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A new temporary exhibition called ‘German plans of Auschwitz extension’

A new temporary exhibition called ‘German plans of Auschwitz extension’

Added 2011-12-30

Ten-odd documents that illustrate German plans of extending the Auschwitz I concentration camp have been put on the new temporary...

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The co-operation agreement between the Jewish Historical Institute Association, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Center for Jewish Culture and Information in Vilnius

The co-operation agreement between the Jewish Historical Institute Association, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Center for Jewish Culture and Information in Vilnius

Added 2011-12-30

The co-operation agreement concluded between the Jewish Historical Institute Association, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews and...

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A football fan’s slogan on the facade of the historical synagogue

A football fan’s slogan on the facade of the historical synagogue

Added 2011-12-30

Last Wednesday evening, the Krakow police were notified of a defacement of the facade of the historical synagoguge in the Kazimierz Krakow...

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Devastated sculpture at the Square of the Ghetto Heroes

Devastated sculpture at the Square of the Ghetto Heroes

Added 2011-12-30

In Krakow One of the sculptures at the Square of the Ghetto Heroes in Krakow has been demolished. After inspecting the site, the police...

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Opening of the ‘Polish Jews’ portal

Opening of the ‘Polish Jews’ portal

Added 2011-12-29

Today, a conference presenting the new Zydzi.polscy.pl portal has been staged at the Mamele Club of the Shalom Foundation. On this...

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The second edition of the ‘Religions in the Podlasie region’ workshops has started

The second edition of the ‘Religions in the Podlasie region’ workshops has started

Added 2011-12-29

The second edition of the ‘Religie Podlasia’ workshops (Eng. Religions in the Podlasie region), which are run by the town’s...

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Frank Dimant receives the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta

Frank Dimant receives the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta

Added 2011-12-28

Frank Dimant, PhD, B’nai Brith Director in Canada and a friend of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, who has supported and promoted...

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The Warsaw Town Hall refrains from printing extra copies of the calendar promoting Warsaw

The Warsaw Town Hall refrains from printing extra copies of the calendar promoting Warsaw

Added 2011-12-28

The Town Hall in Warsaw has refrained from printing additional copies of the 2012 promotional calendar, which includes an anti-Semitic...

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‘Fiddler on the Roof’ staged at the Jewish Theater in Warsaw

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ staged at the Jewish Theater in Warsaw

Added 2011-12-28

On 5 January 2012, at 6 pm, the Jewish Theater in Warsaw will stage the play entitled ‘Fiddler on the Roof’. Thanks to its music...

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France will subsidize the Auschwitz Museum

France will subsidize the Auschwitz Museum

Added 2011-12-27

Over the course of five years, France will transfer five million Euro to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Endowment Fund, which will...

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A conflict over a Jewish school in Wroclaw

A conflict over a Jewish school in Wroclaw

Added 2011-12-27

The authorities of the Union of Jewish Religious Communities in Poland have terminated the contract to manage the Jewish school on Zelazna St.,...

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The special premier of the movie ‘In Darkness’ at the Helios cinema in Radom

The special premier of the movie ‘In Darkness’ at the Helios cinema in Radom

Added 2011-12-27

The Radom Helios cinema has the pleasure of inviting everyone to the official movie show of Agnieszka Holland’s recent film entitled...

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Anti-Semitic prewar poster promotes Warsaw

Anti-Semitic prewar poster promotes Warsaw

Added 2011-12-23

An anti-Semitic prewar poster has been included in the calendar released by the Warsaw town hall. None of the civil servants see...

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Jewish and Christian prayers to inaugurate ceremonies of the Auschwitz liberation

Jewish and Christian prayers to inaugurate ceremonies of the Auschwitz liberation

Added 2011-12-23

The Jewish prayer called ‘El male rachamim’ and the Christian Eternal Rest prayer will open the main ceremonies marking the 67th...

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The Polish Council of Christians and Jews awards the Priest Stanislaw Bartminski

The Polish Council of Christians and Jews awards the Priest Stanislaw Bartminski

Added 2011-12-23

The Priest Stanislaw Bartminski from Krasiczyn won the Roman Indrzejczyk prize, awarded by the Polish Council of Christians and Jews....

