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The Year of Jan Karski

The Year of Jan Karski

Added 2013-12-30

The next year marks the centennial of the birth of Jan Karski, the legendary courier of the Polish Underground State who wanted to put an...

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The USA has returned a fragment of the former Birkenau camp barrack

The USA has returned a fragment of the former Birkenau camp barrack

Added 2013-12-30

A half of the prisoners' camp of the former German Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp, which was part of the Washington-based United States...

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Another edition of Ulpan Alef

Another edition of Ulpan Alef

Added 2013-12-30

JCC Warszawa invites you to an intensive course of contemporary Hebrew for beginners (The command of the Hebrew alphabet is...

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The 60th anniversary of the death of Julian Tuwim

The 60th anniversary of the death of Julian Tuwim

Added 2013-12-27

Today marks the 60th anniversary of the death of Julian Tuwim. The poet died suddenly in Zakopane on the 27th December in 1953. On the...

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 ‘The Stormy Life of Lasik Roitschwant’ on Polish Radio 2

‘The Stormy Life of Lasik Roitschwant’ on Polish Radio 2

Added 2013-12-27

On Saturday, the 28th December, 2013, Polish Radio 2 will air a radio play based on llya Ehrenburg’s ‘The Stormy Life of Lasik...

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New Year’s Eve at the Jewish Theatre in Warsaw

New Year’s Eve at the Jewish Theatre in Warsaw

Added 2013-12-27

The Jewish Theatre in Warsaw (at 12/16 Grzybowski Square) has the pleasure of inviting you to join the New Year’s Eve Gala. The team of...

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Yahrzeit in Dynów

Yahrzeit in Dynów

Added 2013-12-23

Approximately three hundred Hasidim came to Dynów to pray over the grave of Tzadik Tzvi Elimelech Shapiro. This year the anniversary of...

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What will happen to the synagogue in Cieszanów?

What will happen to the synagogue in Cieszanów?

Added 2013-12-23

There is a chance that the ruined synagogue in Cieszanów, in Podkarpackie Province, will be restored. At the time of the Polish People’s...

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Thursdays on Tłomackie

Thursdays on Tłomackie

Added 2013-12-23

The Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw invites you to another meeting from the ‘Thursdays on Tłomackie’...

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Tu Bi-Shevat performance in the Museum

Tu Bi-Shevat performance in the Museum

Added 2013-12-20

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites you to a performance with Theatre 21 to mark the Tu Bi-Shevat holiday in January 2014....

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A meeting with a genealogist at JCC in Kraków

A meeting with a genealogist at JCC in Kraków

Added 2013-12-20

JCC in Kraków has the pleasure of inviting you to a meeting with the genealogist Jakub Czupryński. The meeting, which will be the last...

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Games Night at Nożyk Synagogue in Warsaw

Games Night at Nożyk Synagogue in Warsaw

Added 2013-12-20

The Jewish Religious Community in Warsaw has the pleasure of inviting you to a games night, which will take place in the synagogue on the...

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‘Yesterday Girl’ – a film screening in Wrocław

‘Yesterday Girl’ – a film screening in Wrocław

Added 2013-12-19

Today marks the end of the film review that has been organised at Dolnośląskie Film Centre in Wrocław (at 64a Piłsudskiego Street). At...

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 The Museum honored at the Eurobuild Awards

The Museum honored at the Eurobuild Awards

Added 2013-12-19

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews has won the first prize at the Eurobuild Awards, organized by Eurobuild Central & Eastern...

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The opening of the exhibition ‘Migrating Muranów Streets’

The opening of the exhibition ‘Migrating Muranów Streets’

Added 2013-12-19

Today, 8 pm, marks the opening of the exhibition that closes the series of photo workshops entitled ‘Migrating Muranów District’....

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Plaques in memory of former Rzgów inhabitants

Plaques in memory of former Rzgów inhabitants

Added 2013-12-18

On the 8th Decemeber 2013,  plaques commemorating the inhabitants of Rzgów municipality, victims of executions and repressions, war...

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A meeting with Wojciech Wilczyk

A meeting with Wojciech Wilczyk

Added 2013-12-18

On Thursday, the 19th December 2013, at 6:30 pm, the Centre for Yiddish Culture in Warsaw (at 15 Andersa St.) will host Wojciech Wilczyk,...

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An exhibition of Jankiel Adler’s drawings

An exhibition of Jankiel Adler’s drawings

Added 2013-12-18

Today inaugurates an exhibition of drawings by the Polish artist Jankiel Adler, which are displayed at Collegium Maius in Kraków (at 15...

