Written by a Dutch Jew, the letter detailed the murder of his family at the Sobibór death camp.
New reports show diplomat Wojciech Rychlewicz faked thousands of documents for Jewish refugees which allowed them to flee to safety.
Buried in the deepest south-easterly recess of Poland, Przemyśl’s geography has determined that it goes largely unnoticed: not just by foreigners but also by Poles themselves. And that means the city can feel like your own private fiefdom.
The sixteen-kilometre wall was an ever-tightening noose around the Jewish district and a further stage in the Germans’ plan to exterminate all Jews in occupied Poland.
From Warsaw to Melbourne via the Soviet Union, the Middle East and Africa, The Freedom Circus charts a family’s extraordinary journey to freedom.
Built by the Galicia Jewish Museum, the free photography app showcases rare snapshots of Jewish life beyond the parameters of the Holocaust.
Authored by the acclaimed Tytus Brzozowski, the mural – in the heart of the former Jewish district – pays tribute to the lost inhabitants, buildings and customs.
Consisting of 126 sheets and containing 31 of SS monster Jurgen Stroop's daily reports and 53 photographs, the document details the course of the Jewish uprising, a list of the units and people involved in the operation, as well as the reality of fighting in the ghetto.
It’s hoped that the state-of-the-art exhibition will raise awareness of this largely forgotten Nazi killing facility once Covid restrictions are lifted.
A perfect tonic to the more mainstream pleasures of right-bank Kraków, Podgórze over the river is the ideal destination in which to rebuild lingering love affairs with this ancient royal city.