The Warsaw Ghetto (Poland) Reviews
Newest Review: ... underground station on Zielna street and leads to Grzybowski Street. Here the ground floors are occupied by small shops where nails may be bought by the kilogram, as it was before the second World War when the whole of Grzybowski Square was designated as the square of the metalware trade. At the E Kaminska Jewish Theatre plays in Yiddish are performed and excellent Jewish songs may sometimes be heard, while at the back of the theatre in Twarda Street is the Nozyks Synagogue. It is still a Jewish temple, but open to visitors on Thursdays. The entrance is modern and uninteresting but the building itself is authentic with neo-Romanesque and... more
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by - written on 26/11/08 (Very useful, 165 readings)
Inter war Warsaw had the largest Jewish community in Europe. In 1938 about 375,000 Jews lived in the capital and this was 35 percent of the population, whereas on average about 8.5 percent of the remainder of Poland was Jewish. Varsovian Jews were incredibly dynamic and made an extraordinary contribution to life and the outlook of the city. Jewish education was developing, Jewish newspapers were published in both Polish and Yiddish and the Jewish theatre was in full bloom. In my review I want to take you back to the time when the Jewish Quarter was a thriving community and introduce you to some of the streets and areas that I pass through most days. Most of ... Read the complete review
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