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World Premiere of “We Keep Coming Back” in Krakow

World Premiere of “We Keep Coming Back” in Krakow

Added 2016-06-30

Canadian-Jewish actor Michael Rubenfeld, in collaboration with his mother and child of Holocaust...

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Preserving Memory Awards Ceremony

Preserving Memory Awards Ceremony

Added 2016-06-28

Since 1998, Michael Traison has been honouring Poles who actively take part in preserving Polish-Jewish heritage and fostering Polish-Jewish...

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New Exhibition at Galicia Jewish Museum: A Single Point Perspective

New Exhibition at Galicia Jewish Museum: A Single Point Perspective

Added 2016-06-28

On Sunday, 26 June 2016, Erica Lehrer, American anthropologist and history professor at...

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Radoszyce. Tzadik's Yortsayt Attended by Kruler Rebe and the Town Vogt

Radoszyce. Tzadik's Yortsayt Attended by Kruler Rebe and the Town Vogt

Added 2016-06-27

Several hundred Hasidim came to Radoszyce for Tzadik Issachar Dow Ber's yortsayt. The local yogt met with the...

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Birthday of Marian Turski

Birthday of Marian Turski

Added 2016-06-24

26 June 2016 marks the 90th birthday of Mr Marian Turski – the chairman of the Council of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish...

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Memorable Days for Schools: “Folks-Shtime” on the End of the School Year

Memorable Days for Schools: “Folks-Shtime” on the End of the School Year

Added 2016-06-24

During the upcoming summer school holidays, in addition to regular news, we would also like to offer somewhat different, lighter historical...

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Pardes Festival – Encounters with Jewish Culture in Kazimierz Dolny

Pardes Festival – Encounters with Jewish Culture in Kazimierz Dolny

Added 2016-06-20

 16–21 August 2016 The Spichlerz Kultury Foundation invites everyone to the 4th edition of the...

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Zakhor – Color and Sound in Białymstok

Zakhor – Color and Sound in Białymstok

Added 2016-06-17

The Poland-Israel Center for Citizenship Education and the Jewish Community of Warsaw are organizing the 9th Festival of Jewish Culture...

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Sababa – Jewish culture festival in Upper Silesia

Sababa – Jewish culture festival in Upper Silesia

Added 2016-06-16

Another edition of the SABABA festival will be held in the Upper Silesian Jews Remembrance Home in Gliwice on 20-26 June 2016. In 2013 and...

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Another private house of prayer discovered in Będzin

Another private house of prayer discovered in Będzin

Added 2016-06-14

It is located in a basement, and has painted decorations on the walls Traces of a former house of prayer were found in Będzin (southern...

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Poland pays tribute to victims of German camps

Poland pays tribute to victims of German camps

Added 2016-06-14

The National Remembrance Day of Nazi-German Concentration and Death Camp Victims is commemorated on June 14. It has been observed since...

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"This theatre is our Anatevka, it is our home." Farewell performance by the Jewish Theatre

Added 2016-06-12

Hundreds of people came on Sunday to Grzybowski Square for an outdoor performance of Fiddler on the Roof. It is the last...

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JCF award for Karolina Jakoweńko of Cukerman's Gate

JCF award for Karolina Jakoweńko of Cukerman's Gate

Added 2016-06-12

Previous winners included Władysław Bartoszewski and Tad Taube. This year, the Award of the Jewish Culture Festival (JCF) in Kraków...

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Shavuot

Shavuot

Added 2016-06-11

Saturday sunset marks the commencement of Shavuot (Feast of Weeks), which is one of the highest holidays. It is also referred to as...

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"It is a result of long-standing negligence." TSKŻ comment on the Jewish Theatre

Added 2016-06-10

On Thursday, the developer closed the Jewish Theatre to the public. The actors perform in the street. The Social and Cultural Society of...

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Will a descendant of Wielkopolska Jews become Peru's president?

Will a descendant of Wielkopolska Jews become Peru's president?

Added 2016-06-09

Votes are being counted after Sunday's presidential elections in Peru. There is a chance Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will be the...

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"Bring Memory Back" programme final gala

Added 2016-06-09

A final gala of the 8th edition of the "Bring Memory Back" educational programme, run by the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish...

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Przemyśl resident cuts down on his own expenses to renovate monument to Holocaust victims

Przemyśl resident cuts down on his own expenses to renovate monument to Holocaust victims

Added 2016-06-08

A renovated monument erected on the execution site of over 1,500 Jews will be unveiled in Przemyśl at 11 PM on 17 June 2016. Przemyśl...

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Boards vandalized at the Jewish cemetery in Kutno

Boards vandalized at the Jewish cemetery in Kutno

Added 2016-06-08

The damage was done on Sunday night. An unknown culprit overturned a few boards that appealed to show respect at the burial...

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Help us identify photographs from collections of the Social and Cultural Society of Jews in Poland

Help us identify photographs from collections of the Social and Cultural Society of Jews in Poland

Added 2016-06-07

The Social and Cultural Society of Jews in Poland (TSKŻ) has offered POLIN Museum thousands of photographs from its collections. We want...

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Thousands of personal items of Auschwitz-Birkenau victims found

Thousands of personal items of Auschwitz-Birkenau victims found

Added 2016-06-07

Over 16,000 items belonging to the victims of the German Nazi concentration and death camp have returned to the Auschwitz-Birkenau...

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Cemetery in Żarnów tidied up. Anyone willing to support further work?

Cemetery in Żarnów tidied up. Anyone willing to support further work?

Added 2016-06-06

Until recently, it was difficult to see even fragments of matzevot from behind the thicket. Today, the Jewish cemetery in Żarnów...

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Jewish culture festival is about to start in Tarnów

Jewish culture festival is about to start in Tarnów

Added 2016-06-06

The “Galitsyaner Shtetl” Days of Remembrance of Galician Jews will start on Thursday, 9 June 2016....

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Jewish Theatre suspends performances, its site to be demolished

Jewish Theatre suspends performances, its site to be demolished

Added 2016-06-03

The announcement on the cancellation of performances was posted on the Jewish Theatre's Facebook page on Friday: "Due to technical reasons...

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“Can we talk about Poland?” exhibit in Australia

“Can we talk about Poland?” exhibit in Australia

Added 2016-06-02

The exhibition 'Can we talk about Poland?' can be viewed at the Jewish Museum of Australia until 31...

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"Citizen of the World" – David “Chim” Seymour's exhibition at Łódź Fotofestival

Added 2016-06-02

This year's anniversary edition of Fotofestival in Łódź is going to be a multi-dimensional journey. Thematic exhibitions "HIT THE ROAD:...

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Identification And Description of Photographs From the Collections of the Social And Cultural Society of Jews In Poland

Identification And Description of Photographs From the Collections of the Social And Cultural Society of Jews In Poland

Added 2016-06-01

Only a fraction of the pre-war Jewish community survived War World II. After the war, most of the Jewish survivors and their descendants...

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Lists of Jewish residents, synagogue blueprints, 100-year-old photos...

Lists of Jewish residents, synagogue blueprints, 100-year-old photos...

Added 2016-06-01

Employees of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Emmanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute learn about archival...

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Children's Day 50 years ago under the slogan

Children's Day 50 years ago under the slogan "We Want Peace!"

Added 2016-06-01

International Children's Day is celebrated today. See our photo essay based on the photo collections of the Social and Cultural Society of Jews in...

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