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Fragment okładki „Chiduszu" 4/2022, który przedstawia ludzi pracujących w tzw. Białym Budynku (obok synagogi Nożyków w Warszawie) / Projekt okładki: Katarzyna Modzelewska

Chidusz 4/2022: The Jewish Crisis Centre

The Jewish Crisis Centre This month’s cover is an artistic vision of people working to help refugees in the White Building, next to Nożyków Synagogue, at 6 Twarda Street in Warsaw. It was there, after the events of the 24th of February, that the Jewish Crisis Centre was established. The newly-created body helps, on a…

Kate Bornstein na okładce „Chiduszu" 7/2021 / Autorka: Katarzyna Modzelewska

Chidusz 7/2021: A Queer and Pleasant Danger [a serial memoire]

The cover features Kate Bornstein – transgender lesbian activist, theorist, and performance artist, „a sublebrity in the pantheon of America’s queer and postmodern subcultures” whose memoire will appear in the next ten issues of Chidusz. But this issue also contains a much less colorful story – the tale of the post-war destruction of the Jewish cemetery in Kępno.

Fragment okładki „Chiduszu" 6/2021. Autorka: Magdalena Pelc

Chidusz 6/2021: Polish-Jewish literature, osteopathy and drag kings

On the cover of the summer issue: three Polish writers, whom we celebrate this year. In order to survive the Holocaust and be accepted by the Polish culture, Tadeusz Różewicz, Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński and Stanisław Lem had to hide their Jewish “stigma”. Is Poland ready to embrace their Jewishness?   Baczyński i Różewicz: Poets Under…

Projekt koronawirusowej okładki: Katarzyna Modzelewska (Instagram: @kmodzelewska_)

Chidusz 5/2021: From Cholera to Coronavirus

In the new Chidusz we write, among other things, about rabbinic responses to the problems of pandemics in previous centuries, the equality revolution in the Hebrew language and the forgotten Jews of Psie Pole/ Hundsfeld.