The find which includes precious goblets, vases, tableware and cutlery is thought to have belonged to Jewish families before the war and may have been stolen from them by occupying German forces.
A beautiful exhibition in honour of Zofia Rysiówna’s 100 birthday is being held in the cellars of the J. Szujski Public Library in Nowy Sącz.
Using his name and fame, Dariusz Popiela organised the restoration of the cemetery in Grybów and helps teach youngsters about the past. During the war the town was the location of a ghetto into which the Germans packed Grybów’s Jewish population and Jews from neighbouring towns before sending them to the notorious Bełżec death camp.
Elevated on a pedestal, the entire bronze statue of Józef Piłsudski, costing an estimated EUR 185,000, overlooks the main square in the city of Nowy Sącz.