2101, 2020

“Who Will Write Our History” – movie screening on Sunday Jan 26, 2020 at 1PM

By |January 21st, 2020|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events, History|0 Comments

Who Will Write Our History, Directed by Roberta Grossman, USA, 2018, 95 minutes .  English, Yiddish, and Polish with English subtitles Before he was murdered by the Gestapo, Emmanuel Ringelblum collected and preserved a massive archive of the Jewish experience in the Warsaw Ghetto. His materials, found buried in milk cans, included reports of deportations, clippings from underground newspapers, and various artifacts of everyday life. This documentary film tells Ringelblum’s story through images, interviews, and reenactments.  Introductory remarks and post-screening discussion facilitated by Dr. Warren Rosenblum, currently Chair of History, Politics, and International Relations Department at Webster University. As [...]

2001, 2020

Dyżur Konsularny w St Louis

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: Events, Polish Community|0 Comments

Dyżur Konsularny w St Louis odbędzie się w lutym 2020 (dokładna data jeszcze nie została potwierdzona). Aby przygotować się do złożenia wniosku o paszport, należy zapoznać się z informacją paszportową na polskiej wersji strony  internetowej Konsulatu: Wniosek paszportowy będzie można wypełnić na miejscu w St. Louis podobnie jak i fotografie paszportowe.  Osoby, które nie posiadają numeru PESEL mogą wypełnić wniosek o nadanie tego numeru wcześniej – druk można pobrać z ww. strony internetowej Konsulatu w Chicago.  Miejsce: Parafia Sw Agaty, St. Louis 3239 S 9th St, St. Louis, MO 63118  Rejestracja: Zainteresowane osoby proszone są o skontaktowanie się z [...]

2001, 2020

“Wildfire” play directed by Philip Boehm opens at Marcell Theater on Friday Jan 24, 2019

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events|0 Comments

Philip Boehm, a renowned translator of Polish and German literature and Artistic Director of Upstream Theater invites all theater lovers to see “Wildfire” the English-language premiere of the award-winning LE BRASIER by David Paquet, in a vibrant and visceral new translation by fellow Canadian Leanna Brodie. Six fates, three fables, one family. Claudette, Claudia, Claudine, Carol, Callum, and Caroline have more in common than names that begin with C—they are haunted by a family history of childhood trauma, which unfolds across three generations—and then loops back … to the future. They do what they can to survive. Sometimes by baking [...]

2001, 2020

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: Events, History|0 Comments

International Holocaust Remembrance Day is an international memorial day on 27 January commemorating the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World War. It commemorates the genocide that resulted in the deaths of 6 million Jews and 11 million others, by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 60/7 on 1 November 2005 during the 42nd plenary session.  On 27 January 1945, Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration and death camp, was liberated by the Red Army. In Honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day - 75 Years After the Liberation [...]

1001, 2020

Zimowy Obiad: A Polish Winter Dinner Event by LUKA

By |January 10th, 2020|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events, Saint Louis|0 Comments

A pop-out event celebrating heart, warm Polish food which we all crave in Winter Hosted and prepared by freelance writer, cookbook author and former culinary professional, John J. Goddard. Here's the menu: Zimowy Obiad: A Polish Winter Dinner Zakąska: bread, smalec, pickled vegetables, farmer’s cheese, charcuterie Zupa Grzybowa - creamy herbed mushroom soup Gulasz Wieprzowy - pork shoulder braised in paprika sauce Bigos - sour cabbage stewed with smoked sausage and kidney beans Kasza Pszenna - durum wheat, butter, fried onions Kopytka - potato dumplings Makowiec sweet poppy seed roulade cake This is a 21+ event. Seating is limited to [...]

808, 2019

Aug 8, 2019 Commemoration of Warsaw Uprising 1944

By |August 8th, 2019|Categories: Events, History|0 Comments

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 story of heroic and tragic 63-day struggle to liberate Warsaw from Nazi Germany occupation during World War II from a [...]

