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Unusual discovery in Płońsk

Unusual discovery in Płońsk

Added 2015-03-27

A plate with a Hebrew inscription has been retrieved in Płońsk. It is a fragment of a tombstone from a Jewish cemetery. It is a cast iron plate

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Another grave discovered in the Chroberz Forest

Another grave discovered in the Chroberz Forest

Added 2015-03-26

A grave of people murdered during World War II, has been localised in the forest near Chroberz. The discovery is a result of a story placed on the Virtual

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American director made a documentary about Polish Jewesses

American director made a documentary about Polish Jewesses

Added 2015-03-25

The film entitled “The Return” by Adam Zucker tells a story of women living in Poland who discover their Jewish identity. The documentary will be screened

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Devastated synagogue in Zawiercie is a threat to safety of passers-by

Devastated synagogue in Zawiercie is a threat to safety of passers-by

Added 2015-03-25

The former synagogue in Zawiercie is in a very bad condition. The inhabitants are scared to walk past the building. The synagogue was erected in 1880.

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They discovered their grandfather’s books on the Virtual Shtetl website

They discovered their grandfather’s books on the Virtual Shtetl website

Added 2015-03-24

Again, the Virtual Shtetl helped to unveil a family’s history. This time, descendents of a mohel from Baczki found their grandparent’s books on the website. At

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Awards of the Jan Karski Society

Awards of the Jan Karski Society

Added 2015-03-24

During Kielce Christian-Jewish Encounters, the Jan Karski Society granted the Hana Goldszajd and Dawidek Rubinowicz Prize as well as the Menorah of Friendship

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Construction of the Sobibór museum may be reconsidered

Construction of the Sobibór museum may be reconsidered

Added 2015-03-23

Last September, ruins of gas chambers were discovered which may hinder the construction of the museum in the former Sobibór Nazi German extermination camp. Germans

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Book about Stefania Wilczyńska has been published

Book about Stefania Wilczyńska has been published

Added 2015-03-23

Polish readers have a possibility to get acquainted with a biography of Stefania Wilczyńska, co-worker of Janusz Korczak. The book entitled Dear Stefa

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