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The school complex in Kalinówka will not bear the name in honor of the Righteous among the Nations.

The school complex in Kalinówka will not bear the name in honor of the Righteous among the Nations.

Added 2011-07-29

The school complex in Kalinówka will not bear the name in honor of the Righteous among the Nations. The reason for this decision is that...

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Singer portrait painted over at the Sports and Recreation Center in Biłgoraj

Singer portrait painted over at the Sports and Recreation Center in Biłgoraj

Added 2011-07-29

Today, councilmen in Biłgoraj are to decide whether to name a street in honor of Isaac B. Singer. It is unclear, however, what the...

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A glance at a Jewish life in Krakow. A lecture by Dr Lynn Zimmerman

A glance at a Jewish life in Krakow. A lecture by Dr Lynn Zimmerman

Added 2011-07-28

Today, at the Galicja Jewish Museum, Dr Lynn Zimmerman will deliver  a lecture at 5 pm. Dr Lynn Zimmerman is a...

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Łódź of Four Cultures Festival

Łódź of Four Cultures Festival

Added 2011-07-28

[[img:1721:ilustracja:ilustracja:140:140:1]]This year’s edition of the Łódź of Four Culture Festival has been organized under the...

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The largest data base of movies about the Holocaust now available online

The largest data base of movies about the Holocaust now available online

Added 2011-07-28

Last Wednesday, the Yad Vashem Institute in Jerusalem rendered available the largest worldwide Internet data base of movies related to the World...

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The newest issue of ‘Cwiszn’

The newest issue of ‘Cwiszn’

Added 2011-07-27

The newest issue of the ‘Cwiszn’ quarterly now available in stores! There is a reason why the cover of...

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A missing Polish painting recovered

A missing Polish painting recovered

Added 2011-07-27

The painting ‘Pomarańczkarka’ (Eng. Jewish woman selling oranges) by Aleksander Gierymski, plundered during World War II, has...

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Reconstruction of a death camp in Pustków

Reconstruction of a death camp in Pustków

Added 2011-07-27

The death camp which was founded by Germans in Pustków, near Dębica, in 1940, is to be reconstructed. The...

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A friend of Shabbat and the Book of Esther

A friend of Shabbat and the Book of Esther

Added 2011-07-26

‘Przyjaciel Szabatu’ (Eng. A friend of Shabbat) is the title of a Jewish prayer book designed for a Friday Shabbat evening. It...

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Added 2011-07-26

Juri is a PhD student at the Wasyl Karazin National University in Charkow, where he specializes in the history of the Holocaust and cooperates...

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‘Mein Kampf’ performance

‘Mein Kampf’ performance

Added 2011-07-26

From July 27th-29th, as part of the sixth edition of Mazursko-Warmińskie Spotkania z Teatrem…na Wodzie festival (Eng. Mazuy and Warmia...

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Tzadik festival in winter

Tzadik festival in winter

Added 2011-07-26

Last Sunday closed the fifth edition of the Tzadik Poznań Festival. However, we will not have to wait the whole year for the next edition to...

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Kosher Facebook

Kosher Facebook

Added 2011-07-26

FaceGlat is the newest social networking portal which has just been launched in Israel. It is addressed to Orthodox Jewish communities....

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Project of multicultural Kłecko

Project of multicultural Kłecko

Added 2011-07-25

‘Wielokulturowe Kłecko’ (Eng. Multicultural Kłecko) is a research project carried out by Towarzystwo Miłośników...

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Matzevot in Krzepice stolen

Matzevot in Krzepice stolen

Added 2011-07-25

Cast-iron matzevot have been stolen from the Jewish cemetery in Krzepice. The theft was reported last Saturday to the police by a...

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Taken from stories by Polish Jews

Taken from stories by Polish Jews

Added 2011-07-25

Since May 2010, the biweekly.pl  Web site has been publishing memories of Polish Jews. The series entitled ‘Z opowieści...

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The grave of Rudolf Hess disappeared

The grave of Rudolf Hess disappeared

Added 2011-07-22

The grave of Rudolf Hess, one of the Third Reich leaders, has been removed from the Evangelical cemetery in Wunsiedel in Bavaria. On the night...

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Jewish paper cutting exhibition

Jewish paper cutting exhibition

Added 2011-07-22

The Dawna Synagoga gallery at 12 Berka Joselewicza Street in Nowy...

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Added 2011-07-22

The 20th anniversary of Singer’s death On July 24th, 1991, the Polish-born writer...

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Pasikowski shoots a movie about a pogrom against Jews

Pasikowski shoots a movie about a pogrom against Jews

Added 2011-07-22

Władysław Pasikowski, the director of the movies ‘Psy’ and ‘Kroll,’ has started shooting the movie titled...

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Volunteers rescue cemeteries

Volunteers rescue cemeteries

Added 2011-07-21

Volunteers from all over the country will participate in the sixth edition of summer camps during which they will be restoring cemeteries in the...

