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Volunteer and help to organize the Night of Museums

Volunteer and help to organize the Night of Museums

Added 2012-03-30

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews is looking for volunteers to help in organizing the Night of Museums. On May 19th, 2012,...

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A meeting about Paweł Śpiewak’s book on Jewish Bolshevism

A meeting about Paweł Śpiewak’s book on Jewish Bolshevism

Added 2012-03-30

The Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw and the Czerwone i Czarne publishing house have the pleasure of inviting you to a discussion...

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Israeli youth visit a senior high school in Lomza

Israeli youth visit a senior high school in Lomza

Added 2012-03-30

On March 30th, 2012, sixty students and teachers from the Gvanim High School in Israel visited Maria Konopnicka Senior High School Nr 2...

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Marek Edelman: the heroic and unruly genius

Marek Edelman: the heroic and unruly genius

Added 2012-03-30

The Czarne i Czerwona publisher has just released a book called ‘Pan Doktor i Bóg. Marek Edelman: bohaterski, genialny,...

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The 34th edition of the International Fine Arts Competition For Children and Youth called ‘My Adventure in the Museum’

The 34th edition of the International Fine Arts Competition For Children and Youth called ‘My Adventure in the Museum’

Added 2012-03-29

The District Museum in Toruń invites everyone interested to take part in the 34th edition of the International Fine Arts Competition...

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A book on a Jewish cemetery has just been released

A book on a Jewish cemetery has just been released

Added 2012-03-29

On March 27th, the official premier of a bilingual book entitled ‘Makom tow – dobre miejsce’, which deals with the history of a...

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Enrollment for the Seder meal

Enrollment for the Seder meal

Added 2012-03-28

The Jewish Religious Community in Warsaw would like to invite you to Seder dinners which will be organized on April 6th and 7th, 2012....

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A concert marking the designation of a European Day of Remembrance for the Righteous

A concert marking the designation of a European Day of Remembrance for the Righteous

Added 2012-03-28

On March 30th, at 5:30 pm, a concert marking the establishment of a European Day dedicated to the Righteous will be staged in the...

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‘Unzere Kinder’ – Jan Hartman reads to children

‘Unzere Kinder’ – Jan Hartman reads to children

Added 2012-03-28

As part of the Remum Jewish library project, the Czulent Jewish Association together with Muchomor publishing house have the pleasure...

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The renovation of the synagogue in Żarki is complete

The renovation of the synagogue in Żarki is complete

Added 2012-03-27

After three years of restoration works, the Cultural Center in Żarki has finally been opened. The building dates back to 1870, when it...

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Three Days of Jewish Culture in Kalisz

Three Days of Jewish Culture in Kalisz

Added 2012-03-27

Last Saturday, March 24th, the Three Jewish Cultural Days opened in Kalisz. Concerts, public lectures and various meetings will be...

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Workshops as part of the ‘School of Dialogue’ in Piotrków Trybunalski

Workshops as part of the ‘School of Dialogue’ in Piotrków Trybunalski

Added 2012-03-27

On March 26th, students from Boleslaw Chrobry Comprehensive Senior High School No. 1 in Piotrków Trybunalski took part in workshops as...

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A meeting with Tom Segev, the author of the book entitled ‘The Seventh Million. The Israeli and the Holocaust’.

A meeting with Tom Segev, the author of the book entitled ‘The Seventh Million. The Israeli and the Holocaust’.

Added 2012-03-26

The PWN publisher has released a controversial book by an Israeli historian, Tom Segev. In this book, entitled ‘The Seventh Million....

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A plaque in memory of Paweł Frenkel has been unveiled

A plaque in memory of Paweł Frenkel has been unveiled

Added 2012-03-26

On Tuesday, March 20th, 2012, the Mayor of Warsaw Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, the Israeli Minister of Education Gideon Saar together with...

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A ray of hope for the cemetery in Minsk Mazowiecki

A ray of hope for the cemetery in Minsk Mazowiecki

Added 2012-03-26

On March 25th, 2012, a meeting of volunteers who desire to restore the Jewish cemetery on Dąbrówki Street was held in Minsk...

