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A meeting with Samuel Willenberg at the Jewish Historical Institute

A meeting with Samuel Willenberg at the Jewish Historical Institute

Added 2013-07-31

Tomorrow, at 3 pm, the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw will hold a meeting with a former prisoner and escapee from Treblinka death...

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The 69th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising

The 69th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising

Added 2013-07-31

Tomorrow marks another anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising. As in previous years, at 5 pm, sirens in all of Warsaw will...

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Danuta Renk-Mikulska receives the Righteous Medal in Chicago

Danuta Renk-Mikulska receives the Righteous Medal in Chicago

Added 2013-07-31

On Tuesday, 23 July 2013, the Holocaust Museum in Skokie, on the outskirts of Chicago, Danuta Renk-Mikulska was awarded the title of the...

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The Year of Julian Tuwim – results of the competition

The Year of Julian Tuwim – results of the competition

Added 2013-07-30

The Polish Book Institute has just announced the results of the competition for the best project marking the Year of Julian Tuwim....

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Memorial murals in Łódź

Memorial murals in Łódź

Added 2013-07-30

Murals depicting Jewish children from the Łódź ghetto will be painted on the walls of tenement houses in the Bałuty district of...

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The 70th anniversary of the uprising at Treblinka death camp

The 70th anniversary of the uprising at Treblinka death camp

Added 2013-07-30

On 2 August 2013, at 11 am, the Museum of Fight and Martyrdom in Treblinka will hold ceremonies in honour of the 70th anniversary of the...

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Warsaw of Two Uprisings- a discussion

Warsaw of Two Uprisings- a discussion

Added 2013-07-29

Today, at 6 pm, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews will hold a panel discussion entitled ‘Warszawa dwóch powstań’ (Warsaw of...

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Lelów Cultural Encounters

Lelów Cultural Encounters

Added 2013-07-29

From 16-18 August 2013, Lelów will stage the Festival of Polish and Jewish Culture.Programme:16...

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A bicycle trip to Brwinów

A bicycle trip to Brwinów

Added 2013-07-26

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Welocypedy.pl association have the pleasure of inviting you to a bicycle trip exploring...

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Cultural Days in Szczebrzeszyn

Cultural Days in Szczebrzeszyn

Added 2013-07-26

Today, Szczebrzeszyn inaugurates the  fifth edition of the Day of Cultures. The programme abounds in concerts, lectures, film...

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A photo competition

A photo competition

Added 2013-07-26

Jewish traces in objects and the city landscape disappear over time and fade in memory. Izba Historii Skierniewic invites you to track...

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Today marks the inauguration of the Poznań Tzadik Festival

Today marks the inauguration of the Poznań Tzadik Festival

Added 2013-07-25

On the opening day of the Festival, stars of neo-Klezmer music, meetings with artists and film screenings will take place. The Festival...

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Oskar Schindler’s factory to become one of the seven wonders of Poland?

Oskar Schindler’s factory to become one of the seven wonders of Poland?

Added 2013-07-25

‘Emalia’ – Oskar Schindler’s factory, located at 4 Lipowa Street in Kraków, has been nominated for the ‘Seven Wonders of...

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‘Riverloam Trio’ & Special Guest Per Åke Holmlander Plays ‘Babcia’s Memory’ –  a concert

‘Riverloam Trio’ & Special Guest Per Åke Holmlander Plays ‘Babcia’s Memory’ –  a concert

Added 2013-07-24

Today, at 20:30, Pardon To Tu club and cafe will stage a concert by the Riverloan Trio band feat. the renowned Swedish tuba player Per...

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In Search of a Lost Synagogue

In Search of a Lost Synagogue

Added 2013-07-24

The Dialogue Center and the Institute of Archeology, University of Łodź, are searching for the foundations of the Alte Szil synagogue,...

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Another event to mark the Year of Julian Tuwim

Another event to mark the Year of Julian Tuwim

Added 2013-07-24

Last Saturday, 20 July, Łódź inaugurated another event as part of the Year of Julian Tuwim. The series of events called ‘Kwiaty...

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Not only Schindler

Not only Schindler

Added 2013-07-23

Nowych Ujęć  Foundation and the Historical Museum of the City of Kraków – Oscar Schindler’s Enamel Factory invite you to a...

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A group of young teenagers demolished the Jewish cemetery in Lublin

A group of young teenagers demolished the Jewish cemetery in Lublin

Added 2013-07-23

Last Saturday, hooligans ruined several graves and knocked down five slabs in the Jewish cemetery in Lublin on Walecznych Street. The...

