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12:17 pm 04/07/17

POLIN Museum wins an EU Prize for Cultural Heritage

2018-01-31T18:31:10-05:00April 7th, 2017|News from Poland, POLIN Museum|

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews wins an EU Prize for Cultural Heritage Europa Nostra Awards 2017 for Jewish Cultural Heritage: Educational program

The European Commission and Europa Nostra revealed today the winners of the 2017 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the heritage field. For the first time in award’s history, one of the Europa Nostra Awards in the ‘Education, training and awareness raising’ category is presented to a Polish institution – POLIN Museum of [read more…]

8:34 pm 04/05/17

NAC Board of Directors met with Director of the POLIN Museum

2018-01-31T18:26:19-05:00April 5th, 2017|News from the US, POLIN Museum|

From left, sitting: Victor Markowicz, Co-Chairman, Sigmund Rolat, Co-Chairman, Rabbi Arthur Schneier, Board Member
Second row from left: Andrzej Rojek, Secretary of the Board, Cantor Joseph Malovany, Board Member, Director of POLIN Museum Dariusz Stola, Jerzy Warman, Board Member, Samantha Rolat-Asulin, Board Member, Sylvia Safer, Board Member.

The North American Council for the Legacy of Polish Jews POLIN and its Board of Directors met in New York with Director of the POLIN Museum, Professor Dariusz Stola.

The meeting was a chance for Director Stola to meet the Board Members in [read more…]

9:46 pm 03/27/17

In Memoriam z”l Halina Paszkowska

2018-01-31T18:14:03-05:00March 27th, 2017|News from Poland|

Halina Paszkowska z”l (1927-2017)

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Halina Paszkowska passed away on Sunday, March 26, at the age of eighty-nine. 

Halina was an incredible person. She was a Holocaust survivor and had taken part in the Warsaw Uprising. 

After the war, throughout the 55 years of her career, from 1952 to 2007, she was actively involved in Polish cinematography; she produced the soundtrack for over 200 documentary films and about 20 feature films, as well as [read more…]

7:22 pm 03/21/17

POLIN Museum’s Prof. Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett 2017 lecture series in the USA

2018-02-20T00:19:02-05:00March 21st, 2017|News from the US, POLIN Museum|

Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Chief Curator of the Core Exhibition at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, will be speaking this April at Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, Case Western Reserve, Cornell University, the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, and the Museum of the Jewish Heritage in New York on May 2. She will also be a guest lecturer in seminars at several of these universities. Please see below for the complete list and for links to the events.


8:08 pm 03/15/17

POLIN Museum Wins Two Top European Museum Awards

2018-01-31T18:30:28-05:00March 15th, 2017|POLIN Museum|

POLIN Museum Wins Top European Awards!


Museum Director prof. D.Stola accepts the award, San Sebastian, November 9, 2016. (Photo: topictolosa.com)

The 2016 European Museum of the Year Award was presented to POLIN Museum at a ceremony on April 9 in San Sebastian, Spain. This is the first time in the 39 years of the award that a museum in Poland has received this award. The winner holds The Egg, by the celebrated English sculptor Henry [read more…]

5:56 pm 02/03/17

2017 FASPE Award for Ethical Leadership awarded posthumously to Jan Karski

2018-01-31T18:30:04-05:00February 3rd, 2017|News from the US|

Andrzej Rojek, our Board Member and President of Jan Karski Educational Foundation received the 2017 FASPE Award for Ethical Leadership awarded posthumously to Jan Karski. The ceremony took place in New York City on January 30th.


The Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) foundation presents its award annually to individuals who embrace the highest ethical principles in their professional service. The jury awarded this year’s award recognizing the heroic attitude and tasks undertaken by Jan Karski, a Polish courier during World War [read more…]