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Elementary School No. 166 in Warsaw will probably be the first state school to have a Jewish profile class. Classes start at 1 September 2014.Efforts toMore
Four rabbis and three cantors will receive ordinations next Tuesday 2 September 2014. The ceremony will be held in Wroclaw at the Pod Białym Bocianem Synagogue.TheMore
Imagine you are only 13 and you have decided to change something in the world. So it was with a touching story of Hannah Champness from Washington, wasMore
We have recently written on our Virtual Shtetl about the Matzeva Project. In August, members of the foundation From the Depths, together with studentsMore
A good way to spend the last days of summer holidays! The foundation named after Professor Moses Schorr invites you to join a reading of Hebrew literatureMore
There is a chance that one of the streets in Kołobrzeg will be named after Hermann Hirschfeld – a balneologist who has greatly contributed to the growthMore
Celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the Łódź ghetto’s liquidation will kick off in the evening of Thursday, 28 August 2014.The Łódź ghetto wasMore