13th September 2021
Yom Kippur in Tales of Polish Jews
The Virtual Shtetl features hundreds of accounts and recollections. We have selected fragments of tales describing how Yom Kippur was celebrat...
17th August 2021
Konin, Rudzica. Devastated memorial site dedicated to the victims of the Holocaust
An unknown perpetrator has desecrated the grave of 1,500 Holocaust victims murdered in a forest between Konin and Rudzica.
24th June 2021
Marian Turski: This is what matters in life
Article about Marian Turski's legacy, written on the occasion of his 95th birthday.
23rd March 2021
National Day of Remembrance of Poles Who Saved Jews Under German Occupation
24 marca obchodzimy Narodowy Dzień Pamięci Polaków ratujących Żydów pod okupacją niemiecką.
19th October 2020
2019 Sybilla Award for Resource Center!
The Resource Center of the POLIN Museum has won First Prize at the 40th Annual Sybilla Museum Event of the Year Awards!
14th February 2020
Radzanów. A novel "The Girl Who Stole Everything"
A novel "The Girl Who Stole Everything" is an exploration of contemporary Poland and Canada as sites of Jewish memory and history.
5th December 2019
Janina Ludawska 1921-2019
With great sorrow, we advise that Janina Ludawska passed away in Warsaw, on 4th December 2019, at the age of 98.
27th November 2019
Grybów – a Monument Erected at the Cemetery Remembering the Town’s Jewish Residents
Work on the cemetery was made possible by the “Ludzie, nie Liczby” (“People, Not Numbers”) Foundation, together with local activists.
26th November 2019
Szydłów – Renovation of Synagogue Completed
How does Szydłów synagogue look now after renovation and what can tourists expect to see?
25th November 2019
Poznań – Matzevot Found in Lake Rusałka
Work is underway to extract matzevot and other headstones hidden in the waters of Lake Rusałka.
24th November 2019
New exhibition in the Upper Silesian Jews House of Remembrance in Gliwice
The exhibition “Jews in the Political Arena of the Second Polish Republic” will remain on view until 18th December 2019.