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The Virtual shtetl THREE YEARS AFTER ITS INAUGURATION. An interview with Albert Stankowski

The Virtual shtetl THREE YEARS AFTER ITS INAUGURATION. An interview with Albert Stankowski

Added 2012-06-30

An interview with Albert Stankowski, the initiator, creator and first coordinator of the “Virtual Shtetl” portal....

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On the trail of Janusz Korczak – an educational project

On the trail of Janusz Korczak – an educational project

Added 2012-06-29

The end of the school year in J. Korczak Special School Complex in Gniezno coincided with the end of the “Śladami Janusza Korczaka -...

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A new exhibition in the Jewish Historical Institute

A new exhibition in the Jewish Historical Institute

Added 2012-06-29

The Jewish Historical Institute has the pleasure of inviting you to the opening of a new exhibition called "…Rękopisy tu...

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‘The museum about you – your museum’ program in Szczecin

‘The museum about you – your museum’ program in Szczecin

Added 2012-06-28

From June 24-25th, 2012, representatives of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews visited the Szczecin branch office of the Social...

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A meeting with the Righteous members in Góra Kalwaria

A meeting with the Righteous members in Góra Kalwaria

Added 2012-06-28

On June 25th, Góra Kalwaria staged workshops for young people. The workshops dealt with rescuing Jews by Poles during World War II....

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A meeting with the authors of Wislawa Szymborska’s biography

A meeting with the authors of Wislawa Szymborska’s biography

Added 2012-06-28

The Public Library in Srodmiescie Warsaw District, Adults’ and Youth Library nr 97, together with Jan Nowak-Jeziorański Information Center,...

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Commemorating the 66th anniversary of the Kielce pogrom

Commemorating the 66th anniversary of the Kielce pogrom

Added 2012-06-27

The President of Jan Karski Association in Poland, Bogdan Białek, together with other members of the Association have the pleasure of...

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Controversial graffiti appears on the walls of Warsaw cultural institutions

Controversial graffiti appears on the walls of Warsaw cultural institutions

Added 2012-06-27

A huge scrawling saying ‘Tęsknię za tobą Żydzie’ (I miss you, Jews) appeared on the building which houses Wojciech Fibak’s...

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Edery Panko Duo visits Minsk Mazowiecki

Edery Panko Duo visits Minsk Mazowiecki

Added 2012-06-27

The Jewish Religious Community in Warsaw has the pleasure of inviting you to a concert by the Sephardic music maestro, Gerard Edery....

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A virtual history lesson. ‘Auschwitz – a concentration and death camp’

A virtual history lesson. ‘Auschwitz – a concentration and death camp’

Added 2012-06-26

Auchwitz Museum has just launched the first online history lesson. The teaching, which will be a rich source of information, will...

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Between the frames. Photographs by Zofia Chomętowska from Polesie 1925-1939

Between the frames. Photographs by Zofia Chomętowska from Polesie 1925-1939

Added 2012-06-26

The History Meeting House (DSH) and the Archeology of Photography Foundation have the pleasure of inviting you to the inauguration of...

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The fifth edition of the ‘Yahad-Razem’ Jewish Cultural Festival in Szczekociny

The fifth edition of the ‘Yahad-Razem’ Jewish Cultural Festival in Szczekociny

Added 2012-06-26

We encourage you to attend the fifth edition of the Yahad-Razem Jewish Cultural Festival in Szczekociny. This year’s edition, which...

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Janusz Korczak's biography in pictures

Janusz Korczak's biography in pictures

Added 2012-06-25

The Iskry publishing house has just released an album entitled ' Janusz Korczak. Fotobiografia' (Janusz Korczak – a photographic...

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An erstwhile Jewish underworld in Warsaw and much more

An erstwhile Jewish underworld in Warsaw and much more

Added 2012-06-25

This Monday, on June 25, the Museum of the City of Lodz staged a fabulous performance entitled ' PITAVAL ŻYDOWSKI – rzecz o żydowskim...

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Butterfly project in Zwierzew

Butterfly project in Zwierzew

Added 2012-06-22

The Primary School in Zwierzew has taken part in the 'Butterfly' International project, which has been initiated by the Holocaust...

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A meeting with Rita Lurie and Leslie Gilbert-Lurie in the Beit Synagogue in Warsaw

A meeting with Rita Lurie and Leslie Gilbert-Lurie in the Beit Synagogue in Warsaw

Added 2012-06-22

Today, at 6 pm, the Beit Synagogue in Warsaw will stage a meeting with Rita Lurie and Leslie Gilbert-Lurie. The meeting will revolve...

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The Museum will present its exhibition at the Krakow festival

The Museum will present its exhibition at the Krakow festival

Added 2012-06-22

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Galicia Museum in Krakow have the pleasure of inviting you to a presentation of one of...

