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German exhibition in Cracow museum

German exhibition in Cracow museum

Added 2009-10-30

An exhibition of photographs, documents, films and other keepsakes of the economical, cultural and social pressure the Jews were subject to after...

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Junior High School students clean up the cemetery

Junior High School students clean up the cemetery

Added 2009-10-30

The 5th Junior High School students along with some volunteers from Borussia association have cleaned up the 19th-century cemetery on Zyndram z...

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Reparations for the synagogue

Reparations for the synagogue

Added 2009-10-30

The dispute about the Pleszewo 1830...

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Old Jewish cemetery rebuilt

Old Jewish cemetery rebuilt

Added 2009-10-30

Thanks to the initiative of Danuta Grychowska, mayor of the municipality of Czerniejewo in Gniezno country, the old Jewish cemetery has been...

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ZOOM catalogues Jewish headstones

ZOOM catalogues Jewish headstones

Added 2009-10-29

For two more weeks volunteers are going to document the headstones of the Okopowa St. cemetery. The campaign to gather information about all...

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(...) – an urban space project

(...) – an urban space project

Added 2009-10-28

In November, above Chłodna St. – where the wooden bridge linking two parts of the Warsaw ghetto used to be – an ellipsis made out of silvery...

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Ostrów synagogue recognized as a „crown jewel” of Greater Poland

Ostrów synagogue recognized as a „crown jewel” of Greater Poland

Added 2009-10-28

An internet query to select 10 greatest highlights of Greater Poland has been carried out throughout July and August. From the total of 44...

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Virtual Shtetl in Silesian Institute

Virtual Shtetl in Silesian Institute

Added 2009-10-27

A presentation of Virtual Shtetl combined with the promotion of the book "Śladami Żydów. Dolny Śląsk, Opolszczyzna, Ziemia Lubuska"...

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Jewish Community of Wrocław sells a synagogue

Jewish Community of Wrocław sells a synagogue

Added 2009-10-27

On November 12 a contract between the Jewish Community of Wrocław and Town and Municipal Council of Lubraniec will be concluded. According to...

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Jewish exhibitions in Muzeum Pojezierza Łęczyńsko-Włodawskiego

Jewish exhibitions in Muzeum Pojezierza Łęczyńsko-Włodawskiego

Added 2009-10-27

A museum in Włodawa has opened a temporary photo exhibition about the synagogues and Jewish cemeteries of southeastern Poland. Additionally there...

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The EU gives 9 mln PLN for the restoration of the synagogue

The EU gives 9 mln PLN for the restoration of the synagogue

Added 2009-10-27

The EU will give 9 mln PLN for the renovation of the 19th century synagogue in Dąbrowa Tarnowska. Built according to a project by Abraham...

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The commemoration of the establishment and liquidation of Piotrków ghetto

The commemoration of the establishment and liquidation of Piotrków ghetto

Added 2009-10-27

On Monday, October 26th, the 70th anniversary of establishment and the 67th anniversary of liquidation of Piotrków ghetto have been celebrated....

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Trees sorround the statue of Korczak

Trees sorround the statue of Korczak

Added 2009-10-26

51 birch trees were planted behind the statue of Janusz Korczak on Warsaw Jewish cemetery of Okopowa St. It’s a part of the restoration plan...

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Zabrze Jewish reunion

Zabrze Jewish reunion

Added 2009-10-26

The descendants of Zabrze Jews living in Germany and Israel have come to visit the town of their ancestors. They’ve been to the Jewish...

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Diane Ackerman’s book promotion in the Warsaw zoo

Diane Ackerman’s book promotion in the Warsaw zoo

Added 2009-10-26

The promotion of Diane Ackerman’s “The zookeeper’s wife” has taken place in Warsaw zoological garden on Friday,...

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The woodcut world of Polish Jews

The woodcut world of Polish Jews

Added 2009-10-26

Starting Tuesday, October 27th, the Pomeranian Dukes’ Castle is hosting an exhibition of several hundred woodcuts from 19th century in the...

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Museum of the History of Polish Jews on Limud

Museum of the History of Polish Jews on Limud

Added 2009-10-26

“Virtual Shtetl” and “The Polish Righteous” projects have been presented on Sunday, October 25th, during the II edition of...

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Virtual Shtetl in Newsweek

Virtual Shtetl in Newsweek

Added 2009-10-25

An article about Virtual Shtetl by Arlene Getz appeared in Newsweek International magazine. If you ever wondered how other people perceive our...

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Radom Jews in Powiększenie

Radom Jews in Powiększenie

Added 2009-10-23

A pre-war documentary about Jewish Radom of 1930s will be screened in Powiększenie club in Warsaw [27 Nowy Świat] on Saturday, October 24 at 7...

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Unveiling of the monument to Częstochowa Jews

Unveiling of the monument to Częstochowa Jews

Added 2009-10-23

The unveiling of the monument to the 40 thousand Częstochowa Jews sent to Treblinka death camp has taken place on Tuesday, October 20th. The...

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Faces of the ghetto

Faces of the ghetto

Added 2009-10-23

The Public Archive in Łódź and the Institute of National Remembrance have published the album „Getto Łódzkie Litzmannstadt Ghetto...

