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‘Jan Karski. The Man of Freedom’ – an exhibition in Wrocław

‘Jan Karski. The Man of Freedom’ – an exhibition in Wrocław

Added 2013-02-28

This Friday, March 1st, will inaugurate an outdoor exhibition entitled ‘Jan Karski. The Man of Freedom’, designed by the Polish...

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The 226th anniversary of the death of Tzadik Elimelech Weissblum from Leżajsk

The 226th anniversary of the death of Tzadik Elimelech Weissblum from Leżajsk

Added 2013-02-28

Last Sunday, March 3rd, marked the 226th anniversary of the death...

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A remarkable discovery in Otwock

A remarkable discovery in Otwock

Added 2013-02-27

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews has been running a memorabilia collection for a few years. The collection comprises various objects,...

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The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Kraków ghetto

The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Kraków ghetto

Added 2013-02-27

March 16th will mark the opening of a new exhibition ‘Apteka Tadeusza Pankiewicza’ (Tadeusz Pankiewicz’s pharmacy) displayed at...

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Teachers accepted for the ‘Ambassadors of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews’ project

Teachers accepted for the ‘Ambassadors of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews’ project

Added 2013-02-27

On February 18th, the programme committee for this project announced the results of the selection process, as a result of which...

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The screening of ‘Walk on Water’

The screening of ‘Walk on Water’

Added 2013-02-27

Moses Shorr Foundation would like to invite you to an Israeli Film Club meeting, which will take place at 6:30 pm on March 6th. At the...

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A concert of Jewish music at the Pomeranian Philharmonic

A concert of Jewish music at the Pomeranian Philharmonic

Added 2013-02-26

The April programme of the Pomeranian Philharmonic in Bydgoszcz includes three Jewish music concerts, including synagogue songs from...

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Władysław Bartoszewski talks about Żegota Council to Aid Jews

Władysław Bartoszewski talks about Żegota Council to Aid Jews

Added 2013-02-26

‘Goście Gazety’ Club and Literatura Faktu PWN have the pleasure of inviting you to a meeting with Władysław Bartoszewski,...

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‘Our Class’ in Darłowo

‘Our Class’ in Darłowo

Added 2013-02-25

For the first time in Darłowo, the play entitled Nasza klasa... historia w X lekcjach (Our Class) will be staged by the reactivated...

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The promotion of a book on Jews in Upper Silesia in the 19th and 20th C.

The promotion of a book on Jews in Upper Silesia in the 19th and 20th C.

Added 2013-02-25

Today, at 4:30 pm, the Municipal Library in Opole (4 Minorytów Street), will stage a meeting on Jews in Upper Silesia in the 19th and...

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Purim in Warsaw

Purim in Warsaw

Added 2013-02-25

On Saturday evening, February 23rd (the 14th day of Adar 5773 in the Jewish calendar), the Jewish community worldwide celebrated the Purim...

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Purim in Lublin

Purim in Lublin

Added 2013-02-22

Mandragora Jewish Restaurant in Lublin (9 Rynek Street) would like to welcome you to a Purim party. On Friday,...

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The Polish countryside and the Holocaust

The Polish countryside and the Holocaust

Added 2013-02-22

Next Monday, February 25th, Muzeum Tradycji Niepodległościowych (Independence Traditions Museum), 147 Zgierska Street, Łódź, will...

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Volunteer at the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising!

Volunteer at the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising!

Added 2013-02-21

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Warsaw Rising Museum are looking for volunteers to help during events commemorating...

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Warsaw will have a mural of Marek Edelman

Warsaw will have a mural of Marek Edelman

Added 2013-02-21

Klamra Foundation is currently designing a mural which will be placed in the former ghetto area to commemorate the 70th anniversary of...

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Anti-Semitic inscription in Kalisz

Anti-Semitic inscription in Kalisz

Added 2013-02-21

Anti-Semitic scribbling was painted on the wall at the entrance to the pre-burial house in the Jewish cemetery in Kailsz. The graffiti...

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Joys and concerns of Jewish remembrance

Joys and concerns of Jewish remembrance

Added 2013-02-21

 Forum for Dialogue Among Nations and Panstwomiasto have the pleasure of inviting you to the second meeting organised as part of regular...

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Paideia – The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden

Paideia – The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden

Added 2013-02-20

Paideia is pleased to offer a new Fellowship for Jewish Educational Activism, supported by the Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe,...

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We are all the same

We are all the same

Added 2013-02-20

To mark the Purim festival, Szalom Alejchem school would like to invite you to dance together with others. The events, scheduled for February...

