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The memorial plaque in honor of Julian Nowicki in Toruń removed

The memorial plaque in honor of Julian Nowicki in Toruń removed

Added 2012-07-31

On July 31st, 2012, the memorial plaque commemorating Julian Nowicki, a member of the Communist Party of Poland (KPP), who was shot...

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The 68th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising

The 68th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising

Added 2012-07-31

Tomorrow marks another anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising. On this occasion, as in all previous years, at 5 pm sirens...

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Alexander Gierymski’s drawings in wood – an exhibition

Alexander Gierymski’s drawings in wood – an exhibition

Added 2012-07-31

The Śródmieście District Public Library in Warsaw, the Social and Cultural Society of Jews in Poland (TSKŻ) and the Żyd...

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Siyum HaShas in the Lubiln Yeshiva

Siyum HaShas in the Lubiln Yeshiva

Added 2012-07-31

On the night of August 1st, a new cycle of Talmud reading will commence. On this occasion, the Lublin Yeshiva will host Jews from all...

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32nd IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy

32nd IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy

Added 2012-07-30

From July 15-18, Paris held the 32nd conference on Jewish genealogy, organized by...

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Bnei Akiva Jewish Youth Movement visited Kalisz

Bnei Akiva Jewish Youth Movement visited Kalisz

Added 2012-07-30

Last Monday, Kalisz was visited by a few dozen students from the Republic of South Africa, Australia and New Zealand who are united in...

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Philip Bibel’s memories

Philip Bibel’s memories

Added 2012-07-30

During the ‘Śladami Singera’ festival in Szczebrzeszyn , a Polish edition of Philip Bibel’s book entitled ‘Szebreszin’ was...

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The remarkable story of Gertruda Babilińska

The remarkable story of Gertruda Babilińska

Added 2012-07-30

PWN publishing house has just released the Polish edition of Ram Oren’s book entitled ‘Przysięga Gertrudy’, which has already...

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Jewish Cultural Festival in Jelenia Góra

Jewish Cultural Festival in Jelenia Góra

Added 2012-07-27

Another Jewish cultural festival will take place. This time, Jelenia Góra would love to welcome you to a series of meetings about...

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Biłgoraj will build a wall modelled on the Wailing Wall

Biłgoraj will build a wall modelled on the Wailing Wall

Added 2012-07-27

A wall modelled on the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem will be erected in the former Jewish cemetery on Marii Konopnickiej Street in...

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Tisha b’Av

Tisha b’Av

Added 2012-07-26

This Saturday, on July 28th, the sunset marks the beginning of Tisha b’Av, the ninth day of the Av month. This day commemorates two...

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Tzadik Poznań Festival 2012

Tzadik Poznań Festival 2012

Added 2012-07-26

For the sixth time, from August 3-5, Poznań will resound with Jewish music of the 21st century. The Tzadik Festival offers five...

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Another finding in the Auschwitz Museum

Another finding in the Auschwitz Museum

Added 2012-07-25

During restoration works of a wooden barrack in the former Auschwitz II – Birkenau camp, museum workers discovered a ceramic cup...

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Eshkol Nevo’s latest book published in Poland

Eshkol Nevo’s latest book published in Poland

Added 2012-07-25

In July, the recent book by the Israeli writer Eshkol Nevo has appeared in Polish bookstores. In addition to Amos Oz, Etgar Keret,...

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A minute for Munich

A minute for Munich

Added 2012-07-24

The International Olympic Committee did not agree to commemorate the victims of the terrorist attack in Munich during the opening of...

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The Jewish cemetery in Kolbuszowa finally restored

The Jewish cemetery in Kolbuszowa finally restored

Added 2012-07-24

‘Salamandra’ Kolbuszowa Tourist Club and ‘Kuźnia’ Association for Local Initiatives launched the action of cleaning the local Jewish...

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Centropa seminar in Poland

Centropa seminar in Poland

Added 2012-07-24

The Galicia Jewish Museum and Centropa (Central Europe Center for Research and Documentation) have the pleasure of inviting you to a...

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An educational trip to memorial sites: Bełżec, Sobibór, Treblinka, Majdanek

An educational trip to memorial sites: Bełżec, Sobibór, Treblinka, Majdanek

Added 2012-07-23

Studnia Pamięci Association in Lublin has the pleasure of inviting you to take part in the 12th edition of the Polish-German-Dutch...

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A memorial march marking the anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto

A memorial march marking the anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto

Added 2012-07-23

Yesterday, at the anniversary of the mass shipment of people from the Warsaw Ghetto, a Memory March proceeded along Warsaw streets. All...

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Israeli youth visit the Jewish cemetery in Częstochowa

Israeli youth visit the Jewish cemetery in Częstochowa

Added 2012-07-23

Last Friday, another edition of the Gideonim program was completed in Częstochowa. The project aims to designate Polish Jewish...