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Tel Aviv by the Vistula River

Tel Aviv by the Vistula River

Added 2011-07-21

Tel Aviv will move to the Vistual River banks in August. The ‘LA PLAYA: WARSZAWA – TEL AVIV” Project inaugurated the eigth...

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Podlaska Oktawa Kultur 2011 festival in Poland

Podlaska Oktawa Kultur 2011 festival in Poland

Added 2011-07-20

Podlaska Oktawa Kultur is a festival that showcases culture and an artistic heritage of various bands from Poland and the countries related to...

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The 69th anniversary of a deportation of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto

The 69th anniversary of a deportation of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto

Added 2011-07-20

The celebrations of the 69th anniversary of the first liquidation action of the Warsaw Ghetto will be organized this Friday, on July 22nd....

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Yiddish movie marathon in Kawehojz

Yiddish movie marathon in Kawehojz

Added 2011-07-20

Kawehojz invites you to the Yiddish film marathon, which will start today at 5 pm. Kawehojz ...

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Tzadik Poznań Festival

Tzadik Poznań Festival

Added 2011-07-19

There will be another edition of the Tzadik Poznań – Nowa Tradycja Żydowska festival that willl be organized in...

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A new rabbi in Warsaw

A new rabbi in Warsaw

Added 2011-07-19

A new rabbi, who will serve as an assistant rabbi, will soon join the Jewish Religious Community in Warsaw. Tyson...

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The 67th anniversary of the liquidation of the Lublin concentration camp

The 67th anniversary of the liquidation of the Lublin concentration camp

Added 2011-07-19

This Friday, on July 22nd, official celebrations marking the 67th anniversary of the liquidation of the Majdanek concentration camp will take...

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Milo Anstadt passed away

Milo Anstadt passed away

Added 2011-07-19

On Friday, shortly after his 91st birthday, Milo Anstadt, a Jewish-born writer, journalist and author of the autobiography titled...

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Sightseeing of Zamość

Sightseeing of Zamość

Added 2011-07-18

The Synagogue Centre has organised a walk in the Jewish district in Zamość. The only thing one needs to do in order to participate is to sign...

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A stroll around Kazimierz Dolny with memories in the background

A stroll around Kazimierz Dolny with memories in the background

Added 2011-07-18

An acoustic stroll around Kazimierz Dolny, a former shtetl, is a recent project carried out by Narodowe Centrum Kultury and the Samsung...

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Prime Minister Netanyahu in Poland

Prime Minister Netanyahu in Poland

Added 2011-07-18

On July 27th, Prime Minister Netanyahu is coming to Warsaw. The politician is going to strive with the Polish politicians for their support in...

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Polish Righteous  awarded

Polish Righteous awarded

Added 2011-07-15

Władysław Porębski, Władysław Miazgowicz and Marta Miazgowicz nee Wianecka have been granted honorary Israeli citizenship by the Israeli...

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Unusual sightseeing tours in Rzeszów

Unusual sightseeing tours in Rzeszów

Added 2011-07-15

The underground tourist trail ‘Rzeszowskie piwnice’ is an over four hundred meter long network of underground corridors which...

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The Gdańsk oil mill  saved

The Gdańsk oil mill saved

Added 2011-07-14

We are dusting off the issue which we mentioned in May: the owner started to pull down the oil mill located in the area of the sea port in...

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Paweł Śpiewak becomes the new director of the Jewish Historical Institute

Paweł Śpiewak becomes the new director of the Jewish Historical Institute

Added 2011-07-14

The Vice Minister of Culture Piotr Żuchowski announced that Professor Paweł Śpiewak will take the post of the director of...

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The movie ‘W ciemności’ by Agnieszka Holland an Oscar candidate

The movie ‘W ciemności’ by Agnieszka Holland an Oscar candidate

Added 2011-07-13

The Oscar Commission has chosen  the movie ‘W ciemności’ (‘In Darkness’), directed by Agnieszka Holland, to be...

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The comeback of the Ger Mandolin Orchestra

The comeback of the Ger Mandolin Orchestra

Added 2011-07-13

A prewar mandolin orchestra composed of Góra Kalwaria residents has been reactivated in the United States of America thanks to the efforts of...

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The opening ceremony of the Jewish cemetery in Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki

The opening ceremony of the Jewish cemetery in Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki

Added 2011-07-13

The Mayor of Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki and the Organizational Committee of the Construction of the Monument to Nowy Dwór Jews (Komitet...

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Movies by Yeal Bartana in Gdańsk

Movies by Yeal Bartana in Gdańsk

Added 2011-07-12

On July 15th, as part of the Alternativa International Visual Art Festival, which is organized in Gdańsk, movies by Yeal Bartana, an Israeli...

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Holocaust medals

Holocaust medals

Added 2011-07-12

On July 13th, at 5 pm, Seweryn Szperling, the owner of the largest worldwide private collection of coins and medals related to the...

