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Laura Quercioli Mincer

Laura Quercioli Mincer is a lecturer in Jewish culture and history in the Slavic countries at the University of Rome La Sapienza. She has written several articles and edited books on Jewish culture in Eastern-Central Europe. Her interests are focused mainly on Polish-Jewish literature and Polish-Jewish relations. She is currently writing a doctorate on post-World War II Jewish literature in Italy and in Poland.

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Ida Kaminska

Ida Kaminska’s life adventures, extraordinary talent, astonishing vitality, and passionate devotion to theatrical art and the culture of the Nation of Yiddish make her one of the symbols of twentieth-century Polish Judaism. She was influenced by her mother, Esther Rachel, who was the founder of modern Yiddish theater and an influential actress.

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