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Teatr Polski Theatre mounts an exhibition about Jan Karski

Teatr Polski Theatre mounts an exhibition about Jan Karski

Added 2012-11-30

This Saturday, Teatr Polski Theatre will open an exhibition called ‘Jan Karski. Człowiek wolności’ (Eng. Jan Karski. The man of...

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‘Winter holidays’ – a workshop for children

‘Winter holidays’ – a workshop for children

Added 2012-11-30

The Centre for Yiddish Culture in Warsaw invites you to children’s workshops called ‘Zimowe święta. Jak wyglądają zimowe...

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The Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage turns ten years old

The Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage turns ten years old

Added 2012-11-30

The Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage (FODŻ) has the pleasure of inviting you to a conference promoting the...

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The premier of a book about Szczecin Jews

The premier of a book about Szczecin Jews

Added 2012-11-29

The National Museum in Szczecin has recently published a book about Szczecin Jews entitled "Adlojada. Szczecińskie pasaże"....

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Bet Tahra preburial house in Olsztyn restored

Bet Tahra preburial house in Olsztyn restored

Added 2012-11-29

Restoration and refurbishment works of the Bet Tahara Jewish preburial house will be completed in December. Over years, this neglected...

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Ritual slaughter on a knife-edge in Poland

Ritual slaughter on a knife-edge in Poland

Added 2012-11-28

The act on animal protection, dated August 21, 1997, specifies that animals may be killed only after stunning by qualified people. Seven years...

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Thursday lecture in Warsaw: ‘The protection of Jewish heritage in Warsaw’

Thursday lecture in Warsaw: ‘The protection of Jewish heritage in Warsaw’

Added 2012-11-28

The Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw invites you to another meeting organized as part of the ‘Czwartki na Tłomackiem’ series....

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A play about Jan Karski staged in Warsaw

A play about Jan Karski staged in Warsaw

Added 2012-11-28

This Friday, at 7 pm, Teatr Polski Theater in Warsaw will stage Arthur Nauzyciel’s play entitled ‘Jan Karski. (Moje nazwisko jest...

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The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of Bielsk Podlaski ghetto

The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of Bielsk Podlaski ghetto

Added 2012-11-28

Last Tuesday, November 27th, marked the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto in Bielsk Podlaski. Former Jewish residents...

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The new issue of the annual about the Shoah now available

The new issue of the annual about the Shoah now available

Added 2012-11-27

The recent issue of the "Zagłada Żydów. Studia i Materiały” annual published by the Polish Centre for Holocaust Research has...

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A premier of the movie ‘Tutejsi’ in Pruszków

A premier of the movie ‘Tutejsi’ in Pruszków

Added 2012-11-27

Pruszkowska Książnica, Spółdzielczy Dom Kultury and students from Tadeusz Kościuszko Senior High School have the pleasure of...

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An ohel of Tzadik Jehoszua Aszer Rabinowicz to stand in Parysów

An ohel of Tzadik Jehoszua Aszer Rabinowicz to stand in Parysów

Added 2012-11-27

November 26th 2012 marked the commencement of construction works of the completely destroyed ohel of Tzadik Johoszua Aszer Rabinowicz in the...

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A meeting about Leopold Trepper’s book

A meeting about Leopold Trepper’s book

Added 2012-11-26

The Mayor of Nowy Targ and Wydawnictwo Stapis publisher have the pleasure of inviting you to a promotional meeting about Leopold...

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The Museum of the History of Polish Jews visits Kraków and Bielsko-Biała

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews visits Kraków and Bielsko-Biała

Added 2012-11-26

From November 20th-22nd, 2012, a team of workers from the Museum of the History of Polish Jews (MHZP) met with members of Jewish...

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A promotion of Sławoj Kopka’s book about Zelów Jews

A promotion of Sławoj Kopka’s book about Zelów Jews

Added 2012-11-26

This Saturday, December 1st, at 5 pm, the Cultural Centre in Zelów will stage a meeting promoting Sławoj Kopka’s recently published...

