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They Match Faces With Names

They Match Faces With Names

Added 2015-07-28

Recognising people immortalised in the pictures from archives of the Social And Cultural Association of Jews in Poland is underway....

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Tisha B’Av will be a day later

Tisha B’Av will be a day later

Added 2015-07-24

On Saturday at dusk, Tisha B’Av will begin. This year, the holiday will fall a day later than usual. Tisha B’Av is a fast day commemorating...

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Yarzeit of the Seer of Lublin

Yarzeit of the Seer of Lublin

Added 2015-07-23

At sunset on Friday, the yarzeit of the tzadik Yaakov Yitzchak ha-Levi Horowitz of Lublin will begin. The 200th anniversary of his tragic...

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Jewish weekend in Dukla

Jewish weekend in Dukla

Added 2015-07-23

Program of the Third Annual Jewish Cultural Day in Dukla! 31.07.2015, Friday 15.00-18.00 –...

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Jeiwsh cinema in Kielce

Jeiwsh cinema in Kielce

Added 2015-07-22

Between 27 July and 2 August 2015, Kielce will be screening films from the International Film Festival “Jewish Motifs.” The...

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Vacations at the seaside with Jewish  culture

Vacations at the seaside with Jewish culture

Added 2015-07-22

Vacations at the seaside with Jewish culture On 24 July in Sopot, the 10th International Encounters with Jewish...

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Will cheese from Włoszczowa conquer the Israeli market?

Will cheese from Włoszczowa conquer the Israeli market?

Added 2015-07-21

Another Polish company has begun to produce kosher food. Cheese from Włoszczowa is to be delivered to shops in...

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The Pardes Festival – encounters with Jewish  culture in Kazimierz Dolny

The Pardes Festival – encounters with Jewish culture in Kazimierz Dolny

Added 2015-07-21

The Festival aims at recalling the multicultural wealth of Kazimierz Dolny and the Lublin Province, and discovering...

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Israeli motorcyclists riding through Poland

Israeli motorcyclists riding through Poland

Added 2015-07-20

In 1931, a group of 11 Jewish motorcyclists decided to cover the distance from Berlin to Tel Aviv in order to take part in the first...

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Deadlock in the case of the Jewish cemetery in Kalisz

Deadlock in the case of the Jewish cemetery in Kalisz

Added 2015-07-20

The Kalisz authorities have changed their mind as to returning the cemetery to the Union of the Jewish Religious Communities. The Mayor,...

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The March of Remembrance dedicated to Little Smuggler

The March of Remembrance dedicated to Little Smuggler

Added 2015-07-19

On Wednesday, 22 July 2015, the March of Remembrance will once again run through the streets of Warsaw.  This year, the March will be...

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Next two cemeteries to be fenced

Next two cemeteries to be fenced

Added 2015-07-17

Works are underway at fencing Jewish cemeteries in Józefów (Lublin Province) and Białobrzegi (Mazovian...

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Our Big Jewish Wedding

Our Big Jewish Wedding

Added 2015-07-17

On Sunday, 9 August, a subsequent staging of “Our Big Jewish Wedding” will be held in Lublin. The roles of the Newly-Weds will be...

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Will another Jewish Museum be founded?

Will another Jewish Museum be founded?

Added 2015-07-16

The Mayor of Chęciny intends to organize the Museum of Jewish Traditions and Culture in a deserted synagogue. However, ownership issues...

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Conference

Conference

Added 2015-07-16

The Centre for Studies of the History and Culture of Jews from the Southern Wielkopolska Province invites general public to the 3rd...

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Award for documenting 100,000 matzevot

Award for documenting 100,000 matzevot

Added 2015-07-15

The Foundation for Documentation of Jewish Cemeteries was granted the Rabbi Malcolm Stern Grant Award. It is the expression of...

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Hassidim from Satmar in Poland

Hassidim from Satmar in Poland

Added 2015-07-14

Rebbe Zalman Leib Teitelbaum and his brother Aron Teitelbaum have arrived in Krakow. They both are leaders of the largest Satmar Hasidic...

