The exhibition explores the fascinating and tragic history of a city district that refused to die.
By providing a face to one of the millions of Holocaust victims the project has touched people around the world.
As the nation grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic, Warsaw’s POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews has organized a celebrity-backed digital campaign that will allow people to print and fold their own commemorative daffodil to wear at home during the lockdown.
The unique collection sent to WWII Polish diplomats known as the Ładoś Group who tried to save the Jews from being murdered, was acquired from a private owner in Israel thanks to the efforts of the Polish Embassy in Bern and Markus Blechner, a Polish honorary consul in Zurich.
Łódź in central Poland on Tuesday marked the 78th anniversary of the closure of a Roma camp in the city's World War Two Jewish ghetto, better known as the Litzmannstadt Ghetto. Its inhabitants were killed by the Nazis in a death camp in western Poland.
The 34-year-old Israeli actress and former model said she picked on the story of Irena Sendler, the Polish nurse and social worker who during WWII smuggled 2,500 children out of the Warsaw Ghetto, because she wanted to bring the ‘inspirational story to life’.
Filmed by champion motorcycle racer Alfons Ziółkowski, the 8mm film records the growing horror of the largest ghetto in German-occupied Europe.
“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.”
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.
A commemorative mural showing a Jewish girl in the World War II Litzmannstadt Ghetto in Łódź, central Poland was unveiled on one of the city's buildings on Sunday. The girl's figure was reproduced from an old photograph, her identity and later fate are unknown.