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Włodzimierz Sztejn passed away

Włodzimierz Sztejn passed away

Added 2013-07-23

Włodzimierz Sztejn, a long time cantor and a prayer leader at the Remuh Synagogue in Kraków died in Kraków on 16 July 2013. The 11 May...

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The anniversary of the birth of Janusz Korczak

The anniversary of the birth of Janusz Korczak

Added 2013-07-22

The 22 July marks the anniversary of the birth of Janusz Korczak, also known as Old Doctor. Janusz Korczak was born in 1878 or 1879 and...

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An exhibition in honour of the 70th anniversary of the Białystok ghetto

An exhibition in honour of the 70th anniversary of the Białystok ghetto

Added 2013-07-22

This Friday, 26 July 2013, the Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic in Białystok will inaugurate an exhibition entitled ‘Byliśmy tu’ (We...

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Jewish Cemetery to be Restored

Jewish Cemetery to be Restored

Added 2013-07-22

Earlier this year we received a notification in which Małgorzata Płoszaj, a researcher of Silesian Judaica and a co-operator of the...

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Memorial March in Warsaw

Memorial March in Warsaw

Added 2013-07-19

On Sunday, July 21, 2013, for the second time the Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw organized the Memorial March in...

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A discussion on ritual slaughter

A discussion on ritual slaughter

Added 2013-07-19

Next Monday, 22 July, at 6 pm, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews will hold a discussion about ritual slaughter. The recent...

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A derelict housing estate will have a Warsaw kibbutz

A derelict housing estate will have a Warsaw kibbutz

Added 2013-07-19

In the estate of Finnish houses in the Warsaw district of Jazdów, a kibbutz will be built for young Jews to train for living in the city....

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A Unique Discovery

A Unique Discovery

Added 2013-07-19

Three cast-iron matzevot have been unearthed near a Pauline monastery in Leśniów. The tombstones probably come from Żarki and survived...

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‘Artists from a Paris school from Belarus’ – an exhibition in Vitebsk

‘Artists from a Paris school from Belarus’ – an exhibition in Vitebsk

Added 2013-07-18

The Arts Museum in Vitebsk, at 32 Lenin Street, will run the ‘Artists from a Paris school from Belarus’ exhibition until 30...

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Shalom will perform at the White Stork Synagogue

Shalom will perform at the White Stork Synagogue

Added 2013-07-18

On Saturday, 27 July, 2013, at 9:49 pm, the White Stork Synagogue in Wroclaw will stage this year’s first edition of a havdalah concert....

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‘Jan Karski. The Man of Freedom’ – an exhibition in Kielce

‘Jan Karski. The Man of Freedom’ – an exhibition in Kielce

Added 2013-07-18

Today, an exhibition about Jan Karski will be opened in the pedestrian zone in Kielce. The exhibition comprises twenty-two charts...

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What does Belarus know about Israel? – a competition

What does Belarus know about Israel? – a competition

Added 2013-07-18

The Israeli Embassy in Belarus and the Embassy’s Israeli Cultural Centre have announced a competition which is addressed to Belarusian...

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An afternoon with Jewish music

An afternoon with Jewish music

Added 2013-07-18

Each Sunday, the ‘Dworek Bialopradnicki’ Cultural Centre invites you to special outdoor chamber music concerts. Music genres that will...

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The 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the uprising in the Treblinka concentration camp

The 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the uprising in the Treblinka concentration camp

Added 2013-07-17

On 2 August 2013, at 11 am, the Museum of Fight and Martyrdom in Treblinka will hold commemorating ceremonies to mark the 70th anniversary...

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Bester Quarter to play at Warsaw Summer Jazz Days

Bester Quarter to play at Warsaw Summer Jazz Days

Added 2013-07-17

The famous Kraków music band Bester Quarter released their eighth album on 18 June 2013. This album was inspired by songs by Mordechaj...

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Błędów residents restore a Jewish cemetery

Błędów residents restore a Jewish cemetery

Added 2013-07-17

This week has marked the start of restoration works in the Jewish cemetery in Błędów. Overgrown bushes and rubbish will be...

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Tisha B’Av

Tisha B’Av

Added 2013-07-16

Tisha B’Av, an annual fast commemorating the destruction of both the First Temple and the Second Temple in Jerusalem, will begin on...

