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

 

 
 

News

Nadarzyn, Różan and Borek Wielkopolski. More matzevos discovered.

Nadarzyn, Różan and Borek Wielkopolski. More matzevos discovered.

Added 2013-09-30

Over the last fortnight, the Virtual Shetl portal has been notified about the discovery of Jewish headstones found in private...

More
A plaque in honour of Szczecinek Jews

A plaque in honour of Szczecinek Jews

Added 2013-09-30

Yesterday, on 30 September 2013, Szczecinek inaugurated a memorial plaque commemorating the synagogue which was torched down by the Nazis...

More
Autumn at the Centre for Yiddish Culture

Autumn at the Centre for Yiddish Culture

Added 2013-09-27

The Centre for Yiddish Culture resumes meetings, workshops and lectures this Fall. On 1 October, at 18:30, the Muranów Literary...

More
Tarnów celebrates the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto

Tarnów celebrates the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto

Added 2013-09-27

Yesterday, Tarnów commemorated the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the local ghetto. Local officials, students, guests from Israel...

More
Simchat Torah – Rejoicing in the Law

Simchat Torah – Rejoicing in the Law

Added 2013-09-27

Jan Karski Association has the pleasure of inviting you to a prayer meeting for Christians and Jews, dealing with the current condition...

More
Szabaton in Lublin

Szabaton in Lublin

Added 2013-09-26

From October 1-13, 2013, Lublin will hold Szabton Ec Chaim. Dalia Marx from Jersualem will be a guest of honour.You...

More
A scholarly conference about camps in two regimes. Lasowice as an example of Nazi and Communist camps in Upper Silesia.

A scholarly conference about camps in two regimes. Lasowice as an example of Nazi and Communist camps in Upper Silesia.

Added 2013-09-26

On 10 October 2013, at 9:30 am, the Cultural Centre in Tarnogóra (at 7 Sobieskiego St.) will hold a scholarly conference entitled...

More
A guided Sunday walk in Jewish Praga district in Warsaw

A guided Sunday walk in Jewish Praga district in Warsaw

Added 2013-09-26

The Forum of Polish Jews (FŻP) and the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage (FODŻ) invite you to this year’s final...

More
An international committee for a monument honouring Polish rescuers

An international committee for a monument honouring Polish rescuers

Added 2013-09-25

Last Tuesday, Zygmunt Rolat, a member of the Council of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, was conferred the Commander's...

More
A forgotten Nazi crime site

A forgotten Nazi crime site

Added 2013-09-25

From 16 September onwards, Muzeum Ziemi Chełmskiej in Chełm will display an exhibition about Las Borek in Chełm, the forgotten place of...

More
Simchat Torah

Simchat Torah

Added 2013-09-25

The name Simchat Torah stems from the  Zohar book. The first records about the holiday appear in the Talmud and the day marks the...

More
A road paved with matzevos

A road paved with matzevos

Added 2013-09-24

At least a few dozen Jewish headstones lie on the route in Nowodworce, near Białystok. Passers-by and cars go over them every day. The...

More
A plaque in memory of Łódź factory owners

A plaque in memory of Łódź factory owners

Added 2013-09-24

Last Monday, a plaque in honour of the Jewish families Seidenwurm and Skur, was unveiled  at the Public Secondary School of the...

More
An appeal to rescue the Jewish cemetery in Mysłowice

An appeal to rescue the Jewish cemetery in Mysłowice

Added 2013-09-24

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

More
Sukkot 5774 in Poland

Sukkot 5774 in Poland

Added 2013-09-23

The Sukkot holiday, which starts on the 15th day of Tishri 5774, i.e. upon the sunset on 18 September 2013 according to the Gregorian...

More
Barbara Spectre visits the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Barbara Spectre visits the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Added 2013-09-23

Last Friday, on 20 September 2013, the Museum hosted Barbara Spectre, the founder and director of the Paideia Institute – The European...

