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The Jewish cemetery in Mysłowice now open to visitors

The Jewish cemetery in Mysłowice now open to visitors

Added 2013-10-31

The Jewish cemetery in Mysłowice has been restored. A group of volunteers, working together under the leadership of councilman Wiesław...

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The end of the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival

The end of the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival

Added 2013-10-31

The 11th edition of the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival has come to an end. Thursday October 31, 2013, the Museum of the History of Polish...

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A Jewish cultural trail in Trzebinia

A Jewish cultural trail in Trzebinia

Added 2013-10-31

Andrzej Kostka, a local history enthusiast, is planning to create a trail of Jewish culture in Trzebinia. He wants a plaque to be affixed...

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A photo competition for kindergarten children

A photo competition for kindergarten children

Added 2013-10-30

Lauder-Morasha kindergarten in Warsaw and the Museum of the History of Polish Jews invite kindergarten pupils, their parents and...

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The sixth day of the Jewish Film Festival in Warsaw

The sixth day of the Jewish Film Festival in Warsaw

Added 2013-10-30

The Warsaw Jewish Film Festival invites you to the last but one day of the festival. Today, on the 30 October 2013, you will have an...

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The unveiling of the monument to Bytów Jews

The unveiling of the monument to Bytów Jews

Added 2013-10-30

The Committee for Commemorating the Jewish Community in Bytów invites you to the ceremony of unveiling of the monument commemorating...

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‘Touch of an Angel’ premiered this Spring

‘Touch of an Angel’ premiered this Spring

Added 2013-10-29

The shooting of the Polish-German coproduction ‘Touch of an Angel’ by Marek Pawłowski has just finished. The film is based on a book...

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The screening of ‘Jellyfish’ and a meeting with authors Shira Geffen and Etgar Keret

The screening of ‘Jellyfish’ and a meeting with authors Shira Geffen and Etgar Keret

Added 2013-10-29

On 8 November 2013, at 8 pm, the Muranów cinema in Warsaw will screen ‘Jellyfish’, which will be followed by a meeting with the...

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Film shows at the Jewish Film Festival in Warsaw

Film shows at the Jewish Film Festival in Warsaw

Added 2013-10-29

Today, as part of the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival, we cordially invite you to the screenings at the Praga cinema (tickets of PLN 7 are...

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The fourth day of the Jewish Film Festival in Warsaw

The fourth day of the Jewish Film Festival in Warsaw

Added 2013-10-28

Today, the 28th October 2013, marks another day of the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival. The screenings take place in the Museum of the History...

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‘Liberals, Jews, Bourgeoisie…’ – a discussion on Antoni Słonimski, Wiadomości Literackie newspaper and their adversaries

‘Liberals, Jews, Bourgeoisie…’ – a discussion on Antoni Słonimski, Wiadomości Literackie newspaper and their adversaries

Added 2013-10-28

This Wednesday, the 30th October, as part of the series of meetings about Polish master authorities, a discussion will take place at 6 pm....

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JCC Warsaw is now open!

JCC Warsaw is now open!

Added 2013-10-28

On Sunday October 27, 2013, the JCC Warsaw was officially opened. The inauguration ceremony was attended by almost two hundred people who...

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Portraits of prisoners of concentration camps

Portraits of prisoners of concentration camps

Added 2013-10-25

On 8 November 2013, Leica Gallery in Warsaw will inaugurate a photo exhibition by Agnieszka and Maciej Nabrdalik entitled...

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The Jewish Film Festival in Warsaw has begun!

The Jewish Film Festival in Warsaw has begun!

Added 2013-10-25

Today inaugurates the 11th Jewish Film Festival, which is dedicated to Tadeusz Konwicki. Free entrance!On 27th October...

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A private prayer house in Kielce will change its location

A private prayer house in Kielce will change its location

Added 2013-10-25

The Jewish prayer house at 1 Słowackiego Street in Kielce is currently being rescued from ruin and relocated. The house will be moved...

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A restored fence of a mass grave in Nowy Zmigrod

A restored fence of a mass grave in Nowy Zmigrod

Added 2013-10-24

The fence for the mass grave, the burial site for 1250 Jews resting near the forest in Nowy Zmigrod, has been restored. The restoration...

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Polish culinary week in Israel

Polish culinary week in Israel

Added 2013-10-24

From 2-11 November 2013, the whole of Israel will stage the Polish culinary week, which will give Israeli citizens an opportunity to taste...

