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Mordechai Dovid Unger in Poland

Mordechai Dovid Unger in Poland

Added 2015-08-27

On Wednesday Mordechai Dovid Unger, Rebbe of the Bobov45 Movement, commenced his pilgrimage in Poland. He prayed for happiness and...

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Singer’s Warsaw: Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett and Grzegorz Turnau

Singer’s Warsaw: Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett and Grzegorz Turnau

Added 2015-08-26

On Wednesday, August 25th, 2015, POLIN Museum’s Chief Curator of the Core Exhibition and Advisor to the Director, Barbara...

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The Question All Tourists Ask: How Many Jews Are There in Poland?

The Question All Tourists Ask: How Many Jews Are There in Poland?

Added 2015-08-26

On Monday, August 24th, 2015, the President of the Jewish Religious Community of Warsaw Anna Chipczyńska, and The Union of...

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Let's Try and Save Stefan Sendłak’s Grave

Let's Try and Save Stefan Sendłak’s Grave

Added 2015-08-26

Mr. Stefan Sendłak is a forgotten hero. He was an activist for PPS [Polska Partia Socjalistyczna – Polish Socialist...

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An Educational Project  for Students of Polish Schools is Launched

An Educational Project for Students of Polish Schools is Launched

Added 2015-08-25

Foundation for the Preservation of the Jewish Heritage in Poland is hereby inviting you to participate in the “To Bring Memory Back”...

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Children of the Holocaust’s Exhibition „My Jewish Parents, My Polish Parents…”

Children of the Holocaust’s Exhibition „My Jewish Parents, My Polish Parents…”

Added 2015-08-25

On Sunday a vernissage for the exhibition “My Jewish Parents, My Polish Parents…” was held at the Austrian Culture Forum in...

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End of Shabbat at the former Stalin’s Palace

End of Shabbat at the former Stalin’s Palace

Added 2015-08-24

Several thousand people attended the Havdalah ceremony at the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, known in the 1950s as the Joseph...

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Jewish Ethnography and Folklore Conference

Jewish Ethnography and Folklore Conference

Added 2015-08-24

The National Museum of Ethnography in Warsaw will host the International Conference “Jewish Ethnography and Folklore in Poland before 1945”,...

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The Wisla River Uncovers Relics of World War II

The Wisla River Uncovers Relics of World War II

Added 2015-08-21

An old wagon that historians claim is linked with the Warsaw Ghetto has been found at the bottom of the Wisla River....

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Girls from Youth Detention Centre Tidy A Mass Grave Memorial

Girls from Youth Detention Centre Tidy A Mass Grave Memorial

Added 2015-08-21

The monument on the mass grave in Zawiercie has been maintained by girls from a youth detention centre. The grave,...

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73rd Anniversary of the Liquidation of the Otwock Ghetto Remembrance March

73rd Anniversary of the Liquidation of the Otwock Ghetto Remembrance March

Added 2015-08-20

In a very emotional ceremony held alongside the railroad tracks in Otwock, Holocaust survivors Marek Oren and Jozef Panitzmann told the...

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Yarzeit in Przedborz

Yarzeit in Przedborz

Added 2015-08-20

This past Wednesday prayers were said at the grave of tzadik Isaiah of Przeborz, marking the 175th anniversary of his...

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Added 2015-08-19

Cemetery walking tour to honour the Memory of Holocaust victims This coming Sunday, August 23rd, the...

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Cemetery Construction Plans Divide Lithuania’s Jewish Community

Cemetery Construction Plans Divide Lithuania’s Jewish Community

Added 2015-08-19

The Chief Rabbi of Lithuania, Chaim Burstein, has had his job contract terminated. In the background of this controversy, there is a...

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Monument at the Cemetery in Jasienica Rosielna

Monument at the Cemetery in Jasienica Rosielna

Added 2015-08-18

At the cemetery in Jasienica Rosielna in the Podkarpackie Province, a monument commemorating people murdered in there was unveiled last...

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The Week of Remembrance in the Sądecczyzna Region

The Week of Remembrance in the Sądecczyzna Region

Added 2015-08-18

August 1942 was a tragic month for Jews of the Sądecczyzna Region, as Germans exterminated many local Jewish communities that month. In...

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New Issue of the “Miasteczko Poznań” (or

New Issue of the “Miasteczko Poznań” (or "Poznań Shtetl") Periodical has been Published

Added 2015-08-17

Containing nearly 300 pages of interesting material, readers will find poems by Hanoch Lewin and Natan Gros as well as works in prose by...

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City of Maków Mazowiecki to Revitalize their Former House of Prayer

City of Maków Mazowiecki to Revitalize their Former House of Prayer

Added 2015-08-17

The Maków Mazowiecki authorities are developing a project to revitalize the city’s former house of prayer. The...

