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Alan Metnick’s exhibition at the Zamość synagogue

Alan Metnick’s exhibition at the Zamość synagogue

Added 2013-03-29

On April 11th, at 6 pm, the ‘Synagoga’ Centre of the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage (FODŻ) will inaugurate an...

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The 9th ‘Jewish Motifs’ Film Festival

The 9th ‘Jewish Motifs’ Film Festival

Added 2013-03-29

From April 23-28, Muranów cinema in Warsaw will stage the 9th edition of the ‘Jewish Motifs’ Film...

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A new edition of a book about the Warsaw ghetto

A new edition of a book about the Warsaw ghetto

Added 2013-03-29

In early May 2013 the second new updated and extended edition of Barbara Engelking and Jacek Leciak’s book entitled GETTO...

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The 11th International Summer Yiddish Culture and Language Seminar

The 11th International Summer Yiddish Culture and Language Seminar

Added 2013-03-28

The Centre for Yiddish Culture would like to invite you to the 11th edition of the International Summer Yiddish Culture and Language...

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A TV series about Jews on Planete+

A TV series about Jews on Planete+

Added 2013-03-28

From April 6-29,  the Planete+ TV channel will be broadcasting a series entitled ‘Żydzi – naród wybrany?’, which will include...

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A square and a monument named after David Ben Gurion

A square and a monument named after David Ben Gurion

Added 2013-03-27

On April 10th, 2013, Płońsk will stage a ceremony of naming the square and the monument on Wspólna Street after David Ben Gurion....

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A competition for a logo for the ‘Jidisz far ale – Jidysz dla wszystkich’ project

A competition for a logo for the ‘Jidisz far ale – Jidysz dla wszystkich’ project

Added 2013-03-27

The Bente Kahan foundation announces a competition for the best logo for the project entitled ‘Jidisz far ale – Jidysz dla...

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Jewish cultural days in Benice

Jewish cultural days in Benice

Added 2013-03-27

From March 18-22, 2013, John Paul II School Complex in Benice staged the Jewish cultural days.The project was designed by...

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A Jewish cultural meeting at the Pomeranian Philharmonic

A Jewish cultural meeting at the Pomeranian Philharmonic

Added 2013-03-26

This Wednesday, March 27th, the Pomeranian Philharmonic  in Bydgoszcz will stage a meeting for young music lovers.  The event is...

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The year in memory of the Ulmas from Markowa

The year in memory of the Ulmas from Markowa

Added 2013-03-26

On March 24th, the Łańcucki Province council announced that the year 2013 will commemorate the Ulma family from Markowa. The ceremonies...

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A lecture about Henryk Berlewi

A lecture about Henryk Berlewi

Added 2013-03-26

Next Thursday, March 28th, the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw will stage another meeting about art.  Iwona Luba, a lecturer...

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Pesach 5773

Pesach 5773

Added 2013-03-25

The Jewish religious community in Warsaw has the pleasure of inviting you to Seder dinners, which will take place on March 25th and 26th....

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Limited contact with the Museum

Limited contact with the Museum

Added 2013-03-21

Please be advised that the Museum will be moving into its new building at 6 Anielewicza St. on March 22nd – 26th. Our land phone...

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A mysterious old book from Łochów

A mysterious old book from Łochów

Added 2013-03-21

Last Tuesday, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews hosted Grzegorz Siemienowski, a teacher from school complex no 1 in Wyszków. During...

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A debate about children under the Nazi occupation

A debate about children under the Nazi occupation

Added 2013-03-21

Yesterday, a debate entitled ‘Los żydowskiego dziecka pod okupacją niemiecką’ (The fate of a Jewish child under the German...

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The centennial of the Hashomer Hatzair

The centennial of the Hashomer Hatzair

Added 2013-03-20

Thursday March 21st 2013 marks the centennial of the foundation of the Zionist youth organisation called Hashomer Hatzair (Hebr. the youth...

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A medal awarded for saving human life during the Holocaust

A medal awarded for saving human life during the Holocaust

Added 2013-03-20

The Yad Vashem committee has awarded the Righteous of the Nations medal to the late Jadwiga Kozłowska-Borkowska from Nysa. The woman...

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The March of the Living in Płońsk

The March of the Living in Płońsk

Added 2013-03-20

On Wednesday, April 10th 2013, Płońsk will hold a March of the Living to commemorate Holocaust victims and bring back to remembrance the...

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The 45th anniversary of March events in Sosnowiec

The 45th anniversary of March events in Sosnowiec

Added 2013-03-19

This Friday, March 22nd, will mark the 45th anniversary of March events and the 70th anniversary of the end of the resettlement action of...