More
The 7th Jewish Cultural Days in Cieszyn and in Český Těšín

The 7th Jewish Cultural Days in Cieszyn and in Český Těšín

Added 2013-09-23

From 9-13 October 2013, Cieszyn and Český Těšín will stage the 8th edition of the Jewish Cultural Days Festival. Everyone who is...

More
A calendar for the fifth and sixth Sukkot days – Mo & Tue, 23-24 September 2013 (19-20 Tishri 5774)

A calendar for the fifth and sixth Sukkot days – Mo & Tue, 23-24 September 2013 (19-20 Tishri 5774)

Added 2013-09-23

Monday, 23.09.201318.00, Kraków – ‘Judaism with Rabbi Avi’ (24 Miodowa St.)18.30, Warsaw – A...

More
A calendar for the fourth Sukkot day – Sunday, 22 September 2013 (18 Tishri 5774)

A calendar for the fourth Sukkot day – Sunday, 22 September 2013 (18 Tishri 5774)

Added 2013-09-20

10.00, Warszawa – cheder (6 Twarda St.)11.00, Poznań – all day Sukkot celebratons (Żydowska...

More
A calendar for the third Sukkot day – Saturday, 21 September 2013 (17 Tishri 5774)

A calendar for the third Sukkot day – Saturday, 21 September 2013 (17 Tishri 5774)

Added 2013-09-20

A semi holy day– Chol HaMoed Sukkot9.00, Kraków – Shacharit at the Kupa synagogue (27 Miodowa...

More
A Silesian Jewish Cultural Festival in October

A Silesian Jewish Cultural Festival in October

Added 2013-09-20

From 7-11 September 2013, six cities in Śląsk (Silesia) will transform into the heart of Jewish culture. You will have an opportunity to...

More
Polish & German students have cleaned the Jewish cemetery in Wrocław for the 21st time

Polish & German students have cleaned the Jewish cemetery in Wrocław for the 21st time

Added 2013-09-20

From 16-20 September, students and teachers from Thomas-Mann-Oberschule from Berlin visited Wrocław in order to restore the old Jewish...

More
A calendar for the second Sukkot day – Friday, 20 September 2013  (16 Tishri 5774)

A calendar for the second Sukkot day – Friday, 20 September 2013 (16 Tishri 5774)

Added 2013-09-19

9.30, Wrocław – a prayer (White Stork Synagogue, 9 Włodkowica St.)12.00, Warszawa – a...

More
A calendar for the first Sukkot day – Thursday, 19 September 2013  (15 Tishri 5774)

A calendar for the first Sukkot day – Thursday, 19 September 2013 (15 Tishri 5774)

Added 2013-09-19

9.30, Wrocław – modlitwa (synagoga Pod Białym Bocianem, ul. Włodkowica 9)12.00, Warszawa –...

More
Bente Kahan has been awarded the Order of Polonia Restituta

Bente Kahan has been awarded the Order of Polonia Restituta

Added 2013-09-19

Last Wednesday, the 18 September 2013, the President of the Republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski awarded Polish orders to meritorious...

More
Zakopane – synagogue land in return for the Jewish cemetery

Zakopane – synagogue land in return for the Jewish cemetery

Added 2013-09-18

Zakopane city hall has launched negotiations with the Jewish religious community in Kraków, preempting a possible legal enquiry regarding...

More
Krokus project for teachers

Krokus project for teachers

Added 2013-09-17

The Krokus project, which has been run by the Galicia Jewish Museum together with the Holocaust Education Trust in Ireland, is about to...

More
A new school term at the Centre for Yiddish Culture in Warsaw

A new school term at the Centre for Yiddish Culture in Warsaw

Added 2013-09-17

A new school term is just around the corner. The Centre for Yiddish Culture cordially invites you to take part in classes in the upcoming...

More
Sukkot on Twarda Street

Sukkot on Twarda Street

Added 2013-09-17

A series of events have been scheduled for the upcoming Sukkot holiday, which begins on the 15th day of Tishri 5774, on the 19 September...

