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Sovereign empress of drawing and colour – Mela Muter (1876–1967)

Sovereign empress of drawing and colour – Mela Muter (1876–1967)

Added 2017-05-13

Maria Melania Mutermilch passed away fifty years ago, on 14 May 1967. She was known as Mela Muter, the first professional Jewish painter in Poland and

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Lag BaOmer 5777

Lag BaOmer 5777

Added 2017-05-12

The Lag BaOmer holiday started at sunset on Saturday, 13 May 2017. It is a day off work, with no learning taking place in cheders and yeshivas. According

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105 years of Agudath's existance

105 years of Agudath's existance

Added 2017-05-08

At the peak of its power, in the Second Polish Republic, at least 40% of Polish Jews voted for Agudath. It had its representatives among the deputies and

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Michał Klepfisz, Bund member, one of the pillars of armed resistance

Michał Klepfisz, Bund member, one of the pillars of armed resistance

Added 2017-04-22

“Another phone contact took place on the night of April 22 [1943]. – Michał Klepfisz is dead. He fell in battle. We don’t have much ammunition. We need

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Fascinating Jewish intellectual

Fascinating Jewish intellectual

Added 2017-04-14

On the centenary of the death of Ludwik Zamenhof, Virtual Shtetl prepared for you a number of texts written by Prof. Walter Żelazny, drawing the silhouette

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Biographical calendar of Ludwik Zamenhof

Biographical calendar of Ludwik Zamenhof

Added 2017-04-14

The most important dates in the life of Ludwik Zamenhof. 1859 – December 15. Ludwik Zamenhof’s birth in Bialystok. 1869 – beginning of education

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Ludwik Zamenhof's ideogram

Ludwik Zamenhof's ideogram

Added 2017-04-14

The selection of quotes from Zamenhof, showing the evolution of his ideological attitude throughout his life. 1881 (23 years old) – Territorialist:

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Zamenhof: You ask me to write in some detail about my life

Zamenhof: You ask me to write in some detail about my life

Added 2017-04-14

Zamenhof wrote countless letters, over a thousand have been found until now. Among them, three very important letters, of which he was convinced (he actually

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