Mass murder of Jewish citizens in Jedwabne, Radziłów and other locations in the eastern Mazovia region in the summer of 1941
JHI exhibitions closed to visitors on September 28
On September 28, due to the Yom Kippur holiday, exhibitions at the Jewish Historical Institute will be closed.
Symcha Trachter 1894–1942. Light and color – photo report from the opening of the temporary exhibition
On September 3, 2020 took place the opening of our newest temporary exhibition dedicated to the work of Symcha Trachter (1894–1942), a painter associated with Lublin and Kazimierz Dolny, prisoner of the Warsaw Ghetto. We invite you to visit the exhibition until October 25.
Symcha Trachter, 1894–1942. Light and Color – Temporary Exhibition
On August 27, 2020, the temporary exhibition ‘Symcha Trachter 1894–1942. Light and Color’, devoted to one of the outstanding Polish painters of the interwar period, opens at the Jewish Historical Institute.
August 14, 2020. The Jewish Historical Institute closed to visitors
On Friday, August 14, the Jewish Historical Institute will be closed to guests and visitors.
‘We saw ourselves already outside the gates of the inferno’. Treblinka uprising through the eyes of Jankiel Wiernik
Carpenter Jankiel Wiernik took part in the uprising in the Treblinka extermination camp on August 2, 1943. He was one of the few prisoners who managed to survive. After reaching Warsaw, he wrote down his experiences, which in 1944 were published by the Polish resistance as the brochure ‘A Year in Treblinka’.
’How comfortable this fight was!’ Marek Edelman about the Warsaw Uprising
On August 1, 1944, the Warsaw Uprising broke out. The few surviving Jewish ghetto fighters, Jews freed from German prisons or hiding after the destruction of the ghetto in occupied Warsaw, took part in the struggle. Among them was Marek Edelman.