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Fascinating Jewish intellectual

Fascinating Jewish intellectual

Added 2017-04-14

On the centenary of the death of Ludwik Zamenhof, Virtual Shtetl prepared for you a number of texts written by Prof. Walter Żelazny,...

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Biographical calendar of Ludwik Zamenhof

Biographical calendar of Ludwik Zamenhof

Added 2017-04-14

The most important dates in the life of Ludwik Zamenhof. 1859 – December 15. Ludwik Zamenhof’s birth in...

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Ludwik Zamenhof's ideogram

Ludwik Zamenhof's ideogram

Added 2017-04-14

The selection of quotes from Zamenhof, showing the evolution of his ideological attitude throughout his...

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Zamenhof: You ask me to write in some detail about my life

Zamenhof: You ask me to write in some detail about my life

Added 2017-04-14

Zamenhof wrote countless letters, over a thousand have been found until now. Among them, three very important letters, of which he was...

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Zamenhof: Hilelism is the most important of all my work that I have done to this day

Zamenhof: Hilelism is the most important of all my work that I have done to this day

Added 2017-04-14

Zamenhof's second important text is a letter to Emil Javal, dated September 24, 1905. It contains an overview of the author's doctrine,...

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Mordechaj Gebirtig in Esperanto

Mordechaj Gebirtig in Esperanto

Added 2017-04-14

During the last century, Esperanto and Jewish culture have permeated each other on many levels. These connections exist also today. A very...

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Pesach 5777

Pesach 5777

Added 2017-04-10

Pesach, one of the most important Jewish holidays, falls on 15-22 Nisan 5777, or 11-18 April 2017 according to the Gregorian calendar. In...

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Poles, Jews meet at Michał Landy's grave

Poles, Jews meet at Michał Landy's grave

Added 2017-04-10

On Friday, the representatives of state institutions, the Catholic Church and the Jewish community, took part in observances marking the...

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Our Righteous exhibition in New York

Our Righteous exhibition in New York

Added 2017-04-08

Our exhibition "They Risked Their Lives – Poles Saving Jews During the Holocaust” opened at the Polish Consulate in New York on 5th...

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Demolition of Jewish Theatre building

Demolition of Jewish Theatre building

Added 2017-04-07

Today, early morning on 7 April 2017, heavy construction equipment started the demolition of the building that since 1970 housed the Ester...

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Hashomers' congress in Warsaw

Hashomers' congress in Warsaw

Added 2017-04-07

Groups of youth from various countries dressed in identical blue shirts could be seen in the centre of Warsaw over the past two days. They...

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Observances of Michał Landy's 156th death anniversary

Observances of Michał Landy's 156th death anniversary

Added 2017-04-06

For one and a half centuries, Landy's history has been presented as an example of Polish-Jewish brotherhood, and of the involvement of...

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POLIN Museum wins Europa Nostra Awards 2017

POLIN Museum wins Europa Nostra Awards 2017

Added 2017-04-05

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews wins an EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2017 for ‘Jewish Cultural...

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The future of Książ Wielki's synagogue hangs in the balance

The future of Książ Wielki's synagogue hangs in the balance

Added 2017-04-03

The Książ Wielki commune will buy back the former synagogue. The councillors are considering whether to pull it...

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