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Synagogue Beit  Chaim has been opened in Gdansk

Synagogue Beit Chaim has been opened in Gdansk

Added 2015-07-14

The progressive community of Trójmiasto (Tricity) has a new synagogue. It was opened on Monday, 13 July 2015. The...

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Ecumenical meeting on the 73rd anniversary of the extermination of the Jews of Żmigród

Ecumenical meeting on the 73rd anniversary of the extermination of the Jews of Żmigród

Added 2015-07-14

On 12 July, the Association of New Żmigród Admirers organised for the fourth time a meeting at the local Jewish cemetery of...

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Listen to the history of the pre-war Gęsia Street!

Listen to the history of the pre-war Gęsia Street!

Added 2015-07-13

Street noise, children’s’ laughter, clatter of the wheels of wooden carts, a funeral procession or perhaps the echo of a...

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Who is the girl in shoes too large?

Who is the girl in shoes too large?

Added 2015-07-10

A group of enthusiasts is looking for a girl immortalised at the background of the former ghetto in Warsaw. The traces lead...

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Let us save Jewish historic sites in Krzepice

Let us save Jewish historic sites in Krzepice

Added 2015-07-10

A dramatic open letter was issued by Romuald Cieśla from Krzepice. He calls on the authorities to take care of a synagogue and Jewish...

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Who is buried in the forest near Łochów?

Who is buried in the forest near Łochów?

Added 2015-07-09

In the outskirts of Łochów in the Mazovian Province, there is a grave marked with the Star of David in the forest. Local residents have...

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Will any open-air ethnographic museum take interest in a Jewish shop?

Will any open-air ethnographic museum take interest in a Jewish shop?

Added 2015-07-08

In Lubenia village near Rzeszów, a wooden shop once run by a Jewish family is deteriorating. Unfortunately, no museum is interested in...

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Following Singer’s footsteps with Grodzka Gate

Following Singer’s footsteps with Grodzka Gate

Added 2015-07-07

On Thursday, 9 July, the fifth edition of the Festival “In the Footsteps of Singer” begins. It is organized by “The Grodzka Gate -...

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Graves have been dug up in Bytom

Graves have been dug up in Bytom

Added 2015-07-07

For several days, bones from the dug up graves were scattered around in Bytom. It was an effect of earthworks carried out in the...

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Matzevot from the Warta River at the Mstów Municipality Office. Will a lapidarium be built of them?

Matzevot from the Warta River at the Mstów Municipality Office. Will a lapidarium be built of them?

Added 2015-07-06

Matzevot from the Warta River at the Mstów Municipality Office. Will a lapidarium be built of them? About 100...

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Maccabi Warszawa wins the match in Krakow

Maccabi Warszawa wins the match in Krakow

Added 2015-07-06

Yesterday’s football match between the Jewish Sports Club from Krakow and the ŻTGS Maccabi Warszawa ended with a disastrous defeat. The...

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The case of the market building in the Białystok cemetery returns

The case of the market building in the Białystok cemetery returns

Added 2015-07-03

The new owner of the market building located in the Jewish cemetery in Białystok challenges the ban on expansion which is being prepared...

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British Oscar Schindler passed away

British Oscar Schindler passed away

Added 2015-07-03

On Wednesday, 1 July 2015, Sir Nicholas Winton who rescued 669 children from death in concentration camps during World War II passed away...

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In Kielce about pogrom but also about Jewish life

In Kielce about pogrom but also about Jewish life

Added 2015-07-02

Since yesterday, events connected with the anniversary of the 1946 pogrom have been underway in Kielce. They are accompanied by...

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Julian Kornhauser granted the Jan Karski Eagle Award

Julian Kornhauser granted the Jan Karski Eagle Award

Added 2015-07-01

The Jan Karski Society decided to grant the Jan Karski Eagle Award to Julian Kornhauser, a man of letters and professor of the...

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Red light for the urban game in Poznań

Red light for the urban game in Poznań

Added 2015-07-01

The Poznań Archdiocese has banned the urban game promoting the anti-Semitic legend on desecration of the Host. In...

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