A millennium of Polish Jewish history is explained in this excellent museum which opened on 28th October, 2014 following many years of planning. The grand opening ceremony was headed by the President of Israel, Reuwen Riwlin and the then Polish Presid
Traditionally the burial ground of Warsaw’s poorer Jews, this is the oldest Jewish cemetery in the city. Founded in 1780 much of it was wrecked during the Nazi occupation, with many tombs being used as paving stones for roads and even the Wisła riverbed.
A chilling recollection of Polish Jewry and one of the few institutions in Poland focusing entirely on the study of the history and culture of the Polish Jews (Polin now being the best known). This amazing building (which survived the war, but still b
On December 7, 1970 images were flashed across the world of German Chancellor Willy Brandt knelt in pensive apology in front of Warsaw’s Monument to the Ghetto Heroes. Popularly known as the ‘kniefall’ the spontaneous gesture was to become a symbol of re