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The Jewish community will restore the Jewish cemetery in Kalisz

The Jewish community will restore the Jewish cemetery in Kalisz

Added 2013-01-31

Several days ago, the Chief Rabbi of Poland Michael Schudrich visited Kalisz to inspect the area of the former Jewish cemetery, which currently...

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A Kaddish for Lithuanian synagogues

A Kaddish for Lithuanian synagogues

Added 2013-01-31

On February 15th, 6 pm, the exhibition entitled ‘Kadisz dla litewskich drewnianych synagog’ (A Kaddish for Lithuanian synagogues)...

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A new publication on Jews in Upper Silesia in the 19th and 20th C

A new publication on Jews in Upper Silesia in the 19th and 20th C

Added 2013-01-31

The Museum in Rybnik has just released its recent publication entitled ‘Żydzi na Górnym Śląsku w XIX i XX wieku’. The book...

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A Jaskrów resident made an honorary citizen of Israel

A Jaskrów resident made an honorary citizen of Israel

Added 2013-01-30

Yesterday, Częstochowa held an exceptional ceremony. Stanisława Włodarz, an eighty-two-year-old member of the Righteous Among the...

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Ritual slaughter on the brink of religious, ethical and legal norms – a debate

Ritual slaughter on the brink of religious, ethical and legal norms – a debate

Added 2013-01-30

Next Monday, February 4th, at 3:30 pm the second part of the debate entitled "Ubój rytualny – na styku norm religijnych,...

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The final stage of the Gwoździec Rekonstrukcja project

The final stage of the Gwoździec Rekonstrukcja project

Added 2013-01-30

We are already in the third week of a final stage of the...

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The second edition of the ceremonies marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jarosław

The second edition of the ceremonies marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jarosław

Added 2013-01-30

On January 26th, Jarosław held the International Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremonies. This second edition was initiated by Prof....

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The 6th edition of the Friedman seminar on Yiddish grammar

The 6th edition of the Friedman seminar on Yiddish grammar

Added 2013-01-29

At the centennial of the birthday of Professor Michał Friedman, the Polish Society of Yiddish Studies (PTSJ) and the Jewish Historical...

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Janusz Korczak on the radio

Janusz Korczak on the radio

Added 2013-01-29

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews recommends revived classic Polish Radio plays ‘Król Maciuś I’ (‘King Matt the...

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The promotion of a book on Jewish orphans in Nazi-occupied Kraków

The promotion of a book on Jewish orphans in Nazi-occupied Kraków

Added 2013-01-28

Thanks to the cooperation of Wysoki Zamek publisher and the Kraków branch of the Polish Institute of National Remembrance (IPN),...

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‘Holocaust Remembrance’ Academic & Pedagogical International Conference

‘Holocaust Remembrance’ Academic & Pedagogical International Conference

Added 2013-01-28

From January 27-28, 2013, the Dnipropetrovsk in the Menora Centre staged an academic and pedagogical international conference on Holocaust...

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‘Our neighbours – Jews’ – a youth competition

‘Our neighbours – Jews’ – a youth competition

Added 2013-01-28

Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce (UJK), the ‘Świętokrzyski Sztetl’ Educational and Museum Centre in Chmielnik as well as the...

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The 8th edition of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The 8th edition of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Added 2013-01-25

This Sunday, January 27th, at 1 pm, ceremonies marking the 8th edition of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day will commence at...

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Tu Bi – Shvat – The New Year of Trees

Tu Bi – Shvat – The New Year of Trees

Added 2013-01-25

Today, the sunset marks the beginning of the Tu Bi-Shvat holiday, i.e. the New Year of Trees, the start of the agricultural cycle and the...

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Another school term in the Jewish Open University

Another school term in the Jewish Open University

Added 2013-01-25

Registration process at the Jewish Open University is now open. The new term will include seven blocks which have the same topic, all...

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The third edition of memorial days in Łódź

The third edition of memorial days in Łódź

Added 2013-01-24

From January 27-29, Łódź will commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Thanks to the cooperation of the Social and...

