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Son of Saul.

Son of Saul.

Added 2015-12-31

How was Son of Saul made? Who is László Nemes, the director? How did the history of his ancestors influence the making of...

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Monument at the former Jewish cemetery in Żnin

Monument at the former Jewish cemetery in Żnin

Added 2015-12-31

A Jewish cemetery in Żnin (Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province) has been commemorated with a new monument. The Jewish...

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Jewish tourist trail in Piaseczno

Jewish tourist trail in Piaseczno

Added 2015-12-30

The Piaseczno City and Commune Public Library (Mazowieckie province) has used the questing...

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Łomża Yizkor Book to be published in Polish

Łomża Yizkor Book to be published in Polish

Added 2015-12-30

The Łomża Community Yizkor Book has been finally translated into Polish by Ewa...

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Work progresses on Bródno cemetery

Work progresses on Bródno cemetery

Added 2015-12-29

The fence has been renovated, and a pavilion with an exhibition will be constructed soon. The Jewish cemetery in Warsaw’s Bródno...

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Radomsko inhabitants to walk the deported trail

Radomsko inhabitants to walk the deported trail

Added 2015-12-29

Ceremonies commemorating Holocaust victims, attended among others by local students, will be held in Radomsko on January 10,...

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Items belonging to people killed in Sobibór to undergo conservation work

Items belonging to people killed in Sobibór to undergo conservation work

Added 2015-12-28

About a thousand objects found in the former death camp in Sobibór will undergo conservation work. They will become part of the Majdanek...

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Kolbuszowa synagogue to house city museum

Kolbuszowa synagogue to house city museum

Added 2015-12-23

The City Council has decided to establish a city museum in the former synagogue in Kolbuszowa. Earlier, the building...

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POLIN Museum has been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award!

POLIN Museum has been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award!

Added 2015-12-23

The jury of the European Museum of the Year Awards decided to include the POLIN Museum in the prestigious group of 49 contenders which...

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Son of Saul shortlisted for Oscars

Son of Saul shortlisted for Oscars

Added 2015-12-22

Son of Saul, an original debut movie by Hungarian director László Nemes that won the Grand Prix at this year’s Cannes festival, was...

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Przemyśl inhabitants restore Jewish orphanage signboard

Przemyśl inhabitants restore Jewish orphanage signboard

Added 2015-12-22

An inscription in Yiddish was placed on one of Przemyśl's tenement houses, as requested by its inhabitants. The house...

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Website documenting Kielce Pogrom

Website documenting Kielce Pogrom

Added 2015-12-21

A website devoted to the building at 7 Planty St. in Kielce, which was the site of the 1946 Kielce Pogrom, has been online for a few...

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Volhynia Barracks – before Polin Museum was built

Volhynia Barracks – before Polin Museum was built

Added 2015-12-21

Courtesy of Warsaw lovers’ “Kierunkowy 22” profile...

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Son of Saul, a gripping Holocaust movie, to premiere in January

Son of Saul, a gripping Holocaust movie, to premiere in January

Added 2015-12-18

In January, Polish movie theaters will screen Son of Saul, a László Nemes’s film awarded at the Cannes festival. It is...

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The Lost World. Polish Jews, or photographs of interwar Jewish life

The Lost World. Polish Jews, or photographs of interwar Jewish life

Added 2015-12-17

The “Grodzka Gate – NN Theater” Center invites visitors on Friday, December 18, 2015 at 8 PM, to the premiere of a photographic...

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Nowy Sącz inhabitants remember their dead Jewish neighbour

Nowy Sącz inhabitants remember their dead Jewish neighbour

Added 2015-12-17

Nowy Sącz inhabitants lit candles yesterday, marking the 5th death anniversary of Jakub Müller, the last Jew from their...

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YidLive – Yidlife Crisis in Cracow!

YidLive – Yidlife Crisis in Cracow!

Added 2015-12-16

Canadian duo Yidlife Crisis will perform at Cracow's High Synagogue at 38 Józefa Street on Thursday, December 17, 2015, at 7...

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Anti-Semitic inscriptions on ohel and monuments in Sochaczew cemetery

Anti-Semitic inscriptions on ohel and monuments in Sochaczew cemetery

Added 2015-12-16

Someone has painted anti-Semitic slogans, the Star of David on a gallows, and genitals on the Bornstein family tzadiks' ohel and nearby...

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A new temporary exhibition in Krakow's Old Synagogue

A new temporary exhibition in Krakow's Old Synagogue

Added 2015-12-15

The Historical Museum of the City of Krakow invites everyone to the opening of a temporary exhibition titled "We were, we are, we will be....

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Złotów synagogue used in film

Złotów synagogue used in film

Added 2015-12-15

A movie featuring Katarzyna Figura and Edward Linde-Lubaszenko is being shot in the former synagogue in Złotów. The...

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Hate speech discussed in synagogue

Hate speech discussed in synagogue

Added 2015-12-14

Students will discuss discrimination and hate speech in the former synagogue in Chmielnik on December 17. The meeting...

