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Lauder-Morasha high school is waiting for new students

Lauder-Morasha high school is waiting for new students

Added 2014-03-31

There are still free places in Warsaw Private Junior High School No 22, which is part of the Lauder-Morasha School Complex. You may sign up online...

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Spring cleaning in Jewish cemeteries in Suwalki

Spring cleaning in Jewish cemeteries in Suwalki

Added 2014-03-31

Last Saturday, a few dozen volunteers put order to cemeteries in Suwalki. There is a whole complex of cemeteries of seven distinct religions in...

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Lublin – a fragment of an advertising board in Yiddish will be secured

Lublin – a fragment of an advertising board in Yiddish will be secured

Added 2014-03-28

For ten-odd days, an ongoing, heated discussion about the future of a fragment of an advertising board in Yiddish has been taking place. The board...

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Funds for the restoration of the synagogue in Cieszanow

Funds for the restoration of the synagogue in Cieszanow

Added 2014-03-28

On Thursday, the 27th of March, 2014, a list of beneficiaries who will receive financial support from the budget of the Monuments’ Restoration...

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Łaszczów of many cultures

Łaszczów of many cultures

Added 2014-03-27

The Laszcza Square in Łaszczów in the Lubelskie Province will bring back to remembrance three nationalities that had lived in this town in the...

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Music of Jewish cabarets in Bemowo, Warsaw

Music of Jewish cabarets in Bemowo, Warsaw

Added 2014-03-27

This Saturday, the 30th of March, 2014, at 7 pm, the Cultural Centre in Bemowo, Warsaw, at 201 Górczewska Street, will host a concert by Olga...

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Shalom. The 4th Kielce Christian-Jewish Encounters

Shalom. The 4th Kielce Christian-Jewish Encounters

Added 2014-03-26

The Christian-Jewish Encounters Festival will take place for the fourth time in Kielce, and for the first time in Pinczow and Bodzentyn. This...

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Golina: Jewish headstones found in a ceiling

Golina: Jewish headstones found in a ceiling

Added 2014-03-26

Moshe, the son of Yitzhak Yehuda, David Aharon, the son of Eliezer Stiller… These and other names can be read in the ceiling of a basement in a...

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Toruń: antisemitism or vandalism?

Toruń: antisemitism or vandalism?

Added 2014-03-25

The thick glass slate with a Star of David was broken. This is how the memorial plaque in memory of the Toruń Jewish community looked this...

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Torah writing with Linda Motzkin

Torah writing with Linda Motzkin

Added 2014-03-25

For centuries, the rewriting of the Torah has been confined to specially trained scribes who are called soferim in Hebrew. Even the most minute...

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Yahrzeit in Lizhensk

Yahrzeit in Lizhensk

Added 2014-03-24

Sunday, the 23rd March, marked the death anniversary of Tzaddik Elimelech of Lizhensk. Hundreds of people prayed over his grave. Menashe, a worker...

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A monument in the cemetery in Serock

A monument in the cemetery in Serock

Added 2014-03-24

Another Jewish cemetery in Poland has been recently commemorated. The Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage (FODZ) has just completed...

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Virtual Shtetl in Brussels

Virtual Shtetl in Brussels

Added 2014-03-20

‘Can I learn anything about my hometown?’ ‘Can I add photographs and articles on my own on the portal?’ – These and other questions...

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Removing xenophobic graffiti on a visit to synagogues and churches

Removing xenophobic graffiti on a visit to synagogues and churches

Added 2014-03-20

Today, another edition of “Colourful Tolerance”, a campaign that has been organised in Łódź since 2000, will start in order to counteract...

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Polish debut of Eshkol Nevo’s book

Polish debut of Eshkol Nevo’s book

Added 2014-03-20

Yesterday marked the debut of the Polish translation of Eshkol Nevo’s “Neuland”. Nevo is considered to be the most intriguing contemporary...

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A monument to Poles rescuing Jews selected

A monument to Poles rescuing Jews selected

Added 2014-03-19

A folding band with inscribed names of people and organisations which helped Jews during WWII is the winning design for the future monument which...

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Jewish songs in Sieradz

Jewish songs in Sieradz

Added 2014-03-19

Next Monday, on the 24th of March, 2014, Sieradz citizens will have an opportunity to listen to traditional Jewish songs performed by actors from...

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Will the mural of Marek Edelman disappear from Muranów in Warsaw?

Will the mural of Marek Edelman disappear from Muranów in Warsaw?

Added 2014-03-18

On the 18th of April 2013, the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in Warsaw, a mural with the image of Marek Edelman was...

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Overview of the Jewish press in Poland

Overview of the Jewish press in Poland

Added 2014-03-18

March issues of magazines published by Jewish communities in Wrocław, Kraków and Warsaw have just come out. These niche newspapers, sold...

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Third edition of Adlojada Festival in Szczecin

Third edition of Adlojada Festival in Szczecin

Added 2014-03-17

From 19 to 21 of March, 2014, Szczecin will host the third edition of “Adlojada” Jewish Cultural Days. The programme of the festival includes...

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Miss Judea in Grochow, Warsaw

Miss Judea in Grochow, Warsaw

Added 2014-03-17

S. Ansky Association has organised two meetings about a kibbutz which operated in Grochów, Warsaw, in the first decades of the last century. At...

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Jewish folk stories at the Palace at Wilanów

Jewish folk stories at the Palace at Wilanów

Added 2014-03-17

The Museum of King Jan III’s Palace at Wilanów invites you to a fascinating night of storytelling, which will take place at 7 pm, on the 21st...

