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Tidying up the Jewish cemetery in Warsaw

Tidying up the Jewish cemetery in Warsaw

Added 2015-06-30

Between 28 June and 3 July 2015, a great tidying up of the Jewish Cemetery on Okopowa Street in Warsaw is underway....

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New book by Amos Oz

New book by Amos Oz

Added 2015-06-29

  On 12 May 2015, Polish edition of the latest Amos Oz’s book entitled Judas was launched. The book...

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The anniversary of burning down the Great Synagogue in Białystok

The anniversary of burning down the Great Synagogue in Białystok

Added 2015-06-29

  On 27 June 2015, the ceremony commemorating the anniversary of burning down the Great Synagogue took place in...

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Encounters with the masters of photography

Encounters with the masters of photography

Added 2015-06-26

Within the series “The Masters of Photography”, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites general public to encounters with...

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Help the Galicia Jewish Museum

Help the Galicia Jewish Museum

Added 2015-06-26

  The Galicia Jewish Museum which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2014, has acquired an additional space for its...

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Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow begins!

Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow begins!

Added 2015-06-24

  Between 25 June 2015 and 4 July 2015, the Jewish Culture Festival will take place at Krakow’s...

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Conference “Martin Buber. The Philosophy of Dialogue”

Conference “Martin Buber. The Philosophy of Dialogue”

Added 2015-06-23

  On 23-24 June 2015, at the Kazimierzowski Palace of the University of Warsaw, the conference “Martin Buber....

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Unveiling of Julo Levin’s memorial plaque

Unveiling of Julo Levin’s memorial plaque

Added 2015-06-23

  On 25 June 2015, within the framework of the project “The Tenement Houses of Szczecin”, on the facade of...

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The Szczekociny Festival of Jewish Culture “Yahad – Together”

The Szczekociny Festival of Jewish Culture “Yahad – Together”

Added 2015-06-23

  On 28 June 2015, The Szczekociny Festival of Jewish Culture “Yahad – Together” will be...

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Freedom Train

Freedom Train

Added 2015-06-22

  Until 27 June 2015, as a part of the Festival of Czech-German-Jewish Culture the “Nine Gates”, a...

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Use “Jew” correctly!

Use “Jew” correctly!

Added 2015-06-22

  A new campaign combating anti-Semitic expressions rooted in the Polish language was launched. The...

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Walking tour along footsteps of Sanok Jews

Walking tour along footsteps of Sanok Jews

Added 2015-06-19

  On 25 June 2015, next walking tour “Along Footsteps of Sanok Jews” will take place in Sanok. This time,...

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School on Wheels in Belarus

School on Wheels in Belarus

Added 2015-06-19

Between 26 and 28 June 2015, “The School on Wheels” will visit Belarus. It is an educational project aimed primarily at creating a tourist...

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Matzevot on a rubbish heap in Jelenia Góra

Matzevot on a rubbish heap in Jelenia Góra

Added 2015-06-19

Hundreds of matzevot and fragments of German and Jewish tombstones have been found behind one of the hypermarkets in Jelenia Góra. They were...

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Lapidarium at the cemetery in Seroczyn

Lapidarium at the cemetery in Seroczyn

Added 2015-06-19

22 matzevot have been put up at the Jewish cemetery in Seroczyn. It is an effect of involvement of a group of local residents. The...

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Film on the cemetery in Brok

Film on the cemetery in Brok

Added 2015-06-18

Courtesy of Damian Piekarski, Virtual Shtetl portal has learnt about an interesting initiative of TVP Polonia. On Tuesday, 16 June 2015, the...

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Modern technologies in explorations of Treblinka

Modern technologies in explorations of Treblinka

Added 2015-06-18

In 2014, a research team of the Staffordshire University, headed by Dr Caroline Sturdy Colls, carried out the “scanning” of the area of the...

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Days of Culture in Chmielnik

Days of Culture in Chmielnik

Added 2015-06-17

Between 20 and 21 June 2015, annual celebrations of the Days of Culture will take place in Chmielnik: the first day will be dedicated to Jewish...

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The solution of the Nowy Sącz synagogue case

The solution of the Nowy Sącz synagogue case

Added 2015-06-17

The 18th century synagogue located at 12 Berka Joselewicza Street which has housed a branch of the Regional Museum in Nowy Sącz for over 50...

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New book on the legendary man

New book on the legendary man

Added 2015-06-16

On 20 May 2015, a new book on Jan Karski was published by the Insignis Publishing House titled Jan Karski. One Life. A...

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What do we need Jewish studies for?

What do we need Jewish studies for?

Added 2015-06-16

On coming Thursday, 18 June 2015, at 5.30 p. m., at the Auditorium of the Institute of History at the University of Warsaw, a debate will be held...

