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Jewish intellectualists, victims of the Stalinist regime

Jewish intellectualists, victims of the Stalinist regime

Added 2014-01-31

PEN Club in Warsaw invites you to a meeting devoted to Jewish poets and intellectualists who were killed under Stalin. The meeting, which will...

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Reopening of the synagogue in Wrocław – the most important event of the last 25 years

Reopening of the synagogue in Wrocław – the most important event of the last 25 years

Added 2014-01-30

The Gazeta Wyborcza Wrocław daily has organised a plebiscite for the most important event and person of Wrocław of over the last twenty-five...

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Irving Milchberg, a cigarette seller from Warsaw, dies

Irving Milchberg, a cigarette seller from Warsaw, dies

Added 2014-01-30

Irving (born Ignacy) Milchberg, one of the Jewish children portrayed in Joseph Ziemian’s memoir “The Cigarette Sellers of Three Crosses...

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Conference on genocide

Conference on genocide

Added 2014-01-30

From the 10th to 11th of  April, the Historical Institute of the Jagiellonian University will host a conference “Kryzys człowieczeństwa?...

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A School Gathering in Pustelnik

A School Gathering in Pustelnik

Added 2014-01-29

Ceremonies marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day have also been organised in minor towns. An illustrative example is Pustelnik, a...

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Study at Pardes Yeshiva

Study at Pardes Yeshiva

Added 2014-01-29

There are still available places for the next term at Pardes Yeshiva. The online classes commence this Sunday, the 2nd of February,...

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Rachela Auerbach and Women’s Tradition

Rachela Auerbach and Women’s Tradition

Added 2014-01-29

The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw invites you to Dr Szymaniak’s seminar “Rachela Auerbach i od/wynajdywanie...

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Lists of matzevos from Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski and Rohatyn now available online

Lists of matzevos from Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski and Rohatyn now available online

Added 2014-01-28

New lists of headstones from Jewish cemeteries in Poland have been published on the Virtual Shtetl portal. The registers come from the cemeteries...

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Hedva Ser’s Sculptures in Kraków

Hedva Ser’s Sculptures in Kraków

Added 2014-01-28

Yesterday marked the opening of the temporary exhibition “Destruction and Rebirth” at the Jewish Galicia Museum in Kraków, at 18 Dajwór...

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A Play about Janusz Korczak in Warsaw

A Play about Janusz Korczak in Warsaw

Added 2014-01-28

To mark the 9th International Holocaust Remembrance Day, The Jewish Theatre in Warsaw invites you to “Noc calego zycia”, directed by Szymon...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Added 2014-01-27

The 27th of January 2014, Monday, marked the Holocaust Remembrance Day, which coincided with the day when KL Auschwitz-Birkeanu prisoners were...

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The world of shtetls in Kipnis’s photographs

The world of shtetls in Kipnis’s photographs

Added 2014-01-27

This Thursday, the 30th of January, marks the opening of an exhibition of Menachem Kipnis’s photographs. The exhibition “The City and...

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Mel Brooks and Billy Wilder. New Lectures at the Open Jewish University in Warsaw

Mel Brooks and Billy Wilder. New Lectures at the Open Jewish University in Warsaw

Added 2014-01-27

The Centre for Yiddish Culture in Warsaw invites you to the summer term at the Open Jewish University. You may sign up from today...

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Read About Jews from Wielkopolska Region

Read About Jews from Wielkopolska Region

Added 2014-01-27

The most recent issue of  “Miasteczko Poznan”, a magazine devoted to the history and culture of Wielkopolska Jews, has just come...

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Photographs from Auschwitz

Photographs from Auschwitz

Added 2014-01-24

The History Meeting House in Warsaw (DSH) invites you to a promotional meeting of the book “Fotograf z Auschwitz”(A Photographer in Auschwitz)...

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Exploratorzy.pl donates its judaica

Exploratorzy.pl donates its judaica

Added 2014-01-24

Today, the collection of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews has been enriched with new artefacts. Adrian Klos and Robert Wyrostkiewicz from...

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The Museum of Białystok Jews

The Museum of Białystok Jews

Added 2014-01-23

It is likely that a museum devoted to the history of the local Jewish community in Białystok will be built. According to the Gazeta.pl portal,...

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More Matzevos Have Been Found

More Matzevos Have Been Found

Added 2014-01-23

A few days ago, during restoration works on Kilińskiego Street, in Lipno, in the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province, a well preserved Jewish headstone...

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Polish Rabbis Have Interest in the Lives of Jewish Families

Polish Rabbis Have Interest in the Lives of Jewish Families

Added 2014-01-23

From the 21st to 22nd of January 2014, the Lauder-Morasha School in Warsaw hosted the Conference of Polish Rabbis, organised by Agudat Rabanej...