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Second Cracow Conference of Jewish Studies

Second Cracow Conference of Jewish Studies

Added 2014-03-17

The Students' Association for Jewish Studies at the Jagiellonian University has organised the second edition of the International Cracow...

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Jewish song workshops with Bente Kahan

Jewish song workshops with Bente Kahan

Added 2014-03-14

From 22nd to 31st of August, 2014, Wroclaw will stage Yiddish song workshops under the project of “Jidisz far ale – Yiddish for everyone”....

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Rabbi Boaz Pash awarded

Rabbi Boaz Pash awarded

Added 2014-03-14

The Polish Council of Christians and Jews has conferred the title of the “Man of Reconciliation” to Rabbi Boaz Pash. The awarding ceremony...

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Purim is just round the corner...

Purim is just round the corner...

Added 2014-03-14

Purim, a joyous holiday that commemorates the story of Haman, an entrusted royal vizier of the Persian King Ahasuerus, whose plans were thwarted...

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‘Hitler’s Children’ screened in Plock

‘Hitler’s Children’ screened in Plock

Added 2014-03-13

The Museum of Mazowsze Jews in Plock cordially invites you to a screening of Chanoch Ze’evi’s “Hitler’s Children”. The show will take...

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Competition for students in Ślask

Competition for students in Ślask

Added 2014-03-12

On the 27th of May, 2014, the first edition of a district-wide competition of Jewish history and culture will take place. The competition has been...

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Almost PLN 2 million for the construction of a synagogue and Singer’s House

Almost PLN 2 million for the construction of a synagogue and Singer’s House

Added 2014-03-12

Biłgoraj will have its own wooden synagogue and Singer’s House. They will cost PLN 178 4158.62, which has been assigned from the Regional...

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Israeli Ambassador visits a derelict synagogue

Israeli Ambassador visits a derelict synagogue

Added 2014-03-11

Last Monday, the Israeli Ambassador to Poland, Zvi Rav-Ner, visited Grybow, a small town in the Malopolskie Province.During his visit, the...

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Jewish cemeteries in Poland from the perspective of a Berlin citizen

Jewish cemeteries in Poland from the perspective of a Berlin citizen

Added 2014-03-11

A few days ago, Eckehart Ruthenberg’s recent book "Old Jewish cemeteries of the Gryfino and Stargard districts" (“Dawne cmentarze żydowskie...

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‘Jewish Press in Poland’ – a conference

‘Jewish Press in Poland’ – a conference

Added 2014-03-10

The Synagogue Centre in Zamosc will host an academic research conference entitled “The Jewish Press in Poland. Yesterday and Today”, which has...

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Joel Chaim Nowicki talks about criminal proceedings in Judaism

Joel Chaim Nowicki talks about criminal proceedings in Judaism

Added 2014-03-10

The “Sapere Aude” Interdisciplinary Society of Legal Thought invites you to a lecture entitled “Jewish Criminal Proceedings”, which will...

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One thousand years of the history of Polish Jews in Plock

One thousand years of the history of Polish Jews in Plock

Added 2014-03-07

The Museum of Mazowsze Jews invites you to a lecture about one thousand years of the history of Polish Jews, which will take place at 6 pm, on the...

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The Garden of the Righteous

The Garden of the Righteous

Added 2014-03-07

On the 5th of June, 2014, Warsaw will inaugurate the first Polish Garden of the Righteous.The idea came from members of the Honorary...

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Illustrations of Israeli children’s books displayed in Łęczna

Illustrations of Israeli children’s books displayed in Łęczna

Added 2014-03-06

The Regional Museum in Łęczna is currently displaying a new temporary exhibition. The exhibition shows illustrations from children’s book in...

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Anniversary of March 1968 events

Anniversary of March 1968 events

Added 2014-03-06

This Saturday marks the 46th anniversary of events that took place in March 1968, as a result of which the Communist regime forced many Polish...

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A Day for the Remembrance of Europe’s Righteous

A Day for the Remembrance of Europe’s Righteous

Added 2014-03-05

Thursday, the 6th of March 2014, marked the Day for the Remembrance of Europe’s Righteous, which pays the tribute to those who risked their...

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Have students defaced matzevos?

Have students defaced matzevos?

Added 2014-03-05

We have recently written about the end of restoration works in the Jewish cemetery in Myslowice. Unfortunately, it was not long before vandals...

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Flowers at 77 Grójecka street

Flowers at 77 Grójecka street

Added 2014-03-04

From 1942 onwards, a group of escapees from the Warsaw Ghetto found shelter in a household on Grójecka Street, which then belonged to Mieczyslaw...

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Learn Jewish religion and culture with the Mifgash Group

Learn Jewish religion and culture with the Mifgash Group

Added 2014-03-04

This Wednesday on the 5th of March 2014, the Galicia Jewish Museum, at 18 Dajwór Street, will inaugurate a series of workshops as part of the...

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Jewish Theatre in Warsaw supports Ukraine

Jewish Theatre in Warsaw supports Ukraine

Added 2014-03-03

On Monday, the 17th of March 2014, at 7 pm, the Jewish Theatre in Warsaw, at 12/16 Plac Grzybowski Square, will stage a charity concert in support...

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Leonid Lewin is dead

Leonid Lewin is dead

Added 2014-03-03

Last Satuday, on the 1st of March, 2014, Leonid Mendelewicz Lewin, a renowned Belarusian architect and long-time President of the Union of...

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Judaica will remain in Łęczna

Judaica will remain in Łęczna

Added 2014-03-03

For a few consecutive months, Virtual Shtetl has been keeping you up to date regarding the situation of the Regional Museum in Łęczna, which...

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