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Polish woman became the first Orthodox female rabbi in Europe

Polish woman became the first Orthodox female rabbi in Europe

Added 2015-06-15

On 14 June 2015, Miriam Gonczarska received a diploma of the Yeshivat Maharat Academy. Thus, she has become the first woman in European...

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Historical shacharit in Tarnów

Historical shacharit in Tarnów

Added 2015-06-15

On Saturday morning, almost 30 people were praying in the place of the destroyed synagogue in Tarnów. It was the first...

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First Zduńska Wola Global Reunion in Israel

First Zduńska Wola Global Reunion in Israel

Added 2015-06-15

On 5 July, the First Zduńska Wola Global Reunion will be held in Jerusalem. During the meeting, the family histories and the outstanding...

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The Gaon of Praga in the series of meetings “The Right-Bank Residents”

The Gaon of Praga in the series of meetings “The Right-Bank Residents”

Added 2015-06-15

This coming Thursday, 18 June 2015, within the “The Right-Bank Residents” series of meetings devoted to distinguished people...

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Cheder Gdansk or Sunday school for the youngest

Cheder Gdansk or Sunday school for the youngest

Added 2015-06-12

In September, the Jewish Religious Community in Gdansk launches a Sunday school – Cheder Gdansk. The Cheder aims at providing children...

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What will happen to the building of the former commandant’s office at the Belzec camp?

What will happen to the building of the former commandant’s office at the Belzec camp?

Added 2015-06-11

Stanisław Hantz Foundation intends to buy the building of the former office of the commandant of the Belzec death...

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Controversies over the exhibition in Krakow MOCAK

Controversies over the exhibition in Krakow MOCAK

Added 2015-06-10

The film screened at the exhibition entitled “Poland – Israel – Germany. The Experience of Auschwitz” at the Museum of Contemporary...

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Museum on Wheels goes to Silesia

Museum on Wheels goes to Silesia

Added 2015-06-09

In the coming days, “The Museum on Wheels”, i.e. the mobile exhibition of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews will visit Wrocław,...

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Will it be possible to investigate the history of Jews detained in Falenty near Warsaw?

Will it be possible to investigate the history of Jews detained in Falenty near Warsaw?

Added 2015-06-08

A factory identification plate from the Warsaw Ghetto has been found in Falenty. It is a relic of the forced laborers who stayed there...

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Jewish Culture Festival in Tarnów

Jewish Culture Festival in Tarnów

Added 2015-06-05

Program of this year edition of “Galitsyaner Shtetl”, Remembrance Days of Galician Jews, has just been revealed. This...

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What will happen to the Scheinbach Synagogue?

What will happen to the Scheinbach Synagogue?

Added 2015-06-05

The Przemyśl authorities have terminated the lease agreement on the former Scheinbach Synagogue. For the time being, it remains unknown...

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Monument to the Jews of Łuków

Monument to the Jews of Łuków

Added 2015-06-05

On 19 June 2015, in the place of the former synagogue in Łuków, a ceremony of unveiling the obelisk commemorating the local Jewish...

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The Star of David at police headquarters in Piła

The Star of David at police headquarters in Piła

Added 2015-06-03

On Tuesday, 2 June 2015, a monument in the area of the destroyed Jewish cemetery was unveiled in Piła. The cemetery...

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Jewish community activists presented medals “Bene Merito”

Jewish community activists presented medals “Bene Merito”

Added 2015-06-03

On 2 June 2015, in Warsaw, the Chief Rabbi of Poland, Michael Schudrich, Director of the Taube Centre for the Renewal of Jewish Life,...

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The conference „Memory in Poland of the rescuers and the rescued from the Holocaust”

The conference „Memory in Poland of the rescuers and the rescued from the Holocaust”

Added 2015-06-03

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the conference „Memory in Poland of the rescuers and the rescued from the Holocaust”....

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In Warsaw on taking over the former Jewish property

In Warsaw on taking over the former Jewish property

Added 2015-06-02

On 9 June 2015, at 6.00 p. m., at the Centre for Yiddish Culture, at 15 Andersa Street in Warsaw, with participation of Jan Grabowski and...

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Jewish Culture Festival in Białystok

Jewish Culture Festival in Białystok

Added 2015-06-02

Between 13 and 16 June 2015, the 8th Jewish Culture Festival “Zakhor – Colour and Sound” will be held in...

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A memorial plaque will be unveiled on Julo Levin’s former house

A memorial plaque will be unveiled on Julo Levin’s former house

Added 2015-06-01

Memorial plaque commemorating Julo Levin, a local expressionist painter, will be unveiled on the wall of the tenement house at 51 Śląska...

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From Buenos Aires to Warsaw

From Buenos Aires to Warsaw

Added 2015-06-01

Florencia Levy, an artist from Argentina, intends – as a part of the project which shall take place at the POLIN Museum between June 8 and...

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