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Poland – a country of one or many cultures?

Poland – a country of one or many cultures?

Added 2009-10-23

The program „In search of the lost Republic of Poland. A country of one or many cultures?” has been inaugurated by the...

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„Dawid Rubinowicz” project wins the cultural education exchange

„Dawid Rubinowicz” project wins the cultural education exchange

Added 2009-10-23

The initiative of the „Odnowica” Society for Village Revitalization has won the Polish Exchange of the Cultural Education Programs in...

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Another glance at the Warsaw ghetto

Another glance at the Warsaw ghetto

Added 2009-10-22

The History Meeting House [20 Karowa St, Warsaw] invites everyone to the next one of their „A look at the Warsaw ghetto”...

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„The Jews of Warsaw – Warsaw of the Jews” conference

„The Jews of Warsaw – Warsaw of the Jews” conference

Added 2009-10-22

A conference dedicated to the history of Warsaw Jews was held on Wednesday, October 21st. It is an initiative of the Department of Warsaw Studies,...

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Distinguished cantor in the Nożyk Synagogue

Distinguished cantor in the Nożyk Synagogue

Added 2009-10-22

On October 21 a lecture „Cantors, their art and cantoral education in Israel” by world-famous cantor Joseph Malovany has taken...

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Joe Biden at the Memorial to the Heroes of Warsaw Ghetto

Joe Biden at the Memorial to the Heroes of Warsaw Ghetto

Added 2009-10-22

During his visit in Poland, the vice-president of the US Joe Biden has met by the Memorial with the former Israeli ambassador in Poland Szewach...

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Bell played in Warsaw

Bell played in Warsaw

Added 2009-10-21

The famous violinist Joshua Bell has performed in National Opera in Warsaw on Wednesday, October 21st. During the “Music for the Beautiful...

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"Historia Kowalskich” on TVP2

Added 2009-10-21

„Historia Kowalskich” directed and written by Arkadiusz Gołębiewski and Maciej Pawlicki will be aired on Sunday [October 25th] at 6...

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Jewish Culture Week in Wodzisław

Jewish Culture Week in Wodzisław

Added 2009-10-21

The „Yerusha – Heritage” association of Wodzisław is organizing the Jewish Culture Week. The main goal of the event is to...

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Jewish Culture Day in Płock Public Archive

Jewish Culture Day in Płock Public Archive

Added 2009-10-21

Płock Public Archive invites everyone to their Jewish Culture Day tomorrow from 10 AM to 2 PM. It’s an opportunity to hear about the Jewish...

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70th anniversary of the annihilation of the Jews of Zgierz

70th anniversary of the annihilation of the Jews of Zgierz

Added 2009-10-20

Four day long celebration commemorating all local Jews murdered during the war are taking place on a Jewish cemetery in Zgierz. Most of them,...

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Renovation of the Pułaska St. cemetery

Renovation of the Pułaska St. cemetery

Added 2009-10-20

The authorities of Toruń decided to restore the burial site of Toruń’s Jews – the cemetery of Pułaska St., torn down in 1960s. The works...

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Bayit Khadash in Cracow

Bayit Khadash in Cracow

Added 2009-10-20

Until November 30th in Cracow’s Centre for Jewish Culture the series of Encounters with Jewish Culture is underway. Taking place every year...

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Auschwitz Museum on Facebook

Auschwitz Museum on Facebook

Added 2009-10-19

The National Museum of Auschwitz-Birkenau has set up their own profile on Facebook, thus introducing a new strategy to arouse interest in younger...

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Hasidim disappear from Poznański Palace

Hasidim disappear from Poznański Palace

Added 2009-10-19

The last tour of the hasidic exhibition is taking place in Poznański Palace since 10 AM today. „The mysterious world of hasidim – in...

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Wrocław Mutual Respect Days

Wrocław Mutual Respect Days

Added 2009-10-19

Starting November 3rd, the Mutual Respect Days will take place in Wrocław. Commemorating Kristallnacht on its 71st anniversary, the event...

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LvivKlezmerFest

LvivKlezmerFest

Added 2009-10-19

Jewish bands from Ukraine, Russia, Moldova and the United States have all gathered on October 16th in former Jewish district of Lviv to perform at...

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First crane over our Museum

First crane over our Museum

Added 2009-10-19

The first crane has been set up over the construction site of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Muranów. This means that groundworks,...

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Rabbis visit Lublin

Rabbis visit Lublin

Added 2009-10-19

A group of rabbis from Israel have visited Poland on October 14th, spending two days in Lublin meeting with people and church officials. The...

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Shabaton festival launches today in Kielce

Shabaton festival launches today in Kielce

Added 2009-10-16

A few minutes after 10 AM the religious-cultural Shabaton festival has started in Kielce. For the first time since 1939 and exactly 100 years...

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Jews in avant-garde

Jews in avant-garde

Added 2009-10-16

The Art Museum in Łódź opens a new exhibition dedicated to the question of identity issues of the Jewish avan-garde artists and relation...

