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We have received bad news from Sieradz. Irena Kulesza, a Virtual Shtetl cooperator, told us that the former synagogue burnt down the previous night.TheMore
This coming Saturday, April 19th, will mark the 71st anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. This year, the date coincides with theMore
Eight people were awarded the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Medals. The ceremony took place yesterday, the 17th of April 2014, in the Museum of the History ofMore
A few days ago, the Jewish cemetery in Żelechów, in the Mazowieckie Province, was walled in. The works were commissioned by the Foundation for the PreservationMore
Pesach is one of the most important Jewish holidays. It is presented in the Museum of the History of Polish Jews on many levels.A unique crack inMore
A few weeks ago, we talked about the casting for the main protagonist in a documentary film about the life and works of Bruno Schulz. Finally, the actorMore
Archaeologists have arrived in the Krasiński Garden in Warsaw once again. Another phase of the search for the lost archive of the Bund party has begun.InMore