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A Conference on Jewish Studies in Krakow

A Conference on Jewish Studies in Krakow

Added 2012-04-30

The Student Research Club of the Department of Jewish Studies at the Jagiellonian University has the pleasure of inviting students and...

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A defaced Jewish cemetery in Pszczyna

A defaced Jewish cemetery in Pszczyna

Added 2012-04-30

Last week, the Jewish cemetery situated on Katowicka Street in Pszczyna was vandalized. Nineteen tombstones, some of which date back to...

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‘Restoration’ received Warsaw Gold Phoenix  at the ‘Jewish Motifs’ International Film Festival

‘Restoration’ received Warsaw Gold Phoenix at the ‘Jewish Motifs’ International Film Festival

Added 2012-04-30

Yossi Madmony’s movie ‘Restoration’ has received Warsaw Gold Phoenix, the main prize of the eighth edition of the ‘Jewish...

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Monthly meetings with Klezmer Music in Wrocław

Monthly meetings with Klezmer Music in Wrocław

Added 2012-04-27

This Saturday, on April 28th, Shalom music band from Poznań will give a Havdala concert in the White Stork Synagogue....

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The 15th edition of the Jewish Book Days

The 15th edition of the Jewish Book Days

Added 2012-04-27

Midrasz, a Jewish cultural monthly, has the pleasure of inviting you to the 15th edition of the Jewish Book Days, which will take place...

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The Core Exhibition of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews finally designed

The Core Exhibition of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews finally designed

Added 2012-04-27

The concept of the permanent exhibition of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews is now complete! The exhibition aims to show...

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A dispute over Praszka synagogue

A dispute over Praszka synagogue

Added 2012-04-26

An ongoing dispute concerns the recovery of the Praszka synagogue, which dates from 1836. Presently, the case is being examined by the...

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Prisoners will stage a play based on Tadeusz Słobodzianek’s drama

Prisoners will stage a play based on Tadeusz Słobodzianek’s drama

Added 2012-04-26

Over past months, inmates of the Penal Institution in Białystok have been taught about the pogrom in Jedwabne, which happened in the...

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A School of Dialogue in Boguchwała

A School of Dialogue in Boguchwała

Added 2012-04-26

On April 25th, comprehensive middle school students in Boguchwała, near Rzeszów, launched a series of workshops which are part of the...

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Laurent Joly’s lecture and a discussion

Laurent Joly’s lecture and a discussion

Added 2012-04-25

The Polish Center for Holocaust Research of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences would like to...

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‘Swietokrzyszki Shtetl’ multimedia presentation

‘Swietokrzyszki Shtetl’ multimedia presentation

Added 2012-04-25

Over one thousand pupils from schools throughout Chmielnik municipality took part in a multimedia presentation of the...

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A rededication ceremony in the Jewish cemetery in Myślenice

A rededication ceremony in the Jewish cemetery in Myślenice

Added 2012-04-25

Last Tuesday, on April 24th, Myślenice staged a rededication ceremony, i.e. a spiritual renewal of the 19th-century Jewish cemetery....

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Representatives of the Dutch Parliament Visit the Museum

Representatives of the Dutch Parliament Visit the Museum

Added 2012-04-24

On April 19th, 2012, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews hosted an official delegation from the Parliament of the Kingdom of the...

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Warburg Colony disappears from Brest landscape

Warburg Colony disappears from Brest landscape

Added 2012-04-24

Felix M. Warburg, President of the Joint Distribution Committee of American Funds for Jewish War Sufferers, visited Central Europe in the Fall...

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An exhibition of Alan Metnick’s works in the Klatka Gallery

An exhibition of Alan Metnick’s works in the Klatka Gallery

Added 2012-04-24

The Klatka Gallery would like to invite you to an exhibition of Alan Metnick’s works called ‘Every Picture Tells a Story”. His works of...

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Rembertów-Falenica Memorial March

Rembertów-Falenica Memorial March

Added 2012-04-23

The Committee of Commemorating the Liquidation of the Falenica Ghetto has the pleasure of inviting you to take part in the...

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Identity clichés as a form of slavery. A series of lectures in Warsaw.

Identity clichés as a form of slavery. A series of lectures in Warsaw.

Added 2012-04-23

Nowy Teatr would like to invite you to a lecture called ‘Relacje tożsamości, czyli jak mówić o żydowskich sprawach do polskiej...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jom HaShoah)

Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jom HaShoah)

Added 2012-04-20

Last Thursday marked the worldwide Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jom HaShoah). In Israel, the street traffic stopped for two minutes, in...

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Bella Szwarcman-Czarnota’s lecture ‘Women who left Egypt’

Bella Szwarcman-Czarnota’s lecture ‘Women who left Egypt’

Added 2012-04-20

On April 24th (Tuesday)Bella Szwarcman –Czarnota will deliver a lecture called ‘Kobiety, które wyszły z Egiptu’ (Women who left...