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Days of Mutual Respect 2013

Days of Mutual Respect 2013

Added 2013-10-24

From 7 to 10 November, Wroclaw will stage the Days of Mutal Respect, whch have been organised by the Centre for Jewish Culture &...

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"Utøpia". A play in the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Added 2013-10-23

The Museum Theater Scene invites you to "Utøpia", a Korporacja Teatralna production, directed by Andrzej Pakuła, written by Andrzej...

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Taube Foundation awards the annual Irena Sendler Prize

Taube Foundation awards the annual Irena Sendler Prize

Added 2013-10-23

This year’s prize was conferred to the Polish Minister of Culture, Bogdan Zdrojewski, and the Mayor of Warsaw, Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz....

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The screening of Yoram Gross’s films and a meeting with the director

The screening of Yoram Gross’s films and a meeting with the director

Added 2013-10-23

The JCC Kraków invites you to the screening of films by Yoram Gross, the highly recognised Kraków-born filmmaker of animated movies. During the...

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Three days of the Jewish cultural festival in Chęciny

Three days of the Jewish cultural festival in Chęciny

Added 2013-10-22

From 18-20 October 2013, Chęciny staged the seventh edition of the encounters with Jewish culture. During these three days, visitors had...

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Hanukah competition

Hanukah competition

Added 2013-10-22

The Jewish Religious Community in Warsaw has announced a competition for children to design a Hanukah card. All participants will be...

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Great Synagogue in Tykocin becomes one of the new seven wonders of Poland

Great Synagogue in Tykocin becomes one of the new seven wonders of Poland

Added 2013-10-22

The third edition of the “New Seven Wonders of Poland” plebiscite, organised by the National Geographic Traveler monthly, has just...

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Young people once again restore the Jewish cemetery in Wysokie Mazowieckie

Young people once again restore the Jewish cemetery in Wysokie Mazowieckie

Added 2013-10-21

Last Saturday, the 19 October 2013, third and fourth degree students from the school of agriculture at centre of professional training...

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An exhibition about the Ulmas in Canada

An exhibition about the Ulmas in Canada

Added 2013-10-21

The University of Ottawa in Canada will display an exhibition entitled ‘Samaritans from Markowa. The Ulmas – Poles Murdered by Germans...

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‘Jan Karski – Witness, Emissary, Man’ – A scholarly conference on Jan Karski

‘Jan Karski – Witness, Emissary, Man’ – A scholarly conference on Jan Karski

Added 2013-10-21

From 6-8 November 2013, the Synagogue Centre of the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage (FODŻ) in Zamość will host an...

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The 11th Warsaw Jewish Film Festival

The 11th Warsaw Jewish Film Festival

Added 2013-10-18

The 25th-31st October 2013 will see the 11th edition of the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival, which has been dedicated to Tadeusz Konwicki. The...

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New editions of competitions on the history and culture of Polish Jews in Polish schools

New editions of competitions on the history and culture of Polish Jews in Polish schools

Added 2013-10-18

The Shalom Foundation invites you to take part in the 11th edition of a high school competition called “The History and Culture of...

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‘School of Dialogue’ workshops in Białystok

‘School of Dialogue’ workshops in Białystok

Added 2013-10-18

Students from the complex of technology and comprehensive schools in Białystok have just began workshops organised by the School of...

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A Jewish-themed film at the Warsaw Film Festival

A Jewish-themed film at the Warsaw Film Festival

Added 2013-10-17

This Monday, at the 29th edition of the Warsaw Film Festival, Jan Kidawa-Błoński’s most recent film ‘W ukryciu’ (In Hiding) will...

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Workshops for children ‘A Warsaw palimpsest (Stawki Street)’

Workshops for children ‘A Warsaw palimpsest (Stawki Street)’

Added 2013-10-17

The Centre for Yiddish Culture invites you to another children’s workshop, which will take place at 11 am on 27 October 2013 (Sunday)....

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Zbąszyń commemorates the Jewish community

Zbąszyń commemorates the Jewish community

Added 2013-10-17

The 28th October 2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the expulsion of Jews from Germany, who found shelter among Zbąszyń inhabitants in...

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Yasmin Levy will perform in Wrocław

Yasmin Levy will perform in Wrocław

Added 2013-10-16

This December, Yasmin Levy will visit Poland once again. This time, she will perform as part of the Ethno Jazz Festival at the Wrocław...

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An all-day action: ‘Poland for Everyone’

An all-day action: ‘Poland for Everyone’

Added 2013-10-16

The Świat na Wyciągnięcie Ręki Foundation and the Lauder-Morasha School Complex cordially invite you to take part in the daylong...