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More matzevot returned to cemeteries

More matzevot returned to cemeteries

Added 2012-11-24

Every ten-odd days, the Virtual Shtetl portal is informed about matzevot discovered in various places. Recently, Jarosław Kawecki, who...

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Schulz in Warsaw, Drohobych in Warsaw

Schulz in Warsaw, Drohobych in Warsaw

Added 2012-11-23

Next Monday, November 19th, Warsaw will open the "Schulz w Warszawie, Drohobycz w Warszawie" Festival, which will run until...

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An International Festival of Story-Telling

An International Festival of Story-Telling

Added 2012-11-23

The Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre will stage another edition of the International Festival called ‘Meetings with world story-tellers’...

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Krośniewice unveils an obelisk in memory of former Jewish residents

Krośniewice unveils an obelisk in memory of former Jewish residents

Added 2012-11-23

Last Monday, November 19th, an official ceremony of unveiling an obelisk commemorating Krośniewice Jews who were killed by the Nazis...

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The synagogue in Płock almost restored

The synagogue in Płock almost restored

Added 2012-11-23

The President of Synagoga Płocka Association, Jerzy Janiak, received a medal of merit for tolerance presented by Fundacja Ekumeniczna...

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Nisko students present Jewish history and traditions

Nisko students present Jewish history and traditions

Added 2012-11-22

The Regional Professional Educational Centre in Nisk has launched a project in cooperation with the Forum for Dialogue Among Nations...

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‘Przeworsk Jews before 1939’ – an exhibition

‘Przeworsk Jews before 1939’ – an exhibition

Added 2012-11-22

An exhibition, which has been mounted by Przeworsk Museum, will be on display until December 2nd. It presents the history and the...

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Kiev unveils a plaque commemorating Janusz Korczak

Kiev unveils a plaque commemorating Janusz Korczak

Added 2012-11-21

Last Tuesday, a plaque in memory of Janusz Korczak was unveiled. It was placed on the tenement house in the Ukrainian capital city,...

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Chmielnik partners with Jan Kochanowski University

Chmielnik partners with Jan Kochanowski University

Added 2012-11-21

On November 20th, in the Chmielnik Town and Municipality Office, a co-operating agreement between Jan Kochanowski University (UJK) in...

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More Polish Righteous Members awarded in Kraków

More Polish Righteous Members awarded in Kraków

Added 2012-11-20

Last Monday, at the ‘Fabryka Schindlera’ Kraków Museum, the Israeli Ambassador Zwi Rav-Ner posthumously presented the righteous...

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A Jewish cemetery in Łódź defaced

A Jewish cemetery in Łódź defaced

Added 2012-11-20

At night or early in the morning today, about thirty headstones in the Jewish cemetery on Bracka Street in Łódź were desecrated....

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A discussion on Anna Kahan’s diary

A discussion on Anna Kahan’s diary

Added 2012-11-20

This Thursday, as part of a regular series of meetings, the Jewish Historical Institute will stage a discussion revolving around the...

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Training  for prosecutors and monuments’ restorers in Warsaw

Training for prosecutors and monuments’ restorers in Warsaw

Added 2012-11-19

On November 19th, 2012, Warsaw staged a seminar entitled ‘Ochrona cmentarzy żydowskich i grobów wojennych w świetle przepisów...

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An exhibition on the Righteous displayed at a detention facility

An exhibition on the Righteous displayed at a detention facility

Added 2012-11-19

As part of the third edition of an educational project run by the Katowice Inspectorate of Prison Service and the Centre for Auschwitz...

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The 60th anniversary of the death of the first President of Israel Chaim Weizmann

The 60th anniversary of the death of the first President of Israel Chaim Weizmann

Added 2012-11-19

Sixty years after the death of the first President of Israel Chaim Weizmann, Belarus has commemorated this famous politician for the...

