The fate of Greek Jews deported by Germans to the Auschwitz Nazi German death camp during WWII is presented through the stories of concrete people at a new temporary exhibition at the Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau in southern Poland.
A plaque commemorating Poles who saved Jews from the Holocaust was unveiled in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin on Sunday in the southern Polish town of Kozłów.
Symbolizing rebirth and new beginnings, daffodils have become synonymous with the beginning of spring. But in Poland, they have yet another meaning - the commemoration of the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
Konstanty Rokicki was a consul in Bern, Switzerland, where together with other Polish diplomats who called themselves the Bern Group they prepared passports for those in danger of deportation to get them out of Europe, mainly to Paraguay, but also Honduras, Peru, Salvador, Bolivia and Haiti.
Madeline G. Levine joins A-list of translators for her ‘exquisitely composed and fastidiously accurate’ masterpiece.
According to legend, the founder of the Hasidic movement, Tzaddik Elimelech Weissblum of Lizhensk, comes down from heaven on the anniversary of his death and sends God their requests for health, well-being for their children and success at work.
On Sunday, March 24, Poland commemorates the 75th anniversary of the day in 1944 when Nazi Germans executed the whole Ulma family for sheltering fellow citizens of Jewish descent, and the Day of Remembrance of Poles who saved Jews during WWII.
The exhibition "Polish Ambassador to Japan Tadeusz Romer and Jewish War Refugees in the Far East" opened at Sugihara House in Kaunas, Lithuania, on Wednesday. According to its organisers, it presents the heroic actions taken by the Polish diplomat in Japan.
“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 fourteen winning films will be featured in a POLIN museum exhibition which includes Roman Gutek, founder of the Warsaw Film Festival and film distribution company Gutek Film.