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The 120th anniversary of Bruno Schulz’s birthday

The 120th anniversary of Bruno Schulz’s birthday

Added 2012-03-23

Last Thursday, the Supreme Council of Ukraine adopted a resolution to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the birthday of the...

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A monograph on Sobibór death camp

A monograph on Sobibór death camp

Added 2012-03-22

The concentration camp in Sobibór was one of the key centers for the extermination of European Jews. Nevertheless, since the end of the war,...

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Will the Jewish Theater in Warsaw change its base?

Will the Jewish Theater in Warsaw change its base?

Added 2012-03-22

The two-storey edifice of the Jewish Theater on Grzybowski Square will probably be torn down to be replaced by an eighty-meter...

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A prayer for the victims of the shooting in Toulouse

A prayer for the victims of the shooting in Toulouse

Added 2012-03-21

On March 21st, 2012, a prayer for all those who suffered as a result of the Toulouse tragedies was held at the Nozyk Synagogue in...

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Marian Turski to be awarded the French League of Honor

Marian Turski to be awarded the French League of Honor

Added 2012-03-21

Marian Turski, a historian and a journalist, the President of the Council of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, will receive the...

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The 8th edition of the ‘Jewish Motifs’ International Film Festival

The 8th edition of the ‘Jewish Motifs’ International Film Festival

Added 2012-03-21

April 25th, 2012, opens the 8th edition of the International Film Festival ‘Jewish Motifs’, presenting the most recent documentary,...

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A remarkable discovery in the mikvah house in Zamość

A remarkable discovery in the mikvah house in Zamość

Added 2012-03-20

During restoration works of the Jewish bathhouse in Zamość, a remarkable discovery was made. A well preserved mikvah pool was unearthed...

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The 125th anniversary of Erich Mendelsohn’s birthday

The 125th anniversary of Erich Mendelsohn’s birthday

Added 2012-03-20

On March 21st , 2012, Olsztyn will celebrate the 125th anniversary of Erich Mendesohn’s birthday. It was in this city where the...

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The 70th anniversary of Operation Reinhardt

The 70th anniversary of Operation Reinhardt

Added 2012-03-20

Today a ceremony will be held, marking the 70th anniversary of the so-called Operation Reinhardt, i.e. the commencement of ghetto...

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Fascist symbols scrawled in the Jewish cemetery in Wysokie Mazowieckie

Fascist symbols scrawled in the Jewish cemetery in Wysokie Mazowieckie

Added 2012-03-19

The police are looking for offenders who scrawled anti-Jewish slogans and fascist symbols on the fence, the monument and tombstones in...

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The wall dividing the Jewish cemetery on Okopowa Street from Warsaw Powązki cemetery falls apart

The wall dividing the Jewish cemetery on Okopowa Street from Warsaw Powązki cemetery falls apart

Added 2012-03-19

Last Saturday, Warsaw media reported about the ruined wall that had divided the Jewish cemetery on Okopowa St. from Warsaw Powązki...

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Nazzar klezmorim visits Wrocław synagogue for the first time

Nazzar klezmorim visits Wrocław synagogue for the first time

Added 2012-03-19

On March 24th, Saturday, Nazzar Klezmer band will perform at the White Stork Synagogue as part of the Havdalah concert series. As the...

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Poles and Jews during World War II – a movie and a debate

Poles and Jews during World War II – a movie and a debate

Added 2012-03-16

This Tuesday, on March 20th, a movie ‘Druga Prawda’ will be screened in the Old Library of the University of Warsaw. The film will...

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The 68th anniversary of the murder of the Ulms

The 68th anniversary of the murder of the Ulms

Added 2012-03-16

This year marks the 68th anniversary of the murder of the Ulms as well as the Szalls and Goldmans, two Jewish families...

