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Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett’s Upcoming Lecture Schedule

2019-09-13T05:13:49+00:00September 13th, 2019|News from the US, POLIN Museum|

Adath Israel Synagogue, Toronto, September 18, 2019
The Future of the Holocaust in a World Without Survivors
Living witnesses to the Holocaust play a central role in Holocaust education whether in Holocaust museums commemorations or visits to Holocaust sites. Notwithstanding the many diaries memoirs and sound and video recordings of survivor testimony the impact of encounters with living survivors is unparalleled. However a period without living witnesses to the Holocaust is fast approaching. How are Holocaust museums preparing for that day? This […]

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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 […]

Announcing Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett’s 2019 Tour in New Zealand

2019-03-19T16:39:35+00:00February 20th, 2019|News from the US, POLIN Museum|

Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett’s 2019 Tour in New Zealand

WELLINGTON

Thursday March 7, 2019, 2:00 (by invitation only)
Victoria University
Master class: Museums and the politics of history

Friday March 8, 2019, 12:30 PM (by invitation only)
Holocaust Centre NZ
The Future of Holocaust Museums

Friday March 8, 2019, 4:00 PM
Te Papa
Curating Between Hope and Despair: The Creation of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews

http://bit.ly/2tvJooU

AUCKLAND

Monday March 11, 2019. 11:00 AM
Auckland University of Technology
Beyond Living Memory: The Future of Holocaust Museums

https://1.org.nz/beyond-living-memory-the-future-of-holocaust-museums/

Tuesday March 12, 2019. 6:00PM
University […]

Holocaust Memorial Ceremony 2019 – International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust

2019-01-31T17:28:21+00:00January 31st, 2019|News from the US, Photographs, POLIN Museum|

“Holocaust Remembrance: Demand and Defend Your Human Rights,” the theme of International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2019, encourages youth to act against discrimination and defend democratic values in their communities at a time of rising antisemitism and other forms of hatred across the globe.

Marian Turski, a historian, journalist, and activist, is Chair of the Council of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, in Warsaw, Deputy Chair of the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland, and […]

Statement from Chief Rabbi of Poland Michael Schudrich Regarding desecration of Czestochowa Jewish Cemetery

2018-12-20T16:49:04+00:00December 20th, 2018|Life in Poland, News and Culture, News from the US|

“Any act of vandalism against any cemetery is wrong and must be condemned. This most recent desecration of the Jewish cemetery in Czestochowa is painful and a strong reminder on how we need to find a comprehensive plan to preserve and restore our Jewish cemeteries. I have spoken to the Mayor of Czestochowa, Krzysztof Matyjaszczyk, and he too is […]

We invite you to a special tour to Poland with Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

2019-01-17T10:13:17+00:00December 10th, 2018|News from the US, POLIN Museum|

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Exclusive access to POLIN Museum of the Historyof Polish Jews, and private meetings with directors,curators, and founders
  • Private viewing of the Ringelblum ArchiveExhibition
  • Private guided tours: Warsaw, Lublin, Zamość,Sanok, Auschwitz-Birkenau, and Kraków
  • Reception with Jewish community leaders,Polishgovernment officials, and embassy representatives
  • Shabbat dinner with members of Warsaw’sJewish community
  • Polish, Jewish, and international cuisine
  • Deluxe accommodation
  • TJHT tour manager throughout
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