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The autumn term at Pardes Yeshiva

The autumn term at Pardes Yeshiva

Added 2013-08-30

This Sunday, 1 September 2013, Pardes Yeshiva inaugurates the autumn school term. The classes will be held for four months (four lectures...

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A bike ride to Sochaczew and the surroundings

A bike ride to Sochaczew and the surroundings

Added 2013-08-29

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Muzeum Ziemi Sochaczewskiej i Pola Bitwy nad Bzurą, Nasz Zamek Association and the...

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A photographer from Auschwitz – the story of a unique witness

A photographer from Auschwitz – the story of a unique witness

Added 2013-08-29

October 2013 will mark the premier of the book entitled ‘Fotograf z Auschwitz’. The book is neither typical Holocaust literature nor a...

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Jewish surf rock

Jewish surf rock

Added 2013-08-29

Today, Willa Grohmana in Łódź, at 9/1 Tylna Street, will stage the last concert of this year’s edition of ŁDZ Alternatywa. Alte...

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Israel is right under your nose – an orientation based game in Warsaw

Israel is right under your nose – an orientation based game in Warsaw

Added 2013-08-28

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites you to take part in the ‘Israel masz pod nosem’ urban game (Israel is just round the...

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Students from Poland and Israel record matzevos in the Jewish cemetery  in Kielce

Students from Poland and Israel record matzevos in the Jewish cemetery in Kielce

Added 2013-08-28

Last Monday was the first day of registering matzevos in the Jewish cemetery in Kielce. Firstly, all tombstones were photographed....

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Ben Gurion. A Political Life – an interview with Simon Peres

Ben Gurion. A Political Life – an interview with Simon Peres

Added 2013-08-28

On 28 August 2013, Wydawnictwo Czarne publisher will release the Polish translation of the book entitled ‘Ben Gurion. Żywot...

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A hotel in the former Lublin Yeshiva will open this Autumn

A hotel in the former Lublin Yeshiva will open this Autumn

Added 2013-08-27

A hotel, which has been established in the former pre-war yeshiva in Lublin, will be inaugurated in October. A signboard has already been...

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The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Środula ghetto

The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Środula ghetto

Added 2013-08-27

This Wednesday, on 28 August 2013, Sosnowiec will stage memorial ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the...

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An exhibition as part of the ‘Silesia Topia’ Polish-German project

An exhibition as part of the ‘Silesia Topia’ Polish-German project

Added 2013-08-27

On 6 September, at 6 pm, an exhibition which has been organised under the ‘Silesia Topia’ Polish-German project will be inaugurated at Galeria...

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Commemorating the extermination of Tykocin Jews

Commemorating the extermination of Tykocin Jews

Added 2013-08-26

Today (26.08.2013) Tykocin will hold memorial ceremonies in honour of Tykocin Jews who perished in the Holocaust seventy-two years ago....

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Torah comes back to the synagogue in Dąbrowa Tarnowska

Torah comes back to the synagogue in Dąbrowa Tarnowska

Added 2013-08-26

After over seventy years, a handwritten Torah was returned to the synagogue in Dąbrowa Tarnowska. The Pentateuch was handed over by...

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The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Będzin ghetto

The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Będzin ghetto

Added 2013-08-26

The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the local ghetto was officially commemorated in Będzin last Sunday. Będzin residents as well...

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A selection of Bogdan Białek’s texts

A selection of Bogdan Białek’s texts

Added 2013-08-23

Charaktery publishing house has recently released two books, ‘Cienie i ślad’ and ‘Prowincje’. Both books comprise a selection of...

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A screening of the movie ‘Survivors’ at the Singer’s Warsaw Festival

A screening of the movie ‘Survivors’ at the Singer’s Warsaw Festival

Added 2013-08-23

This Sunday, 25 August, Austriackie Forum Kultury (Austrian Forum for Culture) will show Joanna Król and Karolina Dzięciołowska’s...

