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A Tale of Love and Darkness: Natalie Portman’s Movie Premiere

A Tale of Love and Darkness: Natalie Portman’s Movie Premiere

Added 2016-03-30

On 29 March 2016, POLIN Museum held a premiere of Natalie Portman’s director debut – A Tale of Love and Darkness....

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Yortsayt in Leżajsk. What Other Places Do Hasidim Visit?

Yortsayt in Leżajsk. What Other Places Do Hasidim Visit?

Added 2016-03-30

On Wednesday evening, 30 March 2016, another yortsayt in Leżajsk began. As in previous years, it attracted a great...

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Olsztyn Synagogue Wall to Be Dismantled and Reconstructed

Olsztyn Synagogue Wall to Be Dismantled and Reconstructed

Added 2016-03-29

Olsztyn authorities will carry out conservation of a wall – the only reminder of a destroyed...

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The State Will Support Renovation of Historical Synagogues

The State Will Support Renovation of Historical Synagogues

Added 2016-03-25

The facade of the Przysucha synagogue and painted decorations in Bobowa will undergo conservation thanks to state budget...

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Mieczysław Jędruszczak (1921–2016)

Mieczysław Jędruszczak (1921–2016)

Added 2016-03-23

Mieczysław Jędruszczak, the guardian of the remains of the Warsaw Ghetto wall, a Home Army veteran and a Pole exiled to Siberia, has...

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Jewish Theater may continue to play. As long as it removes faults

Jewish Theater may continue to play. As long as it removes faults

Added 2016-03-23

The conflict related to the site of the Jewish Theater in Warsaw goes on. On Friday, the building’s owner appealed to the theater to...

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It's Purim, Most Joyful Holiday in the Jewish Religious Year

It's Purim, Most Joyful Holiday in the Jewish Religious Year

Added 2016-03-22

Purim holiday will start on Wednesday evening, 23 March 2016. Traditional Purim parties were held in several places in Poland already last...

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Bełżec. Educational Center in Former Commander’s House

Bełżec. Educational Center in Former Commander’s House

Added 2016-03-22

Polish railways PKP S.A. have transferred the ownership of the former Bełżec camp commander’s office to the Majdanek Museum. It will...

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Polish premiere of Natalie Portman’s Tale of Love and Darkness

Polish premiere of Natalie Portman’s Tale of Love and Darkness

Added 2016-03-22

A Tale of Love and Darkness will be premiered in Polish movie theaters on 1 April 2016. It was directed by...

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New Movie About the Ulma Family

New Movie About the Ulma Family

Added 2016-03-21

Who betrayed the Ulmas? This question will be asked in a movie about the Markowa tragedy that is just being made. The...

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Persecuted Art. Exhibition of Jewish Artists of Prewar Wrocław

Persecuted Art. Exhibition of Jewish Artists of Prewar Wrocław

Added 2016-03-21

Since yesterday, visitors at the City Museum of Wrocław can see works by Heinrich Tischler, Isidor Aschheim and other Jewish artists....

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Museum of Poles who Rescued Jews Opened in Markowa

Museum of Poles who Rescued Jews Opened in Markowa

Added 2016-03-18

The Ulma Family Museum of Poles who Rescued Jews during WWII was established in the village of Markowa in Podkarpacie region, where the...

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Jewish Theater to Lose Its Premises? Investor Appeals to Suspend Activity

Jewish Theater to Lose Its Premises? Investor Appeals to Suspend Activity

Added 2016-03-18

The owner of the building that is home to the Jewish Theater has demanded that the institution stops organizing events, claiming that the...

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Mazl Tov! Wedding at the Nożyk Synagogue in Warsaw

Mazl Tov! Wedding at the Nożyk Synagogue in Warsaw

Added 2016-03-16

Arie Yosef and Dvora Yael stood under a chuppah at Warsaw’s Nożyk Synagogue on Tuesday evening. In...

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Photographs of transparent matzevot Will Remind Visitors of Destroyed Cemeteries

Photographs of transparent matzevot Will Remind Visitors of Destroyed Cemeteries

Added 2016-03-15

A street, a railway track, a backyard... A photographic project focusing on wiped out Jewish cemeteries is being...

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I’m Looking for Paradise. Exhibition of Paper Cutting by Monika Krajewska

I’m Looking for Paradise. Exhibition of Paper Cutting by Monika Krajewska

Added 2016-03-15

The Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw will present paper cutting by Monika Krajewska. The exhibition preview will be held at 7 PM on Tuesday,...

