During WWII, the site of the dig in what is now Warsaw’s Muranów district was the headquarters of the Jewish Combat Organisation, which was instrumental in organising and launching the ghetto uprising.
The international production tells the story of Irena Gut, a Polish nurse who hid twelve Jews under the nose of a Wehrmacht officer. Featuring a star-studded cast, the film will premier in cinemas next year.
Made famous by Agnieszka Holland’s film In Darkness, archaeologists in the city of Lwów also found the remains of personal belongings leading one to exclaim: “I immediately had the impression I had broken into someone's apartment."
Set a stone’s throw south-east of Warsaw, Otwock is an oversight that demands to be corrected.
A burial of Torah scrolls at the Lodz cemetery, central Poland, on Sunday, marked the beginning of observations commemorating the 77th anniversary of the liquidation of the World War II Litzmannstadt Ghetto in the city.
German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle on Thursday apologised for using the term "Polish ghettos" to describe World War II Jewish ghettos in German-occupied Poland, but refused to remove the offensive text "for the sake of transparency."
Having been ignored for decades, the extraordinary stories of the women who fought tooth and nail against their Nazi oppressors are finally receiving the attention they merit.
This was where angels feared to tread. But changes have been meteoric. If Praga was once a byword for abandonment and decay, today it has become a calling card for the very concept of urban regeneration.
Inside a bar thick with smoke, babble, and antique booby traps, I lost myself in the cacophonous atmosphere, gazing helplessly at a barmaid in a tight tiger print top. I’d fallen in love: with her, with Kazimierz, with Kraków and with Poland.
The 79th anniversary of the closure of a Roma camp in the World War Two Jewish ghetto in Poland's central city of Lodz, known as the Litzmannstadt Ghetto, was marked online on Tuesday due to the coronavirus pandemic.