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Virtual Shtetl commemorating Polish Jews online

Virtual Shtetl commemorating Polish Jews online

Added 2009-09-30

Following and enhancing the ingenious idea behind Wikipedia, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews has just launched an online project to which...

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Warsaw ghetto wall renovations

Warsaw ghetto wall renovations

Added 2009-09-29

Renovations of a perserved ghetto wall fragment (between Złota and Sienna streets) started earlier this week. Works are being conducted as a...

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3rd Jewish Culture Days in Olsztyn

3rd Jewish Culture Days in Olsztyn

Added 2009-09-29

Program available at: 3rd Jewish Culture...

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19th-century shofar in the Nożyk Synagogue

19th-century shofar in the Nożyk Synagogue

Added 2009-09-28

A shofar borrowed from the Museum of the History of Polish Jews has been sounded in Nożyk Synagogue in Warsaw. The shofar, crafted by rabbi Akiwa...

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Days of Upper Silesian Legacy

Days of Upper Silesian Legacy

Added 2009-09-25

Brama Cukermana Foundation cordially invites to October 4, 2009 Hidden Legacy. In The Steps of Bedzin Jews. (a tour...

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Bait Chadash in the Jewish Culture Center in Krakow

Bait Chadash in the Jewish Culture Center in Krakow

Added 2009-09-24

Jewish Culture Center in Krakow organized the 15th Bait Chadash project. Its main objective is to engage in cross-cultural and multidenominational...

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Esperanto workshops on Warsaw XIII Science Festival

Esperanto workshops on Warsaw XIII Science Festival

Added 2009-09-23

Historia Muzeo de Polaj Judoj – that's Museum of the History of Polish Jews in esperanto. The fascinating idea of this international language was...

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Pilgrimage to Nachman of Breslov's grave

Pilgrimage to Nachman of Breslov's grave

Added 2009-09-22

25.000 Chassidic Jews visited Rabbi Nachman's grave on Rosh haShana. Chassidic Jews from all over the world come to Human, Ukraine annually and...

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Jewish studies at UMCS in Lublin

Jewish studies at UMCS in Lublin

Added 2009-09-21

A new Jewish Studies specialization is now open to all applicants at Maria Sklodowska-Curie University in Lublin. More information...

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Jewish population in Duchy of Prussia and Royal Prussia in early modern period – a lecture

Jewish population in Duchy of Prussia and Royal Prussia in early modern period – a lecture

Added 2009-09-21

September 22 (14.00-14.30) in Elblag prof. dr hab. Jacek Wijaczka will give a lecture on Jewish population in Duchy of Prussia and Royal Prussia...

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30th Science Festival in Jewish Historical Institute

30th Science Festival in Jewish Historical Institute

Added 2009-09-20

As a part of the 30th Science Festival the Jewish Historical Institute prepared interesting lectures and meetings. All lectures and...

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Shana Tova!

Shana Tova!

Added 2009-09-18

We wish you a good, sweet and fruitful year 5770. Shana Tova uMetuka Virtual Shtetl...

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Rosh haShana 5770

Rosh haShana 5770

Added 2009-09-17

Few people, who left Poland in 1968 will celebrate Rosh haShana in Dzierzoniow Synagogue near Wroclaw. New Year's prayers will take place in that...

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"Poles who Rescued Jews during the Holocaust. Recalling Forgotten History" album

Added 2009-09-12

Museum of the History of Polish Jews has published its third bilingual album devoted to the Polish Righteous. The album presents people, who...

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MHPJ Bulletin on Virtual Shtetl

MHPJ Bulletin on Virtual Shtetl

Added 2009-09-11

An article about the Virtual Shtetl is featured in the new issue of MHPJ's bulletin. Pawel Brylski writes about portal's mission and gives a short...

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Righteous Among Nations

Righteous Among Nations

Added 2009-09-10

Righteous Among Nations medal ceremony took place in Nożyk Synagogue in Warsaw. Two people were decorated with medals, and eleven medals were...

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The Museum of Ashkenazi Jews in Krakow

The Museum of Ashkenazi Jews in Krakow

Added 2009-09-10

Halkowski's plan to establish an Institute and Museum of Ashkenazi Jews in Krakow's Kazimierz has a chance of fulfilling. Halkowski, who passed...

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New school year's inauguration

New school year's inauguration

Added 2009-09-08

One day was all that took over 400 Polish and Israeli high school students too discover how much they have in common and convince themselves that...

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"People and religions" International Peace Congress in Krakow

Added 2009-09-08

International Peace Congress "People and religions" in Krakow started on Sunday. Conference discussions included a panel on remembering...

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"The courageous heart of Irena Sendler" Polish premiere

Added 2009-09-07

"The courageous heart of Irena Sendler" will have its premiere on September 16. John Kent Harrison, writer and director of the movie...

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Exhibition in Lazienki

Exhibition in Lazienki

Added 2009-09-07

The exhibiton presents a collection of wood engravings that capture Jewish life of the late 19th Century. Works were gathered from 19th...

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Muranow- what's next?

Muranow- what's next?

Added 2009-09-03

Muranow district of Warsaw, a former Jewish quarter and ghetto area. Muranow today is flourishing and in the future the Museum will be one of its...

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Movie screening at Lazienki Park

Movie screening at Lazienki Park

Added 2009-09-03

September 3, "Purple violin" movie screening will be held in Lazienki Park. Solo parts in the movie were performed by Joshua Bell's...

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Prima Septembris – Against Hatred exhibition

Prima Septembris – Against Hatred exhibition

Added 2009-09-01

An exhibition featuring works of Polish, Israeli, German and Russian artists will have its premiere tonight in Wroclaw. The exhibition is a part...

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"70 years later... we're still here" in Gdansk

Added 2009-09-01

Yesterday in Gdansk a ceremony to commemorate Jewish soldiers killed in World War II took place. The event took place in the synagogue and was a...

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70th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II marked at Singer's Festival

70th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II marked at Singer's Festival

Added 2009-09-01

Three famous cantors together with Jerusalem's cantorial choir "The Jerusalem Voices" will give a concert to mark the 70th anniversary...

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

Added 2009-05-24

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