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A book about the Wirk synagogue has just been released

A book about the Wirk synagogue has just been released

Added 2013-02-20

Thanks to the efforts of Rudzkie Towarzystwo Przyjaciół Drzew, Organizacja Pożytku Publicznego, a long-awaited publication entitled...

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Purim at Beit Warszawa!

Purim at Beit Warszawa!

Added 2013-02-19

Beit Warszawa (113 Wiertnicza Street) would like to invite you to take part in the Purim celebrations, which will take place on February 23rd,...

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An exhibition on the Kraków Jewry before WWII

An exhibition on the Kraków Jewry before WWII

Added 2013-02-19

The exhibition entitled "Świat przed katastrofą. Żydzi krakowscy w dwudziestoleciu międzywojennym" (World before a...

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Lunch with Torah

Lunch with Torah

Added 2013-02-19

Rabbi Stas Wojciechowicz would like to invite anyone who can make it on February 20th, 13:00-15:00, to study Torah and try a delicious omelet....

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A meeting with the students of Paideia, the European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden

A meeting with the students of Paideia, the European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden

Added 2013-02-18

On February 13th, 2013, Magdalena Wójcik, the Virtual Shtetl co-operator and a Paideia graduate, met with current Paideia students to present...

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Bytów will have an obelisk commemorating former Jewish inhabitants

Bytów will have an obelisk commemorating former Jewish inhabitants

Added 2013-02-18

The design project of the obelisk is in the process of being drawn. The obelisk, which is to be completed in November 2013, will stand at the...

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A movie screening in Kazimierz Dolny

A movie screening in Kazimierz Dolny

Added 2013-02-18

Folwark Wenecja and the Jewish Motifs Association, the organiser of the International Jewish Motifs Film Festival, have the pleasure of...

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Jewish graves unearthed in Warsaw

Jewish graves unearthed in Warsaw

Added 2013-02-15

During rebuilding works on św. Wincentego Street, Warsaw, graves located under a few dozen meters of the fence of a nearby Jewish...

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The life story of a Catholic priest of Jewish origin

The life story of a Catholic priest of Jewish origin

Added 2013-02-15

The Czarne publishing house will soon release Dariusz Rosiak’s recent book entitled "Człowiek o twardym karku. Historia...

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Albert Stankowski visits Kołobrzeg

Albert Stankowski visits Kołobrzeg

Added 2013-02-14

On February 8th, 2013, Albert Stankowski, the Head of the Non-material Collection Department of the Museum of the History of Polish...

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Warsaw Jewish Community and the Polish authorities in the 1920s

Warsaw Jewish Community and the Polish authorities in the 1920s

Added 2013-02-14

The Jewish Historical Institute would like to invite you to a meeting with Rafał Żebrowski, which has been organised as part of the...

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The Day of Israel in Poznań

The Day of Israel in Poznań

Added 2013-02-14

On May 12th, Poznań will hold ceremonies marking the 65th anniversary of the independence of Israel for the second...

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The March of the Living

The March of the Living

Added 2013-02-14

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the first March of the Living. On April 8th, Oświęcim will stage ceremonies which will be...

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 Grand Purim Ball!

Grand Purim Ball!

Added 2013-02-13

Five Warsaw Jewish institutions have the pleasure of inviting you the Grand Purim Ball, a special costume party that will be held at...

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Monika Krajewska will talk about Purim

Monika Krajewska will talk about Purim

Added 2013-02-13

This Thursday, February 14th, at 6 pm, the Jan Nowak-Jeziorański Information Centre in Warsaw will hold a meeting with Monika...

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The Chewra Lomdej Misznajot Synagouge in Oświęcim is at risk

The Chewra Lomdej Misznajot Synagouge in Oświęcim is at risk

Added 2013-02-13

The Jewish Centre in Oświęcim is calling for everyone to rescue the historical Chewra Lomdej Misznajot synagogue in Oświęcim. The...

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PostLimud 2012

PostLimud 2012

Added 2013-02-12

From February 18th-21st, Kraków will hold PostLimud, which is a series of lectures by Kraków representatives of Limud Keszet Polska....

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Jewish music concert in Rzeszów

Jewish music concert in Rzeszów

Added 2013-02-12

Next Friday, February 22nd, at 7 pm, Rzeszów Klezmer Band will perform at the Patio Restaurant, Grand Hotel in Rzeszów....