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The Museum hosts the representatives of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Poland

The Museum hosts the representatives of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Poland

Added 2013-01-24

Last Wednesday, January 23rd, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews hosted Christian Schmitz, the Director of the Konrad Adenauer...

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Learn to know Pruszków!

Learn to know Pruszków!

Added 2013-01-24

Społeczne Stowarzyszenie Forum Pruszków (Forum Pruszków Social Association) has just completed the first stage of the project called...

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Bytom architecture digitalised

Bytom architecture digitalised

Added 2013-01-23

Cyfrowa Biblioteka Bytomskiej Architektury (Digital Library of Bytom Architecture) has just been launched. By clicking...

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Unknown Warsaw Ghetto diaries

Unknown Warsaw Ghetto diaries

Added 2013-01-23

Unknown Warsaw Ghetto diaries have just been revealed. In one diary, a 37-year-old lawyer describes ghetto life and the fight against...

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Youth workshops on the Holocaust in Zamość region

Youth workshops on the Holocaust in Zamość region

Added 2013-01-23

The ‘Synagoga Centre’ at the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage (FODŻ) together with the Bełżec Memorial Museum...

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Shechita, halal, animal slaughter  – Have some religions been forced into vegetarianism?

Shechita, halal, animal slaughter  – Have some religions been forced into vegetarianism?

Added 2013-01-22

Interdyscyplinarne Koło Myśli Prawnej Sapere Aude  (The Sapere Aude Interdisciplinary Law Society) has the pleasure of inviting...

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 New logo of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

New logo of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Added 2013-01-22

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews will soon launch its cultural and educational programming in its new building. In...

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Ladino in winter time

Ladino in winter time

Added 2013-01-21

Next Tuesday, 22nd January, Yasmin Levy, a world-famous star of Sephardic music will perform in Wrocław. Levy will give four concerts...

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The competition for a landscape and architectural design of the memorial site in Sobibór

The competition for a landscape and architectural design of the memorial site in Sobibór

Added 2013-01-21

On January 18th, the Polish State Secretary Piotr Żuchowski, from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, together with Prof....

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The 199th anniversary of Tzaddik Dawid Biderman’s death

The 199th anniversary of Tzaddik Dawid Biderman’s death

Added 2013-01-21

This year marks the 199th anniversary of the death of Tzaddik Dawid Biderman Lelower. Last Friday, a group of Orthodox Jews from...

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The Day of Judaism in Sieradz

The Day of Judaism in Sieradz

Added 2013-01-18

On January 20th, Sieradz will hold the fifth edition of the Day of Judaism, which has been celebrated by the Polish Catholic Church for...

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A lecture on Jewish charity in Warsaw

A lecture on Jewish charity in Warsaw

Added 2013-01-18

The Prof. Moses Schorr Foundation has the pleasure of inviting you to Prof. Elżbieta Mazur’s lecture called ‘Dobroczynność...

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The Polish Catholic Church celebrates the 16th edition of the Day of Judaism

The Polish Catholic Church celebrates the 16th edition of the Day of Judaism

Added 2013-01-18

Yesterday, in Warsaw, Catholics and Jews opened the 16th Day of Judaism with a joint Bible reading and a joint prayer for Holocaust...

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The march in memory of KL Auschwitz prisoners

The march in memory of KL Auschwitz prisoners

Added 2013-01-17

From January 18th-20th, the second edition of the march commemorating all KL Auchwtiz prisoners will take place. Totally exhausted and...

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The Fifth Warsaw Conference for Young Jewish Studies Researchers

The Fifth Warsaw Conference for Young Jewish Studies Researchers

Added 2013-01-17

From May 23rd-25th, 2013, the fifth edition of the Warsaw Conference for Young Jewish Studies Researchers will take place. The...

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‘Jewish Motifs’ in Nowy Dwór Gdański

‘Jewish Motifs’ in Nowy Dwór Gdański

Added 2013-01-17

From 25th-27th January 2013, Nowy Dwór Gdański will hold screenings of movies that were shown at the Jewish Motifs International Film...

