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In Slovenia about Polish Righteous

In Slovenia about Polish Righteous

Added 2016-01-29

The “They risked their lives – Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust” exhibition has been displayed since Wednesday in a...

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Tempel Synagogue’s Square to Get New Look

Tempel Synagogue’s Square to Get New Look

Added 2016-01-29

Organizers of the Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow are planning to modernize the square in front of the Tempel Synagogue. They want to...

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Suwałki Commemorates Its Prewar Inhabitants

Suwałki Commemorates Its Prewar Inhabitants

Added 2016-01-29

A monument commemorating Jewish inhabitants of Suwałki was unveiled on Friday, 22 January 2016 at the junction of Noniewicza and...

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Upper Silesian Jews Remembrance Home opens in Gliwice

Upper Silesian Jews Remembrance Home opens in Gliwice

Added 2016-01-28

An inaugural tour of a new branch of the Gliwice Museum, located at a former Jewish funeral home at 14 Księcia Janusza Poniatowskiego...

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Pruszków marks 75th anniversary of ghetto liquidation and deportation of Jews

Pruszków marks 75th anniversary of ghetto liquidation and deportation of Jews

Added 2016-01-28

On 29 January 2016, at 1 PM, Pruszków will mark the 75th anniversary of the Pruszków ghetto liquidation and deportation of...

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Ceremonies marking 71st anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

Ceremonies marking 71st anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

Added 2016-01-28

Ceremonies marking the 71st anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau were held at the former camp...

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Light of Remembrance Marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Light of Remembrance Marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Added 2016-01-25

Ceremonies marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, established by a 2005 UN General Assembly resolution, will be held on...

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Warsaw marks the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Warsaw marks the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Added 2016-01-25

The Warsaw ceremonies commemorating International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the...

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Oświęcim marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Oświęcim marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Added 2016-01-25

A ceremony commemorating the 71st anniversary of the liberation of KL Auschwitz-Birkenau inmates will be held on the site of the former...

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Rzeszów. The International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

Rzeszów. The International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

Added 2016-01-25

Rzeszów will mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day for the eighth time. The Rzeszów mayor and the...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day in Rymanów

Holocaust Remembrance Day in Rymanów

Added 2016-01-25

Rymanów is one of the places which mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the...

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Diary of Przemyśl’s Anna Frank to Be Published

Diary of Przemyśl’s Anna Frank to Be Published

Added 2016-01-25

An event promoting the diary of Renia Spiegel of Przemyśl will be on the agenda of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in the...

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Son of Saul's Lead Actor Visits Poland as Movie Premieres Today

Son of Saul's Lead Actor Visits Poland as Movie Premieres Today

Added 2016-01-22

Son of Saul, an Oscar nominee in the Best Foreign Language Film category and a Golden Globe and Cannes Grand...

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Tu Bi-Shevat Begins on Sunday

Tu Bi-Shevat Begins on Sunday

Added 2016-01-22

The one-day Jewish festival Tu Bi-Shevat begins on Sunday evening (24th January 2016). It is also known as the „New Year for...

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"Sploty", or a Journey to Grodzisk Mazowiecki's Multicultural Past

Added 2016-01-21

"Sploty" (Splicing) Multicultural Meetings will start in Grodzisk Mazowiecki on 26 January. They will recall the presence of Poles, Jews,...

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Film About Golem Ready

Film About Golem Ready

Added 2016-01-20

An animated movie tells the legend of Golem of Chełm. It will likely be seen not only by children, but by adults,...

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Tzadik David’s yahrzeit in Lelów

Tzadik David’s yahrzeit in Lelów

Added 2016-01-18

A yahrzeit in Lelów ended yesterday. It was attended by about 250 pilgrims. The death...

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Will there be a Jewish museum in Bobowa?

Will there be a Jewish museum in Bobowa?

Added 2016-01-18

A museum dealing with Jewish subjects may be established in Bobowa (Małopolskie province). Will it be located in a...

