February 2019

Announcing Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett’s 2019 Tour in New Zealand

2019-03-19T16:39:35+00:00

Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett's 2019 Tour in New Zealand WELLINGTON Thursday March 7, 2019, 2:00 (by invitation only) Victoria University Master class: Museums and the politics of history Friday March 8, 2019, 12:30 PM (by invitation only) Holocaust Centre NZ The Future of Holocaust Museums Friday March 8, 2019, 4:00 PM Te Papa Curating Between Hope and [...]

Announcing Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett’s 2019 Tour in New Zealand2019-03-19T16:39:35+00:00

January 2019

Holocaust Memorial Ceremony 2019 – International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust

Marian Turski at the United Nations

2019-01-31T17:28:21+00:00

“Holocaust Remembrance: Demand and Defend Your Human Rights,” the theme of International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2019, encourages youth to act against discrimination and defend democratic values in their communities at a time of rising antisemitism and other forms of hatred across the globe. Marian Turski, a historian, journalist, and activist, is Chair of [...]

Holocaust Memorial Ceremony 2019 – International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust

Marian Turski at the United Nations
2019-01-31T17:28:21+00:00

December 2018

Statement from Chief Rabbi of Poland Michael Schudrich Regarding desecration of Czestochowa Jewish Cemetery

2018-12-20T16:49:04+00:00

“Any act of vandalism against any cemetery is wrong and must be condemned. This most recent desecration of the Jewish cemetery in Czestochowa is painful and a strong reminder on how we need to find a comprehensive plan to preserve and restore our Jewish cemeteries. I have spoken to the Mayor of Czestochowa, Krzysztof [...]

Statement from Chief Rabbi of Poland Michael Schudrich Regarding desecration of Czestochowa Jewish Cemetery2018-12-20T16:49:04+00:00

We invite you to a special tour to Poland with Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

2019-01-17T10:13:17+00:00

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Exclusive access to POLIN Museum of the Historyof Polish Jews, and private meetings with directors,curators, and founders Private viewing of the Ringelblum ArchiveExhibition Private guided tours: Warsaw, Lublin, Zamość,Sanok, Auschwitz-Birkenau, and Kraków Reception with Jewish community leaders,Polishgovernment officials, and embassy representatives Shabbat dinner with members of Warsaw’sJewish community Polish, Jewish, and international [...]

We invite you to a special tour to Poland with Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett2019-01-17T10:13:17+00:00

November 2018

The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research honors Irene Pletka

2018-12-13T05:50:04+00:00

Our distinguished benefactor, Irene Pletka, was honored at YIVO's 2018 GALA AWARD DINNER "for her exemplary leadership, inspiring generosity, and outstanding commitment to the preservation of Jewish history and culture." Mr. Shane Baker was The Master of Ceremonies and songs from the YIVO Archives (by Tom Lehrer) were performed by [...]

The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research honors Irene Pletka2018-12-13T05:50:04+00:00

“Letter from a distinguished benefactor”

2018-11-13T21:21:37+00:00

From the desk of Irene Kronhill Pletka, Distinguished Benefactor Dear Friends, Let me tell you about a synagogue that I’d never seen, that no longer exists, and how it changed my life. In 2008 the American Joint Distribution Committee, which had kept my parents and me alive during World War [...]

“Letter from a distinguished benefactor”2018-11-13T21:21:37+00:00

October 2018

Standing with the Tree of Life Synagogue

2018-10-29T18:29:02+00:00

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews facing the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland are shocked by the massacre during Sabbath services at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Eleven innocent people were brutally murdered. [...]

Standing with the Tree of Life Synagogue2018-10-29T18:29:02+00:00

September 2018

Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett Lectures, October Dates

2018-09-28T14:32:58+00:00

Join us on October 17th at the UWM Golda Meir Library 4th floor Conference Center for the Stahl Center Distinguished Lecture by Professor Emerita Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm Stahl Center Distinguished Lecture “The Role of Museums in Perilous Times: What’s Happening in Poland?” UWM Golda Meir Library 4th [...]

Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett Lectures, October Dates2018-09-28T14:32:58+00:00

Special Presentation by Dr. Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

2018-09-28T06:39:35+00:00

The Whitfield community is pleased to welcome Dr. Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett to campus on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 for an all-school assembly from 2:10 – 3:15 p.m. Dr. Kirshenblatt-Gimblett is the Chief Curator of the Core Exhibition at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Poland. She is University Professor Emerita and [...]

Special Presentation by Dr. Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett2018-09-28T06:39:35+00:00