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The foundations of the Skoczów synagogue have been unearthed

The foundations of the Skoczów synagogue have been unearthed

Added 2013-05-31

During building works at the market square in Skoczów, the foundations of the former synagogue saw the light of the day. The discovery...

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A vote for the Szczecin resident of the year

A vote for the Szczecin resident of the year

Added 2013-05-31

The vote for the Szczecin inhabitant of the year has just started. As the initiative of the Kobiety dla Szczecina i Regionu Association,...

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Szymon Szurmiej celebrates his 90th birthday

Szymon Szurmiej celebrates his 90th birthday

Added 2013-05-31

Szymon Szurmiej, a theatrical and film actor, director and social activist, has been the Director of the Jewish Theatre in Warsaw since...

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The Simcha Jewish Cultural Festival will start in two days!

The Simcha Jewish Cultural Festival will start in two days!

Added 2013-05-29

The Simcha Jewish Cultural Festival will start in two days. As in previous editions, Wroclaw will host Klezmer musicians from Poland,...

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Children’s Day at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Children’s Day at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Added 2013-05-29

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites children of all ages to celebrate the Children’s Day together. The two-day programme...

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Shachar Gilad will perform in Poland

Shachar Gilad will perform in Poland

Added 2013-05-28

The Israeli rock musician Shachar Gilad and his band is coming to Poland. On May 31, he will play in Wolsztyn, followed by another concert...

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A biography of Jan Brzechwa

A biography of Jan Brzechwa

Added 2013-05-28

The Iskra publishing house has just released Mariusz Urbanek’s book entitled ‘Brzechwa nie dla dzieci’. The title is an obvious...

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Hajnt – is the Torah capitalist?

Hajnt – is the Torah capitalist?

Added 2013-05-28

JCC Warsaw invites you to another Hajnt meeting. Today’s meeting will take place at 6 pm at Tarabuk cafe in...

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Matzevos from Wronki and a collection of stone monuments

Matzevos from Wronki and a collection of stone monuments

Added 2013-05-27

The first stage of documentation works of discovered matzevos which were found in one of the nearby towns has come to an end. Seven...

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An exhibition about Sokółka Jews

An exhibition about Sokółka Jews

Added 2013-05-27

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto in Sokółka, the Museum in Sokółka has mounted a related...

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The Warsaw Jewish community invites you to a family picnic

The Warsaw Jewish community invites you to a family picnic

Added 2013-05-27

The Jewish religious community in Warsaw has the pleasure of inviting you to the second  grand family picnic, which will take place...

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A ceremony commemorating the execution of Jewish children

A ceremony commemorating the execution of Jewish children

Added 2013-05-24

Yesterday, Jan Karski Association in Kielce initiated a ceremony commemorating the execution of forty-five Jewish children which happened...

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New classes at Pardes Yeshivah

New classes at Pardes Yeshivah

Added 2013-05-24

Pardes Yeshivah invites you to take part in another series of the Academy of Judaism, during which you will have an opportunity to study...

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Children’s Day with Memory Game

Children’s Day with Memory Game

Added 2013-05-24

Ludwik Zamenhof Centre in Bialystok has the pleasure of inviting you to the Central Memory Competition, scheduled for 11 am – 1 pm,...

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The School of Dialogue in Sandomierz

The School of Dialogue in Sandomierz

Added 2013-05-23

Students of the comprehensive middle school in Sandomierz have taken part in the ‘School of Dialouge’ project by the Foundation for...

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The premier of 'Cherry Docs' at Dramatyczny Theatre in Białystok

The premier of 'Cherry Docs' at Dramatyczny Theatre in Białystok

Added 2013-05-23

This Sunday, Teatr Dramatyczny in Białystok will stage the premier of David Gow’s ‘Glany na glanc’ (English title: ‘Cherry...

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Discover the former Jewish Warsaw district through an urban game!

Discover the former Jewish Warsaw district through an urban game!

Added 2013-05-23

The Centre for Yiddish Culture in Warsaw has the pleasure of inviting you to take part in a location-based game called ‘Północna...

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The 16th edition of the Jewish Book Days

The 16th edition of the Jewish Book Days

Added 2013-05-22

From June 9-12, 2013, the 16th edition of Warsaw Jewish Book Days, organised by the Midrasz Association, will be...

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Registration for PIYE 2013 is now open!

Registration for PIYE 2013 is now open!

Added 2013-05-22

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Jewish Historical Institute Association have the pleasure of inviting you to take part in...

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Łochów Judaica has enriched the collections of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Łochów Judaica has enriched the collections of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Added 2013-05-22

Several months ago, Karolina Janikowska, aged 18, found four ancient Hebrew books in the attic of her home in Łochów. She showed one of them, a...

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Imams visit the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Imams visit the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Added 2013-05-21

On May 20th, 2013, thirteen imams from Indonesia, Palestine, Saudi Arabia and other Muslim countries together with five imams from the USA...