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In search of the graves of Holocaust victims in Rejowiec

In search of the graves of Holocaust victims in Rejowiec

Added 2013-08-23

The Warsaw-based Jewish Cemeteries Rabbinical Commission seeks to contact everyone who knows anything about the extermination of the...

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Singer’s Festival at the Vistula bank

Singer’s Festival at the Vistula bank

Added 2013-08-23

This Saturday, La Playa Music Bar in Warsaw will inaugurate the ‘Singer’s Warsaw’ Jewish Cultural Festival for the third time. From...

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Young people from Israel and Germany visit Kołobrzeg

Young people from Israel and Germany visit Kołobrzeg

Added 2013-08-22

From 19-25 August, 2013, Kołobrzeg hosted young people from Israel and Germany. Their visit was organised under the third edition of the...

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Commemorating Skierniewice Jews – Skierniewicer 2013

Commemorating Skierniewice Jews – Skierniewicer 2013

Added 2013-08-22

From 29-31 August 2013, Skierniwice will stage the second edition of the project entitled ‘Bringing Back Skierniewice Jews to...

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A concert and an exhibition in Łęczna

A concert and an exhibition in Łęczna

Added 2013-08-22

This Sunday, 25 August 2013, at 6 pm, the Regional Museum in Łęczna, 17 Bożnicza Street, will stage a chamber concert from the Sanus...

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Post-diploma studies about Polish Jews

Post-diploma studies about Polish Jews

Added 2013-08-21

October 2013 marks the opening of the post-diploma studies entitled ‘Żydzi polscy –  kultura, język, historia (Polish Jews –...

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A Havdalah concert: Di Galitzyaner Klezmorim

A Havdalah concert: Di Galitzyaner Klezmorim

Added 2013-08-21

On Saturday, 31 August, 2013, another Havdalah concert will start at 8:32 pm at the White Stork Synagogue in Wrocław. This time, Di...

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A nude session in a cemetery may end in court

A nude session in a cemetery may end in court

Added 2013-08-21

Yesterday, the District Police in Kielce initiated an investigation in relation to an erotic photo session in the Jewish cemetery.In...

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The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Będziny ghetto

The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Będziny ghetto

Added 2013-08-20

The 28th August 2013 marks the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto in Będziny. The ceremony will be highlighted by placing...

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‘Not only Schindler’ – unique film meetings at the Historical Museum of Kraków (Schindler’s Factory)

‘Not only Schindler’ – unique film meetings at the Historical Museum of Kraków (Schindler’s Factory)

Added 2013-08-20

On 29 August, 6 pm, another meeting from the ‘Nie tylko Schindler’ series (Not Only Schindler) will be staged at the cinema at Oskar...

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Motivational meetings in Przysucha

Motivational meetings in Przysucha

Added 2013-08-19

From 22-23 September 2013, two-days of Polish-Israeli meetings will take place in Przysucha. The workshops revolve around Chasidic tales....

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The 71st anniversary of the liquidation of Falenica and Remembertów ghettos

The 71st anniversary of the liquidation of Falenica and Remembertów ghettos

Added 2013-08-19

Precisely seventy-one years ago, Jewish residents of residential areas to the east of Warsaw went through a dramatic time. On 20 August 1942, one...

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Jewish fairy tales and legends from Mazowsze region

Jewish fairy tales and legends from Mazowsze region

Added 2013-08-19

The Ilustracja B. Association from Warsaw has initiated a new, interesting project aiming to record fairy tales, legends and incredible...

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A Defaced Jewish Cemetery in Chęciny

A Defaced Jewish Cemetery in Chęciny

Added 2013-08-18

Virtual Shtetl portal has been informed about an erotic photo session that was taken in the Jewish cemetery in Chęciny in late July this year....

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The 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the uprising in the Białystok ghetto

The 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the uprising in the Białystok ghetto

Added 2013-08-16

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the uprising in the Białystok ghetto. The central part of the ceremonies have...