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The Day of Judaism in the Catholic Church

The Day of Judaism in the Catholic Church

Added 2011-12-22

Rzeszow will host the 15th edition of the Day of Judaism in the Catholic Church in Poland, which will coincide with the International...

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The synagogue in Zarki restored

The synagogue in Zarki restored

Added 2011-12-22

Inside the former synagogue in Zarki a true palace of culture has been arranged. Most works have been financed by the European Union....

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Leopold Ungier, an awardee of honoris causa at the Marie Curie Sklodowska University, passes away

Leopold Ungier, an awardee of honoris causa at the Marie Curie Sklodowska University, passes away

Added 2011-12-22

The journalist and publicist Leopold Ungier, for some better known as Pol Mathil, died last Tuesday. Paul Mathil was his pen name under...

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The inauguration of the Polish Year of Janusz Korczak

The inauguration of the Polish Year of Janusz Korczak

Added 2011-12-21

The Jewish Historical Institute, in agreement with other organizations, has been mounting a yearlong project of educational and...

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More members of the Righteous Among the Nations awarded

More members of the Righteous Among the Nations awarded

Added 2011-12-21

Last Monday, the Yad Vashem Institute in Jerusalem resolved to award the title of the Righteous Among the Nations to the members of the...

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Hanukkah celebrations

Hanukkah celebrations

Added 2011-12-21

Last Tuesday, Jews all over the world welcomed Hanukkah, a joyous eight-day holiday of freedom and peace. At sundown, the first...

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The reading of ‘Campo di Fiori’ in the Jewish Theater

The reading of ‘Campo di Fiori’ in the Jewish Theater

Added 2011-12-20

Today, at 5 pm, the official reading of the ‘Campo di Fiori’ poem (which has been translated into Yiddish for the first time this...

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Agnieszka Holland’s movie nominated for the Critics’ Choice Movie Award

Agnieszka Holland’s movie nominated for the Critics’ Choice Movie Award

Added 2011-12-20

The movie entitled ‘In Darkness’ by Agnieszka Holland has received the nomination for the prestigious Critics' Choice Movie Award...

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Not so ay vay…

Not so ay vay…

Added 2011-12-20

Last September, the Fundacja Pomocy Szkołom Bieszczadzkim foundation, which operates at the School Complex in Lutowiska, launched a...

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Hanukka – the Festival of Lights

Hanukka – the Festival of Lights

Added 2011-12-19

This year, Hanukka, one of the most joyous Jewish holidays will start on December 20th. The festival lasts eight days, and everyday...

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Pojzn, tej! A location-based game following the traces of Poznan Jews

Pojzn, tej! A location-based game following the traces of Poznan Jews

Added 2011-12-19

Poznan Jews contributed to the success of Vasco da Gama’s expedition to India, Golem, Nivea crème, ‘Wyborowa’ vodka and the theory of...

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The White Building on Twarda Street to be torn down

The White Building on Twarda Street to be torn down

Added 2011-12-19

The Jewish Community in Warsaw is planning to pull down the White Building on Twarda Street, which is one of the last remaining...

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The ‘Naje Chaljes’ radio broadcast to be taken off the air

The ‘Naje Chaljes’ radio broadcast to be taken off the air

Added 2011-12-16

On December 14th, 2011, the Management Board of the Polish Radio resolved to reorganize the Polish Radio External Service. As a result,...

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A memorial plaque in memory of Bytow Jews

A memorial plaque in memory of Bytow Jews

Added 2011-12-16

Former Jewish residents of Bytow will be commemorated. Jaromir Szroeder from the Zachodnio-Kaszubskie Museum desires to unveil a plaque...

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Warsaw of two uprisings

Warsaw of two uprisings

Added 2011-12-16

Yesterday, a meeting called ‘Masada-Powstanie Warszawskie’ (Masada- the Warsaw Uprising) was staged as part of the ‘Warszawa...

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What difference does it make whether they did it out of greed. The slaughter of the Trynczer family.

