| Apr 10, 2010
| 6:16 PM
Tears are flowing in the streets of Greenpoint, the heart of Brooklyn's large Polish community.
"I cry because it's my country," said Elizabeth Kukikla. "I live for 24 years here and I never forget my country."
Before settling in Greenpoint three...
| Apr 11, 2010
| 4:19 PM
Officials in the Russian region where a plane crash killed Poland's president and 95 others yesterday say Russian dispatchers had asked the plane's Polish crew members to divert from the military airport where they were trying to land.
| Apr 11, 2010
Poland's government moved swiftly Sunday to show that it was staying on course after the deaths of its president and dozens of political, military and religious leaders, even as tens of thousands of Poles expressed their grief over the plane crash in...
| Apr 11, 2010
| 4:37 PM
Church bells across Brooklyn's Polish community summoned people to mourn the loss of Polish president Lech Kazinski.
Hundreds of Parishioners packed St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Greenpoint, which was standing room only Sunday. The corner church, on...
| Mar 14, 2010
In fall 2005, Rosanna Gamson had one of those jarring, do-or-die career epiphanies as she watched a production by the avant-garde Polish theater company Song of the Goat at UCLA. "The way those performers sang, danced and told a story moved and...
| Apr 18, 2010
Some 150,000 Poles paid their last respects to Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife, Maria, as the couple were interred Sunday among kings, poets and statesmen in the ancient Wawel Cathedral in a ceremony long on tradition but short on world...
| Nov 13, 2010
Henryk Gorecki, a Polish composer famous for his Third Symphony, also known as the "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs," died Friday following a serious illness. He was 76.
Gorecki (pronounced Go-RET-ski) died in the cardiology ward at a hospital in his home...
| Aug 1, 2010
A Thousand Peaceful Cities
Jerzy Pilch, translated from the Polish by David Frick
Open Letter: 144 pp., $14.95 paper
There's a serious question at the center of Jerzy Pilch's comic novel "A Thousand Peaceful Cities": Is political violence ever...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 7:19 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the e-mail address for Joanna Clay.
Philip Bialowitz made a promise before he escaped the Sobibór death camp in Poland: If he got out, he would share his story with the world.
On Sunday, visitors to the Chabad Jewish...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 1:31 AM
Midwest Aronia Association will hold their First Conference, bringing together the largest gathering of aronia pioneer, growers, and producers in the United States, on April 8-9th in Des Moines, Iowa.
Featuring speakers from the US and Poland,...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 2:39 PM
An exhibition on an all-but-forgotten era in Jewish worship, “Wooden Synagogues of Europe,” will open Sept. 13 at the Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. The 10 models are 1/40th scale replicas of synagogues built in...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 7:45 AM
A Boeing 767 on a flight for Newark, New Jersey, made a dramatic emergency landing at Warsaw, Poland's Frederic Chopin International airport Tuesday after problems with its landing gear, an airport spokeswoman said.
All the passengers on the flight, from...