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Origins of Polish Jewry This Week in Jewish History Dr. Henry Abramson


This week marks the death anniversary of King Boleslaw V (The Chaste) in 1279. Boleslaw followed the tradition of his predecessors in Poland by creating incentives for Jewish settlement in Poland, including the establishment of Magdeburg Recht. Ultimately, these policies proved extremely attractive to Ashkenazi Jews from the Rhineland, making Poland a great center of Jewish civilization by the early modern period.

Bar Mitzvah for 64 Year Old Polish Jew!


Bar Mitzvah for 64 Year Old Polish Jew!

Polish museum looks at Jewish history in Warsaw