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International conference 'Being a witness to the Holocaust. The 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising'

International conference 'Being a witness to the Holocaust. The 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising'

Added 2013-03-19

The Institute of National Remembrance – Commission for the Prosecution of Crimes against the Polish Nation, together with the Center for...

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The Bible in Jewish culture

The Bible in Jewish culture

Added 2013-03-19

This Thursday, March 21st, 2013, the Ethnographic Museum in Włocławek will stage a ‘Spring meeting about the Bible in Jewish...

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A meeting with Łukasz Baksik about his recent album on matzevot

A meeting with Łukasz Baksik about his recent album on matzevot

Added 2013-03-18

On Tuesday, March 19th, 2013, Wrzenie Świata club and café in Warsaw (7 Gałczyńskiego Street) will stage a meeting with Łukasz...

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An academic conference on Jewish traces and motifs in the city

An academic conference on Jewish traces and motifs in the city

Added 2013-03-18

The ‘Sznirele Perele’ Students’ Society at the School for Jewish Culture and Languages at the University of Warsaw in cooperation...

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A new series of meetings at the Centre for Yiddish Culture in Warsaw

A new series of meetings at the Centre for Yiddish Culture in Warsaw

Added 2013-03-18

The Centre for Yiddish Culture in Warsaw has launched a new series of meetings hosted by the Muranów Discussion Literary Club...

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Bar Mitzvah in Warsaw

Bar Mitzvah in Warsaw

Added 2013-03-18

Last Saturday witnessed a Bar Mitzah ceremony staged at the Nożyk synagogue in Warsaw. This time, the Torah portion was read by Jakub Pesach...

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Israeli youth visit Skała

Israeli youth visit Skała

Added 2013-03-15

A group of young Israelis has recently visited Skała, a small town in Małopolskie Province in order to take part in the ‘Preserve the...

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The statement of the Chief Rabbi of Poland Michael Schudrich regarding the ritual slaughter in Tykocin

The statement of the Chief Rabbi of Poland Michael Schudrich regarding the ritual slaughter in Tykocin

Added 2013-03-14

Last Tuesday, March 12th, 2013, Podlasie police received a report from the provincial veterinary office of a case of ritual slaughter in...

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The promotion of a book about a Polish-Jewish priest in Grodzik Mazowiecki

The promotion of a book about a Polish-Jewish priest in Grodzik Mazowiecki

Added 2013-03-14

On March 16th, the cultural centre in Grodzisk Mazowiecki will hold a meeting with Dariusz Rosiak on his recent book entitled ‘Człowiek...

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A competition to commemorate the Great Synagogue on Tłomackie St.

A competition to commemorate the Great Synagogue on Tłomackie St.

Added 2013-03-13

The Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw has the pleasure of announcing a competition for the best conceptual design commemorating the...

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The third edition of the Christian-Jewish encounter

The third edition of the Christian-Jewish encounter

Added 2013-03-13

From March 15-22, 2013, the third edition of the Christian-Jewish meeting in Kielce (Kieleckie Spotkania Chrześcijańsko-Żydowskie) will...

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A stone quarry at KL Gross-Rosen

A stone quarry at KL Gross-Rosen

Added 2013-03-13

Gross-Rosen Museum was set up in 1983 in the former area of the concentration camp in Rogoźnica. In September 2005, thanks to the...

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The replica of the 17th-century synagogue has been installed in the Museum

The replica of the 17th-century synagogue has been installed in the Museum

Added 2013-03-12

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews has installed the replica of the 17th-century synagogue, which is the first element of the core...

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Pardes Yeshiva starts a new project

Pardes Yeshiva starts a new project

Added 2013-03-12

Pardes Yeshiva has the pleasure of inviting you to take part in a new project, which will give you a chance to thoroughly study one full...

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A conference about the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

A conference about the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Added 2013-03-12

The Educational Bureau of the City of Warsaw, The Warsaw Centre for Socio-Educational Innovation and Training (WCIES) and the Museum of the...

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The Museum of Masovian Jews to open soon

The Museum of Masovian Jews to open soon

Added 2013-03-11

In mid-February, the restoration works of the 19th-century Płock synagogue, which had been in operation from August 2011, were completed....

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Jewish literature reading workshops

Jewish literature reading workshops

Added 2013-03-11

The Centre for Yiddish Culture in Warsaw invites you to workshops about the reading of Jewish literature. The class, run by Bella...

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‘Matzevot for Everyday Use’ now available in bookstores

‘Matzevot for Everyday Use’ now available in bookstores

Added 2013-03-11

Czarne publishing house has just released Łukasz Baksik’s album ‘Matzevot for Everyday Use’, which is a continuation of a project...

