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8 08, 2019

Aug 8, 2019 Commemoration of Warsaw Uprising 1944

2019-09-25T12:33:17-06:00

Please joins us on n Thursday, August 8, 2019 @ 7:00p.m for an event commmemorating 75th Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising. The event is part of We Are St Louis series. The event will feature a screening of an award-winning documentary "A Brave Bunch -The Uprising Through Children's Eyes" Synopsis: When the Warsaw Uprising started in 1944, thousands of children lived in the city. "A Brave Bunch" is about those who survived. A hybrid documentary by Tomasz Stankiewicz tells a [...]

Aug 8, 2019 Commemoration of Warsaw Uprising 19442019-09-25T12:33:17-06:00
24 06, 2019

“Chasing Portraits” in St. Louis – Sunday Aug 18, 2019

2019-09-29T17:20:22-06:00

Sun 8/18 4:00pm at the Jewish Community Center theater (Creve Coeur) For tickets, film trailers and more, visit stljewishfilmfestival.org or 314.442.3179 Moshe Rynecki (1881-1943) was a prolific Warsaw-based artist who painted scenes of the Polish-Jewish community until he was murdered at Majdanek. After the Holocaust, Moshe’s wife was only able to recover a small fraction of his work, but unbeknownst to the family, many other pieces survived. For more than a decade his great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Rynecki, has searched for the [...]

“Chasing Portraits” in St. Louis – Sunday Aug 18, 20192019-09-29T17:20:22-06:00
27 01, 2019

Jan 27 – International Holocaust Remebrance Day

2019-01-27T20:29:13-06:00

On 27 January 1945, Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration and death camp, was liberated by the Red Army. In 2005 January 27 was designated by the United Nations General Assembly to mark the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp and the end of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World War. It commemorates the genocide that resulted in the death of an estimated 6 million Jews, 8.7 million Slavs, 1.8 million ethnic Poles, 220,000 Romani people, [...]

Jan 27 – International Holocaust Remebrance Day2019-01-27T20:29:13-06:00
6 11, 2018

Nov. 2018 – Magazyn Mowią Wieki WYDANIE SPECJALNE

2019-02-06T21:20:30-06:00

      Numer Specjalny „Mówią wieki” 02/2018 pt. „Polskie dziedzictwo za granicą” Numer powstał we współpracy z Instytutem „Polonika”. We wstępie prof. Michał Kopczyński pisze: w ostatnich trzech stuleciach polskie dzieje tak się układały, że wielu Polaków znalazło się poza granicami kraju. Pozostały pamiątki po ich obecności. Często zapomniane, niekiedy celowo niszczone, stopniowo znikały z naszej pamięci kulturowej. To wydanie „Mówią wieki” to jeden z elementów przywracania owej pamięci! Od Redakcji   Magazyn " Mowią Wieki" jest do nabycia [...]

Nov. 2018 – Magazyn Mowią Wieki WYDANIE SPECJALNE2019-02-06T21:20:30-06:00
13 10, 2018

Nov 9, 2018 “Chasing Portraits” at STL Film Festival

2019-01-27T17:14:03-06:00

Friday, Nov. 9 at 7:15pm  Plaza Frontenac Cinema In 1939, when the Nazis invaded Poland, Moshe Rynecki realized that his paintings and sculptures were at risk of being destroyed. In an effort to protect and preserve his life's work, he bundled his collection of over 800 paintings and sculptures into a number of packages and distributed them to gentile friends in and around Warsaw. He told his family where the paintings were hidden so that after the war the family could [...]

Nov 9, 2018 “Chasing Portraits” at STL Film Festival2019-01-27T17:14:03-06:00
16 09, 2018

October 8 -11, 2018 Building Bridges: Polish-Jewish Perspectives

2019-01-27T17:14:43-06:00

Building Bridges: Polish-Jewish Perspectives Visiting Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett Saint Louis, Missouri October 8 – 11, 2018 We are pleased to announce a series of upcoming lectures coming to St Louis this Fall. Our guest will be Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Chief Curator of the Core Exhibition at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland. The program will include the following lectures open to the public: Tuesday Oct. 9, 2018 4:00 PM [...]

October 8 -11, 2018 Building Bridges: Polish-Jewish Perspectives2019-01-27T17:14:43-06:00
16 08, 2018

Anniversary of Warsaw Uprising at St Louis Public Library

2019-01-27T17:13:54-06:00

Sat Aug. 11, 2 PM St Louis Public Library Carpenter Branch and Saint Louis Polonia hosted an event commemorating 1944 Warsaw Uprising. Many thanks to all the St Louis Public Library staff, the event patrons and participants who made this possible; Kudos to Marek Jankowicz for sharing his photos of the event. Our special thanks go to our historian extraordinaire dr Michał Kwiecień for a very interesting overview of the historical and political background of the Warsaw Uprising. A St [...]

Anniversary of Warsaw Uprising at St Louis Public Library2019-01-27T17:13:54-06:00
8 03, 2018

Feb. 8, 2018 Statement of Saint Louis Polonia Board regarding new law pertaining to the Polish Institute of Remembrance

2018-03-13T10:26:24-06:00

STATEMENT OF SAINT LOUIS POLONIA BOARD REGARDING THE NEWLY PASSED  LAW PERTAINING TO THE POLISH INSTITUTE OF REMEMBRANCE It is with great regret and sadness that we acknowledge the signing by Polish President Andrzej Duda the newly passed law pertaining to the Polish Institute of Remembrance (IPN). In our opinion, this law, in its recently amended form, threatens and infringes upon the rights of freedom of speech, unrestricted academic inquiry and research as well as the development of good, friendly [...]

Feb. 8, 2018 Statement of Saint Louis Polonia Board regarding new law pertaining to the Polish Institute of Remembrance2018-03-13T10:26:24-06:00
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