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3rd Festival of Jewish Culture in Chęciny

3rd Festival of Jewish Culture in Chęciny

Added 2009-10-16

Starting with a rally through Chęciny, Tokarnia and Wolica following on foot the vestiges of Jewish presence, the 3rd Festival of Jewish Culture...

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6th Encounters with the Jewish Culture in Pszczyna

6th Encounters with the Jewish Culture in Pszczyna

Added 2009-10-16

The 6th Encounters with the Jewish Culture have started today. During three days the participants will have an opportunity to, among other things,...

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Nominate the Jewish cemetery as one of the 7 wonders of Wrocław

Nominate the Jewish cemetery as one of the 7 wonders of Wrocław

Added 2009-10-16

Until the end of October a poll aiming to select the 7 wonders of Wrocław is available online. Wrocław’s Jewish cemetery from mid-19th...

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Students sculpting headstone motifs

Students sculpting headstone motifs

Added 2009-10-16

A group of STO Primary and Junior High School in Siedlce have participated in modelling the headstone motifs of Siedlce and Łosice Jewish...

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Performance in Podkowa Leśna

Performance in Podkowa Leśna

Added 2009-10-15

A meeting titled "Jerzy Grotowski – Beyond Time" is going to take place on October 18 at Podkowa Leśna’s Culture and...

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Unveiling of the monument to the Jews of Aleksandrów

Unveiling of the monument to the Jews of Aleksandrów

Added 2009-10-15

The monument in honor of Aleksandrów’s Jews has been presented at the site of the currently non-existent Jewish cemetery on Wspólna St. in...

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Ohalim and headstones in Chimera

Ohalim and headstones in Chimera

Added 2009-10-15

33 photos of the Jewish cemetery in Łódź by Wiesław Stachlewski are displayed for visitors in the Chimera...

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Warsaw Jewish Cemetery sightseeing tour

Warsaw Jewish Cemetery sightseeing tour

Added 2009-10-15

Towarzystwo Przyjaciół Warszawy invites everyone on a sightseeing tour of the Jewish Cemetery in Warsaw on Sunday, 25 October. The rendezvous...

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A Jewish route through Gliwice

A Jewish route through Gliwice

Added 2009-10-15

On Sunday, October 25, at 10 AM a new route showing all of the most important vestiges of Jewish culture in the city will be opened. In addition...

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Junior high school students restoring the memory about the Jews of Kielce

Junior high school students restoring the memory about the Jews of Kielce

Added 2009-10-14

Junior high school students from Wola Jachowa have just begun cleaning up and documenting the relics of the Jewish community of Kielce as a part...

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Jews of Berlin in Litzmannstadt ghetto

Jews of Berlin in Litzmannstadt ghetto

Added 2009-10-14

A book on the fate of Berlin Jews transfered to Łódź in 1941 was being promoted in Biederman Palace on the edge of former Litzmannstadt....

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The symbol of Shoah set up in Auschwitz

The symbol of Shoah set up in Auschwitz

Added 2009-10-14

An authentic German railway wagon from the II World War period has been set up on the empty ramp at Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial today afternoon....

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Huberman, Bell and Stradivarius

Huberman, Bell and Stradivarius

Added 2009-10-11

Częstochowa is celebrating its VII Violinist Festival dedicated to Bronisław Huberman. Joshua Bell, the famous violinist, will be playing the...

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Students documenting traces of Jewish culture

Students documenting traces of Jewish culture

Added 2009-10-10

Concerned with the history of their town, the students of Golub-Dobrzyń are gathering information about its Jewish inhabitants as a part of the...

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Lublin celebrates Jan Karski

Lublin celebrates Jan Karski

Added 2009-10-08

Partyzancka Street, linking Wieniawska and Spokojna streets has been given a new name in honor of Jan Karski, the heroic courier. As a part of...

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Polish-Israeli high school agreement

Polish-Israeli high school agreement

Added 2009-10-08

A group of 10 Israeli teachers has visited Poland to establish relations with their Polish colleagues and discuss possible joint projects and...

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Mobile sukkah in several Polish towns

Mobile sukkah in several Polish towns

Added 2009-10-05

Chabad Lubawitch has put up a mobile sukkah in several Polish cities. It was first to be seen next to Hard Rock Cafe in Warsaw. Today the sukkah...

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Marek Edelman dies.

Marek Edelman dies.

Added 2009-10-05

Marek Edelman, the last Warsaw Ghetto Uprising leader, died in Warsaw on Friday. He was 90. He was born in Homel (now Belarus), spent his...

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The Feast of Tabernacles in Tykocin

The Feast of Tabernacles in Tykocin

Added 2009-10-04

Much the same as every year a sukkah [booth] was set up in front of Tykocin's historic synagogue. The temporary hut is meant to remind the Jewish...

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Sukkot in Warsaw

Sukkot in Warsaw

Added 2009-10-02

During the next few days several events will take place at the Sukkah in Warsaw. The Warsaw Community has invited everyone to...

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Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Polish media

Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Polish media

Added 2009-10-01

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews is an important topic for Polish media. In the span of the last six months it has appeared in various...

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

Added 2009-05-24

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