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The third edition of the Multicultural Calendar

The third edition of the Multicultural Calendar

Added 2013-12-17

The third edition of the Multicultural Calendar has just been released. The 2014 edition has been inspired by pre-war Galician calendars...

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Julian Tuwim Literary Prize

Julian Tuwim Literary Prize

Added 2013-12-17

From the 5th-15th December, 2013, Łódź staged the 7th edition of the Puls Literatury festival. This edition was devoted to leading...

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Another meeting from the ‘Not Only Schindler’

Another meeting from the ‘Not Only Schindler’

Added 2013-12-17

Two documentary films, Aleksander Ford’s ‘Majdanek—Cmentarzysko Europy’ (1944) and Sławomir Grunberg & Tomasz Wiśniewski’s...

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An exhibition about the Jewish Studies Institute of the Jagiellonian University

An exhibition about the Jewish Studies Institute of the Jagiellonian University

Added 2013-12-16

The Galicia Jewish Museum, the Jewish Studies Institute of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków and the JCC Kraków have the pleasure of...

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Wąchock students design a guide on Wąchock Jews

Wąchock students design a guide on Wąchock Jews

Added 2013-12-16

High school students from Wąchock have taken part in the ‘School of Dialogue’ educational programme of the Forum for Dialogue among...

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A plaque in honour of Jakub Muller in Nowy Sącz

A plaque in honour of Jakub Muller in Nowy Sącz

Added 2013-12-16

The 16th December 2013 marks the third anniversary of the death of Jakub Muller. A memorial plaque commemorating this guardian of the...

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A seminar for the Police in Małopolska

A seminar for the Police in Małopolska

Added 2013-12-13

From 9-10th December, the Jewish Centre in Oświęcim staged a seminar about the Holocaust and the prevention and investigation of hate...

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The 25th anniversary of the burial of Jewish and Polish victims of WWII

The 25th anniversary of the burial of Jewish and Polish victims of WWII

Added 2013-12-13

Yesterday, a ceremony commemorating the 25th anniversary of the reburial of Jewish and Polish victims of WWII at the former Skry stadium...

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‘Heritage of the Jews of Łódź’ Virtual Museum

‘Heritage of the Jews of Łódź’ Virtual Museum

Added 2013-12-13

The virtual museum (muzeum.lodzjews.org) was launched by the Monumentum Iudaicum Lodzense Foundation a few days ago. The website will soon...

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New Righteous Among the Nations

New Righteous Among the Nations

Added 2013-12-12

Yesterday, the 11th December 2013, Zamek Książąt Pomorskich in Szczecin staged a ceremony of awarding posthumously the Medals of the...

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Holocaust memory and its absence in Polish culture

Holocaust memory and its absence in Polish culture

Added 2013-12-11

On Tuesday, the 17th December 2013, Nowy Teatr in Warsaw (at 10/16 Madaliński Street), will stage a meeting with Andrzej Wajda, Krzysztof...

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‘Run, Boy, Run’ in Polish cinemas

‘Run, Boy, Run’ in Polish cinemas

Added 2013-12-11

The 10th January 2014 marks the Polish premier of Pepe Danquart’s film ‘Run, Boy, Run’, which is based on a true story. The film met...

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They risked their lives – Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust

They risked their lives – Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust

Added 2013-12-11

The 3rd December 2013 marked the inauguration of the exhibition, “They risked their lives – Poles who saved Jews during the...

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Pinchas Bibel’s ‘Szebreszin’ is available as an e-book

Pinchas Bibel’s ‘Szebreszin’ is available as an e-book

Added 2013-12-10

In late July 2012, during the ‘On the Trail of Singer’ festival, Philip Bibel’s book ‘Szebreszin’, translated by Tomasz Panczyk,...

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Jews from the Vilnius Ghetto – Vilnius Jews in memoriam at the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto

Jews from the Vilnius Ghetto – Vilnius Jews in memoriam at the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto

Added 2013-12-10

On Saturday, the 14th December 2013, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Embassy of the Lithuanian Republic in Warsaw invite...

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The screening of a film about Krakow from 1939 to 1956

The screening of a film about Krakow from 1939 to 1956

Added 2013-12-10

This Wednesday, the 11th December 2013, at 5 pm, the Museum of the History of the City of Krakow invites you to the world premier of the...

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Talks about memory and (post) memory in art

Talks about memory and (post) memory in art

Added 2013-12-09

The Warsaw Centre for Yiddish Culture of the Shalom Foundation has the pleasure of inviting you to a series of meetings by Dr Katarzyna...