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Workshops for teachers: Warsze, Warsza, Warszawa – the diverse richness of Jewish Warsaw

Workshops for teachers: Warsze, Warsza, Warszawa – the diverse richness of Jewish Warsaw

Added 2012-04-20

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews has the pleasure of inviting you to workshops called ‘Warsze, Warsza, Warszawa – polifonia...

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A photo exhibition by Kazimierz Seko, a member of the Righteous Among the Nations

A photo exhibition by Kazimierz Seko, a member of the Righteous Among the Nations

Added 2012-04-19

The Museum of the History of Katowice has just opened an exhibition of the best pictures by Katowice-born Kazimierz Seko, a recognized...

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Prewar Jewish Warsaw in Historic Photographs

Prewar Jewish Warsaw in Historic Photographs

Added 2012-04-19

The rich culture of this Jewish community, its religion, language, outlook and customs made the big Nalewki district quite distinctive...

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‘Jewish Motifs’ in Warsaw

‘Jewish Motifs’ in Warsaw

Added 2012-04-19

We would like to remind you that this Wednesday, April 25th, opens the 8th edition of the ‘Jewish Motifs’ International Film...

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The 69th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising without the monument

The 69th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising without the monument

Added 2012-04-18

This Thursday, April 19th, marks the 69th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The main ceremonies have always...

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An online educational set ‘Jan Karski and his time’ makes its debut

An online educational set ‘Jan Karski and his time’ makes its debut

Added 2012-04-18

The Polish History Museum has compiled an educational set called ‘Jan Karski i jego czasy’ (Eng. Jan Karski and his time). The set...

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The secrets of a Jewish cemetery discovered

The secrets of a Jewish cemetery discovered

Added 2012-04-17

This Saturday, Gazeta Wyborcza daily invites all readers to take part in the first expedition under the banner ‘We will teach you”...

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The Auschwitz Museum releases educational books for children

The Auschwitz Museum releases educational books for children

Added 2012-04-17

The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum has published two children’s books about the Holocaust. Both publications were written by a...

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The opening of an exhibition at the Mount of Death in Pustkow

The opening of an exhibition at the Mount of Death in Pustkow

Added 2012-04-17

April 26th, 2012, will inaugurate an exhibition called ‘The history of Pustkow labor camps and Waffen SS Trupenubungsplatz Heidelager...

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The 4th edition of the Jewish Cultural Festival in Radom

The 4th edition of the Jewish Cultural Festival in Radom

Added 2012-04-16

A movie show on Jewish themes, meetings , art workshops and other interesting events will be staged as part of the 4th edition of the...

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Marek Edelman and the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Marek Edelman and the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Added 2012-04-16

To mark the 69th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, Marek Edelman Dialogue Center and the Museum of the City of...

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US Holocaust Remembrance Days commemorate the Righteous

US Holocaust Remembrance Days commemorate the Righteous

Added 2012-04-16

April 15th marked the beginning of the annual National Days of Holocaust Remembrance organized by the United States...

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Singer’s Warsaw is Your Warsaw!

Singer’s Warsaw is Your Warsaw!

Added 2012-04-13

The Museum of History of Polish Jews invites you to take part in an unique project, and participate in the writing and mounting of a...

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The inauguration of a new exhibition at the Memorial Museum in Bełżec

The inauguration of a new exhibition at the Memorial Museum in Bełżec

Added 2012-04-13

The State Museum in Majdanek and the Memorial Museum in Bełżec would like to invite you to the inauguration of the exhibition called...

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San Diego conference talks about the Virtual Shtetl

San Diego conference talks about the Virtual Shtetl

Added 2012-04-12

The Virtual Shtetl, the social portal of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, will be one of the themes of the prestigious...

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Jewish culture at Ester Rachel and Ida Kaminska Jewish Theater in Warsaw

Jewish culture at Ester Rachel and Ida Kaminska Jewish Theater in Warsaw

Added 2012-04-12

The Erudite’s Club and the Foundation for children ‘Help on Time’ have the pleasure of inviting you to an artistic and literary...

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Another matzevot discovered in Suwałki

Another matzevot discovered in Suwałki

Added 2012-04-12

A few days ago, a Jewish tombstone was discovered in the property belonging to the ‘Antur’ company, at 39 Waryńskiego Street, in...

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A monument to Poznań Jews was defaced

A monument to Poznań Jews was defaced

Added 2012-04-11

The monument in memory of Jews who perished in the labor camp in Poznań during the German occupation has once again been defaced. A gray...

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Promotional book sets for schools and teachers

Promotional book sets for schools and teachers

Added 2012-04-11

Thanks to financial support from the Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe, the Polish Center for Holocaust Research...

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The action ‘Remember with us’ will bring back the memories of wartime Krakow

The action ‘Remember with us’ will bring back the memories of wartime Krakow

Added 2012-04-11

‘Pamietaj z nami’ (Remember with us) is the title of a two-day action which will be staged in Krakow on April 13th-14th by the...