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The burial of an Israeli rabbi

The burial of an Israeli rabbi

Added 2012-03-16

Ten thousand ultraorthodox Jews attended the funeral of Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager. For more than forty years the rabbi was one of the...

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A training course for teachers under the banner of ‘Act like Korczak’

A training course for teachers under the banner of ‘Act like Korczak’

Added 2012-03-15

The Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw and Janusz Korczak Foundation would like to invite all teachers to take part in...

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Descendants of Mielec Tzadikim want to commemorate their ancestors

Descendants of Mielec Tzadikim want to commemorate their ancestors

Added 2012-03-15

Mielec welcomed and received David Singer, Rabbi Horowitz’s friend and a descendant of Mielec Tzadikim. Horowitz himself had visited...

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Cleaning the Jewish cemetery on Okopowa Street in Warsaw

Cleaning the Jewish cemetery on Okopowa Street in Warsaw

Added 2012-03-15

The J. Rajnfeld Voluntary Group for Arranging the Jewish Cemetery (Ochotniczy Hufiec Porządkowania Cmentarza Żydowskiego im. J....

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A novel way of talking about the past

A novel way of talking about the past

Added 2012-03-14

Henio Żytomirski has his own Facebook account and receives letters from children on a regular basis. Now, he has become a hero of a...

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The 225th anniversary of death of Tzadik Elimelech Weissblum from Lezajsk

The 225th anniversary of death of Tzadik Elimelech Weissblum from Lezajsk

Added 2012-03-14

Tonight will inaugurate ceremonies marking the 225th anniversary of Tzadik Elimelech Weissblum’s death. As many as six thousand...

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Project of Digitizing Collections in 'Central Database of Judaica'

Project of Digitizing Collections in 'Central Database of Judaica'

Added 2012-03-14

Last October, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, in collaboration with the Jewish Historical Institute...

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A former Jewish cemetery in Swarzędz will be commemorated

A former Jewish cemetery in Swarzędz will be commemorated

Added 2012-03-13

The local government in Swarzędz has agreed with the Union of Jewish Religious Communities in Poland on commemorating the former...

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A book about Kazik Ratajzer

A book about Kazik Ratajzer

Added 2012-03-13

The Świat Książki publishing house has recently released Witold Bereś and Krzysztof Burnetka’s book entitled 'Bohater z cienia' -...

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The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Lublin Ghetto

The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Lublin Ghetto

Added 2012-03-13

This Friday, March 16th, marks the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Lublin ghetto, which will be commemorated with various...

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The 70th anniversary of the extermination of Mielec Jews

The 70th anniversary of the extermination of Mielec Jews

Added 2012-03-12

March 9th marks the 70th anniversary of the Jewish pogrom in Mielec. A photo exhibition on this dramatic historical time has been...

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A meeting on the book by Symcha Binem Motyl

A meeting on the book by Symcha Binem Motyl

Added 2012-03-12

The Polish Center for Holocaust Research and the Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute have the pleasure of inviting you to a...

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Newly released Lithuanian Holocaust Atlas

Newly released Lithuanian Holocaust Atlas

Added 2012-03-12

In early February this year, The Lithuanian Holocaust Atlas was released. This book comprises descriptions of 227 sites of the...

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Łódź will have a Jewish store with religious items and kosher alcohol

Łódź will have a Jewish store with religious items and kosher alcohol

Added 2012-03-09

The Jewish Religious Community in Łódź will soon open a store with Jewish articles and kosher alcohol, such as Śliwowica Strykowska...

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An exhibition on the synagogues in Wielkopolska in the Cultural Center in Piła

An exhibition on the synagogues in Wielkopolska in the Cultural Center in Piła

Added 2012-03-09

Yesterday, the Cultural Center in Piła opened an exhibition on the synagogues in Wielkopolska, mounted by the Member of the European...

