70th anniversary of the Kielce pogrom
Documents found Bruno Schulz’s family!
Usually we help our guests with collecting information about their ancestors and finding documents, pictures, addresses or any evidence of their existence. However, sometimes we also help documents and forgotten forefathers in finding their living descendants.
73rd anniversary of the Kielce pogrom
4th of July marks 70th anniversary of the Kielce pogrom of Jews. Their killers were Polish neighbors, and those tragic events took place in Poland liberated from German occupation.
78th anniversary of the massacre of Jews in Białystok
27th of June, 2019 marks 78th anniversary of the massacre of Jews in Białystok done by Germans. The scale of the tragedy of Jewish inhabitants of this city made these events known as ’Black Friday’.
The BBC broadcast about the situation of Jews in Poland
On 26 June 1942, at 5 PM, British BBC Radio broadcast a program dedicated to the situation of Polish Jews under German occupation. It was an important day for members of the Oneg Shabbat group.
22 July March of Remembrance
On the 77th anniversary of the beginning of the great liquidation action of the Warsaw Ghetto the Jewish Historical Institute, together with its partners, invites you to the July 22 March of Remembrance. Together we will pay homage to the 300,000 murdered Warsaw Jews, whose life and death were captured by Władysław Szlengel in his poetry.
A divorce of Chana Hermelin and Awram Mosze Fingerhut
A few days ago we received a mail from a family searching for information about a woman called Chana HERMELIN. The story they told is a little sneak-peak to the life of women in the pre-war Jewish community in Poland, and in the world, and it corresponds with a previous post about the status of ’Aguna’.