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The Simchat Chajim festival to commemorate Wielkopolska Jews

The Simchat Chajim festival to commemorate Wielkopolska Jews

Added 2016-05-27

The festival of Jewish culture Simchat Chajim starts on Saturday, May 28, 2016. This time, the festival events will be held in six cities...

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We are celebrating Lag BaOmer holiday today!

We are celebrating Lag BaOmer holiday today!

Added 2016-05-25

On 25 and 26 May 2016, the Jewish religious holiday Lag BaOmer is celebrated. It is observed on the 18th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar...

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POLIN Museum among winners of the 2015 Sybilla Museum Event of the Year Competition!

POLIN Museum among winners of the 2015 Sybilla Museum Event of the Year Competition!

Added 2016-05-23

We are proud to announce that the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews has been distinguished in the 2015 Sybilla Museum Event of...

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Dziew/czyny demand street of Nora Ney, pre-war movie star

Dziew/czyny demand street of Nora Ney, pre-war movie star

Added 2016-05-23

Nora Ney Street may soon appear on the map of Białystok. Activists of the...

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Synagogue from Połaniec to be recreated in Sanok's Galician Market

Synagogue from Połaniec to be recreated in Sanok's Galician Market

Added 2016-05-20

For a year and a half, the Rural Architecture Museum of Sanok has been working on recreating a two-story synagogue from Połaniec. The...

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Jewish Motifs Film Festival starts today

Jewish Motifs Film Festival starts today

Added 2016-05-18

The 12th International Film Festival "Jewish Motifs" starts in Warsaw's Muranów Movie Theater today. Through Sunday, viewers will have...

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"A good rebbetzin is a wise woman". Rabbis' wives convene in Warsaw

Added 2016-05-15

An international conference of rebbetzins started in Warsaw's Nożyk Synagogue on Sunday. It is probably the first event of its...

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Coatroom token, tray, column fragments... What is left of the Great Synagogue?

Coatroom token, tray, column fragments... What is left of the Great Synagogue?

Added 2016-05-13

The Great Synagogue in Tłomackie St. in Warsaw was a huge building. Seventy-three years after the synagogue was destroyed by the Germans,...

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Former Cieszanów synagogue to serve senior citizens

Former Cieszanów synagogue to serve senior citizens

Added 2016-05-11

Until recently, the synagogue was falling into ruin. Now, from the outside, it looks like new, and has become a tourist...

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Man from Manufaktura. Jewish Entrepreneur from Łódź an Opera Hero

Man from Manufaktura. Jewish Entrepreneur from Łódź an Opera Hero

Added 2016-05-10

An opera inspired by the history of famous entrepreneur, Izrael Poznański, will be prepared in Łódź by 2018, for the 185th anniversary...

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International Film Festival “Jewish Motifs” Coming Soon

International Film Festival “Jewish Motifs” Coming Soon

Added 2016-05-10

Movie lovers can expect several dozen interesting films on Jewish subjects. The International Film Festival “Jewish Motifs” will start...

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New Synagogue Opens in Warsaw

New Synagogue Opens in Warsaw

Added 2016-05-09

Beit Centrum Ki Tov is a new and already the sixth synagogue in Warsaw. It was established by Beit Polska – the Union for Progressive...

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Construction of Museum at Former German Death Camp Sobibór to Start This Year

Construction of Museum at Former German Death Camp Sobibór to Start This Year

Added 2016-05-09

The Minister of Culture has announced plans to construct new museum in Sobibór and to protect mass graves. The work should start by the...

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March of the Living Starts for 25th Time. It Will Also Reach POLIN Museum

March of the Living Starts for 25th Time. It Will Also Reach POLIN Museum

Added 2016-05-06

Several thousand people from all over the world have taken part in the March of the Living. The main ceremony was held at the former death...

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[Un]Sacred and Matzevot for Everyday Use in Poznań. What Can You Do with a Gravestone?

[Un]Sacred and Matzevot for Everyday Use in Poznań. What Can You Do with a Gravestone?

Added 2016-05-06

Matzevot in sidewalks and abandoned crosses. Two complementary temporary exhibitions will be opened in the Ethnographic Museum in Poznań...

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Medals For Looking After Jewish Historical Sites

Medals For Looking After Jewish Historical Sites

Added 2016-05-05

Kornelia Kurowska and Ewa Romanowska of the Borussia Foundation have received medals for renovating an old funeral home and taking...

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YOM LASHOAH VE-LAGVURA. HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY

YOM LASHOAH VE-LAGVURA. HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY

Added 2016-05-04

This year’s Holocaust Remembrance Day (Hebrew: Yom hazikaron le-shoah ve-le-gvura) will open at sundown on Wednesday, 4 May 2016. The...

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New Mikveh in Nowy Sącz

New Mikveh in Nowy Sącz

Added 2016-05-04

A Hasidic centre is being built in Nowy Sącz. This week, a mikveh was opened. Nowy Sącz, a city in the Małopolskie...

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Searching for the Grave of Oświęcim’s Tzadik

Searching for the Grave of Oświęcim’s Tzadik

Added 2016-05-04

Hasidim want to reconstruct the ohel of Tzadik Dow Berisz Frommer of Oświęcim. The search for his grave began on...

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Conservation Office Subsidizes Renovation of Poznań Jewish Community Seat

Conservation Office Subsidizes Renovation of Poznań Jewish Community Seat

Added 2016-05-02

Poznań authorities have offered PLN 50,000 to complete the renovation of the facade of the building at 10 Stawna St. that houses the...

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Will Poland-Israel Plane Tickets Be Cheaper?

Will Poland-Israel Plane Tickets Be Cheaper?

Added 2016-05-02

Gdańsk, Lublin, Poznań and Wrocław may have cheap airline connections to Israel as the country's Tourism Ministry wants to subsidize...

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