Two giants of a Polish sport battled it out to see who could come out on top in an eagerly awaited bout between two of the world’s strongest men.
“For most people who were imprisoned in the ghetto, Radegast Station was either the first thing they saw after arriving or the last they saw of it before their death. The whole ghetto passed through this point.”
A special service celebrated by Łódź metropolitan bishop Grzegorz Ryś and Łódź rabbi Dawid Szychowski and a conference in the city's Marek Edelman Dialogue Centre will mark the 22nd Judaism Day on January 17.
The Roma victims of a World War II-era Jewish ghetto were honoured in a ceremony in the central Polish city of Łódź on Thursday.
Poland's first multi-generational home is ready for use in Łódź, central Poland, city authorities informed on Tuesday. The renovated building's tenants will be disabled persons, seniors and families with children.
The synagogue will come with a three-star hotel and restaurant complex.
Researchers from the University of Łódź, central Poland have patented an innovative method to effectively recover aluminum and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) from pharmaceutical blister waste.
Joanna Kocemka-Żebrowska from the Topografie Foundation which organised the event said: “We wanted to tell this story from many angles and give an outlet for many voices. When most people think of the history of Łódź, they think of the nineteenth century and the different cultures that lived alongside each other, but there is a more recent and tragic story that hasn’t been told.”
Joanna Podolska-Płocka, the director of the Marek Edelman Dialogue Center in Łódź, talks to TFN about a Nazi German ‘concentration’ camp exclusively for children aged between 2 and 16. Operating between December 1942 and January 1945, the camp has now been almost totally lost from the collective memory.
TFN’s Stuart Dowell travelled to the city of Łódź where, 76 years ago this month, Hitler’s monstrous SS set up a ‘concentration’ camp exclusively for children aged between 2 and 16.