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Son of Saul nominated for an Oscar. In movie theaters from January 22, 2016

Son of Saul nominated for an Oscar. In movie theaters from January 22, 2016

Added 2016-01-15

It was announced yesterday that Son of Saul was put on the list of Oscar nominees for the Best Foreign Language Film....

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Dog Digs Out Human Skull in Płaszów

Dog Digs Out Human Skull in Płaszów

Added 2016-01-14

A Cracow inhabitant made a horrific discovery during a walk on the site of the former camp in Płaszów. His dog dug out a human...

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Jews In Combat. New Volume Out Now

Jews In Combat. New Volume Out Now

Added 2016-01-13

The 4th volume of Jews in Combat has been released. It opens with a section devoted to the Warsaw...

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Li La Lo or Jewish Tangos in Piaseczno

Li La Lo or Jewish Tangos in Piaseczno

Added 2016-01-13

Olga Avigail and Sława Przybylska will perform in Piaseczno. Both stars will present the musical worlds of 1930s Warsaw and 1940s Tel...

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Monument to the Righteous will be erected in Poznan

Monument to the Righteous will be erected in Poznan

Added 2016-01-12

After long debates, a monument to the Righteous will be erected in Poznań. A housing estate council that blocked the project has changed...

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Toruń hosts the Catholic Church 'Day of Judaism'

Toruń hosts the Catholic Church 'Day of Judaism'

Added 2016-01-12

Catholic Church celebrates the 'Day of Judaism' on 17 January. This year the main events will be held in...

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Jewish School in Pniewy Is No More

Jewish School in Pniewy Is No More

Added 2016-01-11

The building of a former Jewish school in Pniewy (Wielkopolskie Province) has been pulled down. The demolition work started on 28 December...

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Double Bar-Mitzvah in Warsaw

Double Bar-Mitzvah in Warsaw

Added 2016-01-09

Two bar mitzvahs were held on Saturday in the progressive Etz Chaim synagogue in Warsaw. The morning prayer was led by Svetlana...

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Mezuzot from this house complemented the picture of the lost world

Mezuzot from this house complemented the picture of the lost world

Added 2016-01-08

Pre-war Polish Jews and the surviving traces of their presence. Two temporary exhibitions were opened yesterday at the E. Ringelblum...

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Wroclaw marks Day of Judaism in Catholic Church

Wroclaw marks Day of Judaism in Catholic Church

Added 2016-01-08

Celebrations of the Day of Judaism in the Catholic Church will start in Wrocław on Tuesday. Two meetings have been...

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Tzadik Guterman’s ohel completed

Tzadik Guterman’s ohel completed

Added 2016-01-07

The construction of Tzadik Yehoshua David Guterman’s ohel in Radzymin (Mazowieckie Province) has been completed. It is...

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Rabbi Boaz Pash assaulted in Jerusalem

Rabbi Boaz Pash assaulted in Jerusalem

Added 2016-01-06

In Jerusalem on Sunday, former Chief Rabbi of Krakow Boaz Pash was assaulted by a Palestinian man wielding a knife. A...

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Bersohns and Baumans Hospital For Sale

Bersohns and Baumans Hospital For Sale

Added 2016-01-05

The Mazowieckie Province authorities are selling the former Bersohns and Baumans Children's Hospital. Will the Jewish...

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New Issue of Miasteczko Poznań now available in bookstores

New Issue of Miasteczko Poznań now available in bookstores

Added 2016-01-05

The winter issue of Miasteczko Poznań (Poznań Town), a social and cultural magazine on Jewish subjects, has appeared in...

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PISF will not co-fund films about Hasidim

PISF will not co-fund films about Hasidim

Added 2016-01-04

Two movie scripts about Hasidim await being made into films. Unfortunately, the Polish Film Institute (PISF) has declined to fund...

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Who will remove the graffiti from Tzadiks Bornsteins’ ohel?

Who will remove the graffiti from Tzadiks Bornsteins’ ohel?

Added 2016-01-04

Sochaczew authorities believe that the desecrated ohel should be cleaned by the Jewish community. On the night of...

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