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We have recently written about the end of restoration works in the Jewish cemetery in Myslowice. Unfortunately, it was not long before vandals defacedMore
From 1942 onwards, a group of escapees from the Warsaw Ghetto found shelter in a household on Grójecka Street, which then belonged to Mieczyslaw Wolski.More
This Wednesday on the 5th of March 2014, the Galicia Jewish Museum, at 18 Dajwór Street, will inaugurate a series of workshops as part of the “Aleph-BethMore
On Monday, the 17th of March 2014, at 7 pm, the Jewish Theatre in Warsaw, at 12/16 Plac Grzybowski Square, will stage a charity concert in support of Ukraine.More
Last Satuday, on the 1st of March, 2014, Leonid Mendelewicz Lewin, a renowned Belarusian architect and long-time President of the Union of Belarusian JewishMore
For a few consecutive months, Virtual Shtetl has been keeping you up to date regarding the situation of the Regional Museum in Łęczna, which formerly housedMore
The Museum of the History of Polish Jews is currently on the lookout for volunteers who would like to help with the educational and social initiative “Daffodils”.More