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The 70th anniversary of the commencement of the liquidation action in the Warsaw Ghetto

The 70th anniversary of the commencement of the liquidation action in the Warsaw Ghetto

Added 2012-07-20

On July 22nd, 1942, the Nazis began to liquidate the Warsaw Ghetto. The Jewish Historical Institute along with partners would like to...

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Ohel Warszawa

Ohel Warszawa

Added 2012-07-20

Ohel Warszawa is the name of a concert that will mark the 70th anniversary of the annihilation of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto. The...

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A diary from the ghetto in pictures from the underground archives of the Warsaw Ghetto

A diary from the ghetto in pictures from the underground archives of the Warsaw Ghetto

Added 2012-07-20

On July 22nd, 2012, at noon, an exhibition called ‘Dziennik Getta – Rysunki. Z Podziemnego Archiwum Getta Warszawskiego’ (Eng. A...

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The synagogue in Słomniki will be restored

The synagogue in Słomniki will be restored

Added 2012-07-20

For years, the synagogue’s building in Słomniki has been neglected in the following manner: walled up windows, leaking gutters,...

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Jan Karski and Pola Nireńska award goes to Alina Skibińska

Jan Karski and Pola Nireńska award goes to Alina Skibińska

Added 2012-07-20

This year, the award named after Jan Karski and Pola Nireńska has been presented to Alina Skibińska, a historian and a researcher of...

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A prayer for the victims of the terrorist attack

A prayer for the victims of the terrorist attack

Added 2012-07-19

On Sunday, July 22nd, the Nożyk Synagogue will hold a religious service for those who died or were injured during the...

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Prof. Abraham Heschel competition awards have been awarded

Prof. Abraham Heschel competition awards have been awarded

Added 2012-07-18

July 11th marked the official closing of the 4th edition of Prof. Abraham Heschel competition called ‘Tolerancja a społeczeństwo...

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Tikkun Olam

Tikkun Olam

Added 2012-07-18

The JDC Foundation and the Jewish Religious Community have the pleasure of inviting you to a picnic and a charity event, which will take place...

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Keret’s house will be finished soon

Keret’s house will be finished soon

Added 2012-07-18

This October, Etgar Keret will move into a narrow 133 centimeter clearance between buildings on Chłodna 22 and Żelazna 74 streets....

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Beit Radom marks the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto

Beit Radom marks the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto

Added 2012-07-17

Resura Obywatelska with Teatr Powszechny desire to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Radom ghetto in two...

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Israeli Book Club Discussion

Israeli Book Club Discussion

Added 2012-07-17

Moses Schorr Foundation has the pleasure of inviting you to a meeting on Zeruya Shalev’s book entitled ‘Życie miłosne”, which...

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A foretaste of the Core Exhibition of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw

A foretaste of the Core Exhibition of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw

Added 2012-07-16

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

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Virtual Shtetl discovers Belarus

Virtual Shtetl discovers Belarus

Added 2012-07-13

We would like to invite you to watch Julia Popławska’s latest short film entitled ‘Virtual Shtetl is...

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On the trail of Gdańsk Jews – an orientation-based game

On the trail of Gdańsk Jews – an orientation-based game

Added 2012-07-13

In late June, Gdańsk staged workshops called ‘Żydzi gdańscy – na szlaku wspomnień’, which were attended by students of the...

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A lecture on Szmul Zygelbojm in Beit Warszawa

A lecture on Szmul Zygelbojm in Beit Warszawa

Added 2012-07-13

Beit Warszawa has the pleasure of inviting you to Rabbi Howard Voss-Altman’s visiting lecture about Jewish aspects in Szmul Zygelbojm’s...

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The 120th anniversary of Bruno Schulz’s birthday

The 120th anniversary of Bruno Schulz’s birthday

Added 2012-07-12

Today marks the 120th anniversary of the birthday of Bruno Schulz, a renowned prose writer, painter and drawer. November marks the 70th...

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Jewish life in the shadow of the looming Holocaust

Jewish life in the shadow of the looming Holocaust

Added 2012-07-12

From today onwards, an exhibition called ‘Zanim nadeszła zagłada’ (Eng. Before the Holocaust happened), mounted by the Institute...

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On the trail of Isaac Bashevis Singer in the Lublin region

On the trail of Isaac Bashevis Singer in the Lublin region

Added 2012-07-11

This Thursday, July 12, opens a traveling festival called ‘Śladami Singer’ (Following I.B. Singer's traces). Young artists from...

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Pogranicze – Folkowisko Cultural Festival

Pogranicze – Folkowisko Cultural Festival

Added 2012-07-11

From 13th-15th, July, Gorajec, a town in Podlasie region, will stage a cultural festival called ‘Pogranicze-Folkowisko’. This event...

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The 71st anniversary of the Jewish pogrom in Jedwabne

The 71st anniversary of the Jewish pogrom in Jedwabne

Added 2012-07-10

Today marks the 71st anniversary of the slaughter of Jews in Jedwabne. The Jews who lived there were herded to the market square and about 300...