More
Białystok holds a Fontanna Action

Białystok holds a Fontanna Action

Added 2013-09-16

Last Saturday, the 14 September, Białystok staged a Fontanna Action, which was yet another performance, organised by the artist Katarzyna...

More
The inauguration of the ‘Shoshana. The Collector of Worlds’ exhibition

The inauguration of the ‘Shoshana. The Collector of Worlds’ exhibition

Added 2013-09-16

The Galicia Jewish Museum invites you to the opening of the exhibition entitled ‘Shoshana. The Collector of...

More
The birthday of Julian Tuwim. Breaking a Guinness record.

The birthday of Julian Tuwim. Breaking a Guinness record.

Added 2013-09-16

Tomorrow, on 17 September 2013, at 6 pm, 1Piętro cultural centre will stage a meeting about Julian Tuwim, which will be attended by renowned...

More
Yom Kippur begins this Friday evening

Yom Kippur begins this Friday evening

Added 2013-09-13

Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) is one of the most important holidays in the Jewish calendar, given over to repentance, and...

More
A comic book competition!

A comic book competition!

Added 2013-09-13

The Jewish Theatre – the Centre for Yiddish Culture and the ‘Cwiszn’ Literature and Art Jewish Quarterly announce a competition for...

More
A Yom Kippur exhibition in the Łęczna Museum

A Yom Kippur exhibition in the Łęczna Museum

Added 2013-09-13

The Regional Museum in Łęczna invites you to see a ‘Yom Kippur’ exhibition, which marks the holiday which is celebrated today, on...

More
Come up with a title for a monthly!

Come up with a title for a monthly!

Added 2013-09-13

 Since the 19th century, the Jewish community in Warsaw has released their own bulletin. Over the past decades, the bulletin...

More
The Festival of Booths in Kielce

The Festival of Booths in Kielce

Added 2013-09-12

Jan Karski Association cordially invites you to the official inauguration of the Jewish Sukkot festival, which will take place at Korona...

More
A recent publication about Treblinka

A recent publication about Treblinka

Added 2013-09-11

Several days ago marked the debut of the book entitled ‘Co wiemy o Treblince’ (What Do We Know About Treblinka). This publication,...

More
In memoriam of Radziejów Jews

In memoriam of Radziejów Jews

Added 2013-09-11

On 18 October 2013, at 12 noon, Radziejów will hold a memorial ceremony in honour of the local Jewish...

More
The mural in Trawniki has been destroyed again

The mural in Trawniki has been destroyed again

Added 2013-09-11

Overnight from last Monday to Tuesday, the mural depicting female prisoners from the Nazi labour camp and the camp’s layout was...

More
The Jan Karski award goes to Prof. Barbara Engelking

The Jan Karski award goes to Prof. Barbara Engelking

Added 2013-09-10

On Wednesday, the 11 September 2013, the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw will host an official ceremony of awarding the Jan Karski...

More
A lecture about the Coen brothers’ films

A lecture about the Coen brothers’ films

Added 2013-09-10

On Wednesday, the 11 September 2013, JCC in Kraków will stage Ido Lewit’s lecture entitled ‘Twórczość Braci Coen. O życiu i...

More
Cleaning the Jewish cemetery in Narew

Cleaning the Jewish cemetery in Narew

Added 2013-09-10

On 20 September 2013, Friday, the old Jewish cemetery in Narew will be restored from 9 am to 5 pm. The meeting place is at Narwiański...

More
A historical hideaway will be commemorated with a plaque

A historical hideaway will be commemorated with a plaque

Added 2013-09-09

A hideout where Jews used to hide during the German occupation in the tenement house at 4 Kopernika Street in Warsaw has been demolished....

More
'The Jewish Music Renaissance in Poland and in Germany' – a conference

'The Jewish Music Renaissance in Poland and in Germany' – a conference

Added 2013-09-09

De Musica Association and the Museum of the History of Polish Jews hosted an international conference devoted to the music of Jewish...