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The National Bank of Poland to release memorial coins called ‘The Poles rescuing Jews – the Ulms, the Kowalskis and the Baraneks’

The National Bank of Poland to release memorial coins called ‘The Poles rescuing Jews – the Ulms, the Kowalskis and the Baraneks’

Added 2012-03-09

On March 15th, the National Bank of Poland will release collector coins called ‘The Poles rescuing Jews – the Ulms, the Kowalskis...

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An educational meeting on Radziejów Jews

An educational meeting on Radziejów Jews

Added 2012-03-08

The recent discovery of matzevot from the Jewish cemetery in Radziejów resulted in a meeting addressed to school pupils in Radzejów....

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‘Memory of the Shtetl’ – a musical performance and Jewish songs workshops

‘Memory of the Shtetl’ – a musical performance and Jewish songs workshops

Added 2012-03-08

The Zacisze Cultural House has the pleasure of inviting you to a musical performance called ‘Memory of the Shtetl’ by Olga...

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The New Synagogue in Poznań turns 110

The New Synagogue in Poznań turns 110

Added 2012-03-07

The New Synagogue in Poznań, which is located at the intersection of Stawna and Wroniecka Streets, is now one hundred and ten years...

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An investigation into a homicide in Bzury

An investigation into a homicide in Bzury

Added 2012-03-07

The Białystok branch of the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) has launched an investigation into the murder of young Jewish...

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Purim in the Tykocin Synagogue

Purim in the Tykocin Synagogue

Added 2012-03-07

The Museum in Tykocin and the Social and Cultural Association of Jews in Poland (TSKŻ) have the pleasure of inviting you to the...

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Purim 5772

Purim 5772

Added 2012-03-06

This year, Purim starts on Wednesday evening, on March 7th. The Book of Esther says that the Purim festival, celebrates a deliverance of the...

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The Jewish Initiative for the Righteous calls for your help

The Jewish Initiative for the Righteous calls for your help

Added 2012-03-06

We encourage you to familiarize yourselves with the following published appeal of the Jewish Initiative for the Righteous to...

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In memory of Maja Brand

In memory of Maja Brand

Added 2012-03-06

Last Saturday, sixteen people died in a train crash near Szczekociny in Poland. Maja Brand was one of the victims. She was a member of...

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A showing of the movie ‘Perecowicze’ and a discussion on the March 1968 events

A showing of the movie ‘Perecowicze’ and a discussion on the March 1968 events

Added 2012-03-05

The Independent Students’ Association of the University of Warsaw (NSZ) and the University of Warsaw Association of Student...

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We create history. The Gwoździec Reconstruction. It is the last call for you to take part in the project!

We create history. The Gwoździec Reconstruction. It is the last call for you to take part in the project!

Added 2012-03-02

The Museum of the History of the Polish Jews and the Jewish Historical Institute Association invite you to take part in reconstructing...

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This Saturday marks the anniversary of establishing the Krakow Ghetto

This Saturday marks the anniversary of establishing the Krakow Ghetto

Added 2012-03-02

The Galicia Museum will remind of the 71st anniversary of Nazis setting up an enclosed Jewish district in Krakow. Posters with excerpts...

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There is still hope for the historical synagogue in Koronow to survive

There is still hope for the historical synagogue in Koronow to survive

Added 2012-03-02

After many years of continuous attempts of the town hall, the synagogue will be probably preserved. It will serve the local community...

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Can you really distinguish between Korczak and Wilczynska?

Can you really distinguish between Korczak and Wilczynska?

Added 2012-03-01

The Professor M. Shorr Foundation invite you for a debate that marks the Women’s Day. This year it is dedicated to Stefania...

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The Chidon Hatanch International Bible Contest

The Chidon Hatanch International Bible Contest

Added 2012-03-01

On March 15th, 2012 at 6 pm, the Nozyk Synagogue conference hall will stage a Polish edition of the Chidon Hatanch International Bible...

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An educational and holiday summer camp in Wisla

An educational and holiday summer camp in Wisla

Added 2012-03-01

The Ronald S. Lauder Foundation has a pleasure in inviting anyone who is interested in a summer camp in Wisla that will take place from...

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