We help Jews to discover their Polish roots and Poles to discover their Jewish roots.
In the collections of the Documentation Department there are many unidentified photographs from the post World War II period. Those photos are all in the ŻIH Facebook album (link below).
In 2010 during the renovation of the pre-war school building 70 history quizzes from 1940 were found when replacing the windows. They were once written by Jewish, Polish and Russian children, all attending the same school. In 1940 they were answering questions regarding Pharaoh Ramses the Second and his war with the Hittites.
Interviews with Deputy Director of the Department for Foreigners and Director of the Department of Citizenship and Repatriation of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.