70th anniversary of the Kielce pogrom
Camp Cartography. On the Ambivalence of Maps of the German Extermination Camps
Study seminar in the Jewish Historical Institute.
Lachert, the Law Courts on Leszno and Saska Kępa
When we think of Bohdan Lachert we immediately think „Muranów”. But during the occupation his house on Saska Kępa was important Underground hub.
„It was a beautiful, three-storey building…” the Bersohn and Bauman Children’s Hospital in Warsaw (1872–1942)
Senior of a wealthy Warsaw family, financier and industrialist, but also a community activist and a philanthropist, Mejer Bersohn, had bequeathed in his testament from 16 May 1872 50 thousand roubles to a children’s hospital. This was the beginning of the 70-year story of the Bersohn and Bauman Children’s Hospital, which owes its interwar era revival to an extraordinary doctor and social activist, Dr Anna Braude-Hellerowa. She cared for young patients in the Warsaw Ghetto for two years, she remained with them during the „great liquidation action” and died together with children in 1943.
Opinion survey about the permanent and the temporary exhibition at the JHI.
Opening hours between 14.12.2017 and 01.01.2018
Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights
Hanukkah is a joyful family celebration, awaited every year by children and adults in many Jewish homes. Traditions related to this festival are inseparable from the history of Hanukkah, which is celebrated in the Kislev month (November-December).