What difference does it make whether they did it out of greed. The slaughter of the Trynczer family.

Added 2011-12-15

This month, the book entitled ‘Jakie to ma znaczenie, czy zrobili to z chciwości. Zagłada domu Trynczerów’ by Tadeusz Markiel...

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Hannukah 5772

Hannukah 5772

Added 2011-12-15

The Jewish Religious Community in Warsaw has the pleasure of inviting you to the Hannukah celebrations, which will start on December...

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Hannukah at the White Stork Synagogue

Hannukah at the White Stork Synagogue

Added 2011-12-14

This Saturday, everyone will have the chance to experience the extraordinary atmosphere in a Jewish home at Hannukah. You only need to...

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A concert by the Israeli musician Zeev Tene in Lublin

A concert by the Israeli musician Zeev Tene in Lublin

Added 2011-12-14

The ‘Grodzka Gate-NN Theater’ Center and the Hades-Szeroka restaurant invite you to a concert by the Israeli singer Zeev Tene, who...

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Milosz in a Jewish way

Milosz in a Jewish way

Added 2011-12-14

The Shalom Foundation and the Jewish Theater in Warsaw have the pleasure of inviting everyone to a poetry reading called ‘Muzyka...

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Yiddish seen through children’s eyes

Yiddish seen through children’s eyes

Added 2011-12-13

The Social and Cultural Association of Jews in Poland has the pleasure of inviting children and parents to the official closing of the...

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The Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw to stage a one-man show

The Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw to stage a one-man show

Added 2011-12-13

The Teatr na Woli Theater invites you to the one-man show performed by Zuzanna Fijewska-Malesza on the basis of Alina...

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The Polish book premier of ‘The Journey’ by Ida Fink

The Polish book premier of ‘The Journey’ by Ida Fink

Added 2011-12-13

This January, the Wydawnictwo W.A.B. publishing house will release Ida Fink’s book entitled ‘The Journey’. First published...

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A former Auschwitz prisoner passes away

A former Auschwitz prisoner passes away

Added 2011-12-12

Last Friday, on December 9th, Jerzy Michnol, a former prisoner of the German Auschwitz camp, died at age 85 in Katowice. Jerzy Michnol...

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Zamenhof Days in Bialystok

Zamenhof Days in Bialystok

Added 2011-12-12

Last Friday, Zamenhof Days in Bialystok commenced to mark the upcoming anniversary of the birthday of the father of Esperanto. For...

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Ice matzevot In the Jewish cemetery in Olsztyn

Ice matzevot In the Jewish cemetery in Olsztyn

Added 2011-12-12

Last Friday, a luminous installation was officially inaugurated in Olsztyn. Ten-odd lighted ice matzevot blocks formed the “Ice...

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The screening of the ‘Opuszczajac gniazdo’ movie

The screening of the ‘Opuszczajac gniazdo’ movie

Added 2011-12-09

The Center for Yiddish Culture has the pleasure of inviting everyone to a movie show presenting the film entitled ‘Opuszczajac...

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A comic book about Warsaw Jews

A comic book about Warsaw Jews

Added 2011-12-09

A refined muse for artists, a rebellious daughter of a Tzaddik and bright architects are only some of the characters that appear in the...

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Anna Bikont wins the European literary prize

Anna Bikont wins the European literary prize

Added 2011-12-08

Yesterday, the French edition of Anna Bikont’s book entitled ‘We From Jedwabne’ received this year’s edition of the European...

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The Museum of Modern Art desires to purchase a famous work by Zbigniew Libera

The Museum of Modern Art desires to purchase a famous work by Zbigniew Libera

Added 2011-12-08

The Society of Friends of the Museum of Modern Art has launched a public financial collection with the view of buying a famous work by Zbigniew...

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The Auschwitz Jewish Center receives the ‘Krzystaly Soli’ award

The Auschwitz Jewish Center receives the ‘Krzystaly Soli’ award

Added 2011-12-08

The board of the Malopolskie Province has awarded the ‘Krysztaly Soli’ prize to the Auschwitz Jewish Center in the category of the...

