Titled Żyd, Sąsiad i Pies (Jew, Neighbour and Dog), the free two-hour tours at the site of the Płaszów concentration camp where an estimated 8,000 Jews were killed during WWII, have sought to open dialogue with local residents whilst simultaneously educating them as to how to use the site in a way that is respectful of Jewish burial laws.
VIDEO: Originally a travel souvenir, the three-minute film taken by the American David Kurtz in 1938 is one of the only moving picture records of a typical Jewish town in Poland on the brink of catastrophe. Now filmmaker Bianca Stigter has ‘stretched’ the film into a 70-minute documentary entitled Three Minutes: A Lengthening.
VIDEO: Working by day as a Chief Operations Officer for a multinational company, Warsaw-based Marcin Dobrzyniecki has become an internet sensation since first publishing examples of his miniature models on social media.
Polish President Andrzej Dude extended his best wishes on Friday to the country's Jewish community on the occasion of Rosh Hashanah, New Year in the Jewish calendar.
Hebrew-language Israeli daily Maariv wrote on Friday that Polish President Andrzej Duda had met with representatives of Poland's Jewish community and recalled his decision to boycott the World Holocaust Forum 2020 in Jerusalem.
Part of an ongoing project the temporary and transparent gravestones appear on grounds that were once Jewish cemeteries.
Lying just a stone’s throw away from the Palace of Culture lies a corner of the Polish capital, once a centre of Warsaw’s Jewish life, which is embracing its past.
There are no official statistics for how many followers of Progressive Judaism live in Poland, but it is estimated that it is almost half of the Jewish community.