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Not Only Schindler – extraordinary film meetings

Not Only Schindler – extraordinary film meetings

Added 2013-10-16

After a summer holiday break, Oskar Schindler’s Factory in Kraków resumes a series of film meetings entitled ‘Not Only Schindler’....

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In memory of Radziejów Jews

In memory of Radziejów Jews

Added 2013-10-15

This Friday, on 18 October 2013, the municipal library in Radziejów will host a ceremony commemorating the local Jewish...

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Limud Keszet Poland 2013

Limud Keszet Poland 2013

Added 2013-10-15

Lectures, workshops, discussions, text studying and film screenings – it is all on offer for participants of the sixth edition of Limud,...

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The Jewish Historical Institute shows antisemitic pictures published in the Polish press from 1919 to 1939

The Jewish Historical Institute shows antisemitic pictures published in the Polish press from 1919 to 1939

Added 2013-10-15

Today marks the inauguration of the “Alien and Unpleasant” exhibition at the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw. It shows over...

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The grand opening of the JCC Warszawa!

The grand opening of the JCC Warszawa!

Added 2013-10-14

The 27 October 2013 will mark the long-awaited opening of JCC Warsaw. The new Jewish community centre, which will be located at 9a...

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The Scheinbach synagogue in Przemyśl goes back to the Jewish community

The Scheinbach synagogue in Przemyśl goes back to the Jewish community

Added 2013-10-14

Last Saturday, the 12 October 2013, the Scheinbach synagogue in Przemyśl staged an all-day event entitled ‘Pamięć i słowo’ (Memory...

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The 70th anniversary of the uprising in Sobibór

The 70th anniversary of the uprising in Sobibór

Added 2013-10-14

Today, the former extermination camp in Sobibór commemorates the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the uprising. The ceremony will be...

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Chanukkah at the Fordon synagogue

Chanukkah at the Fordon synagogue

Added 2013-10-11

Cut off from electricity, heating and water, the synagogue in Fordon still attracts attention. Last month, the synagogue staged the Night...

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A ceremony in honour of Poles who rescued Jews in Wołomin

A ceremony in honour of Poles who rescued Jews in Wołomin

Added 2013-10-11

On Friday, the 4 October 2013, Wołomin held a ceremony commemorating inhabitants of the Wołomin district who saved the lives of Jewish...

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An outstanding exhibition in Włocławek: ‘Memory Project’

An outstanding exhibition in Włocławek: ‘Memory Project’

Added 2013-10-11

From 1-31 October 2013, the electric engineering schools complex in Włocławek (at 77/83 Toruńska Street) will display an exhibition...

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The 71st anniversary of the liquidation of the Radomsk ghetto

The 71st anniversary of the liquidation of the Radomsk ghetto

Added 2013-10-10

Last Wednesday, the 9th October 2013 marked the 71st anniversary of the shipment of the prisoners of the Radomsk ghetto to Treblinka concentration...

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Blumka’s Diaries at Stara Prochownia

Blumka’s Diaries at Stara Prochownia

Added 2013-10-10

Grupa Studnia O. association has the pleasure of inviting you to a play entitled ‘Pamiętnik Blumki. Opowieści z pamięci’, which...

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More matzevos discovered in the pavement

More matzevos discovered in the pavement

Added 2013-10-10

During reconstruction works of Kanoniczny square, approx. fifty fragments of matzevos were discovered in Szreńsk. In all probability, the...

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Workshops for children in Autumn and Winter

Workshops for children in Autumn and Winter

Added 2013-10-09

The Moses Schorr Foundation has organised a series of workshops for this Autumn and Winter. Children will learn more about games played by...

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Junior high school students working on a guide about Frysztak Jews

Junior high school students working on a guide about Frysztak Jews

Added 2013-10-09

Students from public junior high school no 1 in Frysztak are currently working on a guide to the history of the local Jewish community....

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Rededication of the Jewish cemetery in Strzelno and Łabiszyn

Rededication of the Jewish cemetery in Strzelno and Łabiszyn

Added 2013-10-09

Today, the Jewish cemeteries in Strzelno and Łabiszyn will be rededicated, which will mark their spiritual renewal. The ceremony in...

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Museum of the History of Polish Jews Core Exhibition to be ready in June 2014

Museum of the History of Polish Jews Core Exhibition to be ready in June 2014

Added 2013-10-08

(Warsaw, Poland) – The production and installation of the Core Exhibition of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews is proceeding...

