70th anniversary of the Kielce pogrom
Opening hours of the Tłomackie Bookstore
Opening hours on May 22–26, 2019.
Lag ba-Omer — also known as the Scholar’s Day – is the festival of the 33th Day of the Omer. It is celebrated on the 18th day of the Iyar month – this year, it’s 22 May.
Ida Kamińska’s theatres
On 21 May 1980, Ida Kamińska died in New York.
Until the Second World War, Warsaw was the biggest assembly of Jews in Europe.
76th Anniversary of the destruction of the Great Synagogue of Warsaw
On 16th May, 1943 not only the most impressive synagogue in Warsaw but also the entire Jewish district ceased to exist. The demolition of the synagogue was a symbolic act of the triumph over the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, which had been ongoing since 19th April 1943.
I can neither be silent nor live when the last remnants of the Jewish people, whose I represent, are being killed
At night, between 11 and 12 May 1943, when the last fighters were being murdered in the Warsaw Ghetto, Zygielbojm committed suicide. He left three farewell letters addressed to: his brother Fajwel, who lived in Johannesburg, fellow party members in the United States, the President and Prime Minister of Poland.