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The Made in POLIN Festival is Coming Soon

The Made in POLIN Festival is Coming Soon

Added 2016-09-25

21 October 2016 will see the inauguration of Made in POLIN – a three-day festival organised on the anniversary of the opening of the...

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Jewish Theater moved to garrison, then to Fabryka Trzciny

Jewish Theater moved to garrison, then to Fabryka Trzciny

Added 2016-09-22

Warsaw authorities put forward a proposal for the new seat of the Jewish Theater. The Dybbuk and other plays will now be staged...

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Jewish cemetery in Wiślica fenced

Jewish cemetery in Wiślica fenced

Added 2016-09-22

The Jewish cemetery in Wiślica has a new fence. A memorial is going to be erected there this year. It is one of the...

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Reunion of Częstochowa Jews combined with the opening of the museum

Reunion of Częstochowa Jews combined with the opening of the museum

Added 2016-09-21

Meetings, concerts, the opening of the permanent exhibition and the March of Remembrance. The Reunion of the World Society of Częstochowa...

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The 17th edition of the Festival of Three Cultures in Włodawa begins on Thursday

The 17th edition of the Festival of Three Cultures in Włodawa begins on Thursday

Added 2016-09-21

Jews, Catholics and Orthodox Christians. For the seventeenth time, Włodawa invites everyone to the Festival of Three Cultures. From...

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Gan Eden. Restoring the memory of the Medem Sanatorium

Gan Eden. Restoring the memory of the Medem Sanatorium

Added 2016-09-20

On Thursday, a plaque devoted to the children and the staff of the Włodzimierz Medem Sanatorium will be unveiled in...

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Maria Piechotkowa Honored for Her Commitment to Preserving Poland’s Jewish Heritage

Maria Piechotkowa Honored for Her Commitment to Preserving Poland’s Jewish Heritage

Added 2016-09-19

Taube Philanthropies Honors Polish Architect Maria Piechotkowa, A Pioneer of Synagogue Preservation. Maria Piechotkowa,...

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Monument in the former ghetto in Kozienice destroyed

Monument in the former ghetto in Kozienice destroyed

Added 2016-09-19

The plaque commemorating Jews from Kozienice survived merely two days. The monument, unveiled last Wednesday, was damaged...

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Mojżesz Horowitz's tenement has been listed

Mojżesz Horowitz's tenement has been listed

Added 2016-09-19

The tenement located in Warsaw at 71 Wilcza Street has been entered in the registry of monuments of architecture. It was built in 1938 by...

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Meeting on the anniversary of the extermination of Sokołów Podlaski Jews

Meeting on the anniversary of the extermination of Sokołów Podlaski Jews

Added 2016-09-19

There will be prayers, candles and pebbles. On Thursday, the residents of Sokołów Podlaski and representatives of...

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The synagogue in Koronowo will become the town's landmark

The synagogue in Koronowo will become the town's landmark

Added 2016-09-18

Renovation works on the Koronowo synagogue (Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province) have been completed. Starting Monday, it shall house "Synagoga"...

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A monument in Kozienice commemorates the local Jewish community

A monument in Kozienice commemorates the local Jewish community

Added 2016-09-15

A monument dedicated to local Jewish community has been unveiled in Kozienice (Mazowieckie province). The monument is located at the...

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 Exhibition of Jewish cemetery photographs.

Exhibition of Jewish cemetery photographs. "A photographed gravestone is a trace of someone's life"

Added 2016-09-14

Littered and looked-after. Those with hundreds of matzevot, and those with all the gravestones stolen. The Direction:...

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In the footsteps of Poznan Jews: location-based game

In the footsteps of Poznan Jews: location-based game

Added 2016-09-14

Recruitment for the Fira 2016: restoration location based game has started. The players will...

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Havdalah and Museum on Wheels' visit in the Bialowieża Forest

Havdalah and Museum on Wheels' visit in the Bialowieża Forest

Added 2016-09-13

The Vocal Varshe band will play in Teremiski, and the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews' mobile exhibition will come to...

