Print | A A A | Report a bug | 45 301 086 chars | 84225 photos | 781 video | 116 audio | 1922 towns

 

 
 

News

A collection of stone monuments in a park?

A collection of stone monuments in a park?

Added 2011-05-31

Park Centralny in Białystok will soon be revitalized. The municipal authorities are planning to map out new park alleys and level down a...

More
Leśmian May festival

Leśmian May festival

Added 2011-05-31

On May 27th-29th, the Leśmian May festival was held to commemorate Bolesław Leśmian, the renowned poet of Jewish descent, who lived in Zamosć...

More
Prize-winning restoration of a synagogue

Prize-winning restoration of a synagogue

Added 2011-05-31

The Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage (FODŻ) has received the Monument Restorer’s Laurel for restoration works on...

More
President Obama to attend MHPJ opening

President Obama to attend MHPJ opening

Added 2011-05-30

The President promised the he will come to the opening of the Museum in 2013 with his daughters. He said that the Museum of the History of...

More
Is the library to be moved from the synagogue?

Is the library to be moved from the synagogue?

Added 2011-05-30

The synagogue in Konin was opened until the outbreak of World War II. Devastated by Nazis, it was renovated in 1988 to house a municipal library....

More
Great Britain to support the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

Great Britain to support the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

Added 2011-05-27

On Thursday we were informed that Great Britain plans to donate 3 million Euro (about 10 mln zlotys) for conservation works of the...

More
Prisoners are bringing order to Jewish cemeteries

Prisoners are bringing order to Jewish cemeteries

Added 2011-05-27

Several days ago, the Jewish Community in Bielsko-Biała and the penal institution in Wadowice agreed on cleaning three Jewish cemeteries in...

More
Science Picnic in Warsaw

Science Picnic in Warsaw

Added 2011-05-27

On May 28th, Saturday, a yearly Science Picnic will be held in Park Kultury. The Museum of the History of Polish Jews will take part in this event...

More
Farewell to Juri Radczenko

Farewell to Juri Radczenko

Added 2011-05-26

Today, the Virtual Shtetl team said goodbye to our intern from Ukraine, Jurij Radczenko. Juri is a PhD student at the Wasyl Karazin...

More
Psychology and politics – a lecture by Prof. Samuels

Psychology and politics – a lecture by Prof. Samuels

Added 2011-05-26

The Polish Jewish Youth Organization (ZOOM) together with the Judaism section of the students’ history club at the University of Warsaw...

More
The touch of an angel

The touch of an angel

Added 2011-05-26

‘Dotknięcie anioła’ (Eng. The touch of an angel), moving memoirs of Henryk Schönker, a  Holocaust survivor, has recently been...

More
Photographs by Wojciech Wilczyk displayed

Photographs by Wojciech Wilczyk displayed

Added 2011-05-25

Dolnośląskie Centrum Fotografii „Domek Romański” invites everyone to the photo exhibition „Niewinne oko nie istnieje”...

More
Saraval collection

Saraval collection

Added 2011-05-25

The opening of the exhibition entitled “Kolekcja Saravala. Hebrajskie rękopisy i pierwsze druki we Wrocławiu’ (Eng....

More
Multicultural Lublin

Multicultural Lublin

Added 2011-05-25

Today, the fourth edition of the Multicultural Lublin festival begins. The organizers point out that the event is not a display of...

More
Uri Olev in Poland

Uri Olev in Poland

Added 2011-05-25

Meetings with an Israeli writer and translator of Polish literature into Hebrew, Uri Olev, will be organized at the History Meetnig House (Dom...

More
Uri Orlev in Lublin

Uri Orlev in Lublin

Added 2011-05-25

We would like to wholeheartedly invite you to a meeting with Uri Orlev, which is to take place on May 26th at the Polish Language and Culture...

More
Summer Academy of the Jewish Historical Institute

Summer Academy of the Jewish Historical Institute

Added 2011-05-25

The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute invites junior and senior high school teachers of humanities to take part in another edition...

More
Virtual Shtetl makes a movie

Virtual Shtetl makes a movie

Added 2011-05-25

On May 24, the Virtual Shtetl group moved to a movie set, where the film promoting how to use the mobile version of the Virtual Shtetl was...

