Righteous Among the Nations – A monthly Story

Leokadia Jaromirska was a young woman from Warsaw that one morning in October 1942 on her way, heard the crying of a baby. The baby was Shifra Yunish who was abandoned there in desperation and hope that she would somehow survive

Summer is coming !!

May 25th 2018, 13:30, The Polish Institute Tel Aviv

Literature event for Polish speaking children (4-10 years old) titled "The summer is coming" based on the poem by Jan Brzechwa.

The Doll

May 11th 2018 at 11:00, The Polish Institute Tel Aviv

Literature Meeting dedicated to “The Doll” by Boleslaw Prus, based on the Hebrew translation of the well-known novel

Eighth Anniversary of the Smolensk Plane Crash

In the morning of 10 April 2010, a plane crashed near Smolensk, with Polish President Lech Kaczyński and First Lady Maria Kaczyńska on board, killing all 96 passengers – top state officials, military commanders, and the plane crew. The event shocked millions of Poles.

The Promise Land – Everyday life of Jews in Lodz 1820 – 1939

April 10th 2018, 13:00, The Haifa Unniversity

An exhibition that deals with the everyday life of Jewish inhabitants of Lodz, the outcome of cooperation between the Central Museum of Textiles in Lodz and the Haifa University

Contest for the best publications promoting the history of Poland and Polish diplomacy

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland announces a contest for the best publication promoting the history of Poland and on the history of Polish diplomacy. The competition welcomes books published in 2017. Historians are invited to make their submissions until 15 May 2018.
The contest’s top prize is worth 10,000 euros

Righteous Among the Nations – a monthly story

Maria Winnicka gave a shelter to many Jews from Warsaw during the days of World War II, most of them were children. She also used to enter the ghetto and under the disguise of her pregnancy smuggled food inside it

Collage from the Back Yard

April 25th 2018, The Tmuna Theatre, Tel Aviv

The Tmuna Theatre will host three well-known Polish artists from Gdansk – a musician, a poet and a painter – who will take part in an evening called “collage from the back yard” that will combine live painting on the stage, Polish and Hebrew poems and an original music

Children and Scarecrows

April 20th at 13:30, The Polish Institute, Tel Aviv

Meeting in Hebrew for children aged from 5-10. The meeting shall be dedicated to the story “How Mr. Threddie the Tailor Became King” by Kornel Makuszynski, one of the most popular writers of children literature in Poland

March 24 – New National Remembrance Day

Poland declared March 24th as a national remembrance day to honour Poles who saved Jews during World War II

Poland`s Misunderstood Holocaust Law

Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister of Poland, with an article in the global news magazine Foreign Policy - about the Polish Holocaust Law and it`s target.

Kaitush the Wizard

April 1st- 2nd 2018, Haifa International Children`s Theater Festival

An Israeli original production based on Janusz Korczak story from 1934, about Kaitush, a unique child who is practicing with magic until the magic starts to cause him some troubles….

Passover in Warsaw

March 23rd 2018, 11:00, The Polish Institute

A lecture on tourism in Warsaw focusing on family trips, attractions for children, restaurants, entertainment spots etc.

1968 – The last chapter in the history of Polish Jews

March 18 2018, 14:00, Beit Hatfutsot Museum at TAU

A seminar named “1968 – the last chapter in the history of Polish jews” will include a lecture by Professor Dariusz Stola from the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw and more

Tourism Event – Masuria and Pomerania

March 16th 2018, 11:00, The Polish Institute Tel Aviv

Tourism Lecture with a focus on the sea and lake districts in Poland - Masuria and Pomerania

The History of Poland and Polish Jews

March 6th 2018, 17:00, the Western Galilee College, Acre

A seminar on the history of Poland and Polish Jews will include a lecture by the Polish architect, Mr. Czesław Bielecki, on the “Architecture of Remembrance” and more

Jewish Warsaw – A story about the human spirit

March 1st 2018, 09:30 Beit Lohamei Haghetaot

A seminar by the name “Jewish Warsaw – A story about the human spirit” with Beit Lohamei Haghetaot

RIGHTEOUS AMONG THE NATIONS – A MONTHLY STORY

The Ulma Family gave a shelter to 8 Jews during World War II and together with them, were killed by the German Nazis

Everyday legends: The lives and activities of the Fighters of the Warsaw Uprising

March 5th 2018, 09:00 , Yad Mordechai

Everyday legends: The lives and activities of the Fighters of the Warsaw Uprising will be the subject of the professional seminar for educational trip guides. The seminar will also be open to the general public

The Locomotive by Julian Tuwim

March 2nd 2018, Friday 13:30, at the Polish Istitute

Meeting for children aged from 5-10 at the library of the Polish Institute. The meeting shall be dedicated to the poem “the Locomotive” written by Julian Tuwim

A Polish Testimony

The testimony of Lutsina Adamkyevich who was a soldier of the AK resistant organization and a prisoner in Gusen and Auschwitz-Birkenau

 IMTM Tourism Exhibition

February 6-7, 2018 at the Tel Aviv Convention Center

The Polish Tourism Organization is inviting to the 24th IMTM annual international tourism exhibition, to visit the Polish stand and to meet the representatives of the various Polish regions

Dance Tel Aviv – Poznan

February 20th 20:30 Arison Hall, Tel-Aviv

A joint professional dance performance by high school dance students from Tel Aviv and Poznan within the framework of the annual Polish-Israeli dance student exchange project

