Staff at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum were carrying out preservation work on the thousands of relics in its collection when they came across the extraordinary discovery.
Józef Węgrzynowski helped to save the life of Jewish man Max Ostro, who jumped from a moving train bound for the Treblinka death camp in WWII.
The international production tells the story of Irena Gut, a Polish nurse who hid twelve Jews under the nose of a Wehrmacht officer. Featuring a star-studded cast, the film will premier in cinemas next year.
Five of the nine hideouts featured in the exhibition ‘Hideouts. The Architecture of Survival’ are in today’s Ukraine, with Russia’s invasion of the country giving the exhibition an added poignancy.
President Andrzej Duda has commemorated in a letter Poles those who risked their lives to save Jews in Poland during the Second World War.
Around 10,000 Hasidic Jews, mainly from Europe and the United States, are expected to visit the town of Lezajsk, in southeastern Poland, to take part in commemorations marking the 235th anniversary of the death of Tzaddik Elimelech Weissblum of Lizhensk.
Andrzej Duda, the president of Poland, in a letter on Wednesday commemorated the 80th anniversary of the deportation of Jews during Aktion Reinhardt.
Under way is a large-scale operation of sending Ukrainian Jews, who have entered Poland fleeing their war-torn homeland, to Israel, the daily Rzeczpospolita reported on Friday.
Around 2,000 Hasidic Jews, mainly from Europe and the United States, are expected to visit the town of Leżajsk, in southeastern Poland, to take part in commemorations marking the 235th anniversary of the death of Tzaddik Elimelech Weissblum of Lizhensk.
Created in 1946 as part of a post-war nationwide school project, the pencil and crayon images obtained by TFN show the full, terrible experience of war from the perspective of children.