leshone toyve (to a good year)! Henryk Robak remembers the cantors who sung at High Holiday services at the Great Synagogue of Warsaw, where he spent his childhood before World War Two.
Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimlett, curator of the newly-opened Museum of the History of Polish Jews, discusses how the museum works to strike a balance in presenting the 1000-year history of Jews in Poland.
I am still busy recording amazing stories from Yiddish writers and scholars here in Israel. Leading Israeli historian Israel Bartal remembers the presence of Eastern European culture and Yiddish language in his childhood in Tel Aviv, then Palestine.