2406, 2019

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

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events, History|0 Comments

Sun 8/18 4:00pm at the Jewish Community Center theater (Creve Coeur) For tickets, film trailers and more, visit 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 missing art, with remarkable and unexpected success. Spanning three generations, Chasing Portraits is a deeply moving narrative of the richness [...]

2306, 2019

June 20, 2019 World Refugee Day at International Institute of St Louis

By |June 23rd, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Excerpts from remarks of Anna Crosslin- President & CEO of International Institute of St Louis & Director of Festival of Nations [..] The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reported horrific numbers as of November 2018. 68.5 million individuals have been forcibly uprooted by conflict and persecution worldwide. This is an increase of more than 20 million in just 6 years! 85% of the world’s forcibly displaced people are sheltering in developing countries, countries which in many cases are struggling to provide survival services and support for their own residents. The world now claims 25.4 million refugees, 3.1 million asylum [...]

804, 2019

April 23, 2019 Ralph Modjeski Documentary – St Louis Screening

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Bridging Urban America:  The Story of Ralph Modjeski.  Join us for the St. Louis premiere of an intriguing documentary BRIDGING URBAN AMERICA - THE STORY OF RALPH MODJESKI TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2019. » 5:30 -6:30 p.m. Social Hour (Drinks & Appetizers) » 6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Intro by Filmmakers Basia & Leonard Myszynski » 7:00- 8:35 p.m. Movie » 8:35 - 9:30 p.m. O&A/Networking Tuesday, April 23, 2019.Tickets $20.00  RSVP : Penetrating the scientific mind and artistic soul of an impassioned immigrant, the film showcases the life and work of one of the most prolific bridge engineers of his era. [...]

2701, 2019

April 5, 2019 Polish American Fellowship Night

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Polish American Fellowship Night  Friday, April 5, 2018   6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Norman K. Probstein Golf Course Club House at Forest Park 6141 Lagoon Drive, St. Louis MO 63112 Free Parking Join us for a great night of fellowship in a beautiful ambiance offered by a premiere venue in beautiful Forest Park. No fanfares, just talk, mingle, meet old and make new friends. Great All You Can Eat Buffet with Lenten fare options Traditional Polish sweets Networking opportunity - you never know who you'll meet! Bring your business cards along with a good mood to share your story [...]

1609, 2018

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

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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 at the Washington University Painted Memories: A Jewish Childhood in Poland Before the Holocaust  Tuesday Oct. 9 , 2018 at [...]

1409, 2018

Nov. 3, 2018 Independence Banquet at the Chase Hotel

By |September 14th, 2018|Categories: Events, Polish Community|Comments Off on Nov. 3, 2018 Independence Banquet at the Chase Hotel

Our friends from other Polish organizations invite you for the following event The Polish Independence Banquet and Polonez Ball It will be held on November 03, 2018 at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel in St. Louis.  The dance music will be provided by the 17-piece band called The Diz Strohman Band. The band performs music from the 1930s and 1940s. The check should be payable to the Polish American Cultural Society of Metropolitan St. Louis All profits from the Polish Independence Banquet and Polonez Ball will go to the FUNDACJA „NA RATUNEK DZIECIOM Z CHOROBĄ NOWOTWOROWĄ” For questions regarding [...]

2308, 2018

Aug 19, 2018 Honororary Consul Reception

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On October 19, 2018, General Consul Piotr Janicki of Polish Consulate in Chicago introduced Mr. Wojciech Golik as a new Honorary Consul in St Louis. The reception was held at the Crystal Room of the Missouri Athletic Club in Downtown St Louis. The reception was closed to the public. Among special guests who attended the reception were : Mr. Piotr Wilczek Ambassador of Poland to the United States Mr. Piotr Janicki - General Consul of the Rpublic of Poland in Chicago Mr. Andrew Rehfeld CEO of Jewish Federation Mr. Francis Slay former Mayor of the City of St Louis Members [...]