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The historical Jewish cemetery in Kolbuszowa will be cleaned

The historical Jewish cemetery in Kolbuszowa will be cleaned

Added 2012-06-21

To mark the 70th anniversary of the annihilation of Kolbuszowa Jews, local residents have resolved to restore a historical Jewish...

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In Ms. Goldberg’s kitchen

In Ms. Goldberg’s kitchen

Added 2012-06-21

Beginning on July 21st, you will have an opportunity to see a multiedia exhibition called 'W kuchni Pani Goldbergowej' (In Ms. Goldberg’s...

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Gate to the Jewish cemetery in Sopot is now locked

Gate to the Jewish cemetery in Sopot is now locked

Added 2012-06-20

The gate to the Jewish cemetery in Sopot has been padlocked. The city hall says that it has been locked for security reasons, to...

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Cultural collage 2012 in Tarnogora

Cultural collage 2012 in Tarnogora

Added 2012-06-20

Tarnogora Cultural and Art Foundation would like to invite you to various events marking seven years of the Tarnogórzanie dla Pamięci...

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Does ritual slaughter violate the Polish constitution?

Does ritual slaughter violate the Polish constitution?

Added 2012-06-20

Prosecutor General Andrzej Seremet has filed at the national Constitutional Tribunal for verifying the legal compliance with the Polish...

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A defaced Jewish cemetery in Starachowice

A defaced Jewish cemetery in Starachowice

Added 2012-06-19

 A few days ago, Nazi symbols were scribbled on the fence of the Jewish cemetery in Starachowice. The fence posts were painted...

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The 10th edition of the Jewish Cultural Meetings in Chmielni

The 10th edition of the Jewish Cultural Meetings in Chmielni

Added 2012-06-19

Last Saturday, June 16, opened the 10th edition of the Jewish Cultural Meetings in Chmielnik, during which famous Klezmer and urban...

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The Jewish Historical Institute is looking for interns to volunteer

The Jewish Historical Institute is looking for interns to volunteer

Added 2012-06-18

The Institute is looking for interns who have a certificate in a first aid course and who desire to volunteer for the ‘Memory March...

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Virtual Shtetl on TV in Poland

Virtual Shtetl on TV in Poland

Added 2012-06-18

Today, in the ‘Kwadrans Kultury’ program on the Info TV Polish channel, Albert Stankowski, the originator, creator and first coordinator of...

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Virtual Shtetl celebrates its third birthday

Virtual Shtetl celebrates its third birthday

Added 2012-06-15

The third birthday of the Virtual Shtetl portal this Saturday, June 16th 2012, is a great opportunity for us to express our heart-felt...

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Students from ‘Chocimska’ primary school to clean a Jewish cemetery

Students from ‘Chocimska’ primary school to clean a Jewish cemetery

Added 2012-06-15

On Thursday, June 15th 2012, at 11 am, a group of a few dozen students from ‘Chocimska’ Primary School will commence cleaning works at the...

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More matzevot discovered in Grodzisk Mazowiecki

More matzevot discovered in Grodzisk Mazowiecki

Added 2012-06-15

Matzevot were unearthed two months ago, when Mrs Urszula Poniatowska and her husband began to dig the ground in the garden to build a...

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Jihad in football stadiums – how to tackle anti-Semitism among football fans

Jihad in football stadiums – how to tackle anti-Semitism among football fans

Added 2012-06-14

The Forum for Dialogue Among the Nations and Chłodna 25 Café&Club would like to invite you to the third meeting organized as part...

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My place In Muranów – a photographic journey in time

My place In Muranów – a photographic journey in time

Added 2012-06-14

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Wola Warsaw District Public Library have the pleasure of inviting you to contribute to...

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A store with kosher slivovitz soon opened

A store with kosher slivovitz soon opened

Added 2012-06-13

On Thursday, June 14th, the Łódź Jewish Community will open a store which will sell kosher slivovitz and other Jewish goods. This is...

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Polish memory of Polish Jews

Polish memory of Polish Jews

Added 2012-06-13

The Public Library in the Warsaw Śródmieście District has the pleasure of inviting you to a meeting called ‘‘Polska pamięć o polskich...

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A memorial march commemorating Olkusz Jews

A memorial march commemorating Olkusz Jews

Added 2012-06-12

Tomorrow, June 13th, marks the 70th anniversary of the largest shipment of Olkusz Jews to Auschwitz. On this occasion, a group of...

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Seventy years have passed since Anne Frank started her world famous diary

Seventy years have passed since Anne Frank started her world famous diary

Added 2012-06-12

Today marks seventy years from the day when a young Jewish girl, Anne Frank, was presented by her parents an album, in which she later...

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Let’s have a walk in Jewish Warsaw

Let’s have a walk in Jewish Warsaw

Added 2012-06-12

Walking tours in Warsaw mean discovering unknown tracks, finding traces and new space in Warsaw. We offer you four tours with four guides who...