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The Pardes Festival – encounters with Jewish  culture in Kazimierz Dolny

The Pardes Festival – encounters with Jewish culture in Kazimierz Dolny

Added 2015-08-14

The Festival aims at recalling the multicultural wealth of Kazimierz Dolny and the Lublin Province, and discovering...

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Search for Traces of Norwegian Jews in Belarus

Search for Traces of Norwegian Jews in Belarus

Added 2015-08-13

A project exploring the history of Jews who emigrated from Central and Eastern Europe to Norway at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries...

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Students Document the History of the Jews of Lubavitch

Students Document the History of the Jews of Lubavitch

Added 2015-08-13

Last week, a group of students made a list of matzevot and collected testimonies of witnesses of history in...

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“I. L. Peretz and His Circle” Conference

“I. L. Peretz and His Circle” Conference

Added 2015-08-12

From the 7th to the 10th of September,  the conference “I. L. Peretz and His Circle” will be held in Warsaw and...

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Revitalisation of Lvov’s Synagogues

Revitalisation of Lvov’s Synagogues

Added 2015-08-11

In Lvov, the project aimed at commemorating the destroyed synagogues of the former Jewish district of the city has commenced...

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Unveiling A Memorial in Międzyrzecz

Unveiling A Memorial in Międzyrzecz

Added 2015-08-11

On September 7th, 2015,  a memorial commemorating the Jewish cemetery in Międzyrzecz will be...

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73rd Anniversary of the Extermination of Otwock’s Jews

73rd Anniversary of the Extermination of Otwock’s Jews

Added 2015-08-10

On the 19th of August, on the 73rd anniversary of the extermination of Otwock’s Jews, the Social Committee of the Remembrance of the Jews of...

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12th Edition of Warsaw's Singer Festival

12th Edition of Warsaw's Singer Festival

Added 2015-08-07

In the last week of August, the Jewish Culture Festival “Singer’s Warsaw” will be held in Warsaw. For the first time the Festival will take...

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Matzevot Found in Opoczno

Matzevot Found in Opoczno

Added 2015-08-07

Tomasz Łuczkowski, the Director of the Regional Museum in Opoczno, and Andrzej Śliwka, the Director of the City Public Library, have...

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The 7th Edition of Days of Remembrance of the Jewish Community of Rymanów

The 7th Edition of Days of Remembrance of the Jewish Community of Rymanów

Added 2015-08-06

From the 12th to the 14th of August, “The Jewish House"–the 7th edition of the Days of Remembrance of the Jewish...

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Another Stage of  the “Museum on Wheels” Has Been Completed

Another Stage of the “Museum on Wheels” Has Been Completed

Added 2015-08-06

The Museum on Wheels’ the three-month tour throughout Western and Northern Poland has come to an end. A team of educators from...

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Polish Athletes Return from the European Maccabi Games with Medals

Polish Athletes Return from the European Maccabi Games with Medals

Added 2015-08-05

The European Maccabi Games in Berlin are coming to an end. About 2,500 Jewish athletes from 40 countries took part in the Games....

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The Zamość Memorial Book Will Find Its Way Back to Zamość

The Zamość Memorial Book Will Find Its Way Back to Zamość

Added 2015-08-05

The Zamość Memorial Book--or Yizkor book—generously donated by Lilli Haber from Israel, will be added to Zamość’s...

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Residents of Tomaszów Maz. have Taken Care of the Cemetery

Residents of Tomaszów Maz. have Taken Care of the Cemetery

Added 2015-08-04

This week residents of  Tomaszów Mazowiecki began tidying the town’s Jewish cemetery. This effort was initiated by young residents...

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Makabi Warszawa has been Registered!

Makabi Warszawa has been Registered!

Added 2015-08-04

The District Court in Warsaw has registered the MaKabi Warszawa Association, now the team is official! In spring 2014,...

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Prayers & New Exhibitions in Treblinka

Prayers & New Exhibitions in Treblinka

Added 2015-08-03

On Sunday, a ceremony commemorating the victims of the concentration camp took place in Treblinka and new exhibitions were opened on the...

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A Guided Tour of the Jewish Cemetery in Sanok

A Guided Tour of the Jewish Cemetery in Sanok

Added 2015-08-03

On Sunday, August 9th, the public will have an opportunity to tour the Jewish Cemetery on Głogowa Street in Sanok. Visitors...

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On the Anniversary of “W-Hour”

On the Anniversary of “W-Hour”

Added 2015-08-01

Celebrations marking the 71st anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising have been taking place over the past few days. Among the attendees was...

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