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Wedding at a Warsaw synagogue.

Wedding at a Warsaw synagogue.

Added 2016-11-30

On Tuesday, a wedding took place at the Ec Chaim Synagogue – Center for Progressive Judaism of the Jewish Community of Warsaw. Sara...

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Currently absent. Transparent matzevot on Jewish cemeteries

Currently absent. Transparent matzevot on Jewish cemeteries

Added 2016-11-29

A group of artists have ordered artificial matzevot to photograph them on devastated Jewish cemeteries. The photos are going to make up an...

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Żelechów mikveh and the Kleins' villa in Warsaw on the heritage register

Żelechów mikveh and the Kleins' villa in Warsaw on the heritage register

Added 2016-11-29

Two buildings connected with Jewish history were put under conservation protection: a former mikveh in Żelechów and a residential house...

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Another commemoration of Podkarpacie Jews. This time in Korczyna

Another commemoration of Podkarpacie Jews. This time in Korczyna

Added 2016-11-28

Residents of Korczyna bring back the memory of their former Jewish neighbors. They unveiled a monument on...

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Rabbis from Poland at International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries

Rabbis from Poland at International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries

Added 2016-11-28

Kinus – a New York gathering of Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries from across the world – is coming to an end....

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Inaugural Presentation of Israel Gutman Award and Publication Launch

Inaugural Presentation of Israel Gutman Award and Publication Launch

Added 2016-11-28

On 5th December, the inaugural Israel Gutman Award will be presented for the best academic article on the Holocaust in 2015. The...

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Mitzvah day on Sunday!

Mitzvah day on Sunday!

Added 2016-11-25

This year, Mitzvah Day, or the Jewish day of social action, is on November 27. The initiative draws upon key values of Judaism: repairing...

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Cooperation agreement with the Belarus Union of Jewish Organizations and Communities

Cooperation agreement with the Belarus Union of Jewish Organizations and Communities

Added 2016-11-25

A cooperation agreement between the Belarus Union of Jewish Organizations and Communities and the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish...

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Added 2016-11-22

From tenement houses to genealogy of Nowy Targ's residents. "People were the most important" A book about the...

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The Alina Margolis-Edelman award for people helping children

The Alina Margolis-Edelman award for people helping children

Added 2016-11-22

The award named after Alina Margolis-Edelman – a doctor, social activist and Warsaw Ghetto insurgent...

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Sentence for anti-Semitic incident.

Sentence for anti-Semitic incident. "This act did a great deal of harm"

Added 2016-11-21

Ten months in prison for Piotr R., who burned an effigy of a Jew in Wrocław's Market Square a year ago. The verdict was announced...

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Jagiełła-Niechciałka. Matzevot with names replace plaques with numbers.

Jagiełła-Niechciałka. Matzevot with names replace plaques with numbers.

Added 2016-11-21

Monuments on the graves of Jews killed in Gniewczyna Łańcucka and Kańczuga were unveiled in Jagiełła-Niechciałka on...

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Chronicles of the Minsk Ghetto – film about the resistance movement and meeting with the author

Chronicles of the Minsk Ghetto – film about the resistance movement and meeting with the author

Added 2016-11-21

The film titled Chronicles of the Minsk Ghetto. For Honour and Freedom documents the lesser known facts about the Jewish...

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Summer resort treasures. What can you find in old houses?

Summer resort treasures. What can you find in old houses?

Added 2016-11-21

Documents, bottles, a hat from the ghetto... Otwock's history enthusiasts will present items found in the ruins of pre-war...

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The Warsaw Jewish Film Festival

The Warsaw Jewish Film Festival

Added 2016-11-18

Film screenings and meetings await the viewers of the 14th edition of the festival, organised by the Camera of David Foundation (WJFF.pl)...

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Lublin. 21 Hebrew letters will mark martyrdom sites.

Lublin. 21 Hebrew letters will mark martyrdom sites.

Added 2016-11-18

A trail connected to the martyrdom of Jews will be mapped out in Lublin. An online service and an education program on the Holocaust will...

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More commemorations of Kujawy Jews

More commemorations of Kujawy Jews

Added 2016-11-17

Prayers at the grave of a Jewish community member in Mogilno and at a Jewish cemetery in Żnin are the recent initiatives of the Ahavat...

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Wrocław. Honorary doctorate for eminent Israeli historian

Wrocław. Honorary doctorate for eminent Israeli historian

Added 2016-11-16

Prof. Moshe Rosman has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Wrocław. The ceremony was held yesterday, on Wrocław...

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Trial following the burning of an effigy of a Jew.