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The Only Surviving Memento from the Zgierz Synagogue

The Only Surviving Memento from the Zgierz Synagogue

Added 2015-12-14

An uncommon memento, surviving the Holocaust, has been donated to the POLIN museum: one of the four rings of an etz khayim [the...

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Sejm. Is Hanukkah a Polish or Jewish holiday?

Sejm. Is Hanukkah a Polish or Jewish holiday?

Added 2015-12-11

Four Hanukkah candles were lit in the Sejm, the lower house of parliament, on Thursday, December 10, 2015. The ceremony was once again...

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Anti-Semitic incidents in Lublin punished in court

Anti-Semitic incidents in Lublin punished in court

Added 2015-12-11

The court has found three men guilty of desecrating a Jewish cemetery in Lublin-Głusk in 2014. The incident occurred...

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Polish Jews received by President Andrzej Duda

Polish Jews received by President Andrzej Duda

Added 2015-12-10

President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda and Chief Rabbi of Poland Michael Schudrich together lit Hanukkah...

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Tenth anniversary of Kirkuty web portal

Tenth anniversary of Kirkuty web portal

Added 2015-12-10

Today is the tenth anniversary of the Kirkuty web portal – one of the most comprehensive online sources of information on Jewish...

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Kielce house of prayer is being moved

Kielce house of prayer is being moved

Added 2015-12-09

Work on moving the former Hersz Zagajski house of prayer in Kielce is underway. Thanks to the New Space of Art Foundation, the facility...

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Penalties for damaging monuments in former ghettos

Penalties for damaging monuments in former ghettos

Added 2015-12-09

The person responsible for desecrating the monument to the ghetto victims in Częstochowa has been convicted. What sentence will the...

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Jewish cooking

Jewish cooking

Added 2015-12-08

Another book about the Jewish cuisine is being written. The book is co-created by Internet users, and the recipes are connected with the...

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Great Synagogue in Tykocin unveiled after renovation

Great Synagogue in Tykocin unveiled after renovation

Added 2015-12-08

On December 12, 2015, at 5 PM, the Museum in Tykocin invites everyone to the ceremonial opening of the Great Hall of the Tykocin Synagogue...

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Added 2015-12-07

The first Hanukkah candle was lit in Grzybowski Square in Warsaw on Sunday. The atmosphere was joyful and...

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Hanukkah candle will be lit in the Białystok’s former synagogue.

Hanukkah candle will be lit in the Białystok’s former synagogue.

Added 2015-12-07

A ceremony of lighting of Hanukkah candles will be held in Białystok’s Sleńdziński Gallery (former Cytron Synagogue) at 5 PM on...

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The Small Synagogue in Wrocław has undergone a thorough renovation

The Small Synagogue in Wrocław has undergone a thorough renovation

Added 2015-12-04

The Jewish Community of Wrocław and the Bente Kahan Foundation invite everyone to the opening of the renovated Small Synagogue at 5a...

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Where will the Museum on Wheels go to?

Where will the Museum on Wheels go to?

Added 2015-12-04

A competition has been lunched to decide which towns should be visited by the Museum on Wheels in April...

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Wall made of Jewish gravestones still standing

Wall made of Jewish gravestones still standing

Added 2015-12-03

A wall made of matzevot stands in Tuszyn (Łódzkie Province). Can it be dismantled? The wall that is a dozen or so...

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Celebrating Hanukkah with Virtual Shtetl

Celebrating Hanukkah with Virtual Shtetl

Added 2015-12-03

How should Hanukkah be celebrated? What should the Hanukkah menorah look like and how should it be properly lit? You will find answers to...

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Archaeologists to collect objects related to KL Stutthof inmates

Archaeologists to collect objects related to KL Stutthof inmates

Added 2015-12-02

Cleanup work of the premises of former German concentration camp Stutthof will start on December 3, 2015. Archaeologists will secure shoes...

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CHANUKrAkow or Chanukah in Krakow

CHANUKrAkow or Chanukah in Krakow

Added 2015-12-02

JCC Krakow invites everyone to join the Chanukah festivities on Thursday, 10 December. The event will start at 5.30 PM at the JCC site at...

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At King Matt’s in POLIN Museum

At King Matt’s in POLIN Museum

Added 2015-12-01

Starting from 6 December 2015, POLIN Museum invites all children aged 4-9 and their guardians to a new space – the family education...

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POLIN Museum presents new virtual exhibition

POLIN Museum presents new virtual exhibition

Added 2015-12-01

Where in Warsaw did Jews hide during the war? How many of those places have survived until today? Perhaps we pass them by every day?...

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Yiddish songs from Polesie at the Royal Castle in Warsaw

Yiddish songs from Polesie at the Royal Castle in Warsaw

Added 2015-12-01

Warsaw's Pałac Pod Blachą (Tin-Roofed Palace) will host the performance of Olga Avigail with her band at 6 PM on Sunday, December...

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

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