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A Shop in a Synagogue – What is the Future for Abandoned Synagogues?

A Shop in a Synagogue – What is the Future for Abandoned Synagogues?

Added 2015-10-31

A discussion will take place at 6:00pm on Wednesday, November 4th 2015 at POLIN Museum on the subject – "A Shop in a Synagogue – What to...

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Will we manage to recover matzevot from Konin?

Will we manage to recover matzevot from Konin?

Added 2015-10-30

Konin authorities are planning to reconstruct Dmowskiego Street. Probably, there are matzevot below the...

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A turn in the case of Kielce's old synagogue

A turn in the case of Kielce's old synagogue

Added 2015-10-29

Meant to be a theatre, will be a doll palace. Kielce authorities have a new idea of how to use a pre-war synagogue. In...

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An Educational Project  for Students of Polish Schools is Launched

An Educational Project for Students of Polish Schools is Launched

Added 2015-10-28

Foundation for the Preservation of the Jewish Heritage in Poland is hereby inviting you to participate in the “To Bring Memory Back”...

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Opoczno Book of Remembrance Reaches Polish Readers

Opoczno Book of Remembrance Reaches Polish Readers

Added 2015-10-28

The Polish edition of the Opoczno Book of Remembrance has been published. A meeting promoting the book will be held at 5:00pm on...

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Jewish Cemeteries Conference in Vilnius

Jewish Cemeteries Conference in Vilnius

Added 2015-10-28

More than sixty experts from ten countries are attending a conference, devoted to Jewish cemeteries in Europe, which began in Vilnius on...

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150th anniversary of the Bielsko Jewish Community!

150th anniversary of the Bielsko Jewish Community!

Added 2015-10-27

Ceremonies began in October 2015 celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Jewish community of Bielsko. For hundreds of...

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Makabi Warsaw’s 100th Anniversary

Makabi Warsaw’s 100th Anniversary

Added 2015-10-26

A football match, a relay race, a film screening and a lecture were among the events organised to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the...

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Visiting Jewish cemeteries in Wola and Bródno districts

Visiting Jewish cemeteries in Wola and Bródno districts

Added 2015-10-26

On 1 November 2015, Jewish cemeteries in Warsaw on Okopowa and Odrowąża streets will be open to visitors. Jan...

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“Upsherin” Haircutting Ceremony in Warsaw

“Upsherin” Haircutting Ceremony in Warsaw

Added 2015-10-25

A traditional first haircut ceremony was held in Warsaw, on Sunday for Jona Stambler, son of Rabbi Szalom Ber and Rebbetzin Dina Stambler...

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Anti-Semitic Graffiti in the POLIN Museum

Anti-Semitic Graffiti in the POLIN Museum

Added 2015-10-23

Antisemitic graffiti has been seen in the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish. It is part of the “Wojciech Wilczyk: (nie)widzialne /...

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Wierzbnik Ghetto Lquidation 73rd Anniversary

Wierzbnik Ghetto Lquidation 73rd Anniversary

Added 2015-10-23

The local Museum of Conservation and Technology has organised a “Day of Remembrance” to commemorate...

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An Event Promoting Timothy Snyder’s New Book

An Event Promoting Timothy Snyder’s New Book

Added 2015-10-23

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews will host an event featuring Timothy Snyder, author of Black Earth. The Holocaust as...

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“We Are Together 2015/5776” in Treblinka

“We Are Together 2015/5776” in Treblinka

Added 2015-10-22

On 21st October 2015, at the site of the former death camp in Treblinka, representatives of Polish and Israeli governments,...

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„The Hirszenberg Brothers – In Search of the Promised Land” – a Conference in Łódż

„The Hirszenberg Brothers – In Search of the Promised Land” – a Conference in Łódż

Added 2015-10-22

„The Hirszenberg Brothers – In Search of the Promised Land” – a Conference in Łódż...

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Havdalah Concert at White Stork Synagogue

Havdalah Concert at White Stork Synagogue

Added 2015-10-21

A Havdalah Concert featuring the Di Galitzyaner Klezmorim band will commence, just after sunset (7:02 PM) on Saturday...

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Joanna Brańska Passes Away

Joanna Brańska Passes Away

Added 2015-10-21

Joanna Brańska, art historian and promoter of Polish-Jewish dialogue, died on 17th October ...

