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Simcha Jewish Culture Festival already for the 18th time

Simcha Jewish Culture Festival already for the 18th time

Added 2016-04-28

The Simcha Jewish Culture Festival will start in Wrocław on 28 May 2016. The leading theme of its 18th edition will be Lower Silesian Jews and...

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Do Warsaw Residents Miss Jews? Football Fans Helped Paint a Mural

Do Warsaw Residents Miss Jews? Football Fans Helped Paint a Mural

Added 2016-04-27

“I miss you, Jew” – this 30-meter-long slogan was painted on a wall near the Warsaw University Library yesterday. The mural was made...

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Pesach in Biskupiec After Nearly 80-Year Break

Pesach in Biskupiec After Nearly 80-Year Break

Added 2016-04-26

A group of Israelis took part in a Seder in Biskupiec. It was probably the first celebration of Pesach in the town since the times of...

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Zamenhof Centre No Longer Needed

Zamenhof Centre No Longer Needed

Added 2016-04-26

In a few months, The Ludwik Zamenhof Centre will disappear from the map of Białystok. Yesterday, the city council voted for its...

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Martin Gray, the Author of For Those I Loved, Passed Away

Martin Gray, the Author of For Those I Loved, Passed Away

Added 2016-04-26

Martin Gray, a Holocaust survivor and the author of numerous books, including his best-selling autobiography For Those I Loved...

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Probably Most Neglected Jewish Cemetery in Mazovia Cleaned

Probably Most Neglected Jewish Cemetery in Mazovia Cleaned

Added 2016-04-25

Twenty-one people cleaned the Jewish cemetery in Tarczyn (Mazowieckie province) last weekend. They still have a lot of work to...

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Sefer Serock Now in Polish

Sefer Serock Now in Polish

Added 2016-04-25

The Book of Serock. Indelible stories has been published. The book presents the history of Serock through the eyes...

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Chag Pesach Kasher ve-Sameakh!

Chag Pesach Kasher ve-Sameakh!

Added 2016-04-22

Pesach begins at sunset on Friday, 22 April. The holiday will last until the evening of 30 April. Pesach is a holiday...

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How matzo Was Prepared for Pesach at Tzadik Alter's Place

How matzo Was Prepared for Pesach at Tzadik Alter's Place

Added 2016-04-22

A matzo oven has survived in Góra Kalwaria. We have reached a person who remembers how it was used. Góra Kalwaria, or...

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Singer’s House Opens to Visitors. It Will Be Located Opposite a Synagogue from Wołpa

Singer’s House Opens to Visitors. It Will Be Located Opposite a Synagogue from Wołpa

Added 2016-04-22

Singer’s House, a new museum and educational facility, will be opened in Biłgoraj on Saturday, 23 April...

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Remuh Synagogue After Renovation

Remuh Synagogue After Renovation

Added 2016-04-21

The renovation of the Remuh Synagogue is almost complete. From Friday, it is going to be the main place of prayer for members of the...

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Spielberg and Grossman to Make Ringelblum Documentary

Spielberg and Grossman to Make Ringelblum Documentary

Added 2016-04-20

The documentary Who Will Write Our History? will present Emanuel Ringelblum and his activity. The film will be...

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Museum on Wheels comes to Serock

Museum on Wheels comes to Serock

Added 2016-04-20

The POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews' mobile exhibition will come to Serock, Mazowieckie Province, on Thursday, April 21...

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Jews in the Polish Army. New Exhibition at the Katyn Museum

Jews in the Polish Army. New Exhibition at the Katyn Museum

Added 2016-04-19

A new exhibition devoted to Jews who served in the Polish army has been opened in Warsaw. The exhibition will also visit other...

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How Was Monument to Ghetto Heroes Unveiled

How Was Monument to Ghetto Heroes Unveiled

Added 2016-04-18

About 25,000 people supposedly attended the unveiling ceremony of the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes. After 68 years, we revisit press...

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New Monument to Jewish Military Union Soldiers

New Monument to Jewish Military Union Soldiers

Added 2016-04-18

A renovated matzevah on the grave of Stefan Władysław and a symbolic grave of Paweł Frenkel and other Jewish Military Union soldiers...

