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Added 2011-04-30

Attention! This is the last chance for you to create history with your own hands! Registration for the...

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Simcha Festival

Simcha Festival

Added 2011-04-29

We already know the details of the program of the Simcha Jewish Culture Festival, which will be organized in Wrocław at the end of May and in...

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The musical portrait of the poet and the town

The musical portrait of the poet and the town

Added 2011-04-29

On the occasion of the year of Czesław Miłosz, the Muzeum Warmii i Mazur museum in Olsztyn invites everyone interested to the concert...

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Jewish music and culture days in Opole

Jewish music and culture days in Opole

Added 2011-04-28

 On May 14th, Israel celebrates its declaration of independence, which will be marked with a festival of Jewish music and culture at the...

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Jews in Torun

Jews in Torun

Added 2011-04-27

The exhibition on the history of the Jewish community has been mounted in the National Archives in Toruń on Rapackiego Street. The...

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Oszpicin – the guide to Jewish Oświęcim

Oszpicin – the guide to Jewish Oświęcim

Added 2011-04-27

Oszpicin is a Jewish name for Oświęcim (Auschwitz) and the title of the project, the goal of which is to commemorate Oświęcim Jews....

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Death camp in Bełżec – book promotion

Death camp in Bełżec – book promotion

Added 2011-04-26

A meeting promoting the book by Robert Kuwałek will be held at 6 pm at the Jewish Historical Institute on April 28th. Prof. Feliks Tych and...

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Matzevot found in Bródno

Matzevot found in Bródno

Added 2011-04-26

At the end of April 2011 in the cemetery in Bródno, Warsaw, the members of the Virtual Shtetl team discovered a few dozen...

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Recommend, publish, comment!

Recommend, publish, comment!

Added 2011-04-25

  From today on, all articles (both descriptions of towns and news together with articles published in the Shtetl Community section,...

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Lets build synagogue's roof

Lets build synagogue's roof

Added 2011-04-24

We are looking for volunteers to take part in a unique project: reproduction of the roof of the 17th century synagogue in Gwoździec. Anyone...

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The director of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews resigned

The director of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews resigned

Added 2011-04-22

Jerzy Halbersztadt, the main co-creator of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, who headed its creation process from the very beginning has...

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Roee Rosen in Warsaw

Roee Rosen in Warsaw

Added 2011-04-21

Works of Roee Rosen, an Israeli artist, are on display since yesterday at the exhibition entitled ‘The Dynamic Dead Roee Rosen’...

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Rescued by Schindler

Rescued by Schindler

Added 2011-04-20

The official opening of the exhibition entitled ‘Ludzie z listy Schindlera’ (Eng. People from Schindler’s list) will take place...

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Garage at Jewish cemetery

Garage at Jewish cemetery

Added 2011-04-20

The Tok.fom radio reports that during construction works of the fence of the Jewish cemetery in Starogard Gdański, it was discovered...

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Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. A photo report

Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. A photo report

Added 2011-04-19

Today at 12 noon, the main celebrations were held at the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes to mark the 68th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising....

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Hassidim in Lelów – a photography exhibition

Hassidim in Lelów – a photography exhibition

Added 2011-04-19

April 28th will be the last day of the of the exhibition entitled ‘Chasydzi w Lelowie’ (Eng. Hassidim in Lelów,) mounted at...

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Jewish Route in Katowice

Jewish Route in Katowice

Added 2011-04-19

On April 18th, Monday, Katowice residents had the opportunity to take part in a walk along the route of Katowice Jew. The tour, which was an...

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The 68th anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising

The 68th anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising

Added 2011-04-19

Today at 12 noon the main celebrations marking the 68th anniversary of the outbreak of the uprising in the Warsaw ghetto will be held....

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Create history!

Create history!

Added 2011-04-18

Reconstruction of the roof of the synagogue in Gwoździec Do you want to create history? Would you like to have your hand...

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Warsaw Ghetto Uprising commemorated

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising commemorated

Added 2011-04-18

April 19th marks the sixty-eighth anniversary of the uprising which broke out in the Warsaw ghetto. In order to commemorate this event, the...

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The ninth summer seminar on Yiddish language and culture

The ninth summer seminar on Yiddish language and culture

Added 2011-04-18

Do you want to learn Yiddish? Are you into the history of Muranów, one of Warsaw’s districts? Or maybe you simply need to spend your...

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Women who radiate pride. Annie Leibovitz’s exhibition

Women who radiate pride. Annie Leibovitz’s exhibition

Added 2011-04-15

The exhibition of the famous American photographer Annie Leibovitz opens today and will run for the next month, from April 15th through May...

