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Lublin. The memory of the place

Lublin. The memory of the place

Added 2011-02-28

Lublin. The memory of the place [Pol. Pamięć miejsca] – this is the title of an exhibition which is displayed at the Grodzka...

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Płock – anniversary of the deportation of Jews

Płock – anniversary of the deportation of Jews

Added 2011-02-28

March 1st will mark the 70th anniversary of the deportation of Płock Jews to Nazi death camps. The residents of Płock will gather in...

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On a pilgrimage to the Tzadik in Leżajsk

On a pilgrimage to the Tzadik in Leżajsk

Added 2011-02-25

Some 1,500 Hasidic Jews have come to Leżajsk to take part in the celebrations marking the 225th anniversary of the death of Tzadik Elimelech....

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Virtually -- actively

Virtually -- actively

Added 2011-02-25

The collections of the largest worldwide museum are displayed online on the Google Art Project website. Also the Museum of Warsaw Uprising is...

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Bełżec death camp

Bełżec death camp

Added 2011-02-24

'Obóz zagłady w Bełżcu' [The death camp in Bełżec] by Robert Kuwałek was published by the ‘Państwowe Muzeum na...

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New book by Jacek Leociak

New book by Jacek Leociak

Added 2011-02-24

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Massacre  in Gniewczyna

Massacre in Gniewczyna

Added 2011-02-23

Grzegorz Malisiewicz, the chief of the Regional Commission for the Prosecution of Crimes against the Polish Nation in Rzeszów, has...

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What will the facade of our museum look like?

What will the facade of our museum look like?

Added 2011-02-23

The façade of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, which is being built, has been decorated with imprinted glass sheets....

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Jewish lullabies

Jewish lullabies

Added 2011-02-23

The Polish-Jewish Literature Studies at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, together with the ‘Grodzka Gate – NN...

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Jewish Gender Story

Jewish Gender Story

Added 2011-02-23

Teachers, educators, activists… Former and contemporary residents of Muranów, one of Warsaw districts, and its neighborhood –...

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Post Limud in Krakow

Post Limud in Krakow

Added 2011-02-22

On February 21st-24th, Polst Limud will be organized in Krakow. This event is a series of lectures dedicated to Jewish culture and history,...

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Kadia Mołodowska on Dzika

Kadia Mołodowska on Dzika

Added 2011-02-22

On March 2nd at the Yiddish Culture Center in Warsaw, Bella Szwarcman Czarnota will deliver a lecture entitled ‘Kadia Mołodowska o...

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Postwar fate of the Children of the Holocaust – a training course for teachers

Postwar fate of the Children of the Holocaust – a training course for teachers

Added 2011-02-22

The Education Development Center organizes a training course that will prepare teachers for school celebrations of the ‘Remembrance Day...

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How nazis destroyed synagogues

How nazis destroyed synagogues

Added 2011-02-21

On February 25th a film presentation entitled ‘Noc Kryształowa w Polsce. 1939-1943’ [Kristallnacht in Poland....

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Polish-Jewish relations throughout Poland at the time of World War II

Polish-Jewish relations throughout Poland at the time of World War II

Added 2011-02-21

The books entitled ‘Jest taki piękny słoneczny dzień... Losy Żydów szukających ratunku na wsi polskiej 1942-1945’ [It is such...

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Ilya Altman to visit the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Ilya Altman to visit the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Added 2011-02-18

On February 18th the Museum of the History of Polish Jews welcomed Prof. Ilya Altman, a renowned historian and editor of ‘Encyclopedia of...

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Virtual Shtetl in German

Virtual Shtetl in German

Added 2011-02-18

 A project for translating part of the Virtual Shtetl portal into German, which was launched on August 1st 2010, was completed on...

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Premiere of the book ‘Minotuar’

Premiere of the book ‘Minotuar’

Added 2011-02-17

‘Minotuar,’ the most famous book by Benjamin Tammuz, will be available in bookstores from February 28th. This spy novel is enriched...

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Jewish culture week in Empik stores

Jewish culture week in Empik stores

Added 2011-02-17

From February 23rd to March 8th a Jewish Culture Week will be organized in major Empik stores in Poland. Polish readers will have the opportunity...

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The end of hostilities in the Internet

The end of hostilities in the Internet

Added 2011-02-16

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Seven seas – Israeli jazzman in Poland

Seven seas – Israeli jazzman in Poland

Added 2011-02-16

On February 16th-19th the LOTOS Jazz Festival – 13. Zadymka Jazzowa festival will take place. Avishai Cohen, the most popular jazz...

