Poland Michael Schudrich Regarding desecration of Czestochowa Jewish Cemetery2018-12-20T16:49:04+00:00

Polish Chief Rabbi Attends Global Forum to Fight Online Child Abuse

2018-12-13T06:11:14+00:00

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – Rabbi Michael Schudrich, Chief Rabbi of Poland, was among a group of prominent world religious leaders who attended a global forum to fight online child abuse and exploitation in the digital world. The recent forum brought together 450 guests including religious leaders, NGOs and heads of industry to [...]

Polish Chief Rabbi Attends Global Forum to Fight Online Child Abuse2018-12-13T06:11:14+00:00

Anti-Semitism Never Disappeared in Europe. It’s Alive and Kicking.

2018-12-07T15:39:37+00:00

Source: CNN Anti-Semitism never disappeared in Europe. It's alive and kicking Analysis by Clarissa Ward, CNN (CNN)What does anti-Semitism look like in Europe in 2018? It's a 17-year-old boy, too frightened to wear a kippa (a religious skullcap) on the streets of Paris. It's an Israeli restaurant owner in Berlin who is told that [...]

Anti-Semitism Never Disappeared in Europe. It’s Alive and Kicking.2018-12-07T15:39:37+00:00

November 2018

2018-11-29T22:11:26+00:00

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/11/27/europe/anti-semitism-analysis-ward-intl/index.html  

2018-11-29T22:11:26+00:00

Rome exhibition honours Poles who helped Jews in WWII

2018-12-05T06:15:48+00:00

original link--http://www.thenews.pl/1/11/Artykul/394404,Rome-exhibition-honours-Poles-who-helped-Jews-in-WWII An exhibition documenting efforts by Poles who helped Jews during World War II has opened in Rome The exhibition at the Pontifical Urban University focuses on the history of the Polish Ulma family, who were shot by their country’s Nazi German occupiers for hiding Jews. Józef Ulma, his wife [...]

Rome exhibition honours Poles who helped Jews in WWII2018-12-05T06:15:48+00:00

2018-11-29T19:56:32+00:00

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/11/27/europe/anti-semitism-analysis-ward-intl/index.html

2018-11-29T19:56:32+00:00

A Community Reborn: Jewish Life and Culture in Krakow, Poland | Fox 5 Films | by Dana Arschin |

2018-11-12T02:35:36+00:00

original link: https://www.fox5ny.com/news/fox-5-films-a-community-reborn KRAKOW, Poland (FOX5NY.COM) - "A burst of Jewish life and culture can be found on the streets of Krakow, Poland." Old traditions have seen a resurgence in Kazimierz, which is the name of Krakow's Jewish quarter and where we found Jonathan Ornstein, a native New Yorker. Born and raised in Queens, [...]

A Community Reborn: Jewish Life and Culture in Krakow, Poland | Fox 5 Films | by Dana Arschin |2018-11-12T02:35:36+00:00

Poland’s Jewish Community Mourns Jews slain in Pittsburgh

2018-11-02T17:54:50+00:00

More than 100 people attended a memorial service at the Nozyk Synagogue in Warsaw this week for the 11 Jews murdered while praying inside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Lead by Chief Rabbi of Poland Michael Schudrich, community leaders and diplomats mourned read Psalms and chanted [...]

Poland’s Jewish Community Mourns Jews slain in Pittsburgh2018-11-02T17:54:50+00:00

October 2018

Statement, Rabbi Michael Schudrich Chief Rabbi of Poland

2018-10-27T23:58:10+00:00

"On Sunday October 28 at 5:30 p.m. we will have a memorial service for the Jews massacred in Pittsburgh. Our hearts are broken and our prayers are with the Pittsburgh Jewish community. This must reinvigorate all of us to fight anti-semitism and racism wherever it may be. 100% for tolerance. 0% tolerance for hatred." [...]

Statement, Rabbi Michael Schudrich Chief Rabbi of Poland2018-10-27T23:58:10+00:00

Polish officials, church leaders, rally around Gdasnk Jewish Community after synagogue attack

2019-02-28T17:58:34+00:00

Staff report   When an apparently deranged man threw a rock through the window of a synagogue in Gdansk, Poland on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, a remarkable thing happened.      Local Polish law enforcement and elected officials responded quickly, and Catholic leaders swiftly and publicly expressed support for the Jewish [...]

Polish officials, church leaders, rally around Gdasnk Jewish Community after synagogue attack2019-02-28T17:58:34+00:00

Polish officials, church leaders, rally around Gdasnk Jewish Community after synagogue attack

2018-10-18T13:52:43+00:00

When an apparently deranged man threw a rock through the window of a synagogue in Gdansk, Poland on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, a remarkable thing happened. Local Polish law enforcement and elected officials responded quickly, and Catholic leaders swiftly and publicly expressed support for the Jewish community. “First, the police [...]

Polish officials, church leaders, rally around Gdasnk Jewish Community after synagogue attack2018-10-18T13:52:43+00:00

Rabbi Michael Schudrich: A Life Devoted to the Revival of Jewish Poland

2018-10-18T13:42:53+00:00

Original blog by Avi Baumol: https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/rabbi-michael-schudrich-a-life-devoted-to-the-revival-of-jewish-poland/ In the summer of 2013 I had a meeting with Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich in Jerusalem in which he invited me to join him in helping to rebuild Jewish life in Poland. The position would entail me serving the community of Krakow, Poland as its Chief rabbi. [...]

Rabbi Michael Schudrich: A Life Devoted to the Revival of Jewish Poland2018-10-18T13:42:53+00:00

September 2018

Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich: “As Poland’s Jewish community continues to rebuild and reclaim its heritage, there are stories to be told, and lessons to be learned, for those of all faiths.”

2018-09-02T01:03:19+00:00

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoNC_GZgi5M&feature=youtu.be

Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich: “As Poland’s Jewish community continues to rebuild and reclaim its heritage, there are stories to be told, and lessons to be learned, for those of all faiths.”2018-09-02T01:03:19+00:00

Muslims and Jews test new bonds at Auschwitz amid season of intolerance in Europe

2018-09-01T21:26:39+00:00

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/muslims-and-jews-at-auschwitz-test-new-bonds-amid-season-of-intolerance-in-europe/2018/08/14/ef9223d4-95c4-11e8-818b-e9b7348cd87d_story.html?utm_term=.9f87566b4291

Muslims and Jews test new bonds at Auschwitz amid season of intolerance in Europe2018-09-01T21:26:39+00:00