POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews wins an EU Prize for Cultural Heritage Europa Nostra Awards 2017 for Jewish Cultural Heritage: Educational program The European Commission and Europa Nostra revealed today the winners of the 2017 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the heritage field. [...]
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From left, sitting: Victor Markowicz, Co-Chairman, Sigmund Rolat, Co-Chairman, Rabbi Arthur Schneier, Board Member Second row from left: Andrzej Rojek, Secretary of the Board, Cantor Joseph Malovany, Board Member, Director of POLIN Museum Dariusz Stola, Jerzy Warman, Board Member, Samantha Rolat-Asulin, Board Member, Sylvia Safer, Board Member. The North American Council for the Legacy of [...]
Halina Paszkowska z"l (1927-2017) It is with great sadness that we share the news that Halina Paszkowska passed away on Sunday, March 26, at the age of eighty-nine. Halina was an incredible person. She was a Holocaust survivor and had taken part in the Warsaw Uprising. After the war, throughout the 55 years of her career, from [...]
Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Chief Curator of the Core Exhibition at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, will be speaking this April at Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, Case Western Reserve, Cornell University, the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, and the Museum of the Jewish Heritage in New York on May 2. She will [...]
POLIN Museum Wins Top European Awards! Museum Director prof. D.Stola accepts the award, San Sebastian, November 9, 2016. (Photo: topictolosa.com) The 2016 European Museum of the Year Award was presented to POLIN Museum at a ceremony on April 9 in San Sebastian, Spain. This is the first time in the 39 years of the award that a [...]
Andrzej Rojek, our Board Member and President of Jan Karski Educational Foundation received the 2017 FASPE Award for Ethical Leadership awarded posthumously to Jan Karski. The ceremony took place in New York City on January 30th. The Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) foundation presents its award annually to individuals [...]
The Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland reported on its global outreach efforts at the July meeting of the Donors’ Council. Last fall the Association reached out to Australia. This fall they will be holding events and meetings in Toronto and New York.Thanks to the Association’s promotional activities in Poland and abroad, the [...]
GEOP – POLIN Museum partners with universities and research institutions worldwideThe Global Education Outreach Program (GEOP), supported by the William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation and the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture, is intended to strengthen POLIN Museum as an international center for intellectual exchange and partnerships in the fields of Polish-Jewish studies and [...]
"MUSEUM FOR ONE ZLOTY"Enter POLIN Museum with a symbolic single złoty if you are a child, teen, or student between 7 and 26 years of age! Starting on June 1, POLIN Museum has been participating in the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage’s nationwide campaign to increase access to cultural heritage for the young. PAY IT [...]
World-Class Temporary Exhibition - Frank Stella and the Synagogues of Historic Poland at POLIN MuseumFrank Stella and the Synagogues of Historic Poland, a world-class exhibition, features the work of one of the greatest abstract artists of the twentieth century. Stella was inspired by Polish wooden synagogues to create a unique series of works. For the first time, [...]