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Polish military cemeteries in Italy

Polish military cemeteries in Italy

Added 2014-05-30

A new Internet website “Polish World War II Cemeteries in Italy”...

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A synagogue worth PLN 200,000

A synagogue worth PLN 200,000

Added 2014-05-30

The former synagogue in Kolbuszowa will become the property of the city. This was decided unanimously by the city council last Thursday, the 29th...

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A historic meeting in Warsaw

A historic meeting in Warsaw

Added 2014-05-29

There has never been such a meeting, if it took place in the past at all. On May, 28, leaders of the most important Jewish organisations in Warsaw...

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Leopold Kozłowski-Kleinman receives the Honorary Citizenship of Kraków

Leopold Kozłowski-Kleinman receives the Honorary Citizenship of Kraków

Added 2014-05-29

Leopold Kozłowski-Kleinman was conferred the title of the Honorary Citizen of the Royal City of Kraków during the official sitting of the...

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Historic Urban Areas in the Era of Transformation

Historic Urban Areas in the Era of Transformation

Added 2014-05-28

The “Historic Urban Areas in the Era of Transformation: Problems, Challenges, Chances” International Conference is starting today and will be...

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A Jewish Sports Club has been founded

A Jewish Sports Club has been founded

Added 2014-05-28

We wrote about an initiative of founding Jewish football teams in April. We have just received information about the foundation of the Jewish...

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Four questions regarding Shavuot

Four questions regarding Shavuot

Added 2014-05-27

The JCC Warsaw invites you to Rabbi Szalom Ber Stambler’s lecture on the Shavuot holiday. The meeting will take place at the JCC Warsaw (9A...

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Investigations into Nazi Crimes in Poland – a Discussion in Lublin

Investigations into Nazi Crimes in Poland – a Discussion in Lublin

Added 2014-05-27

A lecture entitled ‘On Sobibór: German investigations into Nazi crimes committed in Biała Podlaska, Włodawa, Opole Lubelski, Dęblin, Chełm...

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Jews and Christian gather in the synagogue together

Jews and Christian gather in the synagogue together

Added 2014-05-26

The 4th annual Christian-Jewish Meeting will take place in the Nożyk Synagogue, Warsaw (at 6 Twarda Street) this Tuesday, 27 May 2014, at 6:30...

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Jewish Studies at the Christian Academy of Theology

Jewish Studies at the Christian Academy of Theology

Added 2014-05-26

The Pedagogical Department of the Christian Academy of Theology in Warsaw (ChAT) invites you to the MA pedagogy course in “Social Animation –...

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Portraits of Drohobych and Schulz in Plock

Portraits of Drohobych and Schulz in Plock

Added 2014-05-23

The Plock Museum of Mazowsze Jews is presently working on a new exhibition on Bruno Schulz and Drohobych. The opening has been scheduled for 3...

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Jose Carreras and Joseph Malovany will perform in Lancut

Jose Carreras and Joseph Malovany will perform in Lancut

Added 2014-05-23

This Saturday opens the 53rd Music Festival in Lancut. A  major cultural event in all of Poland, this festival hosts world-famous artists....

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New Jewish Music Festival in Warsaw

New Jewish Music Festival in Warsaw

Added 2014-05-22

The fifth edition of the New Jewish Music Festival in Warsaw will take place from 22 to 25 May in Warsaw. The outstanding trumpeter and composer...

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Inspecting mezuzot and tefilin in Warsaw

Inspecting mezuzot and tefilin in Warsaw

Added 2014-05-22

Invited by Chabad Lubawicz, Rabbi Chaim Galinski has arrived in Warsaw this week. The Rabbi is a world-famous sofer, and will be inspecting the...

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Agreement between the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw and JRI-Poland

Agreement between the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw and JRI-Poland

Added 2014-05-21

A new 8-year agreement on promoting research and education between Jewish Records Indexing – Poland, Inc. and the Museum of the History of Polish...

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Irit Amiel visits Częstochowa

Irit Amiel visits Częstochowa

Added 2014-05-21

Irit Amiel, an Israeli poet, writer and translator, will be the guest  ata special meeting, promoting her recent book “Życie – tytuł...

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Charity exhibition in aid of the synagogue

Charity exhibition in aid of the synagogue

Added 2014-05-20

Joanna Sliwa-Cichon’s photo exhibition will be inaugurated  in the former synagogue in Dzierzoniow  this Saturday, 24 May...

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Meeting on Jewish legacy in Gliwice

Meeting on Jewish legacy in Gliwice

Added 2014-05-20

This Wednesday, 12 May 2014, will mark the second meeting organised as part of a larger series of meetings entitled “Junk or Legacy”. The...

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Multicultural Lublin

Multicultural Lublin

Added 2014-05-19

The “Multicultural Lublin” Festival, organised by the Cultural Centre in Lublin, opens this Friday, 23 May. In the coming days, the city will...

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Ceremony at Monte Cassino

Ceremony at Monte Cassino

Added 2014-05-19

Last Sunday, 18 May 2014, marked the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino, considered to be one of the greatest battles of the Second...

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Nacht der Muzejen, the Jewish Long Night of Museums

Nacht der Muzejen, the Jewish Long Night of Museums

Added 2014-05-16

Saturday night marks another edition of the Long Night of Museum. Institutions other than museums will also get involved and open their doors to...