1608, 2018

Anniversary of Warsaw Uprising at St Louis Public Library

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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 Louis premiere of the award-winning documentary "A Brave Bunch" was another the highlight of the event. Q&A Session lasted over [...]

2905, 2018

May 2018 -Saint Louis Polonia at MIRCIM Conference in Krakow

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We had the pleasure of participating at MIRCIM in Krakow, Poland; which is an international board review course led by McMaster University in Canada in partnership with Jagiellonian University.  The Auschwitz Review course had 200 participants who listened to state of the art lectures. One of the lectures was truly life changing by Professor Wanda Połtawska  who was a clinical psychiatrist at Jagiellonian and survivor of clinical experiments done at the concentration camp.  The Best Case report featured 16 countries with trainees who were given 6 minutes to present unique and compelling case reports from their home institutions.   MIRCM [...]

701, 2018

Feb. 11, 2018 – Heavenly Associate Concert feat. baroque music of Gerwazy Gorczycki

By |January 7th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Culture, Events|Comments Off on Feb. 11, 2018 – Heavenly Associate Concert feat. baroque music of Gerwazy Gorczycki

Heavenly Associate - Music of Polish Composer Selected to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Pipe Organs at Saint Louis Abbey  February 11, 2018 3:00 PM Saint Louis Abbey Church 500 S Mason Rd Creve Coeur MO 63141 This is second of the three special concerts to  commemorate the 50th anniversary of its pipe organ built by an Austrian organ builder Hradetzky. Two of these musical programs include important sacred music works written by Polish composers of the Renaissance and the Baroque eras. The first concert took place on Sunday, October 15. The concert  featured Missa Paschalis by Marcin Leopolita (born ca. 1540; died ca. 1589). Leopolita is [...]

711, 2017

May 9, 2018 MIRCIM 2018 Conference in Kraków

By |November 7th, 2017|Categories: Events|Comments Off on May 9, 2018 MIRCIM 2018 Conference in Kraków

Registration to 2018 MIRCOM Conference is now open. Follow this link to register:,fees-2018 In addition, workshops and lectures will be offered at Jagiellonian University on May 7.    The week will entail state of the art lectures and workshops delivered by an outstanding assembly of speakers who are world-renowned experts in their fields, from authors of clinical practice guidelines to researchers behind breakthrough trials that shape the modern standards in medicine. The aim of the conference is to deliver up-to-date and reliable knowledge that is useful to general internists, subspecialists, hospitalists, healthcare leaders, family physicians, residents and fellows specializing [...]

2207, 2017

MIRCIM 2018 in Krakow – Excellence in Medical Education

By |July 22nd, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

          It is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the 4th McMaster International Review Course in Internal Medicine (MIRCIM), which will take place in the beautiful historic city of Kraków, Poland, on May 10–12, 2018. MIRCIM has been conceived and developed by the McMaster University Department of Medicine, the birthplace of evidence-based medicine (EBM) and problem-based learning (PBL), and the Polish Institute for Evidence Based Medicine. It is organized in collaboration with Jagiellonian University Medical College and the Polish Society of Internal Medicine in partnership with over 20 national societies of internal medicine [...]

2806, 2017

Jul 30, 2017 -Jan Karski and The Lords of Humanity

By |June 28th, 2017|Categories: Events, History|0 Comments

Directed by Slawomir Grunberg USA, 2015, 72 minutes  This powerful documentary, interspersed with graphic  animation, tells the story of Jan Karski, the Polish underground courier who traveled across occupied Europe to inform the Allied powers of Nazi war crimes against the Jews of Europe in an effort to prevent the Holocaust. Karski carried his dreadful eyewitness report to Britain and the United States, hoping that it would shake the conscience of the powerful leaders, or—as he would call them—the “Lords of Humanity.” Introductory remarks by Mr. Robert V. Ogrodnik, Hon. Consul Emeritus of the Republic of Poland in St. Louis [...]

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