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Another grave discovered in the Chroberz Forest

Another grave discovered in the Chroberz Forest

Added 2015-03-26

A grave of people murdered during World War II, has been localised in the forest near Chroberz. The discovery is a result of a story...

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American director made a documentary about Polish Jewesses

American director made a documentary about Polish Jewesses

Added 2015-03-25

The film entitled “The Return” by Adam Zucker tells a story of women living in Poland who discover their Jewish identity. The...

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Devastated synagogue in Zawiercie is a threat to safety of passers-by

Devastated synagogue in Zawiercie is a threat to safety of passers-by

Added 2015-03-25

The former synagogue in Zawiercie is in a very bad condition. The inhabitants are scared to walk past the building. The...

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They discovered their grandfather’s books on the Virtual Shtetl website

They discovered their grandfather’s books on the Virtual Shtetl website

Added 2015-03-24

Again, the Virtual Shtetl helped to unveil a family’s history. This time, descendents of a mohel from Baczki found their grandparent’s...

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Awards of the Jan Karski Society

Awards of the Jan Karski Society

Added 2015-03-24

During Kielce Christian-Jewish Encounters, the Jan Karski Society granted the Hana Goldszajd and Dawidek Rubinowicz Prize as well as the...

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Construction of the Sobibór museum may be reconsidered

Construction of the Sobibór museum may be reconsidered

Added 2015-03-23

Last September, ruins of gas chambers were discovered which may hinder the construction of the museum in the former Sobibór Nazi German...

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Book about Stefania Wilczyńska has been published

Book about Stefania Wilczyńska has been published

Added 2015-03-23

Polish readers have a possibility to get acquainted with a biography of Stefania Wilczyńska, co-worker of Janusz Korczak. The book...

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Monument to honour Henryk Sławik and Jozsef Antall to be erected in Katowice

Monument to honour Henryk Sławik and Jozsef Antall to be erected in Katowice

Added 2015-03-19

Sławik and Antall are responsible for rescuing about 5,000 Jews. On Saturday, the monument to them will be unveiled by the presidents of...

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Exhibition devoted to Jewish members of local government on display at the Old Synagogue in Krakow

Exhibition devoted to Jewish members of local government on display at the Old Synagogue in Krakow

Added 2015-03-19

Today, the exhibition entitled “The Architects of Modern Krakow. Jews in the Municipal, Economic, and Finance Authorities of the City...

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Book on the Jews of Jarosław

Book on the Jews of Jarosław

Added 2015-03-18

The book entitled “Zarys historii Żydów w Jarosławiu i okolicy. Holokaust, czasy powojenne i współczesne”   (The...

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The erection of the Museum of Poles Rescuing Jews is about to be completed

The erection of the Museum of Poles Rescuing Jews is about to be completed

Added 2015-03-18

In December, the Ulm Family Museum of Poles Rescuing Jews will be opened in the Podkarpackie Province. The works are proceeding as...

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Mendelsohn’s birthday to be commemorated in Olsztyn

Mendelsohn’s birthday to be commemorated in Olsztyn

Added 2015-03-17

Olsztyn is preparing for the anniversary of Erich Mendelsohn’s birth. This well-known architect was born on 21 March 1887 in a house...

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A series of lectures on Jewish youth movement is being launched

A series of lectures on Jewish youth movement is being launched

Added 2015-03-17

The JCC Warszawa and the Hashomer Hatzair invite interested parties to the first meeting of the cycle devoted to the Jewish youth and...

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When will Hassidic Centre in Leżajsk become a reality?

When will Hassidic Centre in Leżajsk become a reality?

Added 2015-03-16

The number of people who came to Leżajsk for the latest yarzheit of Tsaddik Elimelech remains unknown. According to the local radio...

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Adlojada Jewish Culture Days

Adlojada Jewish Culture Days

Added 2015-03-16

On Tuesday, 17 March 2015, the Jewish Cultural Days called “Adlojada” will begin in Szczecin. This year’s edition is organised under...

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Elites and Jewish community leaders during World War II

Elites and Jewish community leaders during World War II

Added 2015-03-13

On 27-28 October 2015, the conference “Jewish Elites and Jewish Community Leaders during the Second World War (1939-1945)” will be...

