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A collection of stone monuments

A collection of stone monuments

Added 2013-06-28

Last Monday, June 24th, an Israeli group, together with Alicja Kobus, the deputy President of the Council of the Union of Jewish Religious...

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Wisła Kraków vs. Hapeol Petach Tikwa

Wisła Kraków vs. Hapeol Petach Tikwa

Added 2013-06-28

JCC in Kraków invites you to the Wisła Football Stadium at 6 pm today. You will have a chance to see an extraordinary match between Wisła...

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A Humanities  educational seminar for junior- and senior high schools

A Humanities educational seminar for junior- and senior high schools

Added 2013-06-28

The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute invites Humanities teachers to take part in a Summer Academy organised by the Jewish...

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A cycling trip to Minsk Mazowiecki, Mrozy and Kałuszyn

A cycling trip to Minsk Mazowiecki, Mrozy and Kałuszyn

Added 2013-06-28

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews, the Society of Mińsk Mazowiecki Friends and the Welocypedy.pl Association invite you to another...

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The anniversary of torching down of the Synagogue in Bialystok

The anniversary of torching down of the Synagogue in Bialystok

Added 2013-06-27

The Poland-Israel Civic Education Center in Białystok invites you the ceremonies commemorating the incineration of the Great Synagogue,...

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On the trail of Grochow Jews in Warsaw

On the trail of Grochow Jews in Warsaw

Added 2013-06-27

Szymon An-ski Association and Kicia Kocia Café invite you to a walking tour on the trail of former Jewish residents of Grochow, which...

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A premier of the movie ‘Wyrzutki’

A premier of the movie ‘Wyrzutki’

Added 2013-06-26

Last Friday, June 21st, the opera amphitheatre in Białystok staged the premier screening of Tomasz Wiśniewski and Sławomir Grynberg’s...

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A new major on Jewish culture in Warsaw

A new major on Jewish culture in Warsaw

Added 2013-06-26

The Academy of Theology in Warsaw has launched a new major ‘Animacja społeczna – judaizm i kultura żydowska na ziemiach polskich’,...

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A walking tour about Jarosław Jews

A walking tour about Jarosław Jews

Added 2013-06-26

This Sunday, June 30th 2013, a guided tour in Jarosław will take place. This time, Jewish culture will be the main theme. Jewish culture...

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The 4th edition of the Humanity in Action International Conference

The 4th edition of the Humanity in Action International Conference

Added 2013-06-25

Humanity in Action and the Museum of the History of Polish Jews invite you to the 4th edition of the Humanity in Action International...

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The 75th anniversary of Kindertransports commemorated by young Poles

The 75th anniversary of Kindertransports commemorated by young Poles

Added 2013-06-25

Pupils from the independent junior high school in Gdańsk commemorated the 75th anniversary of the first Kindertransports last Monday. In...

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A meeting about ‘Cafe Auschwitz’, a book by Brik Brauns

A meeting about ‘Cafe Auschwitz’, a book by Brik Brauns

Added 2013-06-25

The Akcent publishing house has recently released ‘Café Auschwitz’, a book by the German writer Dirk Brauns. The plot is set in contemporary...

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Władysław Szlengel in English? Translation dilemmas

Władysław Szlengel in English? Translation dilemmas

Added 2013-06-24

Moses Schorr Foundation has the pleasure of inviting you to a lecture about translating Władysław Szlengel’s works to English. Marcel...

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Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow

Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow

Added 2013-06-24

June 28th, 2013, marks the opening of the Jewish Culture Festival, which will last until July 7th. The Kazimierz Jewish district will...

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A Torah welcoming ceremony at the Nożyk Synagogue in Warsaw

A Torah welcoming ceremony at the Nożyk Synagogue in Warsaw

Added 2013-06-24

This Wednesday, June 26th, 2013, the Blue Tower Plaza will hold a Torah welcoming ceremony, the so-called Hachnasat Sefer. It will...

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An extraordinary history of the Yiddish theatre

An extraordinary history of the Yiddish theatre

Added 2013-06-24

Ludwik Zamenhof Centre in Białystok has the pleasure of inviting you to a lecture entitled “An extraordinary history of the Yiddish...

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A promotion of ‘Polish literature in Israel’ and a meeting with authors

A promotion of ‘Polish literature in Israel’ and a meeting with authors

Added 2013-06-21

JCC Krakow has the pleasure of inviting you to a promotional meeting of a lexicon entitled ‘Literatura polska w Izraelu’ (Polish...

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Jan Karski & Pola Nirenska Prize goes to Barbara Engelking

Jan Karski & Pola Nirenska Prize goes to Barbara Engelking

Added 2013-06-21

The winner of this year’s Jan Karski & Pola Nirenska Prize goes to Prof. Barbara Engelking. The prize committee included Prof. Jerzy...

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Leon Jessel included on the trail of ‘Extraordinary Szczecin inhabitants and their tenement houses’

Leon Jessel included on the trail of ‘Extraordinary Szczecin inhabitants and their tenement houses’

Added 2013-06-21

Today, at 5 pm, a plaque in memory of Leon Jessel, a figure presented on the ‘Extraordinary Szczein inhabitants’ trail, will be...

