6th April 2017
Observances of Michał Landy's 156th death anniversary
For one and a half centuries, Landy's history has been presented as an example of Polish-Jewish brotherhood, and of the involvement of Jews in...
25th March 2017
100th birth anniversary of Adina Blady-Szwajgier
The 21st of March marked the 100th birth anniversary of Adina Blady-Szwajgier (Szwajger), for most of her life known as Irena (Inka) Świdowska...
17th March 2017
Ginczanka's 100th birth anniversary
The 9th (or 15th) of March 2017 marks the 100th birth anniversary of Zuzanna Ginczanka – an increasingly popular inter-war poet.
16th March 2017
Operation Reinhardt – extermination of Polish Jews
On the night of 16–17 March 1942, the Germans began the deportation of Jews from the Lublin ghetto to the Bełżec death camp.
15th March 2017
Unknown Jewish monument in Świder?
A wooden building stands at 11 Piwna St. in Otwock's Świder district. Covered by a gable roof, it has been erected on a rectangular plan with ...
24th February 2017
15.02.2017 – Ghetto sign found in Legionowo
A Legionowo resident has found a warning sign that was once placed at the ghetto border.
24th February 2017
It’s been 44 years since Alina Szapocznikow passed away
This year, March 2nd marks the 44th anniversary of Alina Szapocznikow’s death. In 1973, after a long illness, the artist died in the Praz-Coût...
17th February 2017
The 74th anniversary of the murder of Wiktor Alter
In October this year, we will celebrate the round, 120th anniversary of the formation of the Bund. On this occasion, on our website we will tr...
10th February 2017
Tu BiShvat: New Year of the Trees
When you come to the Land and you plant any food tree, you shall surely block its fruit [from use]; it shall be blocked from you [from use] fo...
3rd February 2017
Hrubieszów. Abraham Stern: Człowiek powinien tworzyć machiny i nimi kierować
Today, on 3 February 2017, we celebrate the 175th death anniversary of Abraham Stern, Poland's most outstanding inventor of calculating machin...
25th January 2017
The treasures of a holiday resort
A prayer shawl, a rabbi's correspondence and a ticket to a mikveh. The history of items found in old houses on the "Otwock line" will be prese...