March 5, 2015 10:58am
The Torah scrolls are originally from Zamosc and Zwierzyniec.
February 22, 2015 7:38am
The synagogue’s owner, a Jewish heritage foundation, had asked the government for most of the $52,000 renovation cost.
February 10, 2015 12:29pm
Frister, who survived the Auschwitz and Mauthausen concentration camps, was a dual Polish and Israeli citizen.
February 2, 2015 7:09am
“Jews for slaughter” and the date 10.12.14 — the day Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal ruled that the ban on ritual slaughter was unconstitutional — were spray-painted in red on the fence.
January 25, 2015 3:30pm
The 1.5 million annual visitors to the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum come and go. But for employees who report daily to one of the world’s most notorious killing fields, the job can be an emotional challenge.
January 21, 2015 9:40am
Simcha Rotem and Pnina Grynszpan Frymer are objecting to the righteous gentiles monument being placed next to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in the former ghetto.
January 16, 2015 10:20am
In a message read in churches across the country, Polish bishops urged Catholics to care for old Jewish cemeteries, synagogues and graves of victims of the Holocaust.
January 11, 2015 11:23am
Some 1,200 students and teachers from all over Poland took part in the “School of Dialogue,” which explores the history of Jewish towns and cities in the country.
December 29, 2014 8:41am
The Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland is aiming to open a revamped museum in the Great Synagogue in Leczna in 2016.
December 22, 2014 6:27am
The university Senate of the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow voted unanimously to honor the Nobel Peace Prize winner and Holocaust memorist.
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