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Summer with Mishna Berachot

Summer with Mishna Berachot

Added 2011-07-12

Tomorrow, on July 13th, a series of meetings devoted to Mishna teachings and studies will start. ‘Lato z Miszną Brachot’ (Eng....

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The Jewish cemetery in Bytom is no longer a monument

The Jewish cemetery in Bytom is no longer a monument

Added 2011-07-11

The decision to enter the Jewish cemetery in Bytom into the monuments’...

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A wedding at the Nożyk synagogue in Warsaw

A wedding at the Nożyk synagogue in Warsaw

Added 2011-07-11

Yesterday, at the synagogue of Zalman and Rywka Nożyk in Warsaw, a wedding ceremony was held. It is an extremely important and merry event for...

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Memorial ceremony in Jedwabne

Memorial ceremony in Jedwabne

Added 2011-07-11

On July 10th, 2011, the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the pogrom of local Jews were held in Jedwabne. At noon, at the site of the...

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TP Group is the Main Partner of the Virtual Shtetl Project

TP Group is the Main Partner of the Virtual Shtetl Project

Added 2011-07-10

TP Group – the biggest telecommunications group in Central Europe has become...

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Klezmer Music and Tradition Festival in Kazimierz Dolny

Klezmer Music and Tradition Festival in Kazimierz Dolny

Added 2011-07-08

On Tuesday, July 12th, a real treat for Klezmer music fans will begin in...

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July 10th celebrations in Jedwabne

July 10th celebrations in Jedwabne

Added 2011-07-08

This Sunday will mark the 70th anniversary of the massacre on the Jewish community in Jedwabne The official letter...

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A commemorative evening in honor of the victims of Jedwabne and Srebrenica massacres

A commemorative evening in honor of the victims of Jedwabne and Srebrenica massacres

Added 2011-07-08

July marks tragic anniversaries: the massacre in Jedwabne and the massacre in Srebrenica. Wirydarz, a group fighting against anti-Semitism...

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We're lucky to have Virtual Shtetl

We're lucky to have Virtual Shtetl

Added 2011-07-07

We invite you to watch the movie about the Virtual Shtetl project Project coordinator Albert Stankowski and Sergiusz Roszczyk of the Multi...

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The year of Władysław Szpilman in Sosnowiec

The year of Władysław Szpilman in Sosnowiec

Added 2011-07-07

Yesterday the Year of Władysław Szpilman was inaugurated in Sosnowiec This December marks the hundredth anniversary of the birth of the...

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A stolen Torah recovered

A stolen Torah recovered

Added 2011-07-07

Policemen have restored a prewar Torah which, together with other objects, has been stolen from the Culture Center in Poznań. The Center is in...

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Festival: Following I.B. Singer’s traces

Festival: Following I.B. Singer’s traces

Added 2011-07-06

On July 12th, the ‘Following I.B. Singer’s Traces’ festival will start. It will be an international journey along the trail...

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The International Council of Christians and Jews deliberating

The International Council of Christians and Jews deliberating

Added 2011-07-06

The ongoing deliberations of the International Council of Christians and Jews are currenlty being held in Krakow. The meeting started on Monday...

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Jewish History Quarterly inscribed on Master Journal List

Jewish History Quarterly inscribed on Master Journal List

Added 2011-07-05

The Jewish History Quarterly, published by the Jewish Historical Institute and the Jewish Historical Institute Assocation, has been included in...

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Sztetl – a movie about Polish-Israeli relations

Sztetl – a movie about Polish-Israeli relations

Added 2011-07-05

The montage and production works of the movie ‘Sztetl’, which shows the attitude of young Kielce residents and Israelis towards...

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The Janowicz Brothers competition under the banner of 'My Vilnius. Intergenerational talks'

The Janowicz Brothers competition under the banner of 'My Vilnius. Intergenerational talks'

Added 2011-07-05

The Janowicz Brothers competition under the banner of ‘Moje Wilno. Rozmowy Pokoleniowe’ (Eng. My Vilnius. Intergenerational talks)...

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David Eisenstadt’s music in Warsaw

David Eisenstadt’s music in Warsaw

Added 2011-07-04

On July 10th, Sunday, a concert of David Eisenstadt’s music will take place at the Church of St. Joseph of the Visitationists ...

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Polish-Belarusian research tour

Polish-Belarusian research tour

Added 2011-07-04

The Virtual Shtetl team is carrying out another project in close cooperation with our eastern neighbors. ‘Creation of Polish-Belarusian...

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Matzevot discovered near Błażowa

Matzevot discovered near Błażowa

Added 2011-07-01

Paweł Nowak, a cyclist from Rzeszów, has spotted matzevot on the bottom of the Strug river close to...

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The ‘Into the Country’ Gallery at the Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow

The ‘Into the Country’ Gallery at the Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow

Added 2011-07-01

We would like to wholeheartedly invite everyone to the Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow to see the presentation entitled “Raise the...

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

Added 2009-05-24

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