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A same-sex marriage in the Orthodox synagogue

A same-sex marriage in the Orthodox synagogue

Added 2011-12-07

The wedding ceremony of a homosexual couple, staged in the Orthodox synagogue in Washington, evoked controversies among many Orthodox...

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The opening of the exhibition called ‘They came, left…..they are: Polish Jews’

The opening of the exhibition called ‘They came, left…..they are: Polish Jews’

Added 2011-12-07

The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw and the Regional Museum in Leczna have the pleasure of inviting everyone...

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Heroes, swindlers, informers. On the Jewish Military Union

Heroes, swindlers, informers. On the Jewish Military Union

Added 2011-12-07

The Polish Center for Holocaust Research Association will publish a book entitled ‘Bohaterowie, hochsztaplerzy, opisywacze. Wokół...

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A debate at the Polish Center for Holocaust Research

A debate at the Polish Center for Holocaust Research

Added 2011-12-06

The Polish Center for Holocaust Research has the pleasure of inviting you to the public academic seminar called Polska konspiracja...

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Prof. Daniel Grinberg’s lecture called ‘Where did Jewish anarchists come from’

Prof. Daniel Grinberg’s lecture called ‘Where did Jewish anarchists come from’

Added 2011-12-06

The Mojzesz Schorr Foundation has the pleasure of inviting everyone to a lecture by Prof. Daniel Grinberg under the banner of ‘Skad...

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The oldest tenement house in the Praga Warsaw District is to be torn down

The oldest tenement house in the Praga Warsaw District is to be torn down

Added 2011-12-06

Within less then one month’s time, the Year of Korczak will commence and the tenement house at 4 Sierakowskiego Street, where Janusz...

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A plaque in memory of Wladyslaw Szpilman

A plaque in memory of Wladyslaw Szpilman

Added 2011-12-05

Exactly one hundred years ago Wladyslaw Szpilman was born. Yesterday, on the facade of the building at 223 Al. Niepodleglosc Street, a...

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The image of Jews in contemporary German cinematography

The image of Jews in contemporary German cinematography

Added 2011-12-05

The film review called ‘History images’ will give us the opportunity to learn about the image of Jews in recent German movies. Nine...

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Muranow -- an imaginary uthopia

Muranow -- an imaginary uthopia

Added 2011-12-05

Today, at 7 pm, as part of a debate over the Muranow utopia, Stacja Muranow invites you to a discussion about the non-memory of the...

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A Jewish culture evening

A Jewish culture evening

Added 2011-12-02

The Museum in Miedzyrzecz invites you to an ‘Evening with Jewish Culture’, which will take place on December 5th, at 5 pm....

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A monument to murdered Jews to be removed

A monument to murdered Jews to be removed

Added 2011-12-02

The monument to murdered Jewish residents of the town is to be removed from the main square in Minsk Mazowiecki. The monument was...

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Professor Hanna Zaremska won the Klio 2011 prize

Professor Hanna Zaremska won the Klio 2011 prize

Added 2011-12-02

The ceremony of presenting KLIO prizes for the best historical books was held at the Royal Castle at the opening of the 20th edition of...

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Hanukah concert at the White Stork synagogue

Hanukah concert at the White Stork synagogue

Added 2011-12-01

The Krakow Jewish music star with a remarkable soprano voice, Irena Urbanska, will sing the most beautiful Yiddish Hanukah songs. The...

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Antonina Wyrzykowska, a member of the Righteous Among the Nations, passes away

Antonina Wyrzykowska, a member of the Righteous Among the Nations, passes away

Added 2011-12-01

Antonina Wyrzykowska, a member of the Righteous Among the Nations, passed away at age 95 in Milanowek, near Warsaw. She and her husband...

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The opening of an exhibition called ‘One hundred years from the foundation of the Jewish old people’s home. The Jewish tradition of charity.’

The opening of an exhibition called ‘One hundred years from the foundation of the Jewish old people’s home. The Jewish tradition of charity.’

Added 2011-12-01

On November 29th, 2011, at 5 pm, the exhibition called "100 lat od powstania Żydowskiego Domu Starców. Żydowska Tradycja...

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