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Poland: “Preserving Memory” award marks 20th edition; American Steven Reece & 7 non-Jewish Poles to be honored

  The “Preserving Memory” Award, founded in 1998 to honor non-Jewish Poles who preserve, promote, and care for Jewish heritage, marks its 20th edition this year. The awards were established by the American lawyer Michael Traison, who spends part of … continue reading →

CZ: cemetery restoration triggers backlash

Efforts to commemorate a destroyed Jewish cemetery and rescue its scattered headstones in the Czech town of Prostejov have met with protests that appear to be tinged with anti-Semitism — a rarity in the Czech Republic. The cemetery is question … continue reading →