More
Józefów: a virtual town

Józefów: a virtual town

Added 2011-05-24

The virtual model of prewar Józefów was presented at the comprehensive senior high school on May 19th. The model was created as part of the...

More
Who will clean the cemetery in Wieliczka?

Who will clean the cemetery in Wieliczka?

Added 2011-05-24

The Jewish necropolis in Wieliczka has been falling into ruins for a few years. The neglected Jewish cemetery abounds in rubbish. Recenlty, some...

More
Synagogues and Jewish cemeteries – the tour around Belarus

Synagogues and Jewish cemeteries – the tour around Belarus

Added 2011-05-24

From May 10th – 19th 2011, Virtual Shtetl members visited Belarus. The expedition was organized in cooperation with the RITA...

More
Will a collection of stone monuments appear in the Jewish cemetery in Olsztyn?

Will a collection of stone monuments appear in the Jewish cemetery in Olsztyn?

Added 2011-05-23

The Borrusia Cultural Community Association, which administers a Jewish pre-burial house in Olsztyn, would like to fence in the Jewish cemetery...

More
Seven synagogues by night

Seven synagogues by night

Added 2011-05-23

On the night at June 4th/5th, all Krakow synagogues will be open for tourists as part of the first edition of the ‘7@nite’ –...

More
In the footsteps of Schulz in Gdańsk

In the footsteps of Schulz in Gdańsk

Added 2011-05-20

Will the lost Schulz’s manuscripts see the light in Gdańsk? What keepsakes of the writer did his fiancée, Józefina Szelińska, bring...

More
Memory of Ponary in Szczecin

Memory of Ponary in Szczecin

Added 2011-05-20

The monument in memory of the victims of the genocide in Ponary, Vilnius Region, will be erected in the central cemetery in Szczecin. In that...

More
Will the historical oil mill be pulled down?

Will the historical oil mill be pulled down?

Added 2011-05-19

Not only does Virtual Shtetl strive to describe what has remained of the Jewish heritage in Poland but we would also like to make Poles...

More

Added 2011-05-19

Text available...

More
On the trail of Radom Jews

On the trail of Radom Jews

Added 2011-05-18

On May 26th, first grade school pupils of the Mikołaj Kopernik high school will take Radom dwellers for a walking tour in the footsteps...

More
What did Jewish female artists do in Muranów, one of the Warsaw districts?

What did Jewish female artists do in Muranów, one of the Warsaw districts?

Added 2011-05-18

Where would they come back to from their wanderings and plein air painting sessions? Where did they live and why did they prefer certain districts...

More
Middle East revolutions and Israel

Middle East revolutions and Israel

Added 2011-05-17

The Warsaw University Center for Research on Contemporary Israel invites you to the open lecture ‘Middle East 'revolutions' and...

More
Prosecution in search of the Internet users who have slandered Minister Sikorski

Prosecution in search of the Internet users who have slandered Minister Sikorski

Added 2011-05-17

Upon notification by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Radosław Sikorski, Warsaw prosecution have launched an investigation into slanders which...

More
'Al Chet' at the Center for Yiddish Culture

'Al Chet' at the Center for Yiddish Culture

Added 2011-05-17

The Center for Yiddish Culture of the Shalom Foundation invites you to a meeting organized as part of the ‘Działaczki kultury jidysz...

More
Discussion about a book by Prof. Snyder

Discussion about a book by Prof. Snyder

Added 2011-05-13

Timothy Snyder is a history professor at Yale University and an expert in the history of Poland and Eastern Europe. The Świat Ksiązki publishing...

More
In the footsteps of the Righteous in Warsaw

In the footsteps of the Righteous in Warsaw

Added 2011-05-13

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews would like to invite you to a series of guided tours and workshops under the banner ‘Śladami...

More
Otwarta Twarda festival

Otwarta Twarda festival

Added 2011-05-12

This Saturday, on May 14th, the Otwarta Twarda festival will start. Guests will be astonished by the incredibly diverse and rich program, which...