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Yahrzeit of Rabbi Meir Shapiro

Yahrzeit of Rabbi Meir Shapiro

Added 2015-10-20

Today, 7th Cheshvan 7, is the Yahrzeit of Meir Shapiro, rabbi and founder of the famous Lublin Yeshiva. Meir...

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Sztutowo Terrain Contains Reminders of the Holocaust

Sztutowo Terrain Contains Reminders of the Holocaust

Added 2015-10-20

A large number of shoes, metal bowls, belts and other items belonging to prisoners have been found behind a fence of the Stutthof...

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100th Anniversary of Maccabi Warsaw

100th Anniversary of Maccabi Warsaw

Added 2015-10-19

On 25 October 2015, at 1 PM, the Maccabi Warsaw 100th Anniversary Relay Race will take place. In total, the racers will...

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The Recurring Issue of Pogroms in the Podlasie Region

The Recurring Issue of Pogroms in the Podlasie Region

Added 2015-10-19

Miasta śmierci. Sąsiedzkie pogromy Żydów (Cities of Death. Anti-Jewish Pogroms by Their Neighbours) is the...

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Learn About the Music of Sephardic Jews

Learn About the Music of Sephardic Jews

Added 2015-10-19

Anna Jagielska-Riveiro invites the public to workshops devoted to beautiful Sephardic songs which are little known in...

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The Elite Present Awards, Online Haters Threaten Death

The Elite Present Awards, Online Haters Threaten Death

Added 2015-10-16

An online hate campaign of hatred has taken off against Olga Tokarczuk, author of The Books of Jacob. Olga...

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German Funds Help Fence Jewish Cemeteries in Józefów and Frampol

German Funds Help Fence Jewish Cemeteries in Józefów and Frampol

Added 2015-10-16

Rededication ceremonies were held at the Jewish of Józefów and Frampol on 14th October 2015. The ceremonies marked the...

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Hollywood movie makers are shooting film about Jews hiding at the zoo

Hollywood movie makers are shooting film about Jews hiding at the zoo

Added 2015-10-15

A movie about sheltering Jews at the Warsaw Zoo is being produced. Its premiere is planned for the year 2016. Hollywood...

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Jan Kulczyk Honoured Posthumously with Irena Sendler Award

Jan Kulczyk Honoured Posthumously with Irena Sendler Award

Added 2015-10-14

Jan Kulczyk was posthumously honored with the Irena Sendler Award on 13th October 2015. The Award was accepted by his daughter,...

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The Synagogues and Prayer-Houses of Pszczyna

The Synagogues and Prayer-Houses of Pszczyna

Added 2015-10-14

Sławomir Pastuszka’s book, „Nic to innego, tylko Dom Boży…”, czyli o dziejach pszczyńskich synagog [“It is...

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Warsaw Honours Halina Birenbaum

Warsaw Honours Halina Birenbaum

Added 2015-10-13

Halina Birenbaum was today honoured with the “Toast of Warsaw” award “as an expression of gratitude and recognition of the...

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Memorial unveiled in Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski

Memorial unveiled in Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski

Added 2015-10-13

A memorial dedicated to the city’s Jewish residents, victims of World War II, was unveiled in Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski on...

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9th “Days of Jewish Culture” in Olsztyn

9th “Days of Jewish Culture” in Olsztyn

Added 2015-10-13

The 9th “Days of Jewish Culture” will take place in Olsztyn 15th-18th October...

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Students Cleaning Up Wysokie Mazowieckie Cemetery

Students Cleaning Up Wysokie Mazowieckie Cemetery

Added 2015-10-12

Students from the Agriculture High School of the Vocational Education Centre in Wysokie Mazowieckie spent Friday 9th October cleaning up...

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Nowy Sącz Discovery

Nowy Sącz Discovery

Added 2015-10-12

A memorial plaque, commemorating the opening of the Jewish hospital, has been discovered at the synagogue in Nowy Sącz by members of the...

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POLIN Museum to Host Doctorate Seminar

POLIN Museum to Host Doctorate Seminar

Added 2015-10-12

POLIN Museum, in conjunction with the representatives of research institutions, will host a doctorate seminar devoted to the history and...

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What Were Central-Eastern Europe Synagogues Live Before 1944?

What Were Central-Eastern Europe Synagogues Live Before 1944?