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Life in Hiding: Jewish Bunkers in Eastern Galicia 1942-1945

Life in Hiding: Jewish Bunkers in Eastern Galicia 1942-1945

Added 2013-05-21

The Polish Centre for Holocaust Research invites you to a seminar and a discussion entitled ‘Życie codzienne w ukryciu. Żydowskie...

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Celebrating Shavuot at Szolem Alejchem school

Celebrating Shavuot at Szolem Alejchem school

Added 2013-05-21

Several days ago, we celebrated Shavuot, also referred to as the Feast of Weeks, during which synagogues are decorated with plants and...

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Online classes at Lauder-Morasha school

Online classes at Lauder-Morasha school

Added 2013-05-20

Ronald S. Lauder Foundation has been supporting Jewish education in Poland for over twenty years. The school’s graduates become active...

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A screening of Agnieszka Arnold’s film

A screening of Agnieszka Arnold’s film

Added 2013-05-20

Moses Schorr Foundation has the pleasure of inviting you to a screening of Agnieszka Arnold’s film ‘Rotem’. The screening, which...

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A conference about the day-to-day life of the Jewish community in Poland from 1942

A conference about the day-to-day life of the Jewish community in Poland from 1942

Added 2013-05-20

From June 14-15, 2013, Chmielnik will organise a scholarly conference about the every day life of the Jewish community in Poland from 1942...

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Commemorating the Year of Tuwim in Szczecin

Commemorating the Year of Tuwim in Szczecin

Added 2013-05-17

This Saturday, Teatr Polski in Szczecin will stage an outdoor concert under the banner of ‘Szawuot z Tuwimem’, which will commemorate...

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A conference about Jews from the Polish-German borderland

A conference about Jews from the Polish-German borderland

Added 2013-05-17

From June 4-5th, 2013, Zielona Góra will organise a conference entitled ‘Żydzi w dziejach pogranicza polsko-niemieckiego’ (Jews in...

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Museums at Night at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Museums at Night at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Added 2013-05-17

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews has the pleasure of inviting you to the first edition of the Museums at Night, which will be...

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Dismantling a staircase made of matzevos

Dismantling a staircase made of matzevos

Added 2013-05-16

In Sokołów Podlaski, near Szewski square, stairs that had been built of matzevos, have been dismantled. Last Tuesday, May 14th, workers...

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The 70th anniversary of the destruction of the Great Synagogue on Tłomackie St.

The 70th anniversary of the destruction of the Great Synagogue on Tłomackie St.

Added 2013-05-16

On May 16th, 1943, the Nazis blew up the Great Synagogue on Tłomackie St. Today marks the 70th anniversary of this dramatic...

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Irena Sendler Alley by the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Irena Sendler Alley by the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Added 2013-05-16

On May 15, 2013, the President of the Republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski, the Mayor of Warsaw Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, Irena...

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The opening of the research centre for Jewish history and culture from southern Wielkopolska

The opening of the research centre for Jewish history and culture from southern Wielkopolska

Added 2013-05-15

Yesterday, May 14th 2013, the President of the University of Wrocław Prof. Marek Bojarski and the Mayor of Ostrów Wielkopolski Jarosław...

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The eighth edition of the Holocaust teaching summer school

The eighth edition of the Holocaust teaching summer school

Added 2013-05-15

From July 1-7, 2013, the Jagiellonian University will hold the eighth edition of the Holocaust teaching summer...

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The opening of an exhibition about Sokółka Jews

The opening of an exhibition about Sokółka Jews

Added 2013-05-15

The Museum in Sokółka (Muzeum Ziemi Sokólskiej) has the pleasure of inviting you to the opening of an exhibition entitled ‘Żydzi sokólscy...

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Shavuot – Feast of Weeks

Shavuot – Feast of Weeks

Added 2013-05-14

Tomorrow evening will mark the opening of the Shavuot Jewish holiday, also referred to as the Feast of Weeks. Its name stems from the...

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The fifth Warsaw Judaic conference

The fifth Warsaw Judaic conference

Added 2013-05-14

From May 23-25, 2013, the University of Warsaw will hold the fifth edition of the Warsaw Conference for young Jewish studies researchers....

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Museums at Night in Tykocin

Museums at Night in Tykocin

Added 2013-05-14

The Museum in Tykocin invites everyone to visit the Museum during the Long Night of Museums.“Tastes of...

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A reconstruction of the wedding in Bobowa

A reconstruction of the wedding in Bobowa

Added 2013-05-14

From June 8-9, Bobowa will be visited by guests from all over the world, who will take part in the reconstruction of the most famous...

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Precious gems of Jewish culture in Kórnik

Precious gems of Jewish culture in Kórnik

Added 2013-05-13

From May 4-5th, 2013, Kórnik organised an exhibition about Jewish culture which showcased artifacts from the local library and the from the...

