Rediscovering Jewish Roots in Poland through Coca-Cola

Gunnar Inge Gjøvik Sortland

Gunnar Inge Gjøvik Sortland

The six degrees of separation is usually only two or three when it comes to Jews. Poland ended up being a perfect example when I attended a “Seminar on Wheels” for Jewish professionals with the Taube Center for the Renewal of Jewish Life in Poland.

We keep hearing that many Poles are discovering Jewish roots, but when I visited Poland recently I met precious few of these reported multitudes. “In August, everyone is on vacation,” we were told.

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