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Cemetery designed by... kids

Cemetery designed by... kids

Added 2009-11-30

  Prof. Abraham Heschel competition in Mrągowo has been resolved in October. Local students have sent their depictions of...

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Polin Webfusion 2009

Polin Webfusion 2009

Added 2009-11-30

  Summaries of three Polish-Israeli exchanges within the Polin Webfusion 2009 program have been posted on...

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Yiddish songs in Opole Concert Hall

Yiddish songs in Opole Concert Hall

Added 2009-11-27

  The “Meyne Teg” programme, featuring 13 compositions by Marek Czerniewicz will be presented at Opole Concert...

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Jewish motifs in Kutno

Jewish motifs in Kutno

Added 2009-11-25

Every day from November 30th to December 2nd after 5 PM in KDK Cinema in Kutno, films showing history and contemporaneity as well as the...

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News on Szczebrzeszyn cemetery

News on Szczebrzeszyn cemetery

Added 2009-11-24

The contents of the letter from the mayor of Szczebrzeszyn to chief rabbi of Poland Michael Schudrich about the negelected...

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„Three lives – common memory”

„Three lives – common memory”

Added 2009-11-23

From November 21st to 29th the Polish-Israeli “Three lives – common memory” project will enter in its final phase. Within this...

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On the Jewish Trail of Andrychów

On the Jewish Trail of Andrychów

Added 2009-11-23

Towarzystwo Miłośników Andrychowa is proud to invite everyone to an encounter with Jewish culture in commemoration of the burning of Andrychów...

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Conference on Jews of Włocławek

Conference on Jews of Włocławek

Added 2009-11-23

A conference „Włocławek – a town inhabited also by Jews” will take place on November 25th at 11 AM at Aleksander Hotel, 23...

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Dawid Warszawski’s „Polish aleph-bet”

Dawid Warszawski’s „Polish aleph-bet”

Added 2009-11-20

An extraordinary album about history, culture and contemporaneity of the Polish Jews „Polish aleph-bet. Jews in Poland and their revived...

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Prisoners clean up Cieszyn cemeteries

Prisoners clean up Cieszyn cemeteries

Added 2009-11-20

The inmates of Cieszyn penitentiary are helping to maintain...

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Historic sukkah in Grodzisk

Historic sukkah in Grodzisk

Added 2009-11-19

A group of activists from Grodzisk Mazowiecki have...

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What may be found at a cemetery in Szczebrzeszyn?

What may be found at a cemetery in Szczebrzeszyn?

Added 2009-11-18

At the end of September Tomasz Pańczyk along with an employee of Museum of the History of Polish Jews have visited Szczebrzeszyn. The first thing...

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MHPJ invites Heiser to deliver a lecture

MHPJ invites Heiser to deliver a lecture

Added 2009-11-18

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews has invited Jörg Heiser, a distinguished German art critic, curator and co-editor of Frieze Magazine to...

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Scandal in Poznań theatre

Scandal in Poznań theatre

Added 2009-11-17

On Monday, November 9th, Poznań Grand Theatre has witnessed a scandal involving the assistant director Anna Świderska-Schwerin and Israeli...

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Lublin mikveh renovation completed

Lublin mikveh renovation completed

Added 2009-11-17

Overhaul repair of Lublin pre-war...

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Kantor returns to Opole

Kantor returns to Opole

Added 2009-11-17

A play „Wyjechać ze skrzypcami” by Leszek Leo Kantor will be performed in „Lalki i Aktora” Theater on Friday, November...

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„Śladami Żydów” and Virtual Shtetl promotion – a big success

„Śladami Żydów” and Virtual Shtetl promotion – a big success

Added 2009-11-17

A new publication by the Museum of the History of Polish Jews “Śladami Żydów. Dolny Śląsk, Opolszczyzna, Ziemia Lubuska” and the...

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Jewish Street in Grodzisk Mazowiecki

Jewish Street in Grodzisk Mazowiecki

Added 2009-11-16

Just launched, a new cultural educational project by the name of „Jewish Street” is aiming to preserve the memory and material relics...

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New research on Jewish history of Kraków

New research on Jewish history of Kraków

Added 2009-11-16

The Cracow Jewish History and Culture Studies Center at Jagiellonian University will be officially inaugurated on Tuesday, November 17th. The...

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Israelis in Stalowa Wola

Israelis in Stalowa Wola

Added 2009-11-16

On November 13th a group of 140 Israeli high school students has visited Comission of National Education High School in Stalowa Wola. The meeting...