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The 68th anniversary of the liberation of KL Auschwitz

The 68th anniversary of the liberation of KL Auschwitz

Added 2013-01-16

On January 27th, Sunday, ceremonies commemorating the 68th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp will...

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The premier of a play about Tarnów Jews

The premier of a play about Tarnów Jews

Added 2013-01-16

On January 26th, Saturday, L. Solski Theatre in Tarnów will stage the preview of Anna Wakulik’s play entitled ‘Bohaterowie’, by...

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The International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Rzeszów

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Rzeszów

Added 2013-01-16

On January 27th Rzeszów will hold ceremonies marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The events have been organized by...

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What have we done with Jewish graves?

What have we done with Jewish graves?

Added 2013-01-15

Forum Dialogu Między Narodami and Państwomiasto would like to invite you to a meeting which opens the ‘Co zrobiliśmy z żydowskimi...

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The Eagle Pharmacy’s interior to change

The Eagle Pharmacy’s interior to change

Added 2013-01-15

At the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Kraków ghetto, the interior of the Eagle Pharmacy, the branch of the Historical...

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Children’s workshops at the Warsaw Centre for Yiddish Culture

Children’s workshops at the Warsaw Centre for Yiddish Culture

Added 2013-01-15

The Centre for Yiddish Culture has the pleasure of inviting all children aged 3-8 to take part in a workshop which will take place at...

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The promotion of Marcel  Stark memoirs

The promotion of Marcel Stark memoirs

Added 2013-01-14

Przystanek Historia Centrum Edukacyjne IPN has the pleasure of inviting you to a promotional meeting of the memories of Marcel Stark,...

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On the trail of forgotten Rybnik graveyards

On the trail of forgotten Rybnik graveyards

Added 2013-01-14

This  Sunday, January 20th,  another edition ofa guided tour will take place....

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The 28th edition of the ‘AFF-Era Filmowa’ film festival in Bydgoszcz

The 28th edition of the ‘AFF-Era Filmowa’ film festival in Bydgoszcz

Added 2013-01-14

Last Sunday, January 13th, Bydgoski Pałac Młodzieży opened the 28thedition of the ‘AFF-Era Filmowa’ film festival,...

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‘If Time Watched the Clock’ – an exhibition by an Israeli artist

‘If Time Watched the Clock’ – an exhibition by an Israeli artist

Added 2013-01-11

Next Tuesday, January 15th, Muzeum Dialogu Kultur w Kielcach (The Museum of the Dialogue of Cultures in Kielce) will inaugurate the...

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The 16th edition of the Day of Judaism

The 16th edition of the Day of Judaism

Added 2013-01-11

Today has started the ceremonies marking the 16th edition of the Day of Judaism in Poznań. The program of the festival, organized...

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The Yahrzeit of the Tzaddik from Aleksandrów Łódzki

The Yahrzeit of the Tzaddik from Aleksandrów Łódzki

Added 2013-01-11

Today, Tevet 29th, marks the 103rd anniversary of the death of Tzaddik Jerachamiel Izrael Icchak, the son of Jachiel from Aleksandrów...

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School of Dialogue Gala

School of Dialogue Gala

Added 2013-01-10

On January 9th, 2013, the School of Dialogue Gala was staged at the Palace of Culture and Science (PKiN) in Warsaw. School of Dialogue...

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Ludwik Zamenhof and the Jewish question. A selection of sources

Ludwik Zamenhof and the Jewish question. A selection of sources

Added 2013-01-10

The Austeria publisher has just released a new publication entitled Ludwik Zamenhof wobec "kwestii żydowskiej". Wybór...

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2013 Gniezno Days of Judaism

2013 Gniezno Days of Judaism

Added 2013-01-10

The Institute of European Culture at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (UAM), Żyd Niemalowany Foundation, Edyta Stein Research...

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Forced Labour. The Germans, the Forced Labourers and the War – an exhibition at the Royal Castle in Warsaw

Forced Labour. The Germans, the Forced Labourers and the War – an exhibition at the Royal Castle in Warsaw

Added 2013-01-09

January 9th, 2013, will mark the opening of the ‘Forced Labour. The Germans, the Forced Labourers and the War’ exhibition, which...