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A photo exhibition by Elżbieta Janicka and Wojciech Wilczyk

A photo exhibition by Elżbieta Janicka and Wojciech Wilczyk

Added 2013-06-20

Tomorrow, June 21st, the Zachęta National Art Gallery in Warsaw will inaugurate the ‘Inne Miasto” exhibition of pictures by Elżbieta...

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Commemorating Galicia Jews – ‘A Galitzianer Shtetl’

Commemorating Galicia Jews – ‘A Galitzianer Shtetl’

Added 2013-06-20

From June 8th-30th, 2013, Tarnów, Bobowa and Dąbrowa Tarnowska will stage the Days of Memory of Galician Jews. The memorial events,...

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Jewish love songs

Jewish love songs

Added 2013-06-20

Today, 6 pm, the ‘Dworek Białoprądnicki’ cultural centre will host Irena Urbańska and Klezmer musicians. The Krakow star of Jewish...

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A lecture by Rabbi Irving Greenberg

A lecture by Rabbi Irving Greenberg

Added 2013-06-19

The Polish Council of Christians and Jews and the Club of Catholic Intellectuals in Warsaw (KIK) have the pleasure of inviting you to Rabbi Irving...

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A plaque in memory of the former Jewish community in Biała Podlaska

A plaque in memory of the former Jewish community in Biała Podlaska

Added 2013-06-19

June 10th 2013 marked the unveiling of a memorial plaque in honor of  the local Jewish community. The ceremony, which took place near...

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Jewish cuisine picnic and workshops

Jewish cuisine picnic and workshops

Added 2013-06-19

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites you to try Ashkenazic food which will be presented during a picnic, art  and...

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A meeting with Jerzy Rawicki, a Holocaust survivor

A meeting with Jerzy Rawicki, a Holocaust survivor

Added 2013-06-18

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites you to the meeting with Jerry Rawicki, Holocaust Survivor. The event will take place on...

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Commemorating an aliya on a bike

Commemorating an aliya on a bike

Added 2013-06-18

In 1932, ten young members of the “Hapoel” Jewish Workers’ Sports Club decided to leave for Palestine. The amazing thing about it was that...

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An international rally of schools named after Irena Sendler in Warsaw

An international rally of schools named after Irena Sendler in Warsaw

Added 2013-06-18

From June 18-21, 2013, Warsaw will hold an international convention of schools named after Irena Sendler. Commemorating the fifth...

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Headstones from Brzeziny will go to the cemetery

Headstones from Brzeziny will go to the cemetery

Added 2013-06-17

Having reached an agreement with the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage (FODŻ), the Brzeziny Town Hall will restore a...

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A film screening about the tragic life history of the Ulmas from Markowa

A film screening about the tragic life history of the Ulmas from Markowa

Added 2013-06-17

Fundacja Nowych Ujęć has the pleasure of inviting you to a meeting about the Ulmas from Markowa, near Rzeszów. The screening and the...

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The opening of the Educational and Museum Centre in Chmielnik

The opening of the Educational and Museum Centre in Chmielnik

Added 2013-06-14

This Saturday, June 15th, Ośrodek Edukacyjno-Muzealny „Świętokrzyski Sztetl” (Świętokrzyski Shtetl Educational & Museum...

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A new permanent exhibition at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

A new permanent exhibition at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

Added 2013-06-14

On 13 June in block 27 of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, a new national exhibition entitled “Shoah” was opened. It shows the...

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A talk about former Praga Jewish residents

A talk about former Praga Jewish residents

Added 2013-06-14

As part of the Night of Prague, one of Warsaw districts, the Zmiana Foundation invites you to a meeting, which will take place at 4 pm, on...

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On the trail of Jewish history and culture in the Mazowsze region

On the trail of Jewish history and culture in the Mazowsze region

Added 2013-06-14

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Welocypedy.pl association invite you to a bike ride on the trail of Jewish culture and...

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The exhibition ‘Children of Eretz Israel’ at the Krakow Synagogue

The exhibition ‘Children of Eretz Israel’ at the Krakow Synagogue

Added 2013-06-13

This Sunday, June 30th, 2013, the High Synagogue in Krakow will inaugurate Agnieszka Traczewska’s photo exhibition ‘Dzieci Erec...

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A screening of the movie ‘Saved by Deportation. The Unknown History of Polish Jews’

A screening of the movie ‘Saved by Deportation. The Unknown History of Polish Jews’

Added 2013-06-13

Kresy-Syberia Foundation and Przystanek Historia IPN have the pleasure of inviting you to the screening of the movie entitled ‘Saved by...

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Katarzyna Zimmerer talks about the Jewish district in Krakow

Katarzyna Zimmerer talks about the Jewish district in Krakow

Added 2013-06-12

JCC Krakow invites you to Katarzyna Zimmerer’s lecture entitled ‘Dzielnica 1941-1943’, which will take place at 12 noon, on June 16,...

