Within days of debuting, the company reported that it had already covered its production costs.
Leading Jewish newspaper The Jerusalem Post has been accused of “malicious journalistic manipulation”.
Moynihan, Artistic Director of the Smashing Times Film and Theatre group and one of the writers of ‘The Woman is Present: Women’s Stories of WWII’ tells TFN: “Masculinised memories of history are often the norm as the role of powerful women in history is hidden or denied. In all the stories selected for the performance, the women, each in their own way, stand up to the oppression they are experiencing.
During a Wednesday meeting at the Polish consulate in New York, Polish ambassador to Switzerland Jakub Kumoch told the story of Polish diplomats who forged passports to save Jews during WWII, which the Polish diaspora wants to promote in US schools.
Taken in the 1930s by a tourist to what was then Schloss Fürstenstein the pictures provide historians with valuable information on the castle’s interiors.
Among others, the play features the extraordinary life of Polish resistance fighter Maria Eugenia Jasińska who after being tortured for a year by the Gestapo was sentenced to death by hanging for refusing to ‘name names’.
EXCLUSIVE: TFN’s Stuart Dowell gets exclusive access to long-forgotten photos of Warsaw in the early days of World War II. The scenes that are revealed are fascinating and grotesque in equal measure.
Polish President Andrzej Duda and his German counterpart, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, will likely meet on September 1 in Wieluń, the first Polish city to be bombed on September 1, 1939, when WWII started, Duda's aide Wojciech Kolarski has said.
The history of the Bernese Group, a group of Polish and Jewish diplomats who forged foreign travel documents aimed at saving European Jews from Holocaust during World War II, is the theme of an exhibition which opened on Thursday in the UN seat in Geneva.
TFN’s Jacek Borowski looks back on the amazing life of aristocrat, art connoisseur, modernist painter and solider Józef Czapski.