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Execution of the leaders of the underground activity in Auschwitz: 65th anniversary

Execution of the leaders of the underground activity in Auschwitz: 65th anniversary

Added 2009-12-30

December 30th, 2009 is the day of the 65th anniversary of the execution which took place in KL Auschwitz. Five leaders of the underground activity...

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Theft of „Arbeit macht frei”– foreigner visited the museum several times

Theft of „Arbeit macht frei”– foreigner visited the museum several times

Added 2009-12-29

According to the Kraków prosecutor’s office, the foreigner who commissioned the theft of the “Arbeit macht frei” sign had been...

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The „(…)” urban space project will be installed over Chłodna street

The „(…)” urban space project will be installed over Chłodna street

Added 2009-12-28

On December 30th, 2009 the space project “(…)” of Anna Baumgart and Agnieszka Kurant will appear on Chłodna street, where the...

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Auschwitz-Birkenau liberation anniversary without the „Arbeit macht frei” sign

Auschwitz-Birkenau liberation anniversary without the „Arbeit macht frei” sign

Added 2009-12-28

The celebration of the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp will take place on January 27th, 2010 without the...

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Happy New Year 2010!

Happy New Year 2010!

Added 2009-12-23

  We would like to wish all members of Shtetl community all the best in the upcoming year – may it be full of joy,...

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Show in the Jewish Theatre

Show in the Jewish Theatre

Added 2009-12-23

  Directed by Szymon and Lena Szurmiej, the new musical spectacle showing Jewish traditions such as wedding or Shabbat in...

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Decision on the Wolbrom gym finally reached

Decision on the Wolbrom gym finally reached

Added 2009-12-23

  The administration of Lesser Poland province has decided upon changing the site on which the new gym in Wolbrom will be...

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Rabbi Schudrich wishes Happy New Year

Rabbi Schudrich wishes Happy New Year

Added 2009-12-23

Chief Rabbi of Poland Michael Schudrich wishes whole Shtetl Community a Happy New Year. Fragment of conversation with Krzysztof Bielawski,...

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December lectures in JHI

December lectures in JHI

Added 2009-12-22

  Next meeting of the „Jews of Warsaw, Warsaw of the Jews” series organized by the Jewish Historical Institute...

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Older Brothers – Jewish-Polish dilemmas

Older Brothers – Jewish-Polish dilemmas

Added 2009-12-22

  A lecture by a recognized biblical scholar, Fr. Waldemar Chrostowski, titled “Older Brothers – Jewish-Polish...

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Stolen sign found

Stolen sign found

Added 2009-12-21

  On the night of December 20th police found the „Arbeit macht frei” sign stolen from Museum of...

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On Shtetl and libraries

On Shtetl and libraries

Added 2009-12-20

An interview with Albert Stankowski, the coordinator of the Virtual Shtetl project is featured on the...

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Auschwitz entrance sign stolen

Auschwitz entrance sign stolen

Added 2009-12-19

  The “Arbeit macht frei” entrance sign of former German concentration camp has been stolen from the State...

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Light returns to Poznań

Light returns to Poznań

Added 2009-12-18

  For the first time since the World War II in Poznań, the Hanukkah lights have been publicly lit on December 16th. The...

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Hanukkah celebration in Lalka

Hanukkah celebration in Lalka

Added 2009-12-18

  A Hanukkah evening is organized in Lalka Theatre on Monday, December 21st at 6 pm. The centerpiece of the event will be 21...

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INR-USHMM agreement

INR-USHMM agreement

Added 2009-12-16

  During his visit in the United States, the president of Polish Institute of National Remebrance has signed a cooperation...

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Festival of Lights, Festival of the Light

Festival of Lights, Festival of the Light

Added 2009-12-16

  Artistic Hanukkah will be taking place in...

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„12 tribes of Israel” exhibition

„12 tribes of Israel” exhibition

Added 2009-12-15

  Creator of the stained glass window over the main prayer hall in...

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Hanukkah in Tarnowskie Góry

Hanukkah in Tarnowskie Góry

Added 2009-12-15

  Hanukkah celebration will be carried out at Tarnowskie Góry Museum at 6 PM on Wednesday, December 16th. The guest of...