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“XIth festival of Cilum Czulent – meeting of cultures” in Lelów

“XIth festival of Cilum Czulent – meeting of cultures” in Lelów

Added 2013-08-16

This weekend, the Polish and Jewish cultural "XIth festival of Cilum Czulent – meeting of cultures" is taking place in Lelów. As usual,...

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First multimedia walk around Grzybów

First multimedia walk around Grzybów

Added 2013-08-16

The Foundation of Polish-German Cooperation invites everyone for the first Warsaw multimedia walk around Grzybów from Tuesday 20 August...

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Rafael Rajzner's memories

Rafael Rajzner's memories

Added 2013-08-16

In August, the Jewish Historical Institute will publish an extraordinary book – the memories of Rafael Rajzner originating from...

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The Warburg Colony calls for help

The Warburg Colony calls for help

Added 2013-08-14

Will the Warburg Colony in Brest, a unique memorial place where the history of WWI and WWII and the history of the local Jewish community...

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‘A Postcard From the Yiddishland’ –  a concert at the Wrocław Synagogue

‘A Postcard From the Yiddishland’ –  a concert at the Wrocław Synagogue

Added 2013-08-14

This Sunday, 18 August, at 5 pm, the vocalist Karolina Cicha will give a concert entitled ‘A Postcard from the Yiddishland’ at the...

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The restoration of two historical blocks at the Auschwitz Museum almost complete

The restoration of two historical blocks at the Auschwitz Museum almost complete

Added 2013-08-14

The restoration of two brick blocks in the Auschwitz I German concentration camp will be complete this year. They will house a new core...

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‘Chasidim – A Return’ – a photo exhibition

‘Chasidim – A Return’ – a photo exhibition

Added 2013-08-14

This exhibition will be displayed at Ośrodek Spotkania Kultur in Dąbrowa Tarnowska (Cultural Meeting Centre) until the end of August....

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‘Footballers of old time Warsaw, a former melting pot’ – an exhibition

‘Footballers of old time Warsaw, a former melting pot’ – an exhibition

Added 2013-08-13

Today, at 6 pm, an exhibition entitled ‘Piłkarze dawnej Warszawy w tyglu wielu kultur’ (Eng. Footballers of old time Warsaw, a former...

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‘The Magician of Lublin’ – a movie screening

‘The Magician of Lublin’ – a movie screening

Added 2013-08-13

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites you to the screening of ‘The Magician of Lublin’, which will take place at 7 pm. The...

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Pictures of Resistance: The Wartime Photographs of Jewish Partisan Faye Schulman

Pictures of Resistance: The Wartime Photographs of Jewish Partisan Faye Schulman

Added 2013-08-12

Last Saturday, Chęciny organised the 7th edition of Sightseeing by Night. As in previous editions, the organisers prepared a special route,...

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Recently found cast-iron matzevos

Recently found cast-iron matzevos

Added 2013-08-12

During restoration works of the hospital in Żarki (Myszkowski district), cast-iron matzevos were unearthed. This kind of headstone is...

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A memorial march and prayers at the 71st anniversary of the annihilation of Otwock Jews

A memorial march and prayers at the 71st anniversary of the annihilation of Otwock Jews

Added 2013-08-12

Next Monday, 19 August 2013, at 7 pm, Otwock and Karczew Jews’ Remembrance Committee and the Society of Otwock Friends invite you to a...

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A bike ride to Nasielsk

A bike ride to Nasielsk

Added 2013-08-09

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Welocypedy.pl association invite you to a bike ride along the Jewish historical and...

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The bimah is almost ready

The bimah is almost ready

Added 2013-08-09

Today has marked the end of the first stage of the Bima project. This is the last phase of the Gwoździec Re!konstrukcja workshops carried out by...

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The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Wadowice ghetto

The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Wadowice ghetto

Added 2013-08-08

Last Wednesday, 7 August 2013, the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Wadowice ghetto was commemorated. Morning prayers, Kaddish...

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Workshops and the related exhibition ‘We Were Here’

Workshops and the related exhibition ‘We Were Here’

Added 2013-08-08

From 16-20 August 2013, Białystok will stage educational workshops that accompany the ‘Byliśmy tu’ exhibition (We Were Here). The...