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The 7th edition of the International Summer School ‘Teaching about the Holocaust’

The 7th edition of the International Summer School ‘Teaching about the Holocaust’

Added 2012-04-10

From July 2-8, 2012, the Jagiellonian University will stage the seventh edition of the International Summer School called ‘Teaching...

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The movie ‘Neighbors’ on the Kultura TV channel

The movie ‘Neighbors’ on the Kultura TV channel

Added 2012-04-10

This Thursday, on April 12th, the Kultura TV channel will broadcast the first part of Agnieszka Arnold’s movie ‘Sąsiedzi’ (Eng....

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The 69th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

The 69th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Added 2012-04-10

The Social and Cultural Jewish Society in Poland, Ester Rachel and Ida Kaminska Jewish Theater, the Association of Jewish Veterans and...

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Pesach 5772

Pesach 5772

Added 2012-04-07

Pesach is also referred to as the Festival of Matzahs or the Time of Our Freedom and starts this Friday evening, on April 6th. It is...

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The Lithuanian Virtual Shtetl to be launched soon

The Lithuanian Virtual Shtetl to be launched soon

Added 2012-04-06

The Lithuanian version of the Virtual Shtetl portal (www.shtetl.lt) will soon publish new materials, including pictures, articles and...

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A former yeshiva in Lublin will house a hotel

A former yeshiva in Lublin will house a hotel

Added 2012-04-06

A hotel will be soon opened in the former prewar yeshiva in Lublin. Arranging the hotel, which accommodates forty-four rooms, marks the...

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The 9th edition of the ‘Memory for the Future’ project – the ‘Polish-Jewish relations’ competition

The 9th edition of the ‘Memory for the Future’ project – the ‘Polish-Jewish relations’ competition

Added 2012-04-06

The Department for Social and Civic Competencies Development of the Center for Education have the pleasure of inviting all teachers and...

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A Virtual Shtetl workshop in Góra Kalwaria

A Virtual Shtetl workshop in Góra Kalwaria

Added 2012-04-05

On April 4th, another educational youth meeting dealing with the history of the local Jewry was organized in Góra Kalwaria. The previous...

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‘Teaching on the Shoah and anti-Semitism’ – a seminar

‘Teaching on the Shoah and anti-Semitism’ – a seminar

Added 2012-04-05

The Israeli Embassy in Warsaw would like to invite you to take part in an International Seminar called ‘Teaching on the Shoah and...

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TO STAY OR GO? : Jews in Europe in the immediate aftermath of the Holocaust

TO STAY OR GO? : Jews in Europe in the immediate aftermath of the Holocaust

Added 2012-04-05

The Jewish Historical Institute, the German Historical Institute and Nordost-Institut have the pleasure of inviting you to the second...

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April Wednesdays on Kultura TV channel

April Wednesdays on Kultura TV channel

Added 2012-04-04

To mark the 69th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, Kultura TV channel will air documentary movies which focus on Polish-Jewish...

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The first anniversary of the Pardes Internet Yeshiva’s existence

The first anniversary of the Pardes Internet Yeshiva’s existence

Added 2012-04-04

The beginning of April marks the first anniversary of the operation of the Pardes Internet Yeshiva. The Yeshiva’s archives currently comprise...

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The Year of Korczak in Warsaw

The Year of Korczak in Warsaw

Added 2012-04-03

This year marks the 70th anniversary of Janusz Korczak’s death, which coincides with the 100th anniversary of the foundation of his...

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The 14th edition of the Simcha Jewish Culture Festival

The 14th edition of the Simcha Jewish Culture Festival

Added 2012-04-03

From May 12th-18th, the White Stork Synagogue in Wrocław will revive with music, dances, lectures and workshops. The Simcha Jewish...

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The New Jewish Music Festival

The New Jewish Music Festival

Added 2012-04-03

April 18th will inaugurate the New Jewish Music Festival in Warsaw. This festival has been defined by David Krakauer, a composer and...

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A remarkable epoch. Sketches inspired by Bruno Schulz.

A remarkable epoch. Sketches inspired by Bruno Schulz.

Added 2012-04-02

On Sunday, April 1st, a world premier of the play ‘Genialna epoka. Szkice z Brunona Schulza’ was held at the Malarnia Stage of the...

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The ‘Memory in Stone’ Project goes to Szydłowiec

The ‘Memory in Stone’ Project goes to Szydłowiec

Added 2012-04-02

The ‘Szydłowiec Shtetl’ Center of the LOGOS Association is just about to launch the ‘Memory in Stone’ project in close cooperation...

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Chasidim – a lost world

Chasidim – a lost world

Added 2012-04-02

The District Museum in Nowy Sącz would like to invite you to the opening of the ‘Chasydzi – zaginiony świat’ exhibition (Eng....

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

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