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Together for a Change

Together for a Change

Added 2010-10-29

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An appeal to the president

An appeal to the president

Added 2010-10-29

The History Meeting House makes an appeal to the president of Warsaw, Hanna Gronkiewicz Waltz, and the mayor of Wola district, Marek Andruk in...

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Protect Jewish cemeteries

Protect Jewish cemeteries

Added 2010-10-28

According to estimates, there are 1,200 neglected Jewish cemeteries throughout Poland. A few Jewish communities cannot effectively take care of...

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'Virtual Shtetl' in a book dedicated to prof. Jerzy Tomaszewski

'Virtual Shtetl' in a book dedicated to prof. Jerzy Tomaszewski

Added 2010-10-28

A publication entitled “Nations and Politics. Studies dedicated to Professor Jerzy Tomaszewski” [Pol. “Narody i Polityka....

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Lapidarium – commemoration of Radom Jews

Lapidarium – commemoration of Radom Jews

Added 2010-10-28

“Lapidarium  – in the memory of Jews from Radom”, a series of undertakings commemorating the local Jewish community, is to take...

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The meeting in Treblinka

The meeting in Treblinka

Added 2010-10-28

The representatives of Masovia towns as well as Polish and Israeli youth participated in the meeting ‘We are...

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Virtual Shtetl discussed during the conference in Jerusalem

Virtual Shtetl discussed during the conference in Jerusalem

Added 2010-10-28

The coordinator of the ‘Virtual Shtetl’ project, Albert Stankowski, participated in ‘Ukrainian Jewish Encounter: Cultural...

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Matzevot of everyday use

Matzevot of everyday use

Added 2010-10-28

  The vernissage of the exhibition ‘Matzevot of everyday use’ is to take place in the Center for Contemporary...

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Youth promotes multiculturalism in Radom

Youth promotes multiculturalism in Radom

Added 2010-10-27

On 28 and 29 October, Days of the Jewish Culture will take place in Radom. The event is organized for the third time by...

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The museum of the Righteous in Makowa

The museum of the Righteous in Makowa

Added 2010-10-27

The Ulma Family Museum of Poles Saving Jews will be founded in Makowa near Łańcut. 25 projects have been already received for the...

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Rubbish dump at cemetery

Rubbish dump at cemetery

Added 2010-10-26

The Czyżew-Osada Jewish cemetery has been more and more devastated in the past few years. The necropolis was destroyed by German occupiers...

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Looted treasures

Looted treasures

Added 2010-10-26

A database of Art Objects taken from Jews in German-occupied France and Belgium is now available on the internet. This database is...

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Days of Mutual Respect in Wroclaw

Days of Mutual Respect in Wroclaw

Added 2010-10-26

The Bente Kahan Foundation Wrocław Center for Jewish Culture and Education invites you to Wrocław Days of Mutual Respect which are...

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Yasmin Levy sings in Krakow

Yasmin Levy sings in Krakow

Added 2010-10-25

The concert of Israeli singer Yasmin Levy is to take place in the Tempel Synagogue in Krakow on October 25 at 20.00. The artist, who was...

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Silent souls

Silent souls

Added 2010-10-25

A discussion on the book ‘Silent souls? Women in Yiddish literature’ („Nieme dusze? Kobiety w kulturze jidysz”) is...

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The concert of Klezzmates band

The concert of Klezzmates band

Added 2010-10-25

The ‘Klezzmates’ band concert took place in Galicia Jewish Museum on October 24, at 19.00. The audience enjoyed an excellent...

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Benoit B. Mandelbrot passed away

Benoit B. Mandelbrot passed away

Added 2010-10-22

Benoit B. Mandelbrot, an excellent mathematician of Polish-Jewish origin, passed away on October 14 in Cambridge (Massachusetts, USA). He was...

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Pharmacists and physicians from Auschwitz

Pharmacists and physicians from Auschwitz

Added 2010-10-22

A few dozen documents concerning the SS crew in the Auschwitz concentration camp (maliny pharmacists and physicians) were shown during an...

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The exhibition in Kazimierz

The exhibition in Kazimierz

Added 2010-10-22

 An exhibition called “In the synagogue and at home” (“W domu i w synagodze”) is currently available at the...

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Frescoes for renovation

Frescoes for renovation

Added 2010-10-22

There is a fight going on concerning frescoes in the old Jewish house of prayer at Targowa Street in Warsaw. The Museum of Warsaw...

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Archipelago Muranów

Archipelago Muranów

Added 2010-10-21

An event ‘Archipelag Muranów’ is organized in Warsaw on October 23 by the Association of the Creative Initiatives ‘ę’....

