Print | A A A | Report a bug | 44 933 349 chars | 84126 photos | 738 video | 116 audio | 1920 towns

 

 
 

News

When the Jewish God is a woman

When the Jewish God is a woman

Added 2011-08-31

Today, at the Klubokawiania 4 pokoje Warsaw club, a lecture entitled ‘Gdy żydowski Bóg jest kobietą’ (Eng. When the Jewish God...

More
The 70th anniversary of the extermination of Tykocin Jews

The 70th anniversary of the extermination of Tykocin Jews

Added 2011-08-31

  August 25th marked the anniversary of the extermination of Tykocin Jews. The locals and local government representatives...

More
The ‘Polish Righteous’ project on YouTube

The ‘Polish Righteous’ project on YouTube

Added 2011-08-31

The team of the ‘Polish Righteous’ project have the pleasure of inviting you to visit YouTube to watch short movies, in which the...

More
The fence of a Jewish cemetery in Nowy Sącz to be redecorated

The fence of a Jewish cemetery in Nowy Sącz to be redecorated

Added 2011-08-30

A group of rabbis, most of whom come from New York, will finance restoration works of the fence of the Jewish cemetery on Rybacka...

More
The Jewish cemetery in Wrocław cleaned by volunteers

The Jewish cemetery in Wrocław cleaned by volunteers

Added 2011-08-30

Last Monday, a Polish-German group of volunteers launched cleaning works in the Jewish cemetery in...

More
Virtual Shtetl visits shtetls – our other visit to Belarus

Virtual Shtetl visits shtetls – our other visit to Belarus

Added 2011-08-30

From August 17th-23rd, 2011, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, in cooperation with the Union of Jewish Communities in Belarus and...

More
Jewish painters in Krakow

Jewish painters in Krakow

Added 2011-08-30

Until the end of September, a unique exhibition entitled ‘Pomiędzy sztetl a Ecole de Paris’ (Eng. Between a shtetl and Ecole de...

More
Carvings of Jewish women selling oranges not painted but carved

Carvings of Jewish women selling oranges not painted but carved

Added 2011-08-29

On the occasion of the Singer’s Festival in Warsaw, a series of events and exhibitions focusing on Jewish culture are organized. An...

More
A cycling tour around Jewish Warsaw

A cycling tour around Jewish Warsaw

Added 2011-08-29

As part of the eighth edition of the Singer Jewish Culture Festival, the Museum of the History of Polish Jewish invites everyone interested to...

More
In search of matzevot in Bytów

In search of matzevot in Bytów

Added 2011-08-29

During excavations on Wiery Street in Bytów, fragments of stone matzevot were discovered. In all probability, the tombstones came from the now...

More
Dancing to prewar tango music

Dancing to prewar tango music

Added 2011-08-26

We would like to invite you to a dancing party with prewar tango music, which has been organized for Saturday, September 3rd....

More
The anniversary of the liquidation of the Litzmannstadt Ghetto

The anniversary of the liquidation of the Litzmannstadt Ghetto

Added 2011-08-26

Sixty-seven years will soon pass from the day of the liquidation of the Litzmannstadt Ghetto, where almost two hundred thousand Jews were...

More
Virtual Shtetl at the Singer festival!

Virtual Shtetl at the Singer festival!

Added 2011-08-26

We have the pleasure of inviting everyone interested to a presentation of the Virtual Shtetl Internet portal! The meeting will take place on...

More
In memory of 1968 events

In memory of 1968 events

Added 2011-08-25

The Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage (FODŻ), the Cultural Center in Słupsk and the Youth Cultural Center in Słupsk have...

More
Music in memory of the victims of the ghetto in Kielce

Music in memory of the victims of the ghetto in Kielce

Added 2011-08-25

Bogdan Białek, the President of the Jan Karski Association, informed the Polish Press Agency (PAP) that Jerzy Maksymiuk will compose an opus...

More
The memory of Poznań Jews

The memory of Poznań Jews

Added 2011-08-25

On August 26th, 1943, the last shipment of Jews who had been confined in the town’s football stadium, was carried out. They were...

More
The monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto in Warsaw to be restored

The monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto in Warsaw to be restored

Added 2011-08-25

The Warsaw City Hall has declared that...

