When the Russian aggression against Ukraine started in February of 2022, I did not anticipate that it would still be going on almost a year later. Clearly, all the history books I’ve read did not prepare me for a real European war happening in front of our eyes. As much as I hate to make […]
According to the most recent update provided by Poland’s Border Guard, over 7.43 million Ukrainian refugees have entered Poland since February 24, and around 5.6 million have left. Not everyone wants to stay in Poland or other countries where they’ve taken refuge; many people feel disconnected from their families and from reality. However, almost 25% […]
I’m sure it comes as no surprise that I haven’t slept much in the past month. I bet you can relate. At first, my sleeplessness was caused by the anxiety brought about by the Russian aggression on Ukraine and the fate of innocent civilians trapped in the middle of a war. After two restless nights, […]
FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION: DISCOVERING JEWISH ITALY (The article appeared in Moked/מוקד il portale dell’ebraismo italiano, on October 26, 2021 and was translated by Aleksandra Makuch) After several months of online meetings and sessions, the fifteen participants of the first edition of MiDorLeDor Italy finally managed to meet in person. They were joined by the […]
The importance of guarding and keeping heritage, no matter in what form, is a communal responsibility. Yesterday reminded me that it is also a personal one that is not mitigated over time.