28 Nov | Tomasz Kozon | No Comments
When you think of the Jewish people, you’re bound to have some quite sombre associations: intolerance, persecution, the Holocaust… It’s a good idea to remember that these are not the only things you can associate with Jewish culture. And not the only things it’s worth to know about it. And the best way to learn about …READ MORE
20 Apr | Tomasz Kozon | No Comments
Anniversaries usually are associated with good things. Birthdays, holidays, marriage anniversaries… They’re all there to remember the positive things in our lives. But there’s also another kind of anniversary – the kind to help us remember what despite not being a pleasant thing to remember, must not be forgotten.
The anniversary that’s nearing is exactly that other, sad kind. Starting 19th April and ending 16th May back in 1943, the Jews of Warsaw carried out an uprising against the opposing Nazi forces that occupied their home – Poland. This year we commemorate 70 years since that brave, although tragic act.
28 Mar | Tomasz Kozon | No Comments
Easter (pl. Wielkanoc) is the most important annual religious feast in the Christian liturgical year. As that, in its core it’s not very different from the standard way of celebrating Easter around the world. There are, though, some interesting Polish traditions that stand out.READ MORE