The 27th Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow, Poland, held in July 2017, is a sign of renewed interest in Jewish life 70 years after the Holocaust. (Courtesy of Krakow Jewish Culture Festival)
(JTA) — For close to 30 years, leaders of Polish Jewry have been celebrating what they call the revival of their once-great community from near annihilation during the Holocaust.
On occasions like the opening of Jewish kindergartens and other communal institutions, often held up as the first since the genocide, activists note milestones, contrasting them with the preceding devastation, communist-era oppression or worrisome developments elsewhere in Europe.
“As Europe is becoming …read more