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A whole variety of remarkable events at the Singer’s Warsaw Festival

A whole variety of remarkable events at the Singer’s Warsaw Festival

Added 2012-06-11

This year’s edition of the festival will be no different from the previous ones and will host many world-famous artists. The American...

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UNESCO grants its patronage to ‘Korczak’ musical

UNESCO grants its patronage to ‘Korczak’ musical

Added 2012-06-11

The musical, which has been made in Białystok, has received UNESCO’s patronage. This cultural event has been the first to have been...

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Football teams visited Auschwitz death camp

Football teams visited Auschwitz death camp

Added 2012-06-11

The European Football Championship 2012 offered an opportunity for football teams to visit Auschwitz. Last Wednesday, Dutch and Italian...

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A trip to Jedwabne

A trip to Jedwabne

Added 2012-06-08

On July 10th, which marks the 71st anniversary of the pogrom, the Jewish Religious Community in Warsaw will organize a trip to...

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The Virtual Shtetl in Kol Polin – The Polish Radio External Service

The Virtual Shtetl in Kol Polin – The Polish Radio External Service

Added 2012-06-08

The upcoming third birthday of the Virtual Shtetl was the occasion for Hagay Hacohen to conduct an interview with us for Kol Polin, the Hebrew...

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The 13th edition of the Baltic Days of Jewish Culture in Gdańsk

The 13th edition of the Baltic Days of Jewish Culture in Gdańsk

Added 2012-06-08

This year’s edition of the Baltic Days of Jewish Culture will take place from June 17-18. Organized by the Gdańsk office branch of the...

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Etgar Keret visits Poland

Etgar Keret visits Poland

Added 2012-06-06

Etgar Keret will once more visit Poland to promote his recent book entitled ‘Suddenly, a Knock on the Door’. On June 18th, he will...

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‘Zachor – Color and Sound’ Jewish Cultural Festival

‘Zachor – Color and Sound’ Jewish Cultural Festival

Added 2012-06-06

June 15th marks the opening of the fifth edition of the ‘Zachor – Color and Sound’ Jewish Cultural Festival in Białystok. Below...

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‘The Children of Eretz Israel’ – an exhibition in the Tarnów Museum

‘The Children of Eretz Israel’ – an exhibition in the Tarnów Museum

Added 2012-06-06

From May 31st, photographs by Agnieszka Traczewska will be displayed in the Museum of Ethnography in Tarnów . The exhibition is called...

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The official closing of two competitions called ‘On common ground’ and ‘ The history and culture of Polish Jews’

The official closing of two competitions called ‘On common ground’ and ‘ The history and culture of Polish Jews’

Added 2012-06-05

On June 3rd, 2012, the ninth edition of the competition called ‘Historia i kultura Żydów polskich’ (The history and culture of Polish...

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A conference about the Holocaust in local education

A conference about the Holocaust in local education

Added 2012-06-05

J. Słowacki Comprehensive Middle School No. 1 in Przemyśl, the Przemyśl branch of the Podkarpacke Center for Teacher’s Education...

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‘Faces of a nonexistent town’ – a remarkable discovery in Lublin

‘Faces of a nonexistent town’ – a remarkable discovery in Lublin

Added 2012-06-05

During restoration works of the roof of a tenement house, located at 4 Rynek Street in Lublin, over 2 700 glass photographic films were...

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What our remembrance of Jews looks like

What our remembrance of Jews looks like

Added 2012-06-04

Jewish culture and history seems to be everywhere. There are a growing number of initiatives that bring back the memory of erstwhile Jewish...

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The opening of the synagogue in Dąbrowa Tarnowska

The opening of the synagogue in Dąbrowa Tarnowska

Added 2012-06-04

On Tuesday, June 5th, the 19th-century synagogue in Dąbrowa Tarnowska will be officially opened. The restoration of this historical...

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My Warsaw – Warsaw is mine

My Warsaw – Warsaw is mine

Added 2012-06-04

June 1st marks the premier of the first bilingual Smartphone application throughout Poland. The application, designed by the Museum of...

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The Virtual Shtetl on the Bielsat TV channel and Radio dla Ciebie

The Virtual Shtetl on the Bielsat TV channel and Radio dla Ciebie

Added 2012-06-01

The Virtual Shtetl portal will celebrate its third birthday within a couple of weeks. On this occasion, members of our team have been invited...

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A meeting with Israeli directors

A meeting with Israeli directors

Added 2012-06-01

On June 1st, at 6 pm, as part of the daily FilPRO Meet the Filmmakers events staged in the International Cultural Center in Krakow, a...

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Korczak Days Festival

Korczak Days Festival

Added 2012-06-01

This year, which in Poland is dedicated to the renowned pedagogue and physician, Galicia Jewish Museum would like to invite everyone to...

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PIYE Students Exchange

PIYE Students Exchange

Added 2012-06-01

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute in Poland have the pleasure of inviting...

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

Added 2009-05-24

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