Several years ago I read about an old Jewish prayer room that was discovered in the basement of a building in Lviv. Finally, thanks to my friend Sarah who obtained instructions on how to find it, I was able to see it in person. (Though only on our second attempt […]Read More
‘The Lost: The Search for Six of Six Million’
I recently finished reading Daniel Mendelsohn’s book The Lost: The Search for Six of Six Million about his search for what happened to six of his relatives during the Holocaust. He searched specifically for the fates of relatives who lived in Bolekhiv, Ukraine, a place where his Jewish ancestors settled many […]
Maramaros: ‘The Lost Jewish Music of Transylvania’
“If the real Jewish music of Transylvania is gone, this disc makes sure it will not be forgotten.” – See more here.