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The winners of the ‘Jews in Our Memory’ competition

The winners of the ‘Jews in Our Memory’ competition

Added 2013-06-12

The winners of the 8th edition of the ‘History and Life’ nationwide competition for higher school students have been announced. This...

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An extraordinary announcement at railway stations in Poland

An extraordinary announcement at railway stations in Poland

Added 2013-06-12

This Friday, passengers at thirteen railway stations throughout Poland will hear an announcement reminding them about the first shipment...

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A walking tour on the trail of Sokołów Jews

A walking tour on the trail of Sokołów Jews

Added 2013-06-11

Students from the Salesian Senior- and High School have the pleasure of inviting you to a walking tour on the trail of places relating to...

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A synagogue in Wielke Oczy finally restored

A synagogue in Wielke Oczy finally restored

Added 2013-06-11

The restoration works of the Wielkie Oczy synagogue, which is over one hundred years old, have finally come to an end. June 16th, 3 pm,...

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A competition to promote Julian Tuwim’s writings

A competition to promote Julian Tuwim’s writings

Added 2013-06-10

This year marks the Year of Julian Tuwim. Therefore, the Polish Book Institute has announced a competition to promote the ideologies and...

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The inauguration of the Jan Karski bench

The inauguration of the Jan Karski bench

Added 2013-06-10

On June 11th, at 3 pm, the ceremony of unveiling the bench in memory of Jan Karski was held at the square by the Museum of the History of...

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Gil Cohen-Magen’s photo exhibition ‘In Hasidic circles’

Gil Cohen-Magen’s photo exhibition ‘In Hasidic circles’

Added 2013-06-10

On 31 August 2013, the Galicia Jewish Museum will inaugurate an ‘In Hasidic Circles’ photo exhibition, which will run until August...

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7@nite. Night of the Synagogues

7@nite. Night of the Synagogues

Added 2013-06-07

This Saturday, the third edition of the ‘7@nite. Night of the Synagogues’ will take place in Kraków. On this night, Kraków...

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The 6th edition of the ‘Zachor – Colour and Sound’ Jewish Cultural Festival

The 6th edition of the ‘Zachor – Colour and Sound’ Jewish Cultural Festival

Added 2013-06-07

The Poland-Israel Centre for Citizenship Education and the Jewish Religious Community in Warsaw invite you to the 6th edition of the...

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The 14th edition of the Jewish Cultural Days in Gdańsk

The 14th edition of the Jewish Cultural Days in Gdańsk

Added 2013-06-06

From June 9-10th, 2013, Gdańsk will stage the 14th edition of the Jewish cultural festival. The event will begin on Sunday, 3 pm, in the...

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A meeting with Nika Kohn Fleissing, a Holocaust survivor

A meeting with Nika Kohn Fleissing, a Holocaust survivor

Added 2013-06-06

This Friday, Beit Warszawa will stage a meeting with Nika Kohn Fleissig, the protagonist of the book entitled ‘Miracle to Miracle: A...

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A new book by Piotr Paziński

A new book by Piotr Paziński

Added 2013-06-05

Several days ago, the most recent book by Piotr Paziński, ‘Ptasie ulice’, was released. Today, at 19 o’clock, Stacja Muranów will...

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A discovery in the former Sobibór death camp

A discovery in the former Sobibór death camp

Added 2013-06-05

During excavation works in the former Nazi extermination camp in Sobibór, archaeologists discovered a tunnel which might have been dug by...

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Let’s restore the Jewish cemetery in Pruszków

Let’s restore the Jewish cemetery in Pruszków

Added 2013-06-05

Next Monday, June 10th, a voluntary action  to restore the Jewish cemetery in Pruszków will take place in Pruszków. The...

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A meeting about the future of the former Płaszów concentration camp

A meeting about the future of the former Płaszów concentration camp

Added 2013-06-04

The Museum of the History of Kraków invites you to the Eagle Pharmacy (18 Bohaterów Getta square) to a meeting about the future of the...

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A Polish-German seminar ‘Sinti and Roma – the past and the presence'

A Polish-German seminar ‘Sinti and Roma – the past and the presence'

Added 2013-06-04

The International Youth Meeting Centre in Oświęcim, the Roma Association in Poland and  Alternatives Jugendzentrum Dessau...

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The Science Picnic  with the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

The Science Picnic with the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Added 2013-06-03

On Saturday, June 15th, the National Football Stadium in Warsaw will stage the 17th edition of the Science Picnic by Polish Radio and...

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A meeting with Prof. Marian Fuks and with Joseph Malovany

A meeting with Prof. Marian Fuks and with Joseph Malovany

Added 2013-06-03

On Wednesday, June 12th, 7 pm, the Jewish Theatre in Warsaw will stage another meeting with Marian Fuks. The meeting will be attended by...

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Bones in the cemetery in Skoki

Bones in the cemetery in Skoki

Added 2013-06-03

The Virtual Shtetl portal has been notified about bones lying in the Jewish cemetery in Skoki (Wągrowiecki district). One of the locals...

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