More
On Hassidim in Leżajsk

On Hassidim in Leżajsk

Added 2011-05-12

The article on Hassidim in Leżajsk, written by our colleague and the Virtual Shtetl cooperator Agata Maksimowska has been published in the...

More
Enrollment of students for another edition of the PIYE Polish-Israeli students’ exchange is ongoing.

Enrollment of students for another edition of the PIYE Polish-Israeli students’ exchange is ongoing.

Added 2011-05-11

  Are you curious about Israel and people from Israel? Are you ready for cross-cultural contacts? Would you like to promote the...

More
The Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites you to 25 Chłodna St. to a dance of prewar tangos.

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites you to 25 Chłodna St. to a dance of prewar tangos.

Added 2011-05-11

We will dance to music composed and performed by Andrzej Włast, Henryk and Artur Gold, Jerzy Petersburski, Henryk Wars, Marian Hemar, Jakub Kagan...

More
Let’s meet at the O Holender! Festival

Let’s meet at the O Holender! Festival

Added 2011-05-11

‘O Holender!’ is the name of the street festival that reminds us of the Dutch Koninginnedag, the Queen’s Day. For one day,...

More
Childhood memories from Lviv

Childhood memories from Lviv

Added 2011-05-10

 The Department of Hebrew Studies at the University of Warsaw would like to invite everyone interested to the lecture titled ‘Żydowska...

More
An incredible story of Halina Kowalska – a meeting and a concert in Warsaw

An incredible story of Halina Kowalska – a meeting and a concert in Warsaw

Added 2011-05-10

The Shalom Foundation has the pleasure to invite you to a meeting with Włodzimierz Kusik, the author of the book entitled ‘Aria na...

More
Agnieszka Rudzińska – new director of the Museum

Agnieszka Rudzińska – new director of the Museum

Added 2011-05-09

On 29th April 2011, the mayor of Warsaw appointed the new acting director of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews – Agnieszka...

More
A unique take on Jews and Christians

A unique take on Jews and Christians

Added 2011-05-09

The Pontifical University of John Paul II, the Tischner European University and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Poland invite you to the lecture...

More
The graves of Soviet soldiers fenced in with matzevot

The graves of Soviet soldiers fenced in with matzevot

Added 2011-05-09

Towards the end of April this year, Virtual Shtetl notified readers of the discovery of several dozen matzevot in the Red Army cemetery section in...

More
Jewish Book's Days in Warsa

Jewish Book's Days in Warsa

Added 2011-05-06

The 14th edition of Jewish Book Days, organized by the Midrasz Association, will take place from May 15-18 in Warsaw this year. Numerous...

More
Ulica Graniczna – a movie show

Ulica Graniczna – a movie show

Added 2011-05-06

On May 11th at 6 pm at the Yiddish Culture Center of the Shalom Foundation, at 15 Andersa St., another meeting has been organized as part of...

More
13th SIMCHA Jewish Culture Festival

13th SIMCHA Jewish Culture Festival

Added 2011-05-05

Fifteen dancing, cookery and language workshops; five grand concerts, movie shows, lectures and a Jewish fair -- these are only part of many...

More
Sign up  for the Yiddish seminar!

Sign up for the Yiddish seminar!

Added 2011-05-05

We remind you that May 9th 2011 is the deadline for submitting application forms for a scholarship for the 9th International Sumer Seminar in...

More
Memory on the net

Memory on the net

Added 2011-05-04

From April 14th-16th, 2011, an international conference entitled ‘httpasts://digitalmemoryonthenet’ was organized by Bundeszentrale...

More
March of the Living

March of the Living

Added 2011-05-04

More than seven thousand persons took part in the March of Living organized on May 2nd at the former Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau....

More
An American Jew found graves of his loved ones in Prudnik

An American Jew found graves of his loved ones in Prudnik

Added 2011-05-02

Denis Gries is seventy-six and lives in the USA. In the autumn of his life, he has resolved to collect information about his ancestors to finally...

More
The story of Rachel Auerbach

The story of Rachel Auerbach

Added 2011-05-02

The Yiddish Culture Center of the Shalom Foundation would like to invite you to a meeting devoted to RACHEL...

More

Added

...

More
Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

Added 2009-05-24

...

More

Archive