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Daughter of couple who hid Jews at Warsaw Zoo dies

Zabinska-Zawadzki’s older brother, Ryszard Zabinski, died in 2019.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
02/02/2021
Tefillin (illustrative)

Israeli Holocaust museum allegedly smuggled Warsaw artifacts

The Shem Olam museum near Hadera announced this week that it had obtained 10 sets of tefillin found by construction workers in Warsaw near the entrance to a bunker dug by Jewish fighters.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
27/01/2021

Secret bunker discovered beneath Warsaw Ghetto in Poland

The bunker was discovered following demolition work at a building site, revealing the structure which had been hidden since World War II.

Warsaw mayor, Chabad light giant Hanukkah menorah amid COVID-19

“All this happens, thanks to Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, who is known as the most influential rabbi in contemporary history," said the Warsaw Mayor.

Chabad in Warsaw, Poland, holds public Hanukkah celebration amid COVID-19

Celebrating the holiday openly is considered an important part of Hanukkah, which emphasizes the publicizing of the mitzvah.

A person waving a historical white-red-white flag of Belarus flashes a victory sign as people take p

Belarusian opposition activist Kovalkova leaves country after arrest

Kovalkova, a senior figure in the Belarusian opposition Coordination Council, was sentenced to 10 days in jail on Aug. 25.

By REUTERS
05/09/2020

Warsaw zoo will administrate CBD to its elephants to reduce their stress

The lucky elephants chosen to take part in the first-of-its-kind pilot, are three African elephants that will be administrated with the liquid doses of CBD extract through their trunks.

Jews held at gunpoint by Nazis during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

Jewish doctors in Warsaw Ghetto stopped epidemic in its tracks

Jewish doctors in the ghetto, it seems, enforced social distancing and put those infected in quarantine: much like today.

25/07/2020

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
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