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Lectures at JCC Kraków

Lectures at JCC Kraków

Added 2013-03-11

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The 45th anniversary of March events

The 45th anniversary of March events

Added 2013-03-08

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the events which occurred in March 1968. After the outbreak of the six-day war in 1967, the communist regime...

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A mural on a museum, a museum on a mural

A mural on a museum, a museum on a mural

Added 2013-03-08

The Galicia Jewish Museum in Kraków has announced a competition for a mural of 120 square meters to be painted on its southern wall. You...

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The 45th anniversary of March 1968 in Bytom

The 45th anniversary of March 1968 in Bytom

Added 2013-03-08

Muzeum Górnośląskie in Bytom together with the Katowice branch of the Social-Cultural Association of Jews (TSKŻ) and Bytom City Hall...

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The renovation of the Przysucha synagogue

The renovation of the Przysucha synagogue

Added 2013-03-08

In 2007, the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage (FODŻ) became the owner of the synagogue in Przysucha. Since then, this...

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The European Day of the Righteous at the Podlasie Opera

The European Day of the Righteous at the Podlasie Opera

Added 2013-03-07

On March 6th, 2013, the European Day of the Righteous, established by the European Parliament last May, was commemorated for the first...

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A presentation of the reprint of the Kalisz Statute

A presentation of the reprint of the Kalisz Statute

Added 2013-03-07

On March 7th, at 5pm, a meeting entitled ‘Pochylając się nad Statutem’ will be held in the lecture room at the Adam Mickiewicz...

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Stanisław Musiał Prize has been awarded

Stanisław Musiał Prize has been awarded

Added 2013-03-07

Last Tuesday, March 5th, Stanisław Musiał SJ Prize was awarded. This annual prize is granted in two categories: activity in the spirit...

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The 2nd edition of  Adlojada Jewish cultural days in Szczecin

The 2nd edition of Adlojada Jewish cultural days in Szczecin

Added 2013-03-06

From March 12th-16th, 2013, Szczecin will stage the second edition of Jewish Cultural Days called ‘Adlojada’, which this year has been...

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Paweł Fijałkowski talks about the Bornsztajns, a Tzadik dynasty from Sochaczew

Paweł Fijałkowski talks about the Bornsztajns, a Tzadik dynasty from Sochaczew

Added 2013-03-06

The Jewish Historical Institute has the pleasure of inviting you to a lecture which will take place at 6 pm, March 7th 2013, organised as...

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A scholarly conference on the Middle East conflict

A scholarly conference on the Middle East conflict

Added 2013-03-06

On June 3rd 2013 the ‘Hatikvah-Nadzieja’ Students’ Academic Society of the Institute of International Relations of the University of...

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Amos Oz visits Poland & the Polish premier of his recent book

Amos Oz visits Poland & the Polish premier of his recent book

Added 2013-03-05

Israeli writer Amos Oz will visit Poland once again from March 20th-23rd. The writer will be awarded an honorary degree at the University...

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Workshops for children as part of the European Day of the Righteous

Workshops for children as part of the European Day of the Righteous

Added 2013-03-05

To mark the European Day of the Righteous, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the History Meeting House (DSH) have the extreme...

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An exhibition on Kalisz Jews

An exhibition on Kalisz Jews

Added 2013-03-05

This Thursday, March 7th, G.J. Osiakowscy Museum will inaugurate an exhibition portraying thousands of everyday objects, photographs,...

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The Encyclopedia of camps and ghettoes now completed

The Encyclopedia of camps and ghettoes now completed

Added 2013-03-04

USHMM researchers have completed a map which designates all ghettoes, forced labour camps, and concentration and death camps set up by the...

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A meeting on the White Building

A meeting on the White Building

Added 2013-03-04

Praski Otwarty Samozwańczy Uniwersytet Latający would like to invite you to a lecture on the history of the White Building and the...

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Bar mitzvah at the Nożyk synagogue

Bar mitzvah at the Nożyk synagogue

Added 2013-03-04

Last Saturday, March 2nd, 2013, the Nożyk synagogue in Warsaw staged a bar mitzvah ceremony. During the morning Shabbat prayer,...

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The European Day of the Righteous

The European Day of the Righteous

Added 2013-03-01

March 6th 2013 marked the inauguration of the European Day of the Righteous, which was established  by the European Parliament on May...

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Helga’s Diary – an account of the war, occupation and the Holocaust

Helga’s Diary – an account of the war, occupation and the Holocaust

Added 2013-03-01

On March 20th, 2013, Insignis publisher will release ‘Dzienniki Helgi’ (Helga’s Diary), an account of the war, Nazi occupation and...

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

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