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Jewish films in Gdansk

Jewish films in Gdansk

Added 2015-03-12

On 26-28 March 2015, the “Shalom Polin 2. The Gdansk Review of Jewish Films” will be held in Gdansk. Film...

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Operation Reinhardt to be remembered in Lublin

Operation Reinhardt to be remembered in Lublin

Added 2015-03-12

On Monday, 16 March 2015, residents of Lublin will remember their former Jewish neighbors. At the night of 16-17 March...

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The Chmielnikers are promoting their new record

The Chmielnikers are promoting their new record

Added 2015-03-11

On Sunday, 15 March 2015, at 4.00 p. m., the Education Museum Centre “Świętokrzyski Sztetl” invites general public to a concert of...

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Gołda Tencer and her story

Gołda Tencer and her story

Added 2015-03-10

The Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute invites general public to the meeting with Gołda Tencer. The meeting will be held on 17 March...

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Adam Kopciowski in the Salon of Interesting People

Adam Kopciowski in the Salon of Interesting People

Added 2015-03-10

In Lublin, a subsequent cycle of meetings under the title “The Salon of Interesting People” begins. This time, the guest of the Salon...

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Matzevot from a museum and a private estate transferred to the cemetery

Matzevot from a museum and a private estate transferred to the cemetery

Added 2015-03-09

On Friday, fragments of matzevot were transferred to the Jewish cemetery in Kazimierz Dolny. Some of them were held in the collection of...

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Torah scrolls to be renovated

Torah scrolls to be renovated

Added 2015-03-09

The Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage will tend the restoration of the fragments of the Torah from Zamość and the...

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Photographs by Julia Pirotte in Kielce

Photographs by Julia Pirotte in Kielce

Added 2015-03-06

On Wednesday, 11 March 2015, at 6.00 p.m., at the Institute for the Culture of Encounter and Dialogue of the Jan Karski Society in Kielce...

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Support statutory activities of the POLIN Museum

Support statutory activities of the POLIN Museum

Added 2015-03-06

If you are a taxpayer in Poland, you can support the Museum’s statutory activities with a donation of 1% of your income tax made to one...

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The European Day of Remembrance for the Righteous

The European Day of Remembrance for the Righteous

Added 2015-03-05

On Friday, 6 March, the European Day of Remembrance for the Righteous is celebrated. At the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews,...

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Residents of Krakow will tidy up the area of the former Płaszów camp

Residents of Krakow will tidy up the area of the former Płaszów camp

Added 2015-03-05

The action will take place on Sunday, 22 March 2015. It is an initiative of the users of the Yelp.pl website. The camp...

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Court trial for insulting pilgrims and demolishing memorial plaques on the ohel in Lelów

Court trial for insulting pilgrims and demolishing memorial plaques on the ohel in Lelów

Added 2015-03-05

On Tuesday, a bill of indictment against three residents of Lelów was delivered to the District Court in Myszków. It is the effect of an...

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Purim 5775!

Purim 5775!

Added 2015-03-04

Tonight, on 14 Adar, the Purim begins. This joyful holiday is celebrated to commemorate the salvation of Jews from extermination...

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History of a Krakow family in recollection of Marcel Kurzmann

History of a Krakow family in recollection of Marcel Kurzmann

Added 2015-03-04

The Historical Museum of the City of Krakow invites general public to a meeting with Marcel Kurzmann. The meeting will be held in Krakow,...

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What places will “The Museum on Wheels” visit this year?

What places will “The Museum on Wheels” visit this year?

Added 2015-03-03

The list of towns which will be visited by the team of “The Museum on Wheels” in 2015 has just been...

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Anniversary of March ‘68

Anniversary of March ‘68

Added 2015-03-02

The anniversary of the March 1968 Events is approaching. In the aftermath of the events, communist authorities forced many Polish Jews to...

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Dormitory basements conceal traces of synagogue

Dormitory basements conceal traces of synagogue

Added 2015-03-02

Rocks and wall fragments have been revealed in the basements of the dormitory in Szczecinek. These are probably remnants of the demolished...

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