Monument to the memory of Jews from Białowieża

16 June 2019

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August 11 at 12.00 we cordially invite you to Białowieża for the ceremonial unveiling of the monument dedicated to the memory of the Jewish community of Białowieża, to which the descendants of Jewish residents of Białowieża from the USA and Israel will come.
It has been 77 years since the Jewish inhabitants of Bialowieża disappeared from the town. Silence fell upon them for over 70 years. For the few years

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From Białowieża to Israel

4 January 2019

In 2018, under the name “From Białowieża to Israel, from Israel to Białowieża,” I continued to study the history of the Jewish community in Białowieża. On May 7 – 15, I visited Israel, where I met the descendants of the Lerenkind and Halperin families and interviewed the oldest of them – Jael Peer and Dvora Lev-Tov, daughters of Szejna (Jaffa) Halperin from Białowieża and Amir Berger, grandson of Matilda Lerenkind

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“Neighbours who are not longer here” in new version

26 April 2018

Our performance “Neighbours who are not longer here” – the stories of the inhabitants of Bialowieza about their Jewish neighbours played by children from Bialowieza is going to be presented in a new version with subsequent collected stories on  3rd of May at 7 p.m in the Theater in Teremiski.

Warmly welcome!
Theater in Teremiski, Teremiski 30, Bialowieza

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Invitation for film and excursion

8 November 2017

david filmWe cordially invite you to join us 12 of November at 4.30 in Zubr Cinema in Bialowieza for a screening of the film “Survivor of Białowieża” – interview with the only living Holocaust survivor from Bialowieza – David Waldshan, currently living in the USA.

During the interview before the camera, David told his story for the first time in his life. It’s the only existing testimony of Białowieża coming from

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Our performance in Warsaw!

13 October 2017

Our neighbours who arent present the stories of the inhabitants of Białowieża was presented in WARSAW on 21 of October in the Center for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle.
There were two hundred people in the audience. We feel honored because there was Marian Turski  among them, the chairman of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews “Polin”, Survivor from the camp in

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Our performance in going to Bialystok

17 May 2017

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Fot. Artur Rusek

 

“Our neighbours who aren’t present”- the stories of the inhabitants of Bialowieza about their Jewish neighbours is going to be presented in BIALYSTOK on 29th of May at 6 o’clock in the University Cultural Center.

Warmly welcome!

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After show in Bialowieza

14 May 2017

Fot. K. Winiarska

Fot. K. Winiarska

We performed our show “Our neighbours who aren’t present” in Bialowieza. We are so pleased that so many inhabitants od Bialowieza came to listen to the stories about Jewish inhabitants before the World War II and the common relations between Belarussians, Poles and Jews. There were also Wlodzimierz Dackiewicz with his family, who is one of the people who shared with us his remembrance. His stories

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Our performance in Bialowieza

11 May 2017

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We are going to show again “Our neighbours who aren’t present”- the stories of the inhabitants of Bialowieza about their Jewish neighbours. 14th of May at 7 o’clock in the Cultural Center in Bialowieza. Warmly welcome!

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The premiere of “Our neighbours who aren’t present”

25 April 2017

We kindly invite to the premiere of “Our neighbours who aren’t present” – the stories of the inhabitants of Bialowieza about their Jewish neighbours – prepared by children from Białowieża under the direction of Joanna Troc and Katarzyna Winiarska. 1st of May at 7 o’clock, Theater in the barn in Teremiski near Bialowieza during the 11th Theater Meetings.

Since October theatrical youth and children group from Białowieża has prepared a

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Presentation of the Museum in Bielsk Podlaski

20 April 2017

muzeum2There were the presentation of the Virtual Museum of the history of Jews in Bialowieza in the Public Library in Bielsk Podlaski on 20th of April 2017. Katarzyna Winiarska talked about her research work and problems which she faced and about the effects the Museum brought. She also told about the project “Survivor from Białowieża” and about the working on a performance prepared by director Joanna Troc with children from Białowieża.

fot. organizatorów

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