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jarosław

International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jarosław

Added 2013-01-09

On January 26th, 2013, Jarosław will hold the second edition of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremonies, which have...

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Milówka village releases a brochure on a Jewish cemetery

Milówka village releases a brochure on a Jewish cemetery

Added 2013-01-08

The Milówka administration has released a brochure about a local Jewish cemetery. The description of the graveyard is accompanied by...

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Enroll for the BERESZIT Open University

Enroll for the BERESZIT Open University

Added 2013-01-08

JCC Warsaw together with the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw have the pleasure of inviting you to enroll for the...

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Bella Szwarcman-Czarnota’s talks about Biblical Tamar

Bella Szwarcman-Czarnota’s talks about Biblical Tamar

Added 2013-01-08

This Wednesday, January 9th, the Austrian Cultural Forum (8 Próżna Street) will stage Bella Szwarcman-Czarnota’s lecture entitled...

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A new ohel in Lelów

A new ohel in Lelów

Added 2013-01-08

In December 2012, the Nissenbaum Family Foundation completed another stage of building works of an ohel over Tzaddik’s Dawid...

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The relationship between Janusz Korczak and Emmanuel Levinas

The relationship between Janusz Korczak and Emmanuel Levinas

Added 2013-01-07

January 5th, 2012, marked the inauguration of the series of meetings called ‘Czwartki na Tłomackiem. Mój Korczak’, organized by...

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Maciej Stroiński will talk about film and philosophy

Maciej Stroiński will talk about film and philosophy

Added 2013-01-07

This Thursday, at 7 pm, Cheder Café in Kraków will host Maciej Stroiński, who will deliver a lecture entitled ‘Bańka mydlana’,...

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An exhibition on Witold Pilecki

An exhibition on Witold Pilecki

Added 2013-01-07

The exhibition entitled ‘Rotmistrz Witold Pilecki – Ochotnik do Auschwitz’, displayed in the Mstów school complex, will run...

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Take part in the Jewish Motifs International Film Festival

Take part in the Jewish Motifs International Film Festival

Added 2013-01-04

January 5th is the deadline for submitting films for the Jewish Motifs International Film Festival. The organizers accept films made in...

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A conference on Christian-Jewish relations in history, art and memory in the European context of works of art in the Sandomierz Cathedral

A conference on Christian-Jewish relations in history, art and memory in the European context of works of art in the Sandomierz Cathedral

Added 2013-01-04

On January 11th, the Catholic Cultural Centre in Sandomierz will stage a symposium entitled "Stosunki chrześcijańsko-żydowskie...

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The appeal of the Dulag 121

The appeal of the Dulag 121

Added 2013-01-03

Museum in Pruszków The Dulag 121 Museum in Pruszków was founded in 2011 in the former area of the transitory camp called...

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2013 – The Year of Julian Tuwim

2013 – The Year of Julian Tuwim

Added 2013-01-03

2012 was devoted to Janusz Korczak. This year will commemorate the poet Julian Tuwim, the author of famous children’s poems, such as...

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The Jewish cemetery in Mysłowice calls for help!

The Jewish cemetery in Mysłowice calls for help!

Added 2013-01-03

Mysłowice town office, the Jewish Religious Community in Katowice, the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage (FODŻ) and the...

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A scholarly-educational conference on teaching about Auschwitz and the Holocaust

A scholarly-educational conference on teaching about Auschwitz and the Holocaust

Added 2013-01-02

The International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust in the State Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum as well as the...

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Biłgoraj will turn into a 19th century town

Biłgoraj will turn into a 19th century town

Added 2013-01-02

Biłgoraj will build a housing estate which will look like a typical Polish town of the eastern borderlands at the turn of the 20th...

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Derkacz Cabaret Group to stage ‘Polish Jews with humour and reflection’

Derkacz Cabaret Group to stage ‘Polish Jews with humour and reflection’

Added 2013-01-02

The Municipal Cultural Centre in Józefów has the pleasure of inviting you to a performance entitled "Polscy Żydzi – na wesoło...

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