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Holocaust inspired ‘Diaries of Hope’ by Zbigniew Preisner

Holocaust inspired ‘Diaries of Hope’ by Zbigniew Preisner

Added 2013-10-08

This evening marks the world premier of Zbigniew Preisner’s recent album ‘Pamiętniki pisane nadzieją’ (Diaries of Hope), which was...

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A meeting of Polish and Israeli educators at the Galicia Jewish Museum

A meeting of Polish and Israeli educators at the Galicia Jewish Museum

Added 2013-10-08

This Thursday, on 10th October 2013, at 1 pm, the Galicia Jewish Museum in Kraków will host participants of the ‘Through...

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Five Jewish Cultural Days

Five Jewish Cultural Days

Added 2013-10-08

This week Śląsk (Silesia) has transformed into the centre of Jewish culture. Since Monday, it has staged the Second Jewish Cultural...

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Chełm honours citizens who perished in the Holocaust

Chełm honours citizens who perished in the Holocaust

Added 2013-10-07

A group of Chełm citizens have decided to commemorate fellow citizens who perished during the Second World War and have set up a...

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Jewish soldiers in the Polish Army have been commemorated

Jewish soldiers in the Polish Army have been commemorated

Added 2013-10-07

Last Friday, memorial plaques in honour of Jewish soldiers who were killed in September 1939 were affixed in the Jewish graves in Grodzisk...

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Films with Jewish themes in Chmielnik

Films with Jewish themes in Chmielnik

Added 2013-10-07

The recently opened “Świętokrzyski Sztetl” Museum & Education Centre in Chmielnik invites you to the Meetings with Jewish Themes...

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The New Jewish Theatre after changes

The New Jewish Theatre after changes

Added 2013-10-04

The Jewish Theatre in Warsaw has already begun a new theatre season. Theatre goers will be surprised by many changes, but regular patrons...

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The 7th Jewish Cultural Festival in Olsztyn – Sat & Sun programme

The 7th Jewish Cultural Festival in Olsztyn – Sat & Sun programme

Added 2013-10-04

The Festival will come to an end this Sunday, the 6th October 2013. The event, organised over the weekend by the Borussia Foundation, is a...

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Toruń commemorates Jan Karski

Toruń commemorates Jan Karski

Added 2013-10-04

This Sunday, the 6th October 2013, Toruń will launch the first edition of the Days of Jan Karski. The event has been organised by the...

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The  Ulmas  Museum of Poles Rescuing Jews already under construction

The Ulmas Museum of Poles Rescuing Jews already under construction

Added 2013-10-03

Initiated by the Castle Museum in Łańcut, the construction works of the Museum of Poles Rescuing Jews named after the Ulmas have...

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‘We Stand Together’ in Treblinka

‘We Stand Together’ in Treblinka

Added 2013-10-03

On 2 October 2013, delegates of Polish and Israeli authorities, councilmen and young people met for the fourth time to commemorate the...

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The 7th Jewish Cultural Days in Olsztyn – the programme for Friday

The 7th Jewish Cultural Days in Olsztyn – the programme for Friday

Added 2013-10-03

Today, Olsztyn inaugurates the 7th edition of Jewish Cultural Days, which have been organised by the Borussia Foundation. The event, media...

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The end of the  ‘History and Life’ historical competition

The end of the ‘History and Life’ historical competition

Added 2013-10-02

On 27 September 2013, the ceremony closing the historical competition, jointly organised by the Museum and the Wiedza i Praktyka...

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Israel Gutman passed away

Israel Gutman passed away

Added 2013-10-02

Israel Gutman, the highly recognised historian, died in Jerusalem on 1 October 2013 at the age of ninety.Gutman was born in Warsaw on 20...

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The 7th Jewish Cultural Festival in Olsztyn

The 7th Jewish Cultural Festival in Olsztyn

Added 2013-10-02

This Thursday, the 3rd October 2013, Olsztyn will inaugurate the 7th edition of the Jewish cultural festival under the banner of...

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Secular Jews – a new website

Secular Jews – a new website

Added 2013-10-01

A new website (http://swieccyzydzi.pl) has recently been launched. It is a kind of a cultural &...

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A camp barrack to be returned to Auschwitz

A camp barrack to be returned to Auschwitz

Added 2013-10-01

Washington-based United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has resolved to return to Poland one of its most valuable exhibits, an authentic...

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Shtetl Community

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