Assimetry

February 15th 19:30 at Mishkenot Sha`ananim, Jerusalem

An evening with the Polish poet Adam Zagajewski in connection with the coming out of his book “Asymmetry – selection of songs 1972-2016”

Children Reading Copernicus

February 16th 2018, 13:30, The Polish Institute

Afternoon for Polish Speakers children at the library that will be dedicated to Copernicus story and the book about him

Righteous Among the Nations – A monthly Story

6,620 Polish citizens were given the title "Righteous Among the Nations" by Yad Vashem. The story of Irena Sendler who saved 2,500 Jewish children is the first of a series of stories that we will tell here, once a month, from today, the annual International Day of the Holocaust

A Testimony

For the Annual International Day of the Holocaust - a movie with testimonies of Holocaust survivors Rachel Eitan and Rachel & Eliezer Grinfeld

“To Enlighten the Righteous”

January 31 st 17:30 Yad-Mordechai Museum

Annual event in Yad-Mordechai Museum dedicated to the International Memorial Day of the Holocaust and to the honour of the righteous Colonel Wladislaw Kowalski

Janina and the Beast

January 25th 20:30 Beit Ha`Yotser, Tel Aviv Port

Concert based on a tale by Abraham Sutzkever about a noble Polish woman who hides a Jewish baby girl and raises her as her own

Happy New Year !!

With the new year of 2018 we would like to wish to all our friends, partners and colleagues in Israel, Poland and around the world – May the new year to come will be blessed with prosperity, success, good health, and friendship

“Mordechai Gebirtig? or Farewell my Krakow”

14.1.2018 19:00 Tel-Aviv Cinematheque

The documentary-musical film “Mordechai Gebirtrig? or Farewell my Krakow”, with the director Piotr Szalsza, about the life of the well-known Jewish-Polish poet

Opening the winter semester for Polish language classes

Winter semester of Polish studies is starting on January at the Polish Institute.

Literature Morning in the library

5.1.2018 at 11:00

Launching of a series of meetings in Polish language, in a gesture to Israeli-Polish creators, dedicated to literature, poetry, translation and more

The Man with The Magic Box

15.12.17 at 21:00

Bodo Kox's science fiction film will be screened at the Utopia Festival at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque

150th anniversary of the birth of Józef Piłsudski

Józef Piłsudski, the architect of independence in 1918 and one of the most outstanding statesmen in Polish history!

Young Talents from Kraków

6.12.17 at 12:45

Concert by young Polish musicians, students of the National Music School from Kraków.

The Story of Jacob

4-5.12.2017

The play, "The Story of Jacob", produced by the Dramatyczny Theater from Warsaw, will be performed at the Cameri Theater.

Wawel Dragon

8.12.2017 at 13:30

Activities for children (ages 5-10) at the Library of the Polish Institute

The International Photography Festival

22.11.2017 - 2.12.2017

The first exhibition in Israel for the Polish photographer Weronika Gęsicka

Adam Zagajewski at “Bialik House”

16.11.2017 at 20:00

A special evening at "Bialik House" in honor of the Polish poet Adam Zagajewski

Polish Jewish History Revisited

7-9.11.2017

Conference in Honor of Gershon Bacon and Moshe Rosman at Bar-Ilan University.

The Unconquered

The Unconquered – animation about Poland’s recent history

Zammenhof Year

2017 – The Year of Ludwik Zamenhof, the creator of international Esperanto language.

Haifa Film Festival

14.10.2017 - 5.10.2017

Like every year we are happy to take part, this year, in the Haifa Film Festival, with five films from Poland.

THE POLISH INVASION

24.10.2017 at 19:00

An evening of independent Polish creation in the framework of the Tmuna Festival.

Communion

3.10.2017 at 19:00

A special screening of the Polish documentary "Communion", for being nominated for European Academy Awards!

Hadas Ophrat: La Rotonda and I – Remix

16.9.2017 - 3.2.2018

Hadas Ophrat presents a multidisciplinary art project based on his research into the Villa Capra (“La Rotonda”), which was also held in Poland.

Der Dybbuk (1937-2017)

19.7.2017 - 18.7.2017

A new, re-edited version of the Yiddish film will be screened with live music and dubbing performance in the courtyard of the former Jerusalem Leprosarium (Hansen House).

Polish Jazz Evening

13.7.2017 at 21:15

Two leading Polish jazz ensembles perform in Israel in one evening at Zapa Tel Aviv!

Vocal Fantasy Festival

15.7.2017 - 12.7.2017

The NFM choir from Wroclaw will perform in Israel for the first time! Concerts in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv!

The International Student Film Festival

24.6.2017 - 18.62017

Six films from film schools in Poland will participate in the international competition at this year's festival

Agnieszka Kurant: Assembly Line

19.8.2017 - 15.6.2017

The CCA presents Agnieszka Kurant’s first solo exhibition in Israel!

Musrara Mix Festival

8.6.2017 - 6.6.2017

Polish artists Izabela Gustowska and Robert Piotrowicz will be exhibiting and preforming in the festival this year.

To Poland

Monday 20.03.17 - Monday 15.05.17
The National Library - Jerusalem

Illustration students from the Department of Visual Communication at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Jerusalem, illustrate Abraham Sutzkever's "To Poland" poem.