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Markowa Museum Getting Ready for Grand Opening

Markowa Museum Getting Ready for Grand Opening

Added 2016-03-15

The Ulma Family Museum of Poles who Rescued Jews during World War II in Markowa is scheduled for opening on 17 March. President Andrzej...

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Heaven’s Gates: Book-promoting Event and Meeting with Maria Piechotka

Heaven’s Gates: Book-promoting Event and Meeting with Maria Piechotka

Added 2016-03-14

A new edition of Heaven’s Gates: Wooden Synagogues has been released. POLIN Museum invites...

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Will Aron Silberberg’s ad be covered with plaster again?

Will Aron Silberberg’s ad be covered with plaster again?

Added 2016-03-14

An advertisement of Aron Silberberg’s stationery store was uncovered in Bielsko-Biała. Its future remains...

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Wąsosz Investigation Closed

Wąsosz Investigation Closed

Added 2016-03-14

The Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) has closed the investigation into the killing of Wąsosz Jews. It was the last investigation...

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Future of the Płaszów Memorial Hall Uncertain

Future of the Płaszów Memorial Hall Uncertain

Added 2016-03-11

Prospects of creating a memorial hall and tourist center on the site of the former Płaszów camp are getting more and more remote....

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The Summer School Program “Memory – Place – Presence”

The Summer School Program “Memory – Place – Presence”

Added 2016-03-11

We are pleased to announce the call for applications for the second edition of the summer school program “Memory – Place –...

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Hotel with Pool in Poznań’s Former Synagogue

Hotel with Pool in Poznań’s Former Synagogue

Added 2016-03-10

A hotel with swimming pool and a museum are planned in the building of the former synagogue in Poznań. The prewar facade will...

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Hasidim, Priest, Mayor and Students at Gorlice Yortsayt

Hasidim, Priest, Mayor and Students at Gorlice Yortsayt

Added 2016-03-10

A reconstructed ohel of tzadik Baruch Halberstam was officially opened in Gorlice yesterday. Baruch Halberstam was the...

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Added 2016-03-08

In the socialist bloc countries, labor rivalry was a method of motivating employees and increasing their efficiency. Workers were rewarded with...

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March Emigrants to Come to Tarnów

March Emigrants to Come to Tarnów

Added 2016-03-08

Jerry Bergman, Leopold Sobel and Maria Bogucka-Kohn will come to Tarnów to talk about the March 1968 events. The meeting will be held in...

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Pavement Made of Gravestones from Wąbrzeźno Jewish Cemetery

Pavement Made of Gravestones from Wąbrzeźno Jewish Cemetery

Added 2016-03-08

About 150 fragments of matzevot are used as paving stones in a backyard in Wąbrzeźno. The property owner wants to give them...

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March ‘68 Anniversary Meeting at Dworzec Gdański and Tour of POLIN Museum Core Exhibition

March ‘68 Anniversary Meeting at Dworzec Gdański and Tour of POLIN Museum Core Exhibition

Added 2016-03-08

March ‘68 Anniversary Meeting at Dworzec Gdański and tour of POLIN Museum exhibition The Shalom Foundation...

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In Krakow about Jewish heritage

In Krakow about Jewish heritage

Added 2016-03-07

An open conference “Jewish Heritage in Galicia: Education and Tourism” will be held in Krakow on Wednesday, March 9,...

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Glass Pane? How to Display the Bathtub of a Former Mikveh?

Glass Pane? How to Display the Bathtub of a Former Mikveh?

Added 2016-03-02

The mikveh in Żelechów is waiting to be rescued. A local teacher wants to save this unique facility. Only the bath...

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And the Oscar Goes to... the Holocasut Movie 'Son of Saul'

And the Oscar Goes to... the Holocasut Movie 'Son of Saul'

Added 2016-03-01

Son of Saul – a stirring movie about the Holocaust – has won the Academy Award for the Best Foreign Language Film. In Poland,...

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National Memorial Day of the “Cursed Soldiers”

National Memorial Day of the “Cursed Soldiers”

Added 2016-03-01

1 March is the National Memorial Day of the “Cursed Soldiers”, commemorating members of underground military organizations who...

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The Jewish Cemetery in Krakow Has Been Dug Up

The Jewish Cemetery in Krakow Has Been Dug Up

Added 2016-03-01

“It is desecration. We find bones every two to three meters.” Holes in the ground and...

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