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Liminal Lublin

“Liminal,” according to the online Free Dictionary, is “intermediate between two states, conditions, or regions; transitional or indeterminate.” This is a perfect reflection for me of the lovely little town of Lublin in southeastern Poland. Over its history it has … Continue reading

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The Crows of Majdanek (The Fifth Poland)

There is, of course, a fifth Poland, and that is Jewish Poland, past and present. The past saw Poland homing the largest number of Jews in Europe, some three million or so, roughly ten percent of the estimated pre-war population … Continue reading

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