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Premiere of 'All Backs Were Turned'

Premiere of 'All Backs Were Turned'

Added 2013-07-16

On Thursday, July 18, 2013, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews hosted the premiere of All Backs Were Turned, a play based on Marek...

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‘Aftermath’ (Pokłosie) wins Yad Vashem award

‘Aftermath’ (Pokłosie) wins Yad Vashem award

Added 2013-07-16

Władysław Pasikowski’s most controversial film ‘Pokłosie’ (Aftermath) has been given a special award at the Jerusalem Film...

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Mendel’s daughter – a wartime memoir

Mendel’s daughter – a wartime memoir

Added 2013-07-16

The Polish edition of Martin Lemelman’s illustrated book entitled ‘Mendel’s Daughter’ has just been released by Wydawnictwo...

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A bill legalising ritual slaughter turned down

A bill legalising ritual slaughter turned down

Added 2013-07-15

Last Friday, the majority of MPs voted against the bill that would allow ritual slaughter in Poland. Two hundred and twenty two deputies...

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US volunteers will restore a Jewish cemetery in Zambrów

US volunteers will restore a Jewish cemetery in Zambrów

Added 2013-07-15

US volunteers have visited Zambrów to clean the Jewish cemetery for the second time. It marks another stage of the restoration of this...

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A concert of Jewish music in Kraków

A concert of Jewish music in Kraków

Added 2013-07-15

Priest Siemiaszko Foundation invites you to a concert of Jewish music, which will close a music workshop for Polish, German and Slovakian...

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The Mińsk ghetto hospital is no longer landmarked

The Mińsk ghetto hospital is no longer landmarked

Added 2013-07-15

The former infectious diseases hospital of the Mińsk Ghetto, located at 3 Kalwaryjskiej Street, has just officially been considered as...

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More Jewish cemeteries have been commemorated

More Jewish cemeteries have been commemorated

Added 2013-07-12

Monuments in honor of deceased Jews have been erected in the Jewish cemeteries in Łabiszyn and Strzelno (Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province) ....

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A premier of Rama Burhstein’s film ‘Fill the Void’

A premier of Rama Burhstein’s film ‘Fill the Void’

Added 2013-07-12

Today, at 8 pm, Warsaw Muranow cinema will screen a special pre-premier screening of Rama Burshtein’s film ‘Fill the Void’. On 12...

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The application process for the Holocaust Memorial Institute at Yad Vashem

The application process for the Holocaust Memorial Institute at Yad Vashem

Added 2013-07-12

The International Centre for Auschwitz and Holocaust Education at the State Memorial Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oświęcim invites you...

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Marta Gołąb’s exhibition ‘Jewish cutout’

Marta Gołąb’s exhibition ‘Jewish cutout’

Added 2013-07-11

On Friday, 26th July 2013, Ludwik Zamenhof Centre in Białystok will open Marta Gołąb’s exhibition inspired by Jewish...

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An exhibition about Polish Jews in Israel

An exhibition about Polish Jews in Israel

Added 2013-07-11

Last Wednesday, 10 July 2013, the Sejm inaugurated an exhibition entitled ‘Nasi Izraelczycy. Losy polskich Żydów w Izraelu’ (Our...

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The 72nd anniversary of the dramatic events in Jedwabne

The 72nd anniversary of the dramatic events in Jedwabne

Added 2013-07-10

July 10 marks the 72nd anniversary of dramatic events in Jedwabne. As in previous years, the Jewish Religious Community in Warsaw invites...

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An outdoor cinema in Bydgoszcz

An outdoor cinema in Bydgoszcz

Added 2013-07-10

Bydgoszcz has just inaugurated ‘Kino w Mozgu’ outdoor series of film screenings, which has been supported by the International Jewish...

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A meeting with Lisa Gutkin, Frank London and Lorin Sklamberg from the Klezmatics music band

A meeting with Lisa Gutkin, Frank London and Lorin Sklamberg from the Klezmatics music band

Added 2013-07-10

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites you to a meeting with Lisa Gutkin, Frank London and Lorin Sklamberg from Klezmatics,...

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The application process to the Mi Dor Le Dor educational programme is now open!

The application process to the Mi Dor Le Dor educational programme is now open!

Added 2013-07-10

The application process to the third edition of the Mi Dor Le Dor educational programme, which is run by the Tabue Centre for the Renewal...

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Ulpan JCC Warsaw

Ulpan JCC Warsaw

Added 2013-07-09

JCC Warsaw invites you to an intensive elementary Hebrew course. In order to participate, you need to be familiar with the Hebrew...