More
Restoring the memory of Biskupiec Jews

Restoring the memory of Biskupiec Jews

Added 2011-08-24

  In Biskupiec, thanks to efforts of...

More
A living bridge between Israel and Poland

A living bridge between Israel and Poland

Added 2011-08-24

As part of the program entitled ‘A Living Bridge’, eleven Israelis arrived in Poland last Monday. They will stay in Poland until...

More
Preserving memory. A drawing exhibition in Płońsk

Preserving memory. A drawing exhibition in Płońsk

Added 2011-08-24

An exhibition of works of art depicting Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto has been opened in Płońsk. The author of the displayed drawings is Gianni...

More
An Israeli picnic in Płock

An Israeli picnic in Płock

Added 2011-08-23

The Jewish Community in Warsaw invites you to an Israeli picnic which has been organized for August 25th, 2011, in Płock....

More
Anti-Semitic inscriptions on a tenement house in Rzeszów

Anti-Semitic inscriptions on a tenement house in Rzeszów

Added 2011-08-23

Last night, a tenement house on Kraszewskiego Street in Rzeszów was covered in vulgar slogans of an anti-Semitic nature....

More
Ruta Sakowska passes away

Ruta Sakowska passes away

Added 2011-08-23

On August 22nd, 2011, Ruta Sakowska died at the age of eighty-nine. She was a historian and a longtime researcher at the Ringelblum Archives...

More
 'La Playa: Warsaw-Tel Aviv' starts this Saturday!

'La Playa: Warsaw-Tel Aviv' starts this Saturday!

Added 2011-08-23

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

More
Absence/Restoration marks the anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto in Falenica

Absence/Restoration marks the anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto in Falenica

Added 2011-08-22

August 20th marked the 69th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto in Falenica. The Falenica Ghetto was set up in...

More
The anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto in Zduńska Wola

The anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto in Zduńska Wola

Added 2011-08-22

The 69th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto in Zduńska...

More
A luminous footbridge over Chłodna Street in Warsaw

A luminous footbridge over Chłodna Street in Warsaw

Added 2011-08-22

In late September this year, revitalizing works on Chłodna Street in Warsaw will be completed. Parts of an installation commemorating the...

More
A cholent and ciulim festival in Lelów

A cholent and ciulim festival in Lelów

Added 2011-08-19

This weekend, the 9th edition of  the “Ciulim & Cholent Holiday. Lelów Encunters with Cultures” festival will be...

More
Shalom 2011 in Lublin

Shalom 2011 in Lublin

Added 2011-08-19

Today is the opening day of the ‘Shalom 2011. Encounters with Jewish culture’ festival, organized in Ogród Saski park in Lublin....

More
A donation for the maintenance of the former Auschwitz concentration camp

A donation for the maintenance of the former Auschwitz concentration camp

Added 2011-08-19

  Last Thursday, all parliamentary clubs approved the bill granting financial support for the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation....

More
Boxes of memory

Boxes of memory

Added 2011-08-19

On August 20th, boxes of memory, similar in shape to a ballot box, will appear in several places in Warsaw. Everyone in possession of archival...

More
A premier of a book about Leopold Gottlieb’s oeuvre

A premier of a book about Leopold Gottlieb’s oeuvre

Added 2011-08-18

  A new book by Artur Tanikowski entitled ‘Wizerunki człowieczeństwa, rytuały powszedniości. Leopold Gottlieb i jego...

More
Bricked up matzevot in Sokołów Podlaski

Bricked up matzevot in Sokołów Podlaski

Added 2011-08-18

  The Jewish cemetery in Sokołów...

More
A walking tour  in Zamość

A walking tour in Zamość

Added 2011-08-18

On Thursday of August 25th, the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland (FODŻ) will organize an educational walking tour...

More
Children of the Holocaust meet in Warsaw

Children of the Holocaust meet in Warsaw

Added 2011-08-17

From August 19th-22th, 2011, the 23rd edition of the International Conference  of the Children of the Holocaust will take place under the...

More
The 68th anniversary of the uprising in the ghetto in Białystok

The 68th anniversary of the uprising in the ghetto in Białystok

Added 2011-08-17

Yesterday, on August 16th, 2011, official celebrations marking the 68th anniversary of the uprising which broke out in the local ghetto, took...