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Warsaw Honours Participants of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Warsaw Honours Participants of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Added 2016-04-15

19 April marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Various events commemorating the occasion will commence two days...

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Local Activists from Kutno Bring Back Memory

Local Activists from Kutno Bring Back Memory

Added 2016-04-15

The Society of Kutno Land Friends has marked a cemetery and are now organizing a Memorial Day of Kutno Jews as they bring back the memory...

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Hillel International Launches Operation in Poland

Hillel International Launches Operation in Poland

Added 2016-04-14

Young Jews in Poland will have another organization. Hillel International is opening its Warsaw branch. Hillel...

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European Museum of the Year Award 2016 goes to POLIN Museum!

European Museum of the Year Award 2016 goes to POLIN Museum!

Added 2016-04-13

The European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) was presented on 9 April 2016 at the ceremony held in San Sebastian, Spain. We are proud to...

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Ger Days of Jewish Culture and the Museum on Wheels in Góra Kalwaria

Ger Days of Jewish Culture and the Museum on Wheels in Góra Kalwaria

Added 2016-04-12

The Ger Days of Jewish Culture will start in Góra Kalwaria on Wednesday, 13 April 2016. The Museum on Wheels team will also be...

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Czarny Dunajec Residents Tidy Up Jewish Cemetery

Czarny Dunajec Residents Tidy Up Jewish Cemetery

Added 2016-04-12

They did not wait for unspecified organizations. They simply came and cleaned the cemetery. The condition of the...

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Katyn, Smolensk, Warsaw: Polish Jews Commemorate Victims

Katyn, Smolensk, Warsaw: Polish Jews Commemorate Victims

Added 2016-04-11

Polish Jews took part in ceremonies honoring the people who died in Katyn and Smolensk. An ecumenical prayer was said...

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Playground and Parking Lot in Jewish Cemetery

Playground and Parking Lot in Jewish Cemetery

Added 2016-04-11

The authorities of Zamość have taken over the site of a 16th century Jewish cemetery. They will build a playground and a parking lot...

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Polish Jews – Victims of Katyn Massacre

Polish Jews – Victims of Katyn Massacre

Added 2016-04-08

Rabbi Baruch Steinberg, Second Lieutenant Mieczysław Proner... There were at least 438 Jews among Polish officers killed by the...

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Xenophobic Incriptions in Sochaczew Cemetery Finally Gone

Xenophobic Incriptions in Sochaczew Cemetery Finally Gone

Added 2016-04-07

Forty people tidied up the Jewish cemetery in Sochaczew today. Scribbles were removed from the ohel and gravestones and trash was taken...

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Markowa Museum Attracts Tourists

Markowa Museum Attracts Tourists

Added 2016-04-07

Several thousand people have already visited the Ulma Family Museum of Poles who Rescued Jews during World War II in Markowa.  Last...

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Resident of Przemyśl to Finance Monument Renovation

Resident of Przemyśl to Finance Monument Renovation

Added 2016-04-06

The site where a plaque marking the execution site of Przemyśl Jews is located is very neglected. One of the town's residents...

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Museum on Wheels in Grodzisk Mazowiecki

Museum on Wheels in Grodzisk Mazowiecki

Added 2016-04-06

Grodzisk Mazowiecki is going to be the first town to be visited by the Museum on Wheels this year. Museum on Wheels is...

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Płońsk:

Płońsk: "This Is My Piece of the Cemetery"

Added 2016-04-05

A fence has cut off access to the Jewish cemetery in Płońsk. Will a shopping mall be built there? Before 1939, the...

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Information Campaign About the Former Camp in Kraków-Płaszów

Information Campaign About the Former Camp in Kraków-Płaszów

Added 2016-04-04

“Do you know what place this is? Do you know what happened here?” Volunteers have started an information campaign for people walking...

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Rehearsals for Musical on March ‘68 at the Jewish Theatre

Rehearsals for Musical on March ‘68 at the Jewish Theatre

Added 2016-04-04

The musical will premiere on 29 April 2016 as part of the 65th anniversary ceremonies of the Ester Rachel Kamińska and Ida Kamińska...

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Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum to Change Exhibit

Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum to Change Exhibit

Added 2016-04-01

The site of the former German extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau features national exhibitions, including Polish, French, and Russian. They all...

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