The religious books come from the original collection in the Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva which was once the largest Talmudic school in the world. The fate of the library is one of the biggest wartime mysteries of Lublin.
Initially intended to showcase 60 of the artist’s paintings, Poland’s first ever monographic exhibition of her work entitled “Tamara de Lempicka. A Woman on a Journey”, has taken on a new relevancy in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The director of the Shem Olam Institute in Israel which took the artefacts said: “The task of transferring the tefillin was done secretly but under the noses of the authorities.” Warsaw City Hall says it is now investigating and added it was “a crime” to not report valuable and historical items found at construction sites.
Built by the Galicia Jewish Museum, the free photography app showcases rare snapshots of Jewish life beyond the parameters of the Holocaust.
Lodz in central Poland on Monday marked the International Roma and Sinti Genocide Remembrance Day in the city's World War Two Jewish ghetto, better known as the Litzmannstadt Ghetto. Over 5,000 city's inhabitants were killed by the Germans.
On September 1 the Lauder-Morasha School Complex in Warsaw, the first group of Jewish schools founded in post-communist Poland, will open a grammar school. Its patron will be Zuzanna Ginczanka, a Polish-Jewish poet killed by the Nazis in 1944.
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.
As part of the project entitled People not Numbers, Jewish residents of Czarny Dunajec, southern Poland, and other localities who were murdered during WWII, will be commemorated with a monument inscribed with their names.
The third FestivALT festival featuring independent presentations of Jewish art will run from June 21 to 30 in the southern Polish city of Krakow. Shows, concerts, happenings and unconventional sights are all planned in the former Jewish quarter of Kazimierz.
Following her mysterious death in WWII, Maria Hirszbein fell into obscurity. Now a screening of her pre-war films at this year’s Singer’s Warsaw Festival will commemorate the forgotten heroine of Polish cinema.