- Polin -Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews
- Nozyk Synagogue
- Jewish Historical Institute
- Warsaw Jewish Cemetery
Top 5 of Jewish WarsawWarsaw · 5 Items · Anna Maciejowska
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The Museum of the History of Polish Jews opened its doors to the public in April 2013. It currently functions as a cultural and educational center with a rich cultural program, including temporary exhibitions, films, debates, workshops, performances, concerts, lectures and much more. The Core Exhibition, presenting the thousand-year history of Polish Jews, opened on October 28, 2014. Formally f... More info
Warsaw's past has sadly in many cases been buried beneath the rubble of a world war that nearly completely destroyed Poland's capital city but the rebuilding of the UNESCO listed Old Town and other city landmarks is a testament to the spirit of a city that has risen up and is now thriving. Nozyk Synagogue is an integral part of Jewish Warsaw today and is the only pre-war synagogue that is still ac... More info
The fact that this institute is the only one of its kind in Poland is reason alone enough to visit but the subject matter makes it a must see. Recently renamed in honour of Emanuel Ringelbaum, whose writings are a definitive account of daily ghetto life during occupation, this building has a superlative collection of archive material relating to Jewish life and community in Poland. Two permanen... More info
This Wola District Jewish Cemetery was established in 1806 beyond the city trenches (okopy), their course marked by today’s Okopowa Street. The cemetery occupies an area of 33.4 ha. It is the resting place of over 200,000 persons: spiritual leaders, political activists, creators of Jewish culture; eminent contributors to Polish cultural, economic and social life, thousands of nameless victims of... More info
TheUmschlagplatz(German collection point or reloading point) was a holding area set up by Nazi Germany adjacent to a railway station in occupied Poland, where the ghetto ised Jews were assembled for deportation to death camps during the ghetto liquidation On 18 April 1988, on the eve of the 45th anniversary of the outbreak of theWarsaw Ghetto Uprising, a stone monument resembling an open freigh... More info
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