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Shabbat in Białystok

Shabbat in Białystok

Added 2013-02-12

Last Friday marked a watershed for Białystok, which staged the first Shabbat ceremony since the end of the Second World War. The...

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The wartime correspondence of the Finkelsztajns (1939-1945) has just been released

The wartime correspondence of the Finkelsztajns (1939-1945) has just been released

Added 2013-02-11

The Polish Centre for Holocaust Research has just published a new book entitled "Tęsknota nachodzi nas jak ciężka choroba......

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An introduction to kabala – is it for me, for Madonna or for no one?

An introduction to kabala – is it for me, for Madonna or for no one?

Added 2013-02-11

The Moses Schorr Foundation has the pleasure of inviting you to a series of lectures on Kabala. The opening meeting will take place on...

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The 72nd anniversary of the liquidation of the Grodzisk ghetto

The 72nd anniversary of the liquidation of the Grodzisk ghetto

Added 2013-02-11

Today, Grodzisk Mazowiecki will stage ceremonies marking the 72nd anniversary of the liquidation of the local ghetto. Former Jewish...

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A collection of stone monuments in Białogard?

A collection of stone monuments in Białogard?

Added 2013-02-08

On February 7th, 2013, representatives of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews met with Białogard town hall officials to discuss...

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The Museum of the History of Polish Jews partners with the Head Office of State Archives

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews partners with the Head Office of State Archives

Added 2013-02-07

On February 6th, The Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Polish Head Office of State Archives signed a co-operation agreement...

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Władysław Bartoszewski becomes an honorary citizen of Kraków

Władysław Bartoszewski becomes an honorary citizen of Kraków

Added 2013-02-07

Last Wednesday, February 6th, Władysław Bartoszewski became an honorary citizen of Kraków. Kraków councilmen made Bartoszewski an...

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‘Szabaton’ – a seminar in Łódź

‘Szabaton’ – a seminar in Łódź

Added 2013-02-07

From February 15-17, another seminar from the Szabaton series will take place in Łódź. The upcoming session will deal with mutual...

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A meeting with Władysław Bartoszewski, the author of a book on Żegota Polish Council to Aid Jews

A meeting with Władysław Bartoszewski, the author of a book on Żegota Polish Council to Aid Jews

Added 2013-02-06

"O Żegocie relacja poufna sprzed pół wieku" is a book which has recently been released with the support of the Museum of...

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The best movies of the 8th Jewish Motifs International Film Festival

The best movies of the 8th Jewish Motifs International Film Festival

Added 2013-02-06

The Jewish Centre in Oświęcim in cooperation with the Jewish Motifs Association have the pleasure of inviting everyone to film...

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Help save the Warburg Colony!

Help save the Warburg Colony!

Added 2013-02-06

The Warburg Colony in Brest faces the possibility of demolition once again. According to Dr Irena Ławrowska from the European Urban...

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For whom will the alley leading to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews be named?

For whom will the alley leading to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews be named?

Added 2013-02-05

Two names, Raoul Wallenberg and Irena Sendler, are being negotiated. Ambassadors of Israel, Sweden and Hungary have approached the...

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Anonymous Polish Jews – a radio play

Anonymous Polish Jews – a radio play

Added 2013-02-05

Last Saturday, February 2nd, Polish Radio One aired the premier of Wojtek Klemm and Michał Pabian’s radio show called "Rodziny,...

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Grodzisk Mazowiecki commemorates Jewish culture throughout February

Grodzisk Mazowiecki commemorates Jewish culture throughout February

Added 2013-02-05

Last Friday, February 1st, Grodzisk Mazowiecki inaugurated the Month of Jewish Culture, which abounds in interesting meetings,...

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History and Life – a historical competition

History and Life – a historical competition

Added 2013-02-04

The eighth edition of a nationwide competition for senior high schools has just began. This year, the competition will deal with...

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Edward Koch, former New York Mayor, passes away

Edward Koch, former New York Mayor, passes away

Added 2013-02-04

The former New York Mayor Edward Koch died early in the morning on February 1st. Koch was born to Polish Jews who emigrated to the USA....

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The 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

The 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Added 2013-02-04

By commemorating the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw ghetto uprising, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews will...

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Nizkor – the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Nizkor – the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Added 2013-02-01

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The Jewish Religious Community will organize a...

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Stella Müller-Madej passes away

Stella Müller-Madej passes away

Added 2013-02-01

Last Tuesday, Stella Müller-Madej, who was rescued from the Holocaust by Oskar Schindler, passed away at the age of eighty-two. Stella...

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