Warsaw

Warsaw Jewish community sending care packages for righteous among nations

Volunteers from the community as well as staff from the American Jewish Committee helped distribute the packages.

Jewish hotel in Poland offers free rooms to coronavirus treating doctors

Some doctors don’t want to go home right away and be in close contact with family members after a shift working closely with coronavirus patients.

By KATARZYNA MARKUSZ / JTA
29/04/2020
Nozyk Synagogue sukkah 2019, Poland
The fallen Sukkot of Jewish Poland

Dateline: Warsaw 1968

By JONATHAN PORATH
15/10/2019
Gal Gadot will star as Warsaw Ghetto heroine

The movie will be made for Warner Bros, and Gadot and Varsano will produce with Marc Platt.

Students in Warsaw remember pre-WWII segregation of Jews

This is the second year in a row that University of Warsaw students have commemorated the victims of such discrimination.

By KATARZYNA MARKUSZ / JTA
08/10/2019
Warsaw Police
After Israeli students badly beaten, Warsaw police arrests two men

The students were badly beaten by people who shouted ‘f***k Israel’ in what the Poles view as a hate crime.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
13/09/2019
Polish woman who saved adoptive Jewish family from Holocaust dies at 102

Krystyna Danko was one of the oldest and most celebrated non-Jews recognized by Israel for saving Jews from the Holocaust.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
11/08/2019
A participant rides a motorbike during the EuroPride 2010 parade through the streets of Warsaw
Jewish community participates in Warsaw Pride Parade for first time

About one hundred members of the Jewish community took part in the parade throughout the streets of the capital, surrounded by 47,000 other participants.

By KATARZYNA MARKUSZ / JTA
11/06/2019
Yom HaShoah
Reflecting upon the heroism of victims and rescuers on Holocaust Remembrance Day

This is a magnificent gesture from the leader of the country that leads the free world.

By BARUCH TENEMBAUM
01/05/2019
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