Keyword: Poland
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Among the 11 Poles recognized at the 2019 “Preserving Memory” awards ceremony for their role in protecting their country’s Jewish heritage were three men from Chelm: Zbigniew S. … more
Among the memorabilia sold in Kazimierz’s Plac Nowy, or New Square – as well as in other parts of Krakow and throughout Poland – are pictures and figurines of the “Lucky … more
Prior to World War II, about one-tenth of Poland’s population was Jewish, and Jews made up almost a quarter of Krakow, Poland’s residents. By the end of the war, 90% of Poland’s Jews had been killed by the Nazis and their accomplices. Many of the Jewish structures in Kazimierz, an area that the Polish King Casimir the Great invited Jews to settle in during the 14th century, still stand in Krakow, though they remain largely emptied of Jewish occupants. more
Adam Cable, of Pawtucket; Leah Tinberg, of Pawtucket (now living in Los Angeles); and Seth Finkle, of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island; along with the Next Gen Delegation to the 2019 March of the Living, pose recently with the director and rabbi of the JCC Krakow in Poland. more
WARSAW, Poland (JTA) – The Polish government wants to create a Warsaw Ghetto museum in a hospital that had its patients and workers sent to the Treblinka death camp. “The creation of … more