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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 […]

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 […]

2018-05-07T23:59:27+00:00April 19th, 2018|News from Poland, Photographs, POLIN Museum|

The 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on 19th April 2018 was filled with many memorable moments. The Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland supported the commemorations, as it does every year.

The social media presence of POLIN Museum during the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was outstanding. The hashtag Łączy nas pamięć (Remembering Together) was the most popular hashtag in Poland during the commemoration period, more than 25,000 people set their Facebook profile pictures […]

Inauguration of POLIN’s Music Festival dedicated to Sigmund Rolat

2018-03-01T00:32:25+00:00February 18th, 2018|News from Poland, Photographs, POLIN Museum|

Sigmund Rolat was an honourable guest during the inaugural concert, part of the POLIN Music Festival Roots’n’Fruits (16-18 February)

Last weekend the POLIN Museum was filled with music and numerous people who came to the first edition of the POLIN Music Festival Roots’n’Fruits. Some of the world-known artists appeared on the stage, just to mention a few, Martha Argerich, Michael Guttman, David Krakauer, Jing Zhao and Sinfonia Varsovia. The main idea of the project was to bring together the composers, artists and the […]

75th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

2018-02-02T19:31:19+00:00January 15th, 2018|News from Poland, Photographs, POLIN Museum|

The 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on 19 April 2018 will be one of the last major commemorations to be attended by survivors and witnesses of these events. POLIN Museum will once again host the Daffodil Campaign, an educational program and social movement inspired by MarekEdelman, a leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, who would leave yellow daffodils at the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes each year.

The 2018 commemorations will be organized in cooperation with multiple Jewish institutions and accompanied by a […]

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