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Restoring the grave of the Kielce Pogrom victims

Restoring the grave of the Kielce Pogrom victims

Added 2009-11-16

The inmates from the Custody Suite will help to restore the Tomb of the Kielce Pogrom Victims as a part of the "Tikkun – mending"...

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Sporting complex will pass by the cemetery site

Sporting complex will pass by the cemetery site

Added 2009-11-13

After an intervention by chief rabbi of Poland Michael Schudrich, the Biłgoraj staroste office decided to revise their plan for expanding the...

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WJFF getting closer

WJFF getting closer

Added 2009-11-13

The 7th Warsaw Jewish Film Festival dedicated to American actress and singer Barbra Streisand will take place in the capital from November 24th to...

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Jews in documentary

Jews in documentary

Added 2009-11-13

Pedagogic faculty of Wrocław University of Lower Silesia invites everyone to take part in the first “Society – History –...

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Szalom Asz Festival in Kutno

Szalom Asz Festival in Kutno

Added 2009-11-13

VI Szalom Asz Festival will be taking place in...

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Commemoration of Bytom Kristallnacht

Commemoration of Bytom Kristallnacht

Added 2009-11-13

The president of Katowice Piotr Koj along with a delegation of Jewish Community in Katowice led by Włodzimierz Kac, laid flowers by the...

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Here lie the Jews of Toruń

Here lie the Jews of Toruń

Added 2009-11-12

On November 16th at the site of the now non-existent Jewish cemetery will be erected a stone with a plaque commemorating the old burial site. The...

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„Śladami Żydów” book promotion

„Śladami Żydów” book promotion

Added 2009-11-12

A book by Maciej Borkowski, Andrzej Kirmiel and Tamara Włodarczyk is being promoted for the second time on November 13th at 3 PM in Lubuska Land...

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The competition for commemorating the deportation of Lublin Jews resolved

The competition for commemorating the deportation of Lublin Jews resolved

Added 2009-11-10

The competition for a symbolic representation of the...

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County staroste plans to build on the site of Jewish cemetery

County staroste plans to build on the site of Jewish cemetery

Added 2009-11-10

Biłgoraj County Staroste Office has ordered a construction of a sporting complex on the land which, according to the 40s’ maps, was the...

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Shalom Foundation competitions

Shalom Foundation competitions

Added 2009-11-10

The IX edition of the „Polish Jews history and culture” competition and the V edition of the “On common ground”...

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Warsaw-Tel Aviv educational agreement

Warsaw-Tel Aviv educational agreement

Added 2009-11-10

Jolanta Lipszyc, the director of the Warsaw City Hall’s Bureau of Education and Dafny Lev, the director of the Tel-Aviv's Education, Culture...

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Jewish Motifs in Lublin

Jewish Motifs in Lublin

Added 2009-11-09

During the next three days (November 9-11) about 20 Jewish-themed films will be screened on the “Jewish Motifs” Film Festival replica...

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Jewish Theatrical Presentations in Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski

Jewish Theatrical Presentations in Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski

Added 2009-11-09

On November 13th will take place the annual Ostrów Theatrical Presentations organized by the Town Cultural Centre. This year the event is...

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Post-mortem decoration of the Righteous

Post-mortem decoration of the Righteous

Added 2009-11-09

The late Maria and Andrzej Tkacz along with three more families will be decorated with the Righteous Among the Nations medal on November 22nd in...

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Free lectures on Jewish Open University

Free lectures on Jewish Open University

Added 2009-11-09

Registration for the free lectures organized by the Shalom Foundation in Warsaw had just started. The audience will have a chance to become...

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Stations of the Cross in Auschwitz

Stations of the Cross in Auschwitz

Added 2009-11-09

An intention prayer march to commemorate the victims of Nazi death camps and Soviet Union GULAG has made its way from the gate of the former...

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Commemoration of the Majdanek execution

Commemoration of the Majdanek execution

Added 2009-11-09

On Tuesday, November 3rd, members of the Society for the Preservation of Majdanek, employees of the State Museum at Majdanek and representatives...

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Kristallnacht in Wola

Kristallnacht in Wola

Added 2009-11-09

The Warsaw Jewish Community is staging the events of the Night of the Broken Glass within the International Day Against Fascism and Anti-Semitism....