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Religious pluralism in the Talmud

Religious pluralism in the Talmud

Added 2010-10-21

The Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw has the pleasure of inviting you to the lecture ‘Religious pluralism in the Talmud’...

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Virtual Shtetl portal presented in Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow

Virtual Shtetl portal presented in Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow

Added 2010-10-19

The presentation of the project “Educational and Historical Portal – the Virtual Shtetl” will take place on 20 October at 9...

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Youngsters make a movie about shtetl

Youngsters make a movie about shtetl

Added 2010-10-19

A meeting of Polish and Israeli youngsters who are discovering the Jewish history and heritage in the Świętokrzyskie region will be the theme...

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A Rising in Sobibor

A Rising in Sobibor

Added 2010-10-19

14 October is the anniversary of the Sobiobór Uprising. It was the biggest anti-Nazi rebellion, after the Warsaw Uprising and the Warsaw...

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Looking at Warsaw Ghetto

Looking at Warsaw Ghetto

Added 2010-10-18

A meeting „Views on the Warsaw Ghetto” entitled “68 Nowolipki” will take place on 19 October, 2010, at...

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Center of Yidish Culture opened in Warsaw

Center of Yidish Culture opened in Warsaw

Added 2010-10-18

The opening of the new premises of the Center of Yiddish Culture took place in Warsaw at Andersa Street 15 on October 17. Fans of Jewish...

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Experience history in Krakow

Experience history in Krakow

Added 2010-10-18

A conference entitled ‘Experience history’ is to take place in Krakow on October, 21-22. Teachers, researchers, students and...

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Great absentee – Zofia Kossak

Great absentee – Zofia Kossak

Added 2010-10-18

Zofia Kossak Foundation invites you to participate in a conference ‘The presence of Zofia Kossak in a didactic sphere in Poland’,...

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Jewish culture in Pszczyna

Jewish culture in Pszczyna

Added 2010-10-15

The 7th “Meeting with the Jewish culture” in Pszczyna will begin on Thursday, 21 October. The event will be...

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What do we know about Irena Sendlerowa?

What do we know about Irena Sendlerowa?

Added 2010-10-15

Polish Center for Holocaust Research at the Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology at the Polish Academy of Sciences invites you for a...

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(A)pollonia in Lublin

(A)pollonia in Lublin

Added 2010-10-15

Tragedy entitled (A)pollonia produced by Krzysztof Warlikowski will be performed on 16 October at 7 p.m at the International Fair...

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Jews and communism

Jews and communism

Added 2010-10-15

A film 'Żydokomuna’, directed by Anna Zawadzka, will be shown in Kino LAB (Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw) on October 15, at 20:00. This...

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Jewish traces in Belarus

Jewish traces in Belarus

Added 2010-10-15

A project called “Polish-Byelorussian summer school for culture animators. Transfer of experience concerning protection of...

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A famous architect will renovate the Kielce synagogue

A famous architect will renovate the Kielce synagogue

Added 2010-10-14

Peter Zumthor, one of the most famous modern architects, will rebuild the Kielce synagogue. “We are waiting for the draft...

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History of the Bielsk Podlaski Jews

History of the Bielsk Podlaski Jews

Added 2010-10-14

  Bielski Hostineć, a history entirely devoted to the story of Bielsk Podlaski Jews, has been recently published....

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‘Our Class’ – première

‘Our Class’ – première

Added 2010-10-14

On October 16, “Our Class” („Nasza Klasa”), a play by Tadeusz Słobodzianek, will have its première at Teatr...

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The Day of the Righteous – workshops for teachers

The Day of the Righteous – workshops for teachers

Added 2010-10-13

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews is organizing workshops to prepare teachers for the implementation of “The Day of the...

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Picnic in Muranow

Picnic in Muranow

Added 2010-10-13

We kindly invite you to an open day of the Center for Yiddish Culture organized by the Shalom Foundation. It is taking place from 12:00 to...

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Medal for Ogonek family

Medal for Ogonek family

Added 2010-10-12

The Polish couple, Janina and Piotr Ogonek, were posthumously awarded the medal of Righteous Among the Nations for helping Jews during...

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Jewish Triptych in Checiny

Jewish Triptych in Checiny

Added 2010-10-12

The Fourth Festival of Jewish Culture, Jewish Triptych, took place in Chęciny last weekend. Festival events were preceded by the March of...

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Four nations' philately

Four nations' philately

Added 2010-10-12

The opening of the exhibition "Lodz Four Nations’ Philately in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" took place on October 11 in...

