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Jewish High Holidays in the Town of Weavers

Jewish High Holidays in the Town of Weavers

Added 2015-09-30

Over 3rd-4th October, Zgierz will hold an event entitled “Jewish High Holidays in the Town of Weavers”....

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Gdańsk synagogue to get new interior

Gdańsk synagogue to get new interior

Added 2015-09-30

The interior of the synagogue in Gdańsk-Wrzeszcz will undergo a dramatic transformation, with the project already planned and with...

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First  “Days of Jewish Culture” in Mińsk Mazowiecki

First “Days of Jewish Culture” in Mińsk Mazowiecki

Added 2015-09-29

Mińsk Mazowiecki will hold its first “Days of Jewish Culture” festival on 16th and 17th October 2015. The theme for the event will be...

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YIDDISH FAR ONHEIBERS/YIDDISH FOR BEGINNERS

YIDDISH FAR ONHEIBERS/YIDDISH FOR BEGINNERS

Added 2015-09-29

In two weeks’ time, a beginners’ course in Yiddish will be launched in Krakow. The course will be conducted by an experienced teacher,...

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Who Were My Jewish Neighbours?

Who Were My Jewish Neighbours?

Added 2015-09-28

The author of My Neighbours Are Dead, a book recently published, reveals the story of the residents of a pre-World War II...

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Słupsk’s  “Days of Jewish Culture”

Słupsk’s “Days of Jewish Culture”

Added 2015-09-28

The 13th “Days of Jewish Culture” will be held In Słupsk between 1st-4th October 2015....

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The Beginning of Sukkot

The Beginning of Sukkot

Added 2015-09-27

Tonight, the Sukkot also called the Feast of Booths or the Feast of Tabernacles begins. It is one of the three Jewish pilgrimage...

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More Jewish Cemeteries Have Been Fenced

More Jewish Cemeteries Have Been Fenced

Added 2015-09-25

Fences have now been erected around cemeteries in Józefów and Frampol in the Lublin Province The project has been...

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Mass Grave Discovered in Wojsławice

Mass Grave Discovered in Wojsławice

Added 2015-09-25

The mass grave of around sixty Jews, who were executed by the Germans in 1942, has been identified in Wojsławice, in the Lublin...

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Will The Area Of Jewish Cemetery In Białystok Be Developed?

Will The Area Of Jewish Cemetery In Białystok Be Developed?

Added 2015-09-24

Members of the Białystok City Council discussed the issue of expanding the commercial center located at the Jewish cemetery on Bema...

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One Million Zlotys For The Former Synagogue In Koronowo

One Million Zlotys For The Former Synagogue In Koronowo

Added 2015-09-24

The Koronowo authorities have concluded an agreement with a company which is going to complete the renovation of a local...

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On the eve of Yom Kippur

On the eve of Yom Kippur

Added 2015-09-22

At sundown on Tuesday, Yom Kippur, one of the most important Jewish holidays, will begin at sundown. Yom Kippur (Hebr....

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Will Jewish cemeteries in Łódź and Warsaw be listed by UNESCO?

Will Jewish cemeteries in Łódź and Warsaw be listed by UNESCO?

Added 2015-09-22

On Monday, discussions were carried out in Berlin on the initiative of several Jewish cemeteries being entered on the UNESCO World...

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New postgraduate studies in Krakow

New postgraduate studies in Krakow

Added 2015-09-21

Since 15 October 2015, the Faculty of Theology, Institute of Fundamental Theology, Ecumenism and Dialogue of the Pontifical University of...

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The 16th Sobibor Run

The 16th Sobibor Run

Added 2015-09-21

On 11 October 2015, the 16th edition of the Sobibor Run organized by the Municipal Centre of Sport and Recreation in Włodawa will be...

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The Museum of the Warsaw Praga to be opened this Saturday

The Museum of the Warsaw Praga to be opened this Saturday

Added 2015-09-18

This coming Saturday, 19 September 2015, the Museum of the Warsaw Praga located at 50/52 Targowa Street will be officially...

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The 76th anniversary of burning down the synagogue in Ustroń

The 76th anniversary of burning down the synagogue in Ustroń

Added 2015-09-17

On Wednesday, 16 September 2015, a ceremony commemorating burning down of the local synagogue 76 years ago was held in Ustroń....

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Who will design the Esther bench?

Who will design the Esther bench?

Added 2015-09-17

The Esther Bench will soon be put up in Opoczno. It is an initiative of Andzej Śliwka, director of the Municipal Public Library in...

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Vandals demolish ohel in Radzymin

Vandals demolish ohel in Radzymin

Added 2015-09-16

In Radzymin, works on the ohel on the grave of tzadik Guterman has been in progress for several months. Unfortunately, the ohel is being...

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Jewish Open University and Third Age University await participants

Jewish Open University and Third Age University await participants

Added 2015-09-16

The enrollment for the new academic year of the Jewish Open University and the Third Age University began at the Centre for Yiddish...

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Festival of Three Cultures in Włodawa

Festival of Three Cultures in Włodawa

Added 2015-09-15

Between 18 and 20 September 2015, the 16th edition of the Festival of Three Cultures will take place in Włodawa....

