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Polish officials, church leaders, rally around Gdasnk Jewish Community after synagogue attack

When an apparently deranged man threw a rock through the window of a synagogue in Gdansk, Poland on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, a remarkable thing happened. Local Polish law enforcement and elected officials responded quickly, and Catholic leaders swiftly and publicly expressed support for the Jewish community. “First, the police [...]

Rabbi Michael Schudrich: A Life Devoted to the Revival of Jewish Poland

Original blog by Avi Baumol: https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/rabbi-michael-schudrich-a-life-devoted-to-the-revival-of-jewish-poland/ In the summer of 2013 I had a meeting with Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich in Jerusalem in which he invited me to join him in helping to rebuild Jewish life in Poland. The position would entail me serving the community of Krakow, Poland as its Chief rabbi. [...]