Trial following the burning of an effigy of a Jew. "It's not a Jew, it's George Soros".

Added 2016-11-15

A court trial following an anti-Semitic incident at Wrocław's market square is coming to an end. The last witnesses gave their...

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Added 2016-11-15

Jewish Subjects. Łódź residents discover culture and religion of Polish Jews A series of meetings titled...

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Tad Taube and His Foundation Honoured by the City of Kraków!

Tad Taube and His Foundation Honoured by the City of Kraków!

Added 2016-11-14

Today, Tad Taube and his Taube Center for the Renewal of Jewish Life in Poland Foundation have been granted the Golden Donor title – the...

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Book on Babi Yar Available in Bookstores and Libraries

Book on Babi Yar Available in Bookstores and Libraries

Added 2016-11-14

The book Babyn Yar. History and Memory has been published. It is the first such comprehensive description of one of the biggest...

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No More Numbers instead of Names. Victims Buried in Jagiełła Will Have Their Matzevot

No More Numbers instead of Names. Victims Buried in Jagiełła Will Have Their Matzevot

Added 2016-11-11

Two tombstones will be placed in the war cemetery in Niechciałka on the graves of Jews killed in Gniewczyna Łańcucka and...

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Independence Day in the Jewish Community of Warsaw

Independence Day in the Jewish Community of Warsaw

Added 2016-11-11

Warsaw's Jewish Community is getting ready to celebrate the National Independence Day. On this special occasion, the...

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Cieszyn. Synagogue Relics on School Playground

Cieszyn. Synagogue Relics on School Playground

Added 2016-11-10

The foundations and the floor of the demolished Cieszyn synagogue have been unearthed. Unfortunately, they will be buried...

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Epitaph to the Memory of Friends. Aleksander Tansman – Paweł Klecki

Epitaph to the Memory of Friends. Aleksander Tansman – Paweł Klecki

Added 2016-11-09

A unique concert will be one of the most interesting events of the 20th edition of the Tansman Festival. It will be performed...

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Rabbis debate in Warsaw.

Rabbis debate in Warsaw. "Poland is important for the European Rabbinate"

Added 2016-11-08

A conference of rabbis from all of Europe has been taking place in Warsaw's Nożyk Synagogue. It is yet another such meeting in...

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European Museum Academy Prize awarded to POLIN Museum

European Museum Academy Prize awarded to POLIN Museum

Added 2016-11-08

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews has been granted the EMA (European Museum Academy) Award – one of the most prestigious...

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Szczecin. Meeting on the Anniversary of Kristallnacht

Szczecin. Meeting on the Anniversary of Kristallnacht

Added 2016-11-08

The Szczecin branch of the Social and Cultural Society of Jews in Poland (TSKŻ) is organising a meeting on the anniversary of...

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Tarnów without Jewish Retirement Home

Tarnów without Jewish Retirement Home

Added 2016-11-07

The former Jewish retirement home was demolished in Tarnów. All that is left of it is an empty plot of land. The...

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Virtual Shtetl at Limmud in Lviv

Virtual Shtetl at Limmud in Lviv

Added 2016-11-07

Hundreds of participants, over 150 lectures and concerts, and a great atmosphere. Limmud ended in Lviv on Saturday. The...

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Head of Świętokrzyski Shtetl Might Be Named Manager of the Year

Head of Świętokrzyski Shtetl Might Be Named Manager of the Year

Added 2016-11-04

Agnieszka Dziarmaga of the Świętokrzyski Shtetl Education and Museum Centre has been nominated for the Manager of the Year...

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New kosher store opens in Kraków

New kosher store opens in Kraków

Added 2016-11-03

A new spot has appeared on the Jewish map of Kraków. Yesterday, Galicia's Chief Rabbi Edgar Gluck inaugurated the operation of Kosher...

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100-Metre-Long Mural Depicting the Jewish Town in Lublin

100-Metre-Long Mural Depicting the Jewish Town in Lublin

Added 2016-11-02

Windows of Jewish stores, passers-by and a poem. A mural designed to revive the Jewish history of Lublin is...

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Two More Synagogues to Become Memory Centres

Two More Synagogues to Become Memory Centres

Added 2016-11-02

Former synagogues in Piotrków Trybunalski and Chęciny will serve a different purpose. They will now house centres commemorating local...

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Tansman Festival in Łódź

Tansman Festival in Łódź

Added 2016-11-01

The world premiere of the so-far unperformed great symphonic work by Henryk Mikołaj Górecki inaugurated the Łódź-based Transman...

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

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