About the Author


Rabbi Avi Baumol

Rabbi Avi Baumol is serving the Jewish community of Krakow as it undergoes a revitalization as part of a resurgence of Jewish awareness in Poland. He is also the Emissary of Shavei Israel in Krakow, Poland. He graduated Yeshiva University and Bernard Revel Graduate School with an MA in Medieval Jewish History. He is a musmach of RIETS and studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion in Alon Shevut. He served as a rabbi in Vancouver British Columbia for five years. Rabbi Baumol is the author of "The Poetry of Prayer" Gefen Publishing, 2010.

Death and Rebirth in Poland

At the gates of Birkenau with 150 cyclists, I recited a name for a name.

My Name is Elizabeth and I am Jewish

Growing up in the Ukraine, Judaism was closed off to me. But I refused to hide my identity.

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