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2014 will be the year of Jan Karski

2014 will be the year of Jan Karski

Added 2013-12-09

On Friday, the 6th December 2013, the Sejm of the Republic of Poland established 2014 to be the Year of Jan Karski. The bill was approved...

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‘Ask Our Rabbi’ – a series of open meetings

‘Ask Our Rabbi’ – a series of open meetings

Added 2013-12-09

JCC in Krakow (at 24 Miodowa Street) has the pleasure of inviting you to a meeting which has been organised as part of the ‘Ask Our...

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Fairy tale reading at Galicia Jewish Museum in Kraków

Fairy tale reading at Galicia Jewish Museum in Kraków

Added 2013-12-06

As part of the family Sundays series, the Galicia Jewish Museum in Kraków (at 18 Dajwór St.) has the pleasure of inviting you to a...

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Masters of Jewish theatre at the Jewish Theatre in Warsaw

Masters of Jewish theatre at the Jewish Theatre in Warsaw

Added 2013-12-06

The Jewish Theatre in Warsaw invites you to a new series of meetings about masters of Jewish stage, during which renowned figures...

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Szczecin commemorates Karski

Szczecin commemorates Karski

Added 2013-12-06

Since the 14th November 2013, Szczecin has been holding the Days of Jan Karski, which were inaugurated by the opening of an exhibition...

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‘And I Still See Their Faces’ exhibition travels to Płock

‘And I Still See Their Faces’ exhibition travels to Płock

Added 2013-12-05

On 5 December 2013, at 6 pm, the Museum of Mazowsze Jews in Płock (at 7 Kwiatka Street) will inaugurate a photo exhibition entitled...

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Gliwice will have a museum of the history of Silesian Jews

Gliwice will have a museum of the history of Silesian Jews

Added 2013-12-05

The historic pre-burial house in Gliwice, at 14 Poniatowskiego Street, will be transformed into a museum about the history of Silesian...

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A seminar in the Polish Centre for Holocaust Research

A seminar in the Polish Centre for Holocaust Research

Added 2013-12-05

The Centre for Holocaust Research at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences invites you to an open...

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The Jewish community will regain the former land of the Mielec synagogue

The Jewish community will regain the former land of the Mielec synagogue

Added 2013-12-04

Councilmen have decided that a square where a synagogue was located before WWII will be handed over to the Jewish community. The ongoing...

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‘New Museums, New Collections. The Place and the Role of collections in historical museums’ – a conference

‘New Museums, New Collections. The Place and the Role of collections in historical museums’ – a conference

Added 2013-12-04

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews and International Council of Museums Polska have the pleasure of inviting you to a scholarly...

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Halina Elczewska, the initiator of the Survivors’ Park, passes away

Halina Elczewska, the initiator of the Survivors’ Park, passes away

Added 2013-12-04

Last Monday, the 2nd December 2013, Halina Elczewska, one of the people who survived the liquidation of the Łódź ghetto, and the...

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The inauguration of the wooden architecture trail in Tykocin

The inauguration of the wooden architecture trail in Tykocin

Added 2013-12-03

Next Sunday, on the 8th December 2013, 1 pm, the Center for Studies on History and Culture of Small Towns, at 10 Czarnieckiego Square,...

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A social initiative to rescue Jewish cemeteries in Silesia

A social initiative to rescue Jewish cemeteries in Silesia

Added 2013-12-03

Cukerman’s Gate Foundation, the former Jewish prayer house, invites you to the presentation of a report about the preservation of Jewish...

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A new exhibition at the Jewish Museum in Oświęcim

A new exhibition at the Jewish Museum in Oświęcim

Added 2013-12-03

Later this year, the Jewish Museum in Oświęcim will kick off a new exhibition entitled ‘Oszpicin. Historia żydowskiego Oświęcimia’...

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Karski’s report auctioned off for 21 thousand Euros

Karski’s report auctioned off for 21 thousand Euros

Added 2013-12-02

A copy of the 1942 diplomatic communication from the Polish government in exile, calling for the discontinuation of the extermination of...

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Museum gets involved in Limud

Museum gets involved in Limud

Added 2013-12-02

Am Chanukka-Weekend zwischen dem 29. November  und dem 1. Dezember d.J. hat in Wawer (südlicher Warschauer Stadtviertel am rechten...

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Chanukah in Muranów, Warsaw

Chanukah in Muranów, Warsaw

Added 2013-12-02

Last Sunday, on the 1st December 2013, the ceremony of kindling the sixth Chanukah candle was staged at the square between the Monument to...

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

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