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The 11th International Summer Seminar for Yiddish Culture and Language

The 11th International Summer Seminar for Yiddish Culture and Language

Added 2013-07-08

As in previous years, Warsaw is hosting Yiddish students, who will study together Yiddish during the 11th edition of the International...

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The unveiling of a monument in honour of Szczekociny Jews

The unveiling of a monument in honour of Szczekociny Jews

Added 2013-07-08

Last Sunday, July 7th, 2013, Szczekociny staged the sixth edition of the Jewish Cultural Festival. Its spotlight was the inauguration of the...

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Colourful Tuwim on the streets of Łódź

Colourful Tuwim on the streets of Łódź

Added 2013-07-05

Yesterday, on July 4th, ten coloured monuments of Julian Tuwim appeared in Łódź. The monuments, which incorporate various...

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The cemetery or life? Poland as seen by young Israelis

The cemetery or life? Poland as seen by young Israelis

Added 2013-07-05

Travel of young Israelis to Poland continues to spark controversies both in Poland and in Israel. For young Israelis, Poland is a unique...

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The 3rd edition of the ‘Following Singer’s Traces’ International Festival in Lublin

The 3rd edition of the ‘Following Singer’s Traces’ International Festival in Lublin

Added 2013-07-04

From July 11-25, 2013, Szczebrzeszyn, Jozefow, Tyszowce, Bilgoraj, Krasnik, Bychawa and Lublin will stage the ‘Following I.B. Singer’s...

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‘A Kosher shelf’ a new project

‘A Kosher shelf’ a new project

Added 2013-07-04

A new project, supported by the Chief Rabbi of Poland Michael Schudrich, has been launched with the view of exchanging information about...

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Klezmer Fridays at Kubicki Arcades

Klezmer Fridays at Kubicki Arcades

Added 2013-07-04

After a one year break, another edition of the ‘Scena Letnia w Arkadach Kubickiego’ summer festival will be staged. This year, the...

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Souvenir, talisman, toy?

Souvenir, talisman, toy?

Added 2013-07-03

The Ethnographic Museum in Kraków has mounted an exhibition entitled ‘Pamiątka, Zabawka, Talizman’ (Souvenir, talisman, toy). The...

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The last series of lectures at Pardes Yeshiva before holidays

The last series of lectures at Pardes Yeshiva before holidays

Added 2013-07-03

Internetowa Jesziwa Pardes Akademia Judaizmu (The Pardes Internet Yeshiva Academy of Judaism) invites you to the last series of eight...

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The 6th Szczekocin Jewish Cultural Festival

The 6th Szczekocin Jewish Cultural Festival

Added 2013-07-03

This Sunday, July 2013, Szczekocin will hold the 6th edition of the Jewish Cultural Festival, which has been organised under the banner of...

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The winners of the ‘Preserving Memory’ project

The winners of the ‘Preserving Memory’ project

Added 2013-07-02

The winners of the 16th edition of the ‘Preserving Memory’ project have been announced. The awarding ceremony will take place in the...

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A Jewish cultural event in Michałów

A Jewish cultural event in Michałów

Added 2013-07-02

Pracownia Filmu, Dźwięku i Fotografii  in Michałów and Towarzystwo Przyjaciół Kultury Żydowskiej in Białystok invite you to...

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How to discuss and write about Jewish sites: new ways of mediating Jewish legacy in Poland

How to discuss and write about Jewish sites: new ways of mediating Jewish legacy in Poland

Added 2013-07-02

This Wednesday, July 3rd , at 12 noon, JCC Kraków will hold a panel discussion entitled ‘Jak mówić i pisać o miejscach żydowskich:...

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The 67th anniversary of the Kielce pogrom

The 67th anniversary of the Kielce pogrom

Added 2013-07-01

This Thursday, July 4th, 2013, Kielce will stage ceremonies in memory of the 67th anniversary of the Kielce pogrom. The event has been...

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‘The Klezmer Divas’ concert

‘The Klezmer Divas’ concert

Added 2013-07-01

Tomorrow, July 2nd, 2013, at 7 pm, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites you to a concert by the Australian music band The Klezmer...

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Gwoździec Re!konstrukcja – Bima project

Gwoździec Re!konstrukcja – Bima project

Added 2013-07-01

The Jewish Historical Institute in Poland and the Handshouse Studio, together with the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, have...

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Shtetl Community

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