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An inter-religious prayer at Majdanek

An inter-religious prayer at Majdanek

Added 2012-07-10

Last Sunday evening, participants of the summer integration camp of winners of scholarships founded by the ‘Dzieło Nowego...

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‘Preserving memory’ medals awarded

‘Preserving memory’ medals awarded

Added 2012-07-10

Last Sunday, on July 8th, the Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow staged a ceremony of awarding ‘Chroniąc pamięć’ honors given to...

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The Museum of the History of Polish Jews takes another step towards its Grand Opening

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews takes another step towards its Grand Opening

Added 2012-07-09

Thanks to the $7 million grant awarded by the Taube and Koret Foundations production of the Core Exhibition can enter a new...

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Exceptional donation to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews by Kulczyk Holding

Exceptional donation to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews by Kulczyk Holding

Added 2012-07-09

20 million zlotys were donated by Dr. Jan Kulczyk’s investment house to the first and at once the only museum in the world entirely...

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Two million people visit the Shtetl

Two million people visit the Shtetl

Added 2012-07-09

In today’s edition of the Gazeta Wyborcza Daily, Tomasz Urzykowski writes about the Virtual Shtetl, its origin, Virtual Shtetl’s activities...

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Good practices book now available on the Internet

Good practices book now available on the Internet

Added 2012-07-09

The project called ‘‘Jewish heritage in Belarus in Ukraine: protection, education, promotion. A training course and the application...

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Polish women who rescued Jews have been awarded

Polish women who rescued Jews have been awarded

Added 2012-07-09

On Sunday, July 8th, the Museum of the History of the City of Krakow staged a ceremony of awarding the Righteous medals for women who...

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A magazine about Poznań and Wielkopolska Jews

A magazine about Poznań and Wielkopolska Jews

Added 2012-07-09

The news issue of the ‘Miasteczko Poznań’ Jewish magazine about Jews from Poznań and Wielkopolska has been released....

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Prof. Maria Janion receives Irena Sendler Award

Prof. Maria Janion receives Irena Sendler Award

Added 2012-07-06

Prof. Maria Janion is the winner of this year’s edition of the Irena Sendler Award. The awarding ceremony took place on July 3rd in...

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A festival of three cultures in Jarczów

A festival of three cultures in Jarczów

Added 2012-07-06

Next Saturday, on July 7th, the Festival of Three Cultures will be staged in the Jarczów Kolonia Druga (Jarczów municipality). The...

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A Jewish cemetery in Pułtusk commemorated

A Jewish cemetery in Pułtusk commemorated

Added 2012-07-05

On July 5th, 2012, the official unveiling of a monument in the Jewish cemetery in Pułtusk took place. The ceremony was attended by about one...

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Joseph Malovany will perform in Płock

Joseph Malovany will perform in Płock

Added 2012-07-05

This Friday, on July 6th, Płock will host Joseph Malovany, one of the most recognized cantors, famous for his remarkable tenor voice,...

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The 66th anniversary of the Kielce pogrom

The 66th anniversary of the Kielce pogrom

Added 2012-07-05

Yesterday marked the 66th anniversary of the Kielce pogrom. A March of Silence and Prayer, organized by Jan Karski Association, took...

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Reicher Synagogue in Łódź covered with swastikas

Reicher Synagogue in Łódź covered with swastikas

Added 2012-07-04

Four black swastikas and SS symbols were scrawled on the façade of the Reicher Synagogue in Łódź. Fascist symbols were spotted by a...

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A mikveh in Rzeszów will be torn down

A mikveh in Rzeszów will be torn down

Added 2012-07-04

The old Jewish ritual bathhouse in Rzeszów will be replaced by a new building of the Provincial Specialist Hospital. The plan has met...

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A training course for Polish teachers and educators in Berlin

A training course for Polish teachers and educators in Berlin

Added 2012-07-04

The House of the Wanssee Conference in Berlin will stage a training course for Polish teachers and educators. The course will be held...

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Seroczyn residents cleaned a Jewish cemetery

Seroczyn residents cleaned a Jewish cemetery

Added 2012-07-03

On June 23 and June 30, 2012, the Jewish cemetery in Seroczyn was arranged. The action was organized by Boguslaw Werner Historical Club...

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‘Artur Szyk – Man of Dialogue’ – an exhibition

‘Artur Szyk – Man of Dialogue’ – an exhibition

Added 2012-07-02

Beginning this Thursday, Gary Browman Gallery in Lvov will display an exhibition of works by the Polish-Jewish artist Artur Szyk. The...

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Klezmer music festival in Kazimierz Dolny

Klezmer music festival in Kazimierz Dolny

Added 2012-07-02

From July 14th-15th, Kazimierz Dolny will stage the 7th edition of the Klezmer Music and Tradition Festival. As in previous annual...

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A post-traumatic narrative in Henryk Grynberg’s short stories

A post-traumatic narrative in Henryk Grynberg’s short stories

Added 2012-07-02

Beit Warszawa Foundation has the pleasure of inviting you to Katarzyna Jerzak’s visiting lecture on the post-traumatic narrative in...

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