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Another Act of Vandalism in Trawniki

Another Act of Vandalism in Trawniki

Added 2014-01-22

This act of vandalism is not the first time that the mural in the former camp in Trawniki has been defaced. The Star of David has been...

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Lublin Talks About Lubartow Jews

Lublin Talks About Lubartow Jews

Added 2014-01-22

This Thursday, on the 23rd of January 2014, at 5:30pm, the former Lublin Yeshiva, at 85 Lubartowska Street, will stage a presentation about...

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Kielce commemorates Holocaust victims

Kielce commemorates Holocaust victims

Added 2014-01-21

The 27th of January marks the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which was established by the UN General Assembly in 2005. The day was not...

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Who Will Become the Man of the Year 2013?

Who Will Become the Man of the Year 2013?

Added 2014-01-21

For several years now, the Dziennik Zachodni daily together with the NaszeMiast.pl Internet portal have organised a plebiscite “The Man of the...

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How Does Hatred Speech Work?

How Does Hatred Speech Work?

Added 2014-01-21

The Centre for Research on Prejudice of the University of Warsaw, Stefan Batory Foundation and various organisations united for the ‘Without...

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Catholics prayed at former sites of pogroms

Catholics prayed at former sites of pogroms

Added 2014-01-20

Last Saturday, on the 18th of January, over fifty Catholics prayed at the graves of victims of pogroms in Jedwabne, Szczuczyn, Wąsosz and...

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Days of Polish-Israeli Friendship in Kołobrzeg

Days of Polish-Israeli Friendship in Kołobrzeg

Added 2014-01-20

From the 16th to 17th of January, 2014, Nicolas Copernicus Comprehensive Secondary School organised Days of Polish-Israeli Friendship and of...

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Music by Polesie Jews in Płock

Music by Polesie Jews in Płock

Added 2014-01-20

This Wednesday, on the 22nd of January 2014, at 6 pm, the Museum of Mazowsze Jews in Płock, at 7 Kwiatka Street, will stage a concert by Olga...

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More Than a Thousand Students Participate in The School of Dialogue

More Than a Thousand Students Participate in The School of Dialogue

Added 2014-01-17

The National Opera in Warsaw hosted the School of Dialogue Gala on Wednesday 15th January 2014.The School of Dialogue is an education...

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Unveiling of Painting at Sandomierz Cathedral

Unveiling of Painting at Sandomierz Cathedral

Added 2014-01-17

An 18th-century controversial painting, depicting Jews allegedly committing ritual murder, was unveiled in the Sandomierz cathedral on...

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Memoirs of a Boy from Schindler’s List Now Available in Polish Bookshops

Memoirs of a Boy from Schindler’s List Now Available in Polish Bookshops

Added 2014-01-17

“Chłopiec z Listy Schindlera” made its debut in Polish bookstores this week. The book is the memoir of the late Leon Leyson, who died in...

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Wrocław Jews Have Their Own newspaper

Wrocław Jews Have Their Own newspaper

Added 2014-01-15

Following a hiatus of a few years, the Jewish Religious Community in Wrocław has re-launched the publication of its own bulletin – a...

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Promotion of Book about Former Jewish Sopot Citizens

Promotion of Book about Former Jewish Sopot Citizens

Added 2014-01-15

The Austrian Cultural Forum in Warsaw invites you to a promotion of Mieczysław Abramowicz’s book entitled “Bowiem jak śmierć potężna jest...

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Jarosław Commemorates Holocaust Victims

Jarosław Commemorates Holocaust Victims

Added 2014-01-14

For the past three years, the Markiewicz Higher School of Technology and Economics in Jarosław (PWST-E) has been organising International...

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Jewish Cemeteries Rabbinical Commission Visits Ciechanów

Jewish Cemeteries Rabbinical Commission Visits Ciechanów

Added 2014-01-14

Jewish Cemeteries Rabbinical Commission personnel visited Ciechanów, on 13th January, at the invitation of local social activists who wish to...

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Day of Judaism in the Catholic Church

Day of Judaism in the Catholic Church

Added 2014-01-14

Thursday, 16th January 2014, will mark the 17thDay of Judaism in the Catholic Church which was initiated by the Polish Episcopate in 1997 with the...

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Music of Pre-war Warsaw and Tel Aviv in Góra Kalwaria

Music of Pre-war Warsaw and Tel Aviv in Góra Kalwaria

Added 2014-01-13

The Cultural Centre in Góra Kalwaria, 9 por. J. Białka Street, will host a concert of Olga Mieleszczuk this Saturday, 18th January 2014,. The...

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March to Commemorate the Last Victims of Auschwitz-Birkenau

March to Commemorate the Last Victims of Auschwitz-Birkenau

Added 2014-01-13

On 17th January 2014, a group of walkers gathered at the gate of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the former German Nazi concentration camp, to embark on a...