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Dani Karavan and His Installation in Katowice

Dani Karavan and His Installation in Katowice

Added 2016-09-13

The works of Israeli artist Dani Karavan in the Silesian Museum in Katowice. The exhibition opens this Friday, 16 September...

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Krakow. New museums in Płaszów and Podgórze to be created

Krakow. New museums in Płaszów and Podgórze to be created

Added 2016-09-12

The Historical Museum of the City of Krakow is planning to open museums of Podgórze and the former camp in Płaszów, as well as to...

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Hebrew books’ journey from trash bin to synagogue

Hebrew books’ journey from trash bin to synagogue

Added 2016-09-09

Books found in a trash bin in Rzeszów are already in the synagogue in Łańcut. Some of them will be part of the...

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Yortsayt in Przedbórz. This time in a reconstructed ohel

Yortsayt in Przedbórz. This time in a reconstructed ohel

Added 2016-09-08

Yesterday marked the anniversary of the death of Tzadik Yeshaya Weltfried of Przebórz. The yortsayt coincided with the completion of...

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Center for Yiddish Culture opens admissions to the Jewish Open University

Center for Yiddish Culture opens admissions to the Jewish Open University

Added 2016-09-08

Another semester of the Jewish Open University will start in October. This time the leading theme will be memory. The...

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Another Sobibor Run – history lesson on Holocaust

Another Sobibor Run – history lesson on Holocaust

Added 2016-09-06

Registration has started for the 17th Sobibor Run, which will take place on October 9, 2016. It is no ordinary sports competition. It is...

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Gorzów Wielkopolski. Are they German or Jewish gravestones?

Gorzów Wielkopolski. Are they German or Jewish gravestones?

Added 2016-09-06

Fragments of gravestones have been discovered under asphalt on one of the streets in Gorzów Wielkopolski. Some of them bear inscriptions...

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Tenth anniversary of Stas Wojciechowicz's rabbinical ordination

Tenth anniversary of Stas Wojciechowicz's rabbinical ordination

Added 2016-09-05

There was a special kiddush and candles on a cake. The tenth anniversary of receiving the rabbinical smicha by Stas Wojciechowicz was...

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Plaques with inscription translations to facilitate cemetery visits

Plaques with inscription translations to facilitate cemetery visits

Added 2016-09-05

Twelve plaques with translated epitaphs were installed at a Jewish cemetery in Białystok. They will offer tourists more information about...

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Upper Silesian Jews House of Remembrance – one of Silesia's leading brands!

Upper Silesian Jews House of Remembrance – one of Silesia's leading brands!

Added 2016-09-04

The Upper Silesian Jews House of Remembrance in Gliwice was given a prestigious distinction of "Marka – Śląskie" (Brand – Silesian)....

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“Dreidel” Children’s Club. Youthful hustle and bustle returns to Twarda

“Dreidel” Children’s Club. Youthful hustle and bustle returns to Twarda

Added 2016-09-02

Good news for all parents. The “Dreidel” Children’s Club has been opened in the seat of the Jewish Community in...

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First bell in the Jewish school in Łódź

First bell in the Jewish school in Łódź

Added 2016-09-02

New school year has started in the I.L. Perec Jewish School in Łódź, which in the past was attended by, among others, Gołda Tencer....

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Cross instead of Matzevah. Graves of Jews fallen in the September Campaign

Cross instead of Matzevah. Graves of Jews fallen in the September Campaign

Added 2016-09-01

A matzevah, a Christian cross, the Cross of Grunwald… Jews fallen in September 1939 are buried in various places and their tombstones do...

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The predicament of Jewish people at the outbreak of WWII

The predicament of Jewish people at the outbreak of WWII

Added 2016-09-01

On 1 September 1939, German troops invaded Poland. Around a dozen days later, the USSR’s Red Army gave support to Germans and joined the...

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