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The March of Remembrance will take place in Warsaw

The March of Remembrance will take place in Warsaw

Added 2014-07-22

On July 22, 1942 the Nazis commenced deportation of the Jews imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto to the death camp in Treblinka. Within the subsequent two

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A Schindler’s List survivor to visit his home town of Krosno

A Schindler’s List survivor to visit his home town of Krosno

Added 2014-07-21

Alexander Białywłos-White, a 91-year-old former resident of Krosno saved by Oskar Schindler, is visiting Poland. He shared his experiences in an autobiography

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What will happen with the matzevas from Zwoleń and Utniki?

What will happen with the matzevas from Zwoleń and Utniki?

Added 2014-07-21

On Sunday, representatives of the “From the Depths” organization visited the town of Zwoleń. The aim of their visit was to search for Jewish grave stones

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Memoirs from Opoczno in Polish

Memoirs from Opoczno in Polish

Added 2014-07-18

The Opoczno Yizkor Book will be finally translated into Polish. The local Regional Museum undertook to translate and publish the volume. The work will

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And yet again bones in cemeteries

And yet again bones in cemeteries

Added 2014-07-18

Last Friday we wrote about the dug up Jewish cemetery in Wizna. This week we received similar information from no less than three other places.Situation

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The plates from Majdanek

The plates from Majdanek

Added 2014-07-17

In a few days’ time, on July 22, 2014, a new temporary exhibition entitled “The Inmates of Majdanek” will be opened at the Majdanek State Museum.The objects

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Added 2014-07-16

We are very sad to announce that Szymon Szurmiej passed away at the age of 91 on July 16, 2014.Szymon Szurmiej was the General and Artistic Director of

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“Museum on Wheels” goes to Brzeziny

“Museum on Wheels” goes to Brzeziny

Added 2014-07-16

“Museum on Wheels” – a mobile, interactive exhibition prepared by the Museum of the History of Polish Jews together with the Regional Museum in Brzeziny

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