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Synagogues from Wielkopolska at the European Parliament

Synagogues from Wielkopolska at the European Parliament

Added 2011-04-14

On April 12th, Tuesday, an exhibition of photographs of fifteen synagogues from Wielkopolska region (Greater Poland) will be...

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The first Internet yeshiva in Polish

The first Internet yeshiva in Polish

Added 2011-04-14

The Pardes association opened the first yeshiva in the Polish language. The opening lecture was held on April 3rd For the time...

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52nd birthday of the magician

52nd birthday of the magician

Added 2011-04-13

On April 18th the Magician of Lublin, the most famous Lublin dweller in the world, will turn fifty-two. On this occasion, the ‘Grodzka...

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68th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

68th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Added 2011-04-13

The 68th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising will be celebrated today. In the evening at the Nożyk Synagogue in Warsaw, Dmitri...

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Kosher slivovitz for Passover

Kosher slivovitz for Passover

Added 2011-04-13

In Chociszew, near Łódź, the production of kosher Stryków slivovitz has started. This 18th-century recipe has been stored by the Jewish...

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Added 2011-04-13

The Center for Yiddish Culture of the Shalom Foundation invites you to a meeting as part of the series entitled 'Działaczki kultury...

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Alternative to Al Jazeera

Alternative to Al Jazeera

Added 2011-04-12

Alexander Machkevitch, a millionaire and a mining potentate, has announced creating an international pro-Israeli information TV channel ,which...

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A stroll around Bałuty

A stroll around Bałuty

Added 2011-04-12

The Educational Center at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews would like to invite you for another common stroll. A Stroll around...

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I still see their faces

I still see their faces

Added 2011-04-10

We are happy to inform you that the Virtual Shtetl portal has successfully obtained permission to publish one hundred and ninety photos that...

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War memories and synagogues

War memories and synagogues

Added 2011-04-08

On April 13th the exhibtions entitled ‘Wojciech Wilczyk. Niewinne oko nie istnieje’ (There is no such thing as an innocent eye) and...

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Report on racism in football stadiums

Report on racism in football stadiums

Added 2011-04-08

The way football fans behave in football stadiums gives more and more reason for worry. During the football match between the representative teams...

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A Stroll around Muranów

A Stroll around Muranów

Added 2011-04-07

The Education Center at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews would like to cordially invite all Warsaw dwellers – students,...

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Zamenhof for children

Zamenhof for children

Added 2011-04-07

The Society of Esperentatists in Białystok (Białostockie Towarzystwo Esperantystów) invites you to take part in celebrations marking the...

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Das Seine. Forschungsprojekt -- a fresh look at camp architecture

Das Seine. Forschungsprojekt -- a fresh look at camp architecture

Added 2011-04-07

What do architecture of southern Tel Aviv and buildings in Sajmište, a German concentration camp in Belgrade, have in common?...

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 ‘Bliżej siebie’ in Polish and Yiddish

‘Bliżej siebie’ in Polish and Yiddish

Added 2011-04-06

A meeting of Israeli and Polish youth was organized in Tarnów, concluding a stage of the ‘Bliżej siebie” international project....

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Resursa Obywatelska invites you to Three Encounters with Jewish Culture

Resursa Obywatelska invites you to Three Encounters with Jewish Culture

Added 2011-04-06

Movies will be screened as well as concerts, exhibitions and Jewish dance workshops will be organized as part of the “Ślad” Three...

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Synagogue opening in Zamość

Synagogue opening in Zamość

Added 2011-04-06

On March 5th, the grand opening of a renovated synagogue took place in Zamość. The Renaissance synagogue, located in the Old Town at ul. Pereca...

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An Israeli Artist to Represent Poland

An Israeli Artist to Represent Poland

Added 2011-04-05

The exhibition ‘…And Europe Will Be Stunned” , which is a three-part video installation by Yael Bartana, an Israeli artist,...

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Today Marks an Official Opening of the One of the Most Magnificent Synagogues in Poland

Today Marks an Official Opening of the One of the Most Magnificent Synagogues in Poland

Added 2011-04-05

Thanks to commitment of the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage, the edifice of the renaissance synagogue in Zamość will be...

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Everyone is welcome to Prof. Oz Almog’s  open lecture “DNA izraelskiej kultury i świadomości” (DNA of Israeli culture and consciousness)

Everyone is welcome to Prof. Oz Almog’s open lecture “DNA izraelskiej kultury i świadomości” (DNA of Israeli culture and consciousness)

Added 2011-04-05

The Modern Israel Research Center invites everyone interested to the open lecture titled DNA izraelskiej kultury i świadomości” (DNA of...

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