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The camp in the Opera

The camp in the Opera

Added 2010-10-11

The premier of "Passenger" by Mieczyslaw Weinberg took place in the National Opera on October 8. The opera was composed in 1968. The...

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A cooperation between Jewish Records Indexing and Museum of the History of Polish Jews

A cooperation between Jewish Records Indexing and Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Added 2010-10-11

The Signing Ceremony of the Agreement Between Jewish Records Indexing – Poland and Museum of the History of Polish Jews has...

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The meaning of life for $9.99

The meaning of life for $9.99

Added 2010-10-11

  Etgar Keret, one of the most popular Israeli writers, is coming to Poland. He is going to appear at the premier of...

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There was a Jewish quarter in Warsaw

There was a Jewish quarter in Warsaw

Added 2010-10-08

PWN publishing house and ‘Goście Gazety’ Club have a pleasure of inviting you to a meeting ‘On both sides of the...

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Rescue – the best book of the year

Rescue – the best book of the year

Added 2010-10-08

The book 'Rescue. Tales of Poles and Jews' by Jacek Leociak has recently been nominated for the prize, ‘The Best Historical Book of...

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Prisoner of Her Past

Prisoner of Her Past

Added 2010-10-08

The Jewish Historical Institute has the pleasure of inviting you to the Polish premier of the documentary, "Prisoner of Her Past: A Story...

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Warsaw – the city of many cultures

Warsaw – the city of many cultures

Added 2010-10-07

  An educational guidebook „Warsaw – The City of Many Cultures” was created in the framework of a project...

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Shtetl built in Sanok

Shtetl built in Sanok

Added 2010-10-07

Construction of a replica of a Galician town has just started at the Museum of Folk Architecture in Sanok. Twenty six buildings will be...

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A meeting with Lizzie Doron

A meeting with Lizzie Doron

Added 2010-10-07

An illustrious Israeli writer, the author of "Calm Days", will meet her readers in Klubokawiarnia Chłodna 25 in Warsaw on Thursday,...

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Amos Oz in Warsaw

Amos Oz in Warsaw

Added 2010-10-06

We have a pleasure of inviting you to a meeting with a prominent Israeli writer, essayist and journalist, Amos Oz, who will discuss...

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The Faces of the Eastern European Jews in Czestochowa

The Faces of the Eastern European Jews in Czestochowa

Added 2010-10-06

An exhibition entitled ‘The Faces and the World of the Eastern European Jews’ is to be opened in the Pilgrimage Museum in...

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Władysław Bartoszewski about Virtual Shtetl

Władysław Bartoszewski about Virtual Shtetl

Added 2010-10-05

Professor Władysław Bartoszewski sent the following letter to Jerzy Halbersztadt, the director of the Museum of the History of Polish...

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Bolesław Czuruk – a new Polish Righteous

Bolesław Czuruk – a new Polish Righteous

Added 2010-10-05

Professor Bolesław Czuruk, who had saved several dozen Jews during the Second World War, was posthumously awarded the medal of the Righteous...

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Prisoners clean Jewish cemeteries in Bieszczady

Prisoners clean Jewish cemeteries in Bieszczady

Added 2010-10-05

 The Jewish cemeteries in Dukla and Wola Michowa were cleaned by the prisoners of the Łupków Prison and the OZ in Moszczaniec....

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The discussion – The Survivors and the Righteous

The discussion – The Survivors and the Righteous

Added 2010-10-04

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites to the discussion: The Survivors and the Righteous in literary...

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A personal account from the Warsaw ghetto

A personal account from the Warsaw ghetto

Added 2010-10-04

A collection of letters of Halina Szwambaum, the ghetto prisoner, to her teacher living on the Aryan side of the city, can be found in...

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Mendelsohn's house will be renovated

Mendelsohn's house will be renovated

Added 2010-10-04

A historic cleansing house, Bet Tahara in Olsztyn, also known as Mendelsohn’s House, will be renovated soon. The value of the...

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A Monument to the Fallen

A Monument to the Fallen

Added 2010-10-04

The Monument to the Fallen, Murdered and Expelled Residents of Warsaw was unveiled on October 3, 2010 in the Freedom Park of the Warsaw Rising...

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Accused: Wiera Gran

Accused: Wiera Gran

Added 2010-10-01

The premiere of the book “Accused: Wiera Gran” and a meeting with the author Agata Tuszyńska will take place on...

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A tribute to Marek Edelman

A tribute to Marek Edelman

Added 2010-10-01

The anniversary of Marek Edelman’s death is on October 2. In order to commemorate it, the Museum of Łódź History created a hall of Marek...

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

Added 2009-05-24

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