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Jews looking for a rescue – a meeting in Białystok

Jews looking for a rescue – a meeting in Białystok

Added 2011-02-16

A meeting with Barbara Engelking and Jan Grabowski at the the Polish Center for Holocaust Research of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of...

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Survivor's daughter – a meeting with Alina Świdowska

Survivor's daughter – a meeting with Alina Świdowska

Added 2011-02-15

The Yiddish Culture Center of the Shalom Foundation has the pleasure of inviting everyone interested to a meeting with Alina Świdowska on...

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The Holocaust on the Occupied Soviet Territories

The Holocaust on the Occupied Soviet Territories

Added 2011-02-15

The meeting with Ilya Altman, the editor of the encyclopedia ‘The Holocaust on the Occupied Soviet Territories’ will take place in...

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Serve the Lord with gladness – reminiscence about Archbishop Życiński

Serve the Lord with gladness – reminiscence about Archbishop Życiński

Added 2011-02-14

Abp Józef Życiński, metropolitan in Lublin, died of heart attack in Rome on February 10th. Józef Życiński was born in Nowa...

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Meir Ezofowicz in Andriolli’s drawings

Meir Ezofowicz in Andriolli’s drawings

Added 2011-02-11

The Mayor of Karczew, the Town-Municipal Cultural Center in Karczew, together with the Żyd Namalowany-Muzeum Wieczny Tułacz Foundation, have the...

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A debate between Schudrich and Schuman

A debate between Schudrich and Schuman

Added 2011-02-11

On February 15th at 3 pm, a discussion between Rabbis Michael Schudrich and Burt E. Schuman will be held at the Jewish Historical Institute in...

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The synagogue in Tykocin will revive its glamour

The synagogue in Tykocin will revive its glamour

Added 2011-02-09

The synagogue is visited by tens of thousands of tourists each year. However, the structural condition of the edifice is in extreme disrepair....

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Golden harvest

Golden harvest

Added 2011-02-09

Golden Harvest – a challenge for collective memory The book titled ‘Golden Harvest,’ which has sparked a zealous debate...

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Glass bimah

Glass bimah

Added 2011-02-08

Mirosław Nizio, originator of the Museum of the Warsaw Uprising, has undertaken to revitalize a synagogue in Chmielnik as part of the...

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Synagogue Center

Synagogue Center

Added 2011-02-08

A Renaissance Synagogue in Zamość is one of the most precious Jewish culture monuments throughout Poland. The Foundation for the Preservation...

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Parysów:  a Jewish cemetery cleaned by local parishioners

Parysów: a Jewish cemetery cleaned by local parishioners

Added 2011-02-07

The devastation of the Jewish cemetery in Starowola (in the municipality of Parysów) began at the time of World War II. After the end of...

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The Attitude of the Catholic Church towards Jews and Judaism after the Shoah

The Attitude of the Catholic Church towards Jews and Judaism after the Shoah

Added 2011-02-07

The Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute, the Warsaw branch of the Institute of National Remembrance Public Education Bureau as well as...

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Judaism in the History of Polish Jews – a workshop for teachers

Judaism in the History of Polish Jews – a workshop for teachers

Added 2011-02-04

Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw invites teachers of RE, ethics, social sciences and cultural sciences to the workshop entitled...

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Compromise in Śrem

Compromise in Śrem

Added 2011-02-04

Due to the compromise reached by Śrem authorities and the Jewish community, a plaque commemorating a Jewish cemetery in Śrem is to be...

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Judaika – a workshop of Jewish songs

Judaika – a workshop of Jewish songs

Added 2011-02-03

The Cultural and Educational Center in Katowice invites everybody interested to traditional Jewish song workshops “Judaika”,...

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The Holocaust – Jacek Leociak on the issue of the gallery at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

The Holocaust – Jacek Leociak on the issue of the gallery at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Added 2011-02-03

The construction works of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews are already halfway completed. At present, the works are being focused on...

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Award for ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association

Award for ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association

Added 2011-02-02

In January the Polish Association ‘NEVER AGAIN’ [NIGDY WIĘCEJ] was awarded the European Football Supporters Award....

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Famous Writer Is Dead

Famous Writer Is Dead

Added 2011-02-02

Chawa Rosenfarb, the most renowned Yiddish writer, died on January 30th in Canada. She was born in Łódź in 1933, where she spent her...

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A tribute to the man who revealed the truth about Auschwitz

A tribute to the man who revealed the truth about Auschwitz

Added 2011-02-01

The celebrations of the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust held in the Italian town Pescara focused...

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Stolperstein

Stolperstein

Added 2011-02-01

Stolperstein – Remembrance Stones In the 1930s, the German artist Gunter Demnig decided to commemorate the victims of Nazism by...

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