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A monument to the Holocaust victims defaced in Opoczno

A monument to the Holocaust victims defaced in Opoczno

Added 2012-11-17

On Thursday night, a monument commemorating former Jewish residents of the town was destroyed in Opoczno. The monument was unveiled on...

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Workshops of Reading Jewish literature

Workshops of Reading Jewish literature

Added 2012-11-16

The Centre for Yiddish Culture in Warsaw has the pleasure of inviting you to a workshop of reading Jewish literature associated with...

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The opening of an exhibition and a concert of Klezmer music in Łęczna

The opening of an exhibition and a concert of Klezmer music in Łęczna

Added 2012-11-16

 Museum This Saturday, November 17th, at 6 pm, the Regional Museum in Łęczna will hold an opening of the exhibition called...

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‘We took Białystok with us’ – on Kiryat Białystok in Israel

‘We took Białystok with us’ – on Kiryat Białystok in Israel

Added 2012-11-15

Today, at 6 pm, the Ludwik Zamenhof Centre in Białystok will stage an official opening of the "Białystok...

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A seminar for teachers from Lublin at Yad Vashem

A seminar for teachers from Lublin at Yad Vashem

Added 2012-11-15

The ‘Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre’ Centre and the Center for Education Development (ORE) have the pleasure of inviting all teachers...

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Anti-Semitic scrawling in the Jewish cemetery in Nowy Sącz

Anti-Semitic scrawling in the Jewish cemetery in Nowy Sącz

Added 2012-11-15

The fence of the Jewish cemetery on Rybacka Street in Nowy Sącz has been scrawled with anti-Semitic graffiti. The incident has brought...

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Szabaton – Israeli dance workshops in Łódź

Szabaton – Israeli dance workshops in Łódź

Added 2012-11-14

Łódź is a blend of cultures and traditions. Jewish culture was one of the most prominent ones that shaped the current image of the...

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Gemilut Hasadim – Jews, charity, Warsaw – an outdoor exhibition

Gemilut Hasadim – Jews, charity, Warsaw – an outdoor exhibition

Added 2012-11-14

An outdoor exhibition called ‘Gemilut Hasadim – Jews, charity, Warsaw’ will be available for viewing only for a few more days,...

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Beth Taharah – a Gliwice purification house

Beth Taharah – a Gliwice purification house

Added 2012-11-14

Nowiny Gliwickie newspaper and the Zikaron-Memory Association for the Jewish Heritage in Gliwice have the pleasure of inviting you to...

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A memorial trail in Krakow

A memorial trail in Krakow

Added 2012-11-13

In Podgórze, a neighbourhoodof Kraków, plaques were installed on several buildings, designating the trail leading through the former...

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The promotion of a guide about Lublin Jews

The promotion of a guide about Lublin Jews

Added 2012-11-13

Jews We have the pleasure of inviting you to a promotion of a book entitled ‘Śladami Żydów. Lubelszczyzna’ (Eng. On the trail of...

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The 74th anniversary of the Kristallnacht

The 74th anniversary of the Kristallnacht

Added 2012-11-12

This Wednesday, November 14th, Wałbrzych residents will light candles to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the Kristallnacht. On the...

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A concert by Lena Piękniewska

A concert by Lena Piękniewska

Added 2012-11-12

From November 13-14, Teatr Nowy Theatre in Poznań will stage a concert by Lena Piękniewska, who will perform together with the...

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The Bruno Schulz festival in Wrocław

The Bruno Schulz festival in Wrocław

Added 2012-11-12

From November 14th-19th, Wrocław will hold the Bruno Schulz Festival. The program has been designed by Marcin...

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More Righteous Medals have been awarded

More Righteous Medals have been awarded

Added 2012-11-09

Yesterday, the White Stork Synagogue in Wrołcaw staged an awarding ceremony of Righteous Among the Nations Medals to Maria and...

