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

June 2018

The new temporary exhibition in POLIN Museum, ‘Estranged: March ’68 and Its Aftermath’

2018-06-27T03:52:46+00:00

On the 8th of March a new temporary exhibition, ‘Estranged: March ’68 and Its Aftermath’, was opened in POLIN Museum. The exhibition focuses on the tragical causes of the anti-Semitic campaign of the Polish government that was carried out 50 years ago. In result, the lifes of thousands of people were ruined as they were forced to [...]

The new temporary exhibition in POLIN Museum, ‘Estranged: March ’68 and Its Aftermath’2018-06-27T03:52:46+00:00

April 2018

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The 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on 19th April 2018 was filled with many memorable moments. The Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland supported the commemorations, as it does every year. The social media presence of POLIN Museum during the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was [...]

2018-05-07T23:59:27+00:00

February 2018

Inauguration of POLIN’s Music Festival dedicated to Sigmund Rolat

2018-03-01T00:32:25+00:00

Sigmund Rolat was an honourable guest during the inaugural concert, part of the POLIN Music Festival Roots’n’Fruits (16-18 February) Last weekend the POLIN Museum was filled with music and numerous people who came to the first edition of the POLIN Music Festival Roots’n’Fruits. Some of the world-known artists appeared on the stage, just to mention a few, [...]

Inauguration of POLIN’s Music Festival dedicated to Sigmund Rolat2018-03-01T00:32:25+00:00

January 2018

75th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

2018-02-02T19:31:19+00:00

The 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on 19 April 2018 will be one of the last major commemorations to be attended by survivors and witnesses of these events. POLIN Museum will once again host the Daffodil Campaign, an educational program and social movement inspired by MarekEdelman, a leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, who would [...]

75th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising2018-02-02T19:31:19+00:00

September 2017

POLIN Meeting Point: The Nissenbaum Family Foundation’s Educational Fund

2018-02-02T19:32:56+00:00

POLIN Museum hosted the third annual POLIN Meeting Point, a two-week intensive educational program for university students and faculty, which is generously funded by the Nissenbaum Family Foundation. Forty-seven participants from Poland, Germany, Israel, and Ukraine came together last summer to explore the intersection of Jewish history and their national narratives. The thirteen-person faculty came from our partner organizations: [...]

POLIN Meeting Point: The Nissenbaum Family Foundation’s Educational Fund2018-02-02T19:32:56+00:00

June 2017

A Groundbreaking $3 Million Gift Establishes the Taube Legacy Endowment

2018-02-02T19:32:20+00:00

We are deeply grateful to Tad Taube for his extraordinary generosity and leadership. The newly established Taube Legacy Endowment, a bequest to POLIN Museum, will support two major programs: The Taube Scholars Program will bring internationally recognized scholars to POLIN Museum, organize the annual Taube Conference, and enable scholars associated with the Museum to present their research at [...]

A Groundbreaking $3 Million Gift Establishes the Taube Legacy Endowment2018-02-02T19:32:20+00:00

April 2017

Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2018-02-02T19:39:16+00:00

Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the most prestigious honor for a scholar in the United States. She joins a distinguished roster of intellectuals, scientists, and artists. Since its founding in 1780, the American Academy has served the nation as a champion of scholarship, civil dialogue, and useful knowledge. The Academy’s [...]

Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences2018-02-02T19:39:16+00:00