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A new rabbi in Kollel

A new rabbi in Kollel

Added 2013-08-08

This Saturday, 10 August, morning prayers will be followed by the official Kiddush ceremony welcoming the new rabbi of Kollel, Mosze...

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Lullabies for Eternal Dreaming – a concert by Lena Piękniewska

Lullabies for Eternal Dreaming – a concert by Lena Piękniewska

Added 2013-08-07

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the uprising in the Białystok ghetto. In order to commemorate the dramatic events, Lena...

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A meeting with Priest Romuald Jakub Weksler-Waszkinel

A meeting with Priest Romuald Jakub Weksler-Waszkinel

Added 2013-08-07

The Jan Karski Association invites you to a meeting with Priest Romuald Jakub Weksler-Waszkinel, which will take place at Muzeum Dialogu...

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Uchanie – echoes of the past 69 years ago

Uchanie – echoes of the past 69 years ago

Added 2013-08-06

On 24 July 2013, the Zamojski weekly published an article about a Jewish pogrom which took place in Uchanie, Hrubieszów district. This...

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A photo of Auschwitz-Birkenau appears  in an American advert

A photo of Auschwitz-Birkenau appears in an American advert

Added 2013-08-06

Econ One, an American consulting firm, used a photograph of the Auschwitz II – Birkenau concentration camp as an advert on its Internet...

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Young people restore a Jewish cemetery in Białystok

Young people restore a Jewish cemetery in Białystok

Added 2013-08-06

As part of a project launched by Aktion Suhnezeichen Friedensdienste (ASF) and Centrum Edukacji Obywatelskiej Polska-Izrael, young people...

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‘Two Golden Moons of Chagall’ –  a concert

‘Two Golden Moons of Chagall’ –  a concert

Added 2013-08-05

This Sunday, 11 August 2013, a concert of Jewish music will take place in Sopot. The concert, entitled ‘Dwa złote księżyce...

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The Righteous members awarded in Kraków

The Righteous members awarded in Kraków

Added 2013-08-05

Last Friday, on 2 August 2013, a ceremony of honouring Polish members of the Righteous Among the Nations was held at Stradomskie Centrum...

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Pardes Festival – Meetings with Jewish Culture in Kazimierz Dolny

Pardes Festival – Meetings with Jewish Culture in Kazimierz Dolny

Added 2013-08-05

The Hebrew word ‘pardes’ means a garden and a special way of Torah studying. Pardes Festival – Meetings with Jewish Culture is a...

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A feast of theatre art at the 10th edition of  Singer’s Warsaw

A feast of theatre art at the 10th edition of Singer’s Warsaw

Added 2013-08-02

The 24th day of August 2013 marks the beginning of the 10th edition of Singer’s Warsaw Jewish Cultural Festival (24.08 – 01.09. 2013)....

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Young Israeli circus artists to perform in Warsaw

Young Israeli circus artists to perform in Warsaw

Added 2013-08-02

On Monday, 5 August 2013, at 12 noon, a circus show by Galilee Circus from Israel will take place. The Jewish-Arab group of young artists...

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Jazz in the Museum – a concert by Bogdan Hołownia and Wojciech Pulcyna

Jazz in the Museum – a concert by Bogdan Hołownia and Wojciech Pulcyna

Added 2013-08-01

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites you to a concert promoting the ‘Henryk Wars – Songbook’ album by highly acclaimed...

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A mural in Muranów has been covered over

A mural in Muranów has been covered over

Added 2013-08-01

An orange mural on a gate on Nowolipki Street in Muranów district has been covered with paint. It was the decision of an independent...

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The 5th edition of the Meetings of Three Cultures in Wojsławice

The 5th edition of the Meetings of Three Cultures in Wojsławice

Added 2013-08-01

This Sunday, on 4 August 2013, Wojsławice (Chełm district) will hold the 5th Meetings of Three Cultures, Catholic, Orthodox and Jewish....

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