Added 2015-10-09

The opening of Professor Rudolf Klein’s photographic exhibition entitled „Synagogi Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej 1782-1944” (“The...

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Tomasz Pietrasiewicz Wins Inaugural Polin Award

Tomasz Pietrasiewicz Wins Inaugural Polin Award

Added 2015-10-09

The inaugural POLIN Award was presented at a gala event celebrating the first anniversary of POLIN Museum’s Core Exhibition. The Award...

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Hebrew Language and Culture Workshops in Bydgoszcz

Hebrew Language and Culture Workshops in Bydgoszcz

Added 2015-10-08

Cafe Rynek Fordon invites you to Hebrew language and culture workshops this Saturday, October 10th 2015. The workshops are organised by...

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What Will Happen to Wiśniowa’s Old Synagogue?

What Will Happen to Wiśniowa’s Old Synagogue?

Added 2015-10-08

The synagogue in Wiśniowa, one of only three wooden synagogues in Poland and the only one in the Małopolska Province which survived...

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Yom Rishon – Sunday at the Old Synagogue

Yom Rishon – Sunday at the Old Synagogue

Added 2015-10-07

Ul. Szeroka 24, Kraków, Sunday, October 11th, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM The event program will include a number...

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Learn more about the Jewish Culture with Beit Meir University

Learn more about the Jewish Culture with Beit Meir University

Added 2015-10-07

The Gdańsk-based Beit Meir University will conduct a series of lectures at anyone wishing to expand their knowledge of Jewish...

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The 9th Sholem Asch Festival in Kutno

The 9th Sholem Asch Festival in Kutno

Added 2015-10-07

Between 8 and 11 October 2015, the 9th edition of the Sholem Asch Festival will be held. The organisers have prepared...

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POLIN Museum Event – “Made in POLIN – a Journey of Change”

POLIN Museum Event – “Made in POLIN – a Journey of Change”

Added 2015-10-06

To mark the first anniversary of its Core Exhibition, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews is offering of wide variety of...

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POLIN 404: HACKING THE EXHIBITION

POLIN 404: HACKING THE EXHIBITION

Added 2015-10-06

The first anniversary of the POLIN Museum’s core exhibition will be an excellent opportunity... to hack...

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Theatre Made in POLIN

Theatre Made in POLIN

Added 2015-10-06

Special theatrical events have been prepared for 9th-11th October 2015 to celebrate the first birthday of POLIN Museum of the History of...

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Music Made in POLIN

Music Made in POLIN

Added 2015-10-06

The Museum POLIN invites outstanding musicians to its first birthday! 9th October 2015 – Avi...

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A Journey of Transformation: Poland – Israel

A Journey of Transformation: Poland – Israel

Added 2015-10-06

On Sunday, October 11th, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites you to a debate on the phenomenon of...

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Tender for updated version of Virtual Shtetl portal

Tender for updated version of Virtual Shtetl portal

Added 2015-10-05

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews has announced the calling of tenders for an updated version of the Virtual Shtetl and...

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Nike Award for Jacob's Books by Olga Tokarczuk

Nike Award for Jacob's Books by Olga Tokarczuk

Added 2015-10-05

This year's award for the best book of the year, the Nike statue sculpted by Gustaw Zemła and PLN 100,000 went to Olga Tokarczuk for her...

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Simchat Torah Celebrations!

Simchat Torah Celebrations!

Added 2015-10-05

Today, Polish Jews celebrate the Simchat Torah holiday. The holiday’s means "The Joy of the Torah" in...

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Maria Piechotkowa at the Galicia Jewish Museum

Maria Piechotkowa at the Galicia Jewish Museum

Added 2015-10-02

Maria Piechotkowa, co-author the book The Landscape with Menorah. Jews in Cities and Towns of the Former Polish-Lithuanian...

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Natalie Portman visits Jewish Kraków

Natalie Portman visits Jewish Kraków

Added 2015-10-01

Natalie Portman visited the Jewish Community Centre (JCC) of Kraków last weekend (27th-28th Sept.2015). Accompanied...

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Presentation of Maria and Łukasz Hirszowicz Awards

Presentation of Maria and Łukasz Hirszowicz Awards

Added 2015-10-01

Alicja Mroczkowska, Jacek Dehnel and Tadeusz Kuźmiński were presented with the Maria and Łukasz Hirszowicz Awards on 30th...

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