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The Daffodils Campaign- Instruction: How to make a paper daffodil

2019-06-26T05:38:23+00:00April 8th, 2019|News from Poland, News from the US, POLIN Museum|

Marek Edelman, the last surviving leader of the Warsaw ghetto uprising, would lay yellow daffodils at the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes each year on April 19, the anniversary of the outbreak of the uprising. Edelman was tireless in his promotion of democratic values and tolerance in postwar Poland.
Inspired by Marek Edelman, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland began organizing […]

POLIN Museum hosts guests from the United Nations

2019-02-06T22:55:18+00:00February 6th, 2019|News from Poland, POLIN Museum|

Last Tuesday on January 29th, POLIN Museum hosted some distinguished visitors from the United Nations.
This included a delegation of permanent representatives to the U.N. from around 30 countries, and other esteemed guests. The evening was hosted by POLIN’s Museum Director, Professor Dariusz Stola.

Our special guests had the opportunity to tour the core exhibition, and took part in a gala dinner organized in the majestic main hall of the museum.

The visit was initiated […]

WARSAW TO HOST INTERNATIONAL JEWISH GENEALOGICAL CONFERENCE IN AUGUST

2018-09-25T03:24:46+00:00July 4th, 2018|News from Poland, News from the US, POLIN Museum|

Registration is still open for the 38th International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies conference will be held in Warsaw August 5-10.

 A highlight of the event will be the Pamela Weisberger Memorial lecture, to be delivered by Barbara Kirshenblatt Gimblett. The lecture is entitled Meet the Family: A Journey of a Thousand Years at POLIN Museum.

NEW MONUMENT HONORS 10 JEWISH HOLOCAUST VICTIMS

2018-08-31T16:05:35+00:00July 4th, 2018|News from Poland, POLIN Museum|

A matzeva (tombstone) was recently erected in memory of 10 Jews from Wąwolnica and Nałęczów, who were murdered in the fall of 1942 and buried in Rogalow.

Thanks to locals who warmly remember their friends, we know that amongst others, here lie: Rachel Tarczyc, 22 years old; Shmuel Eisenshtark, 50 years old; and Mr. Pulawski, 50 years old.

The matzeva was created, installed and dedicated in cooperation with the local inhabitants including a classmate of Rachel Traczyc. The location of the grave […]

The new temporary exhibition in POLIN Museum, ‘Estranged: March ’68 and Its Aftermath’

2018-06-27T03:52:46+00:00June 27th, 2018|News from Poland, Photographs, POLIN Museum|

On the 8th of March a new temporary exhibition, ‘Estranged: March ’68 and Its Aftermath’, was opened in POLIN Museum. The exhibition focuses on the tragical causes of the anti-Semitic campaign of the Polish government that was carried out 50 years ago. In result, the lifes of thousands of people were ruined as they were forced to leave their homes or follow sanctions imposed in Poland. The speech in the name of Association of JHI was given by Piotr Wiślicki, President of […]

Jewish Culture Festival In Kraków

2018-06-27T03:39:22+00:00June 27th, 2018|News from Poland, News from the US|

Original Post – http://www.taubephilanthropies.org/jewish-culture-festival-in-krakow

The Jewish Culture Festival in Kraków is the largest Jewish festival in the world. Each year, the Festival offers over 200 events, including musical performances, lectures, workshops, and guided tours, presented by hundreds of artists from France, Germany, Israel, Poland, and the United States. More than 25,000 people attend the Festival from the EU, Israel, Poland, the United States, and many other countries. The Taube Foundation […]

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