More
A model of an 18th-century synagogue in Lublin

A model of an 18th-century synagogue in Lublin

Added 2011-08-17

On August 22nd, 2011, an official presentation of a model of a synagogue which traces back to the time of Baal Shem Tov will take place at 6 pm...

More
Noach Flug passes away

Noach Flug passes away

Added 2011-08-16

On August 11th, 2011, Noach Flug died in Jerusalem. Flug was the President of the International Auschwitz Committee, an economist and a ...

More

Added 2011-08-16

A conference in Brześć On August 20th, 2011, an international conference on the preservation of the cultural heritage of Belarusian Jews...

More
Volunteers restore matzevot in a Jewish cemetery in Białystok

Volunteers restore matzevot in a Jewish cemetery in Białystok

Added 2011-08-16

Last week, a multinational group of volunteers from Germany, Ukraine and Israel started restoration works in the Jewish cemetery in Białystok....

More
The „Landscapes of Israel” Exhibition

The „Landscapes of Israel” Exhibition

Added 2011-08-12

The Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage invites you to an exhibition of photographs titled “The Landscapes of...

More
Anti-Semitic Graffiti on the Synagogue

Anti-Semitic Graffiti on the Synagogue

Added 2011-08-12

Anti-Semitic graffiti was scrawled on the front elevation of the old synagogue in Orla. Presumably, the graffiti was painted during the night...

More
The Avenue of the Righteous and a Lapidarium in the Jewish Cemetery in the Bródno district.

The Avenue of the Righteous and a Lapidarium in the Jewish Cemetery in the Bródno district.

Added 2011-08-12

The Avenue of the Righteous, which will commemorate people who helped Jews during the Shoah, is to be built in the Jewish cemetery at...

More
The Anniversary of the Attacks on Jews in Kraków

The Anniversary of the Attacks on Jews in Kraków

Added 2011-08-11

The so-called “Kraków pogrom” took place on the 11th of August 1945, and it resulted in one dead and five severely...

More
A fragment of the ghetto wall at the rear of Próżna Street?

A fragment of the ghetto wall at the rear of Próżna Street?

Added 2011-08-11

A fragment of the ghetto wall at the rear of Próżna Street? The editorial staff of the Virtual Shtetl portal has been...

More
Acts of Vandalism in the Cemetery of Łosice

Acts of Vandalism in the Cemetery of Łosice

Added 2011-08-11

Acts of Vandalism in the Cemetery of Łosice According to a local newspaper “Tygodnik Siedlecki”, a case of...

More
A Lecture on Wooden Synagogues

A Lecture on Wooden Synagogues

Added 2011-08-11

A Lecture on Wooden Synagogues The Museum of the History of Polish Jews cordially invites you to a lecture by Dr. Eleonora...

More

"Gwoździec Re!konstrukcja" in "The Jerusalem Post"

Added 2011-08-10

The leading English-language daily newspaper “The Jerusalem Post”, which raises issues concerning Israel, the Middle East, and the...

More
Surprising archaeological findings in Jerusalem

Surprising archaeological findings in Jerusalem

Added 2011-08-10

In Jerusalem, archaeologists have discovered artifacts from before 2000 years. The artifacts probably date back to the times of the Jewish...

More
March of Remembrance and Prayer in Otwock

March of Remembrance and Prayer in Otwock

Added 2011-08-10

 March of Remembrance and Prayer in Otwock On the 19th of August 2011, Otwock will commemorate the 69th anniversary of...

More
The Exhibition of Elwiro M. Andriolli's Works

The Exhibition of Elwiro M. Andriolli's Works

Added 2011-08-09

On the 3rd of August, an exhibition titled “Meir Ezofowicz and other Jews. Drawings on wood by Elwiro M. Andriolli” was opened in...

More
Multicultural Szczebrzeszyn

Multicultural Szczebrzeszyn

Added 2011-08-09

Between the 19th and 21st of August 2011, Szczebrzeszyn will host the Jewish, Orthodox, and Catholic Culture Festival. The...

More
Photographs by Sharon Bereket

Photographs by Sharon Bereket

Added 2011-08-09

Photographs by Sharon Bereket, a well-known Jewish artist, will be exhibited until the end of August in the premises of the Reformed Jewish...