More
Bayit Hadash  – Encounters with Jewish culture

Bayit Hadash  – Encounters with Jewish culture

Added 2013-09-09

Sunday, the 8th September 2013, marked the inauguration of the Bayit Hadash Encounters with Jewish culture. This cyclical festival takes...

More
Will the Bund’s archive be found?

Will the Bund’s archive be found?

Added 2013-09-06

Last Wednesday, 4 September, an experts’ discussion about the search for the archive of the Bund party, hidden by Marek Edelman below a...

More
The School of Dialogue – an educational programme

The School of Dialogue – an educational programme

Added 2013-09-06

The Forum for Dialogue Among Nations Foundation has launched an application process to another edition of the School of Dialogue...

More
Sundays in Białystok in September

Sundays in Białystok in September

Added 2013-09-06

The Podlaskie Museum in Białystok has designed new educational events to accompany the ‘We Were Here’ exhibition. Each Sunday...

More
The 4th edition of the 'We Are Together' project

The 4th edition of the 'We Are Together' project

Added 2013-09-05

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews announces recruitment for the 4th edition of its project "We Are Together", addressed...

More
The 14th Festival of Three Cultures in Włodawa

The 14th Festival of Three Cultures in Włodawa

Added 2013-09-05

From 19-22 September, Włodawa hosted the 14th edition of the Festival of Three Cultures. This annual three-day event was organised by...

More
Sababa – have fun with Jewish culture!

Sababa – have fun with Jewish culture!

Added 2013-09-04

From 16-22 September 2013, Katowice will stage Sababa, a Jewish cultural festival. The event  has been organised by the Cukerman’s...

More
Offensive graffiti on the synagogue in Zamość

Offensive graffiti on the synagogue in Zamość

Added 2013-09-04

At night from 31 August to 1 September 2013, hooligans defaced a renaissance synagogue in Zamość, which has been restored by the...

More
Janicka & Wilczyk in Olsztyn

Janicka & Wilczyk in Olsztyn

Added 2013-09-04

From 12 September to 20 October 2013, BWA Gallery in Wrocław will display an avant-garde photo exhibition by Elżbieta Janicka and...

More
The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Bochnia ghetto

The 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Bochnia ghetto

Added 2013-09-03

September marks the 70th anniversary of the Bochnia ghetto, which will be commemorated by an exhibition about the Jewish community in...

More
Jewish Days in Płock

Jewish Days in Płock

Added 2013-09-03

This Wednesday, 4 September 2013, marks the beginning of the Jewish Days in Płock. They will be inaugurated with the opening of an...

More
Young Israelis visited Nowy Sącz

Young Israelis visited Nowy Sącz

Added 2013-09-03

As part of the international project called ‘Preserve the Memory – Culture and History of Polish and Jewish Nations’, a group of...

More
Women from Muranów Warsaw district

Women from Muranów Warsaw district

Added 2013-09-03

The “Muranów Station” Association for Social & Cultural Initiatives cordially invited everyone to the unveiling of another mural,...

More
Rosh Hashana 5774

Rosh Hashana 5774

Added 2013-09-02

On Wednesday, the 4th September, sunset marks the beginning of the Rosh Hashana 5774. The Museum of the History of Polish Jews together...

More
Traces of the Alte Szil synagogue in Łódź have been discovered

Traces of the Alte Szil synagogue in Łódź have been discovered

Added 2013-09-02

As part of the ‘Odkryj z Nami Synagogę Alte Szil’ workshops, a group of volunteers have identified a remnant of the Alte Szil...

More
A discussion about the search for the Bund archives

A discussion about the search for the Bund archives

Added 2013-09-02

On 4 September 2013, Wednesday, the Museum of the History of Warsaw will stage an expert discussion about the so-far unidentified archive...

More
New Year’s culinary workshops at JCC Kraków

New Year’s culinary workshops at JCC Kraków

Added 2013-09-02

The JCC Kraków invites you to the inauguration of the Rosh Hashanah holiday. New Year’s culinary workshops will take place on Tuesday,...

More

Added

...

More
Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

Added 2009-05-24

...

More

Archive