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A wooden synagogue is being built in Sanok

A wooden synagogue is being built in Sanok

Added 2014-05-16

In a few months, reconstruction[BMP1]  work on the wooden synagogue in Sanok will begin. The design plans have already been completed, based...

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Lag Ba’Omer in Dynów

Lag Ba’Omer in Dynów

Added 2014-05-15

The Centre of the History of Polish Jews in Dynów (CHPŻ) invites you to a Lag Ba’Omer celebration, which will take place on Saturday, the 17th...

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Jewish Cultural Festival in Michałowo

Jewish Cultural Festival in Michałowo

Added 2014-05-15

The “Niezbudka” Sound and Photography Studio in Michałowo (PFDF Niezbudka in Podlaskie Province) and the Association of Friends of Jewish...

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Spring Cleanup in Cemeteries

Spring Cleanup in Cemeteries

Added 2014-05-15

The Nissenbaum Foundation has some good news for you. At the end of April, the Foundation completed restoration works in Jewish cemeteries in...

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Warsaw Honors Polish Righteous

Warsaw Honors Polish Righteous

Added 2014-05-15

On the 13th of May in Warsaw, a small awards ceremony for Polish members of the Righteous among the Nations took place in the residence of the...

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The mural of Irena Sendler in Bielsko-Biała

The mural of Irena Sendler in Bielsko-Biała

Added 2014-05-14

Last Monday, on the 12th of May, 2014, work commenced on a wall painting of Irena Sendler in Bielsko-Biała. Polishborn Irena Sendler saved...

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A meeting about Hirszfeld in Warsaw

A meeting about Hirszfeld in Warsaw

Added 2014-05-14

On Saturday, the 18th of May, at 5 pm, the “Saska Kępa” Cultural Club at 23 Brukselska Street in Warsaw, will stage a meeting about Prof....

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March on the Routes of KL Stutthof’s Female Prisoners

March on the Routes of KL Stutthof’s Female Prisoners

Added 2014-05-13

On Saturday,  17 May 2014, the second edition of the memorial march on the trail of Holocaust victims will take place. The march has been...

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Głogów Małopolski – a fenced cemetery and a reconstructed ohel

Głogów Małopolski – a fenced cemetery and a reconstructed ohel

Added 2014-05-13

On Monday, the 12th of May, restoration work in the Jewish cemetery in Głogów Małopolski were officially completed. The cemetery was plundered...

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Błonie – Israeli food and Klezmer music

Błonie – Israeli food and Klezmer music

Added 2014-05-13

Last Monday, 12 May 2014 the Week of Jewish Culture in Błonie, near Warsaw was inaugurated. Over the next few days, the local Cultural Centre and...

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Busy night in Tykocin

Busy night in Tykocin

Added 2014-05-12

This Saturday, the 17th of May, 2014, will mark another edition of the Long Night of Museums in Poland. Hundreds of museums across Poland are...

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Days of Israel in Kraków

Days of Israel in Kraków

Added 2014-05-09

This Saturday, on the 10th of May, 2014, inaugurates the Days of Israel in Kraków. A variety of programs showing the cultural richness of Israel...

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A meeting about the Jews of Chełm in Lublin

A meeting about the Jews of Chełm in Lublin

Added 2014-05-09

This Monday, on the 12th of May, 2014, at 5:30 pm, the Jewish Religious Community of Lublin, at 85 Lubartowska Street, will hold a meeting about...

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Matzevos Resurface from the Ground

Matzevos Resurface from the Ground

Added 2014-05-08

Each spring marks the beginning of the construction season. Sometimes, workers come across various treasures while digging the ground. This has...

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Synagogue in Cieszanów –  Step-by-Step Restoration

Synagogue in Cieszanów –  Step-by-Step Restoration

Added 2014-05-08

For several months, Virtual Shtetl has been supporting the Cieszanów City Hall, which wishes to restore the unused synagogue and build a cultural...

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Yom Ha'atzmaut

Yom Ha'atzmaut

Added 2014-05-07

Yesterday, Jews worldwide celebrated Independence Day of the State of Israel. Sixty-six years ago, on the 5th day of Iyar, according to the...

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Uncertain future awaits the synagogue in Buk

Uncertain future awaits the synagogue in Buk

Added 2014-05-07

The building of the former synagogue in Buk near Poznan is one of many Jewish monuments in Poland still waiting to be renovated. The synagogue was...

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Tickets to the Jewish Culture Festival in Kraków are on sale now

Tickets to the Jewish Culture Festival in Kraków are on sale now

Added 2014-05-06

During the end of June and early July, the Jewish district of Kraków, Kazimierz, will once again witness a series of events that have been...

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Poznan Jewish cultural festival next Saturday and Sunday

Poznan Jewish cultural festival next Saturday and Sunday

Added 2014-05-06

 This weekend, from the 10th to 11th May, 2014, Poznan will hold the second Jewish Cultural Festival. The Festival is called the...

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Anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of May 3 in Poland

Anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of May 3 in Poland

Added 2014-05-05

Saturday marked the 223rd anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of May 3. It was the first legal act of this kind in Europe and second...

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A plaque in Końskie

A plaque in Końskie

Added 2014-05-05

On 29 April 2014, a memorial plaque was affixed on the wall of a building at 6 Strażacka Street (former Berka Joselewicza). The inscription...

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