More
The fourth edition of the Days of Memory of Rymanów Jews

The fourth edition of the Days of Memory of Rymanów Jews

Added 2011-08-08

On August 11th, 2011, the Days of Memory of the Jewish Community in...

More
Celebrating Tisha b’Av today

Celebrating Tisha b’Av today

Added 2011-08-08

Today, the Tisha b’Av ...

More
The Polish government donates PLN 34 million for the Auschwitz museum

The Polish government donates PLN 34 million for the Auschwitz museum

Added 2011-08-08

The Council of Ministers has passed a resolution to donate a sum reaching almost thirty-four million zlotys to support a strategic government...

More
A grand match against racism closes the Woodstock Festival

A grand match against racism closes the Woodstock Festival

Added 2011-08-08

The match, under the banner of ‘Let’s kick racism out of football’, was played during the Woodstock Festival in Kostrzyń nad...

More
Etgar Keret for children

Etgar Keret for children

Added 2011-08-05

At the turn of August and September, the Nisza publishing house will release the book entitled ‘Tata ucieka z cyrkiem’ (‘Dad...

More
Memory of the extermination of Romanies at the European Parliament

Memory of the extermination of Romanies at the European Parliament

Added 2011-08-05

The Joint Government-National Minorities Commission’s Team for Romani Affairs will take measures to establish the European Day of...

More
Jews in the Second Polish Republic -a presention of a gallery of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Jews in the Second Polish Republic -a presention of a gallery of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Added 2011-08-05

On August 27th, a concert at the La playa club by the Vistula will open the Singer’s Warsaw Festival. Among arranged events, lectures and...

More
Prisoners arrange a Jewish cemetery

Prisoners arrange a Jewish cemetery

Added 2011-08-04

Prisoners from the penal institution in Lodz will clean a local Jewish cemetery on Bracka Street in Lodz. Cleaning works will start today and...

More
Maor Melikson gives victory to the Wisla Krakow football club

Maor Melikson gives victory to the Wisla Krakow football club

Added 2011-08-04

Yesterday, in the match between Wisla Krakow, Poland, and Bulgarian Liteks Lowecz, the Polish team beat their rival with a three to one win....

More
2011 Maccabi Games

2011 Maccabi Games

Added 2011-08-03

  From July 5th-13th, 2011, the 13th edition of European Maccabi Games took place in Vienna. The Polish representation...

More

Added 2011-08-03

One week ago, during repair works of a pavement, matzevot which had served as pavement slabs for Nazis during World War II,  were...

More
Prof. Marcin Wodziński honored

Prof. Marcin Wodziński honored

Added 2011-08-03

Marcin Wodziński, an associate professor of the University of Warsaw and the chief historian working on the Core Exhibition at the Museum of...

More
The Internet yeshiva invites you to a new series of lectures

The Internet yeshiva invites you to a new series of lectures

Added 2011-08-02

Pardes Yeshiva has arranged  a new series of lectures devoted to the Pirke Avot treatise for August. They will begin tomorrow....

More
The Auschwitz Museum will arrange a new visitor service center

The Auschwitz Museum will arrange a new visitor service center

Added 2011-08-02

The area of the PKS base in Oswiecim , purchased in 2008, was taken over by the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum last Monday....

More
Missing matzevot have been found

Missing matzevot have been found

Added 2011-08-02

In Bytów, during restoration works, matzevot which were lost during the 1938 Kristallnacht, have been found. After seventy-three...

More
Mosze Ohayon stays in the Legia football team

Mosze Ohayon stays in the Legia football team

Added 2011-08-01

Contrary to what was said before, Mosze Ohayon, an Israeli, remains in Legia. The middlefielder signed an agreement for one year with the...

More
The anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising

The anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising

Added 2011-08-01

Today marks the anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising. On this occasion, as in previous years, sirens will resound at 5 pm to...

More
Summer concerts at the White Stork Synagogue

Summer concerts at the White Stork Synagogue

Added 2011-08-01

The ‘Lato w Synagodze’ festival has run at the White Stork Synagogue for a month now in Wrocław. Each week, Klezmer, Sephardic,...

More

Added

...

More
Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

Added 2009-05-24

...

More

Archive