Resolution of American Friends of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. 

The Board of Directors of the American Friends of POLIN Museum of the History of
Polish Jews foundation is deeply concerned by the long delay in appointing Prof. Dariusz
Stola as Director of POLIN Museum since he won the competition for the position in
May 2019. The three founders of POLIN Museum – the Ministry of Culture and National
Heritage City of Warsaw and Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland –
agreed to an open competition for the position, and the Minister of […]

2019-11-05T02:42:45+00:00September 27th, 2019|News from the US, POLIN Museum|

Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett’s Upcoming Lecture Schedule

UCLA lecture January 16, on the occasion of the Leve Award

Risky Business: The Future of Jewish Museums
What is the role of Jewish museums? Who are they for? Recent Jewish museum scandals in Berlin and Munich, competing concepts of museums and their role in society, and  efforts to control historical narratives and have made these questions more urgent than ever. What are the implications for the future of Jewish museums in America, Europe, and Israel? This talk will explore these questions […]
2019-11-11T05:28:21+00:00August 4th, 2019|News from the US, POLIN Museum|

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

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

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

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 […]

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

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

“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 […]

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