Eva Stachniak’s book offers a rare glimpse into the turbulent life and times of Bronia Nijinska and the waning days of the Russian empire. Nijinska’s talent was overshadowed by her brother but as he said, “Art is all that matters… Everything else is distraction.”
2016 Vol. 8 No. 1—Winter
CR takes this opportunity to publish a letter written by Eli Rubenstein, the Canadian Director of the March of the Living and an award-winning educator, to the JTA (Jewish Telegraph Agency) concerning its Dec. 11th article about Polish rescue efforts of Jews during WWII, followed by our own comments.
Hela can be exasperating. Her views on gender relations outdated and her national prejudices problematic, she says inappropriate things at the dinner table. But she is the aging relative you love anyway, for her frankness and spirit.
Back in 1999, Lipman sailed his little ship in the (mostly) smooth Polish sea. Back in London, they happily welcomed the EU-Polish immigrants. But the once smooth English Sea is getting increasingly turbulent. Not that the Polish sea has remained calm.