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Museums at Night – on the trail of Nakło Jews

Museums at Night – on the trail of Nakło Jews

Added 2013-05-13

Next Saturday, May 18th, 2013, Muzeum Ziemi Krajeńskiej in Nakło will hold a series of events marking this year’s edition of Museums...

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Poznań commemorates former Jewish inhabitants

Poznań commemorates former Jewish inhabitants

Added 2013-05-10

May 12th 2013 will mark the debut of the Poznań Jewish street festival. The ceremonies will last three days from May 10-12 and will...

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An appeal about the restoration of the memorial plaque in Będzin

An appeal about the restoration of the memorial plaque in Będzin

Added 2013-05-10

Some time ago, Maria Polak, aged eighty-three, contacted us with regards to the restoration of a memorial plaque on the tenement house at...

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A bike ride to Żyrardów and the environs

A bike ride to Żyrardów and the environs

Added 2013-05-10

On Sunday, May 19th 2013, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Welocypedy.pl Association have the pleasure of inviting you to...

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A music club in a prayer house

A music club in a prayer house

Added 2013-05-10

On Saturday, May 11th, 2013, the Mezcal music club will be opened in the former prayer house Chewra Thilim at 18 Meiselsa Street, in the...

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The 70th anniversary of the destruction of the Great Synagogue on Tłomackie St.

The 70th anniversary of the destruction of the Great Synagogue on Tłomackie St.

Added 2013-05-09

On May 16th, 2013, at the 70th anniversary of tearing down the Great Synagogue on Tłomackie Street, the Jewish Historical Institute in...

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Restoration of the historical synagogue in Nowy Korczyn

Restoration of the historical synagogue in Nowy Korczyn

Added 2013-05-09

The 18th-century synagogue, which had been falling into ruin for years, has finally been partly restored.Last year, the...

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The 15th edition of the Simcha festival

The 15th edition of the Simcha festival

Added 2013-05-09

From June 1-8, 2013, Wrocław will stage the Simcha Jewish Cultural Festival. This year marks fifteen years of the festival’s existence....

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A guide to the non-existent city. A meeting about the Warsaw Ghetto

A guide to the non-existent city. A meeting about the Warsaw Ghetto

Added 2013-05-08

On May 8th, 2013, the History Meeting House in Warsaw (DSH) will organise a meeting about the book entitled ‘Getto Warszawskie....

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The 68th anniversary of the liberation of the Stuffhof German concentration camp

The 68th anniversary of the liberation of the Stuffhof German concentration camp

Added 2013-05-08

Last Tuesday, May 7th, marked the 68th anniversary of the liberation of KL Stuffhof. The ceremonies were opened by an exhibition at the...

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A discovery at a stonemason’s yard

A discovery at a stonemason’s yard

Added 2013-05-08

In early May, Violetta Bachur from the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw reported to the Virtual Shtetl portal about a matzevah in a derelict...

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Agnieszka Traczewska’s exhibition ‘Children of Eretz Israel’

Agnieszka Traczewska’s exhibition ‘Children of Eretz Israel’

Added 2013-05-07

This Sunday, May 12th 2013, at 5 pm, the White Stork Synagogue in Wrocław will inaugurate Agnieszka Traczewska’s photo exhibition...

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Ceremonies commemorating Mordechaj Anielewicz

Ceremonies commemorating Mordechaj Anielewicz

Added 2013-05-07

Tomorrow, Wyszków will stage memorial ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and Wyszków-born Mordechaj...

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The hooligan from Błonie wanted

The hooligan from Błonie wanted

Added 2013-05-07

The police are looking for the wrongdoers who destroyed the Jewish cemetery in Błonie. Anyone who may know anything regarding this matter...

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“Life in a Jar” – a meeting with author Jacek Mayer

“Life in a Jar” – a meeting with author Jacek Mayer

Added 2013-05-06

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites you to meet Jacek Mayer, author of the book “Life in a Jar – Those Rescued...

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The mural in Trawniki already destroyed

The mural in Trawniki already destroyed

Added 2013-05-06

A few days ago we wrote about a unique mural which has recently been painted on a wall in Trawniki. Last night, the painting depicting...

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The 75th anniversary of the birthday of Priest Stanisław Musiał

The 75th anniversary of the birthday of Priest Stanisław Musiał

Added 2013-05-06

May 1st marked the 75th anniversary of the birthday of Priest Stanisław Musiał, a Jesuit, publicist and the editor of ‘Tygodnik...

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GaSo-Gostyń turns one year!

GaSo-Gostyń turns one year!

Added 2013-05-06

Maciej Gaszek and Mariusz Sobecki, the founders of the www.gaso-gostyn.pl website, have the pleasure of inviting you to the birthday of...

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