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Karczew displays Menachem Kipnis and Leszek Kasprzak’s pictures

Karczew displays Menachem Kipnis and Leszek Kasprzak’s pictures

Added 2012-11-09

Next Saturday, November 17th, Centrum Historycznym Ziemi Karczewskiej "STARA PLEBANIA" will hold the official opening of the...

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'The Museum about You – Your Museum' -- another meeting in Wrocław

'The Museum about You – Your Museum' -- another meeting in Wrocław

Added 2012-11-08

On November 4th and 5th, 2012, workers from the Museum of the History of Polish Jews visited the Jewish community of Wroclaw. The visit...

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An exhibition marking the 120th birth anniversary and the 70th anniversary of Bruno Schulz’s death

An exhibition marking the 120th birth anniversary and the 70th anniversary of Bruno Schulz’s death

Added 2012-11-08

On November 15th, at 6:30 pm, the Warsaw Kordegarda Gallery (15/17 Krakowskie Przedmieście St.) will stage the opening of an...

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The premier of Raul Hilberg’s book and a discussion

The premier of Raul Hilberg’s book and a discussion

Added 2012-11-08

The Polish Centre for Holocaust Research and the History Meeting House (DSH) have the pleasure of inviting you to the book premier and...

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Swastikas on Dariusz Libionka’s car

Swastikas on Dariusz Libionka’s car

Added 2012-11-07

It has been the second time that the car of Dariusz Libionka, a PhD Holocaust historian working at the Polish Academy of Sciences, was...

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A literary competition about the significance of Auschwitz in contemporary life

A literary competition about the significance of Auschwitz in contemporary life

Added 2012-11-07

The State Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and the Polish Ombudsman have the pleasure of announcing the literary competition entitled "Co...

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Come to Kazimierz Dolny to watch Irek Dobrowolski’s movies

Come to Kazimierz Dolny to watch Irek Dobrowolski’s movies

Added 2012-11-06

Folwark Wenecja, the Jewish Motifs Association, the organizers of the Jewish Motifs International Film Festival and the Rekontrplan...

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A new Internet portal on the Jewish community in Belarus

A new Internet portal on the Jewish community in Belarus

Added 2012-11-06

We strongly encourage you to visit the website jewishbelarus.net, which is devoted to...

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The opening of the ‘Memory Project’ exhibition

The opening of the ‘Memory Project’ exhibition

Added 2012-11-06

The Jewish Centre in Oświęcim in partnership with the Memory Project Productions and the Galicia Jewish Museum have the pleasure of...

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Piotr Paziński talks about Muranów

Piotr Paziński talks about Muranów

Added 2012-11-05

The Foundation for Promoting Contemporary Art in Warsaw would like to invite you to take part in the Mumerela educational and creative...

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A new series of lectures on Jewish history and culture at the National Museum in Kraków

A new series of lectures on Jewish history and culture at the National Museum in Kraków

Added 2012-11-05

The National Museum in Kraków (MNK) has the pleasure of inviting you to the second lecture which has been organized as part of the...

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Szewach Weiss receives the honorary title of Wałbrzych citizenship

Szewach Weiss receives the honorary title of Wałbrzych citizenship

Added 2012-11-05

Today, the former Israeli Ambassador to Poland, a columnist and politician who headed the Knesset for years will receive the Wałbrzych...

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International Scholarly Conference at the 70. anniversary of the Operation Reinhard

International Scholarly Conference at the 70. anniversary of the Operation Reinhard

Added 2012-11-02

The State Museum at Majdanek invites you to an international scholarly conference entitled “Extermination of Jews in the General...

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A drama documentary about Henryk Schonker

A drama documentary about Henryk Schonker

Added 2012-11-02

The remarkable story of Henryk Schonker presented in the book ‘Dotknięcie anioła’ served as an inspiration for a film in the...

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Joanna Krakowska’s lecture on Meir Ezofowicz

Joanna Krakowska’s lecture on Meir Ezofowicz

Added 2012-11-02

Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute has the pleasure of inviting you to a series of ten lectures by Joanna Krakowska called ‘PRL....

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