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Bogie from the bottom of Wisla River already secured in a warehouse

Bogie from the bottom of Wisla River already secured in a warehouse

Added 2015-09-15

Yesterday, a small bogie used to transport rubble from the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II was recovered from...

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Have a Good New Year 5776!

Have a Good New Year 5776!

Added 2015-09-14

Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. According to the Jewish calendar, 2015 will mark the beginning of the year 5776 since the...

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Will Jewish historic sites attract tourists?

Will Jewish historic sites attract tourists?

Added 2015-09-14

A training course for representatives of tourist industry interested in Jewish heritage in Eastern Europe was completed on Saturday. The...

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Book on maternity during the Holocaust

Book on maternity during the Holocaust

Added 2015-09-14

A book titled Born to Live has just been delivered to bookstores. Its author, Wendy Holden, described life stories of women who...

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The Party (Bigiel) on Żytnia Street

The Party (Bigiel) on Żytnia Street

Added 2015-09-11

On Sunday, 13 September 2015, the Marek Edelman Dialogue Centre in Łódź invites general public to take part in the celebrations of the...

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The synagogue in Nowy Sącz is functioning again

The synagogue in Nowy Sącz is functioning again

Added 2015-09-11

The synagogue in Nowy Sącz is yet again open for services. Two weeks ago, the museum management handed over the keys to the Krakow Jewish...

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The biggest shofar in the world

The biggest shofar in the world

Added 2015-09-10

On Sunday, September 6th, 2015, the JCC Krakow’s new sculpture, a large stainless steal shofar created by artist Richard...

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The conference “Jewish-German-Polish: histories and tradition in medical culture(s)”

The conference “Jewish-German-Polish: histories and tradition in medical culture(s)”

Added 2015-09-09

Between 9 and 11 September 2015, the 15th International Conference of the German-Polish Society for the History of Medicine titled...

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Jewish Culture Festival in Gdansk

Jewish Culture Festival in Gdansk

Added 2015-09-09

Between 10 and 13 September 2015, the Jewish Culture Festival “Zbliżenia” will be held in Gdansk. The...

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Workshops on film animation at the Fordon synagogue

Workshops on film animation at the Fordon synagogue

Added 2015-09-08

Last Sunday, 6 September 2015, the workshops on film animation were held at the Fordon synagogue. They were conducted by Yach Paszkiewicz,...

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The book on the Jews of Kleczew

The book on the Jews of Kleczew

Added 2015-09-08

On 16 September 2015, the promotion of the English language book on the Jewish community of Kleczew titled The First To Be Destroyed:...

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Tidying up the cemetery in Kutno

Tidying up the cemetery in Kutno

Added 2015-09-07

On 31 August 2015, within the framework of the project “On the Verge of Memory…the Story of the Extermination of the Jews of Kutno”...

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Film screening at the Jewish cemetery in Tarnowskie Góry

Film screening at the Jewish cemetery in Tarnowskie Góry

Added 2015-09-07

On Wednesday, 9 September 2015, the screening of the documentary titled The Jews of Tarnowskie Góry. History and Remembrance...

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The “From the Depths” Foundation has secured matzevot in Serock

The “From the Depths” Foundation has secured matzevot in Serock

Added 2015-09-04

Two fragments of matzevot have been transferred to the Jewish cemetery in Serock. They were brought in by activists of the “From the...

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A book on architecture of the Jewish cemetery in Wrocław

A book on architecture of the Jewish cemetery in Wrocław

Added 2015-09-04

A book by Amalia Reisenthel entitled Orientalism as a Means of Finding Identity (Orientalismus als Mittel zur...

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The New School Year at POLIN Museum!

The New School Year at POLIN Museum!

Added 2015-09-04

On the inauguration of the new School Year, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews has prepared a new curriculum for pupils of primary...

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Have the bones from Jewish cemetery been thrown away to the orchard?

Have the bones from Jewish cemetery been thrown away to the orchard?

Added 2015-09-03

Bones have been found in an orchard in Wrzelów. It is likely that these are bones from the Jewish cemetery in Kazimierz...

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The Days of Cultural Heritage in Gliwice

The Days of Cultural Heritage in Gliwice

Added 2015-09-03

On 19-20 September 2015, the Days of Cultural Heritage will be held in Gliwice. The leitmotif of the event will be presence of Jews in...

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Cast your vote and help tidy up Jewish cemetery

Cast your vote and help tidy up Jewish cemetery

Added 2015-09-02

Until 6 September, votes can be cast for the project “We are restoring identity of the Jewish cemetery in Kutno.” Your vote can help...

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Awards for people taking care of Jewish heritage

Awards for people taking care of Jewish heritage

Added 2015-09-02

On Thursday, Joanna and Michał Lorenc were awarded medals “For Protection of Monuments.” The awards were granted by the Ministry of...

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Stones and wreaths on graves of Jewish soldiers of September ‘39

Stones and wreaths on graves of Jewish soldiers of September ‘39

Added 2015-09-01

Today, on the anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, representatives of the Main Board and the Warsaw Branch of the Social and Cultural...

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Shtetl Community

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