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75th Anniversary of the Jedwabne pogrom

10 July 2016

On 10 July 1941, an anti-Jewish pogrom took place in Jedwabne. It occurred a dozen or so days after the withdrawal of the Soviet troops from the town, which had then been seized by Germans. Around 10am, Polish inhabitants of Jedwabne...

The POLIN Museum at World Youth Day

21 July 2016

Our "Museum on Wheels" at World Youth Day in Warsaw This will be a unique opportunity, in Warsaw, to visit the POLIN Museum's traveling "Museum on Wheels" - an interactive portable exhibition which, since 2014,...

Righteous Among the Nations Medal Award Ceremony in Warsaw

Warszawa, 7 July 2016

On 6th July 2016, Warsaw's Nożyk Synagogue was the setting for a ceremony during which Helena Jagodzińska and Stanisław Pachnik were honoured, posthumously, with the title of Righteous Among the Nations. This is the fourth such ceremony...