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Pe Nun – Forgotten Jewish Cemeteries in the Lublin Region

Pe Nun – Forgotten Jewish Cemeteries in the Lublin Region

Added 2014-01-10

“Pe Nun Forgotten Jewish Cemeteries in Lublin Region”, an exhibition of photographs by Maciej Sztorc, opened yesterday at the...

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Day of Judaism in Sandomierz

Day of Judaism in Sandomierz

Added 2014-01-10

On 16th January 2014, Sandomierz will hold ceremonies marking the Catholic Church in Poland’s 17th Day of Judaism. The Chief Rabbi of...

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Concert at the Izaak Synagogue in Kraków

Concert at the Izaak Synagogue in Kraków

Added 2014-01-10

The Kraków branch of the Social and Cultural Association of Jews in Poland and the Jewrnalism Foundation invite you to a concert of...

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Bicentennial of the Death of David Biderman from Lelów

Bicentennial of the Death of David Biderman from Lelów

Added 2014-01-09

Last Wednesday marked the end of the yahrzeit of the tzadik David Biderman from Lelów. Over two hundred people, mainly visitors from Israel and...

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Premiere of Book and Film ‘Run, Boy, Run’ at the Museum

Premiere of Book and Film ‘Run, Boy, Run’ at the Museum

Added 2014-01-09

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews staged the world premiere of the film “Run, Boy, Run” on Wednesday 8th January 2014,. The film tells...

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First Nationwide Congress of Young Semitics Researchers

First Nationwide Congress of Young Semitics Researchers

Added 2014-01-09

The Jewish Studies Association and the Oriental Studies Students’ Association of Kraków’s Jagiellonian University will host the first...

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A series of events about contemporary Israel

A series of events about contemporary Israel

Added 2014-01-08

JCC, Jewish Community Centre in Kraków, invites you to events devoted to contemporary Israel and to the people who decided to live...

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A kosher shop in Łódź reopens again

A kosher shop in Łódź reopens again

Added 2014-01-08

Łódź citizens are able to shop in the kosher shop ‘Pod Śliwą’ again, which is located in the local office of the Jewish Community, at 19...

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Wrocław – the Day of Judaism in the Catholic Church

Wrocław – the Day of Judaism in the Catholic Church

Added 2014-01-08

Wrocław has organised the eleventh edition of the Day of Judaism in the Catholic Church, which falls on the 17th of January each year. This Day...

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A circumcision ceremony at the Nozyk Synagogue in Warsaw

A circumcision ceremony at the Nozyk Synagogue in Warsaw

Added 2014-01-07

Last Saturday, on the 4th January 2014, the Nozyk Synagogue in Warsaw staged a circumcision ceremony, witnessed by a few dozen members of the...

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Sunday Mincha in the ruins of the synagogue in Dukla

Sunday Mincha in the ruins of the synagogue in Dukla

Added 2014-01-07

Last Sunday, on the 5th January 2014, Dukla, in the Podkarpackie Province, hosted a group of a few dozen students from the University of...

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An exhibition at the Regional Museum in Leczna

An exhibition at the Regional Museum in Leczna

Added 2014-01-07

The Regional Museum in Leczna invites you to see the exhibition “Majdanek”, which showcases works by the painter Zinowij Tolkaczew. His...

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How to lay the table for Shabbat?

How to lay the table for Shabbat?

Added 2014-01-03

Shavei Israel and Chabad Lubavitch invite all women to take part in workshops which will take place at Eden hotel (at 15 Ciemna Street in Kraków)...

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The ‘Wailing Wall’ photo exhibition

The ‘Wailing Wall’ photo exhibition

Added 2014-01-03

From the 3rd to 31st January 2014, the Synagogue Centre of the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Zamość (FODŻ) will display...

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Kielce commemorates Holocaust victims

Kielce commemorates Holocaust victims

Added 2014-01-03

On the 27th January, which marks the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Teatr Zbożowy of Studio TM Foundation has organised the third...

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The Jewish cemetery in Mysłowice has its guardians

The Jewish cemetery in Mysłowice has its guardians

Added 2014-01-02

Precisely two years ago, on the 2nd January 2013, Małgorzata Płoszaj, a researcher of Judaica in Śląsk and a cooperator of the Virtual Shtetl...

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Chasidic pilgrimages to Poland

Chasidic pilgrimages to Poland

Added 2014-01-02

January, which overlaps with Hebrew Tevet and Shvat months, marks anniversaries of the deaths of many important Chasidic personas. This is the...

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New art workshops at JCC Warsaw

New art workshops at JCC Warsaw

Added 2014-01-02

JCC Warsaw invites you to take part in art workshops for adults. The classes will commence on the 14th January 2014 and will take place every...

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