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AJC office in Warsaw.

AJC office in Warsaw. "Poland is the centre of European Jews"

Added 2017-03-29

An office of the American Jewish Committee (AJC), one of the world's most important Jewish organisations, has been opened in...

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100th birth anniversary of Adina Blady-Szwajgier

100th birth anniversary of Adina Blady-Szwajgier

Added 2017-03-25

The 21st of March marked the 100th birth anniversary of Adina Blady-Szwajgier (Szwajger), for most of her life known as Irena (Inka)...

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World reunion of Lublin Jews 2017

World reunion of Lublin Jews 2017

Added 2017-03-22

A world reunion of Jews whose family roots are in Lublin will take place on 3-7 July 2017. It is the first such meeting in more than 70...

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Commemoration of Mirzec graves

Commemoration of Mirzec graves

Added 2017-03-20

Another Holocaust victim will be honoured. Information published on the Virtual Shtetl helped to achieve...

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Ginczanka's 100th birth anniversary

Ginczanka's 100th birth anniversary

Added 2017-03-17

The 15th of March 2017 marks the 100th birth anniversary of Zuzanna Ginczanka – an increasingly popular inter-war poet, the authoress of...

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Unknown Jewish monument in Świder?

Unknown Jewish monument in Świder?

Added 2017-03-15

A wooden building stands at 11 Piwna St. in Otwock's Świder district. Covered by a gable roof, it has been erected on a rectangular plan...

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A freylekhn Purim! !א פריילעכן פורים

A freylekhn Purim! !א פריילעכן פורים

Added 2017-03-10

Purim is the most joyful Jewish holiday. It is celebrated on the 14th day of the month of Adar, generally in February or March. In 2017 of the...

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March '68 anniversary.

March '68 anniversary. "Time to restore citizenship"

Added 2017-03-09

Several dozen people met at the Gdanski Railway Station in Warsaw yesterday, gathering at a plaque commemorating Polish Jews forced to...

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Synagogue – monument in good condition

Synagogue – monument in good condition

Added 2017-03-08

Former synagogues in Kielce and Koronowo and a funeral home in Gliwice are vying to receive the title of "Monument in Good Condition"....

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Płock sukkah in museum

Płock sukkah in museum

Added 2017-03-06

The State Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw has saved a sukkah from Płock. After renovation, the item will become a museum...

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The Jackpot on stage again!

The Jackpot on stage again!

Added 2017-03-03

The Jewish Theatre in Warsaw is preparing a new premiere. A lack of its own stage (the theatre has been hosted by the Garrison...

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Former Falenica mikveh destroyed

Former Falenica mikveh destroyed

Added 2017-03-01

The mikveh building in Warsaw's Falenica neighbourhood no longer exists. There is only an empty lot left behind. The former ritual bath...

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

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