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2800 commemorated

2800 commemorated

Added 2009-12-15

  A plaque commemorating 2800 Jaworzno and Szczaków Jews murdered in German death camps during the World War II has been...

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Meeting with the authors of „Rabin”

Meeting with the authors of „Rabin”

Added 2009-12-15

  A meeting with Kaja Maliszewska-Ward and Bartłomiej Janicki, the authors of the “Rabin” (“Rabbi”)...

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Festival of Lights in Warsaw

Festival of Lights in Warsaw

Added 2009-12-15

  Gathered in front of the Jewish Community’s White Building, people were celebrating the beginning of Hanukkah and...

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Hanukkah in Tykocin

Hanukkah in Tykocin

Added 2009-12-15

  Hanukkah candles were lit in the historic...

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Zamenhof’s dream

Zamenhof’s dream

Added 2009-12-15

  On Tuesday, December 15th, people shopping in Muranów in Warsaw will be able to do so in esperanto. By introducing...

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Helping „hidden Jews”

Helping „hidden Jews”

Added 2009-12-11

  During the next few days the Israeli organization Shevei Israel will be informing the inhabitants of major Polish...

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Chanuka Sameach!

Chanuka Sameach!

Added 2009-12-11

  Today is the first day of the Festival of Lights – Hanukkah. During the next eight days in...

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Oświęcim teaches tolerance

Oświęcim teaches tolerance

Added 2009-12-11

  The...

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The Righteous of Ciepielów

The Righteous of Ciepielów

Added 2009-12-11

  Ewa Junczyk-Ziomecka, the Secretary of State in the Chancellery of the President, has visited...

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More entries in Auschwitz inmate database

More entries in Auschwitz inmate database

Added 2009-12-11

  281K entries had been added to the online database containing information about the prisoners of the Nazi camp as a result...

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Hanukkah in „Kubuś” theatre

Hanukkah in „Kubuś” theatre

Added 2009-12-08

  A play „Eight lights of Hanukkah” will be performed at Teatr Lalki i Aktora „Kubuś” in Kielce on...

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12th Judaism Festival

12th Judaism Festival

Added 2009-12-07

  From December 8th to 18th Poznań will celebrate the Judaism Festival. Helping to understand Jewish religion and tradition...

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Headstones found in Grodzisk

Headstones found in Grodzisk

Added 2009-12-07

  The fragments of three Jewish headstones were found by Robert Augustyniak, an inhabitant of Grodzisk Mazowiecki committed...

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Family Sunday in Kazimierz

Family Sunday in Kazimierz

Added 2009-12-07

  Like every year, on first Sunday of December...

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Park on a cemetery

Park on a cemetery

Added 2009-12-07

  Cobblestone alleys, benches, stylish street lamps and recycling bins – those are the features of the recently...

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Jews of Austrian Silesia

Jews of Austrian Silesia

Added 2009-12-04

  A meeting with prof. Janusz Spyra, the author of “Jewish religious communities in Austrian Silesia...

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Gym built on Wolbrom cemetery

Gym built on Wolbrom cemetery

Added 2009-12-02

  Human remains from a pre-war...

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Traces of life, traces of the crime

Traces of life, traces of the crime

Added 2009-12-02

  An exhibition of photographs by Mirosław Sadecki will be inaugurated in Temporary Exhibitions Gallery of the Jewish...

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Inhabitants of Oświęcim reinstitute the synagogue

Inhabitants of Oświęcim reinstitute the synagogue

Added 2009-12-02

  A non-standard happening has been organized by the...

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The ceremony of handing out awards in the competition “Friends from school, acquaintances from the neighborhood”

The ceremony of handing out awards in the competition “Friends from school, acquaintances from the neighborhood”

Added 2009-12-01

Group photo by Zofia Mioduszewska  On December 1st, 2009 the ceremony of handing out awards in...

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Preparations for the anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz

Preparations for the anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz

Added 2009-12-01

  The celebration of the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp is drawing closer....

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„Śladami Żydów” promoted in Lauder Junior High

„Śladami Żydów” promoted in Lauder Junior High

Added 2009-12-01

  Lauder Junior High School in Wrocław (57 Żelazna St.) will be hosting a promotion of “Śladami Żydów. Dolny...

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

Added 2009-05-24

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