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.
The leitmotiv of this year’s 12th Summer in the Synagogue Under the White Stork will be the personal stories of Jewish artists. The festival involves music meetings with Jewish artists from all over Europe. The festival starts on Sunday in Wrocław (southwestern Poland).
Kindergarten founder Johnathan Ornstein is proud to have set up the first Jewish kindergarten since the Holocaust.
The 14th edition of the “Jewish Motifs International Film Festival” begins tomorrow (Wednesday) in Warsaw.
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