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Independence March in honor of three nations

Independence March in honor of three nations

Added 2009-11-06

The Independece March titled “Poles – Germans – Jews in Połczyn Country and Popielowska Republic”. The goal of the March...

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Shofar trio concert in Ucho

Shofar trio concert in Ucho

Added 2009-11-06

Shofar trio, known for their innovative approach to traditional Jewish music will perform on Monday, November 9th in Ucho club in Gdynia. The...

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Monument for „Lublin Umschlagplatz”

Monument for „Lublin Umschlagplatz”

Added 2009-11-05

On Monday, November 9th at 2 PM the winner of the competition for commemorating the...

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Students from Lisków learn about Jews

Students from Lisków learn about Jews

Added 2009-11-05

The students from 2nd School Complex in Lisków have participated in a lesson on the Kalisz Jewish cemetery as a part of the outdoor curriculum...

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Prisoners will clean up the cemetery

Prisoners will clean up the cemetery

Added 2009-11-05

An agreement has been reached between Jan Karski Association and the municipal Custodial Arrest in Kielce. According to the arrangements, the...

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President of Radom visits Israel

President of Radom visits Israel

Added 2009-11-05

Andrzej Kosztowniak, the president of Radom, and Renata Metzger, head of the Resursa Obywatelska theatre society are visiting Israel on an...

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Belgian Jews’ photos in Auschwitz Museum

Belgian Jews’ photos in Auschwitz Museum

Added 2009-11-05

Starting November 9th, an exhibition of over 18,5 thousand photos of the Belgian Jews deported to the death camp during the II World War will be...

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Subsidy for Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Subsidy for Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Added 2009-11-05

The Cabinet has recently passed a resolution to grant the Museum of the History of Polish Jews 98 million PLN for the construction of the building...

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Prof. Weiss on Colloquia Torunensia

Prof. Weiss on Colloquia Torunensia

Added 2009-11-04

On November 7th in Toruń Szewach Weiss, the former Israeli ambassador in Poland, will participate in a debate during the 15th Colloquia...

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Unique photos at Olesno Regional Museum

Unique photos at Olesno Regional Museum

Added 2009-11-04

Miriam Roth-Alon, an Israeli citizen born in Olesno has donated valuable historic copies of pre-war photos. Depicted on them is her family, the...

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The Rape of Europa

The Rape of Europa

Added 2009-11-03

The Rape of Europa is an epic and moving account of the theft, destruction and survival of European art and other cultural property during World...

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All-Saints lights and flowers at the site of KL Auschwitz

All-Saints lights and flowers at the site of KL Auschwitz

Added 2009-11-02

On All-Saints people visiting Europe’s biggest necropolis – the former concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau – have lit the...

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Appeal to keep in mind the Jewish cemeteries

Appeal to keep in mind the Jewish cemeteries

Added 2009-11-02

The Association of Jewish Communities in Poland has made an appeal to the public to remember about over a thousand Jewish cemeteries scattered all...

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Inhabitants of Grodzisk Mazowiecki lit the lights for Jews

Inhabitants of Grodzisk Mazowiecki lit the lights for Jews

Added 2009-11-02

As a part of the “Multicultural Grodzisk” project, a group of Grodzisk inhabitants decided to light the lights by the old Jewish...

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Polish Righteous and Survivors visit Canada

Polish Righteous and Survivors visit Canada

Added 2009-11-02

A group of Polish Righteous Among the Nations and Holocaust Survivors is going to be in Canada from October 1st to 8th. They will visit the...

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„Forgotten shabbat” concluded

„Forgotten shabbat” concluded

Added 2009-11-02

The project of students from Golub-Dobrzyń has come to an end with a festive shabbat meal. The goal of the project was for the students to...

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„Encounter of the cultures” in Radom

„Encounter of the cultures” in Radom

Added 2009-11-02

The second part of the Jewish Culture Days, organized by the students and teachers of Dionizy Czachowski High School in Radom. The grand finale of...

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Jewish cemetery open on All-Saints

Jewish cemetery open on All-Saints

Added 2009-11-02

From Friday, October 30th, the gates of Kalisz Jewish cemetery are open to general public. Although there is no such custom in Jewish culture, the...

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Vandalism on the Jewish cemetery in Sopot

Vandalism on the Jewish cemetery in Sopot

Added 2009-11-02

Anti-Israeli writings appeared on a pre-war Jewish cemetery in Sopot. Among the slogans left by the unknown perpetrators on the wall and some of...

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

Added 2009-05-24

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