Museum News

08.12.2020    19:00

“(RE)BUILDERS” – Panel discussion

The Galicia Jewish Museum invites you to a panel discussion with representatives of some of the most important American and European foundations whose work has helped shape the landscape of contemporary Jewish Poland after 1989.

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06.12.2020    12:00

Where Christianity Meets Judaism. Virtual trip to Wadowice and Kalwaria Zebrzydowska (online guided tour)

Tourism in Wadowice and Kalwaria Zebrzydowska in most cases has been focused on religion. In these towns one can also find sites related to Jewish history: the building of the former synagogue in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, a well-kept Jewish cemetery in Wadowice, with a rare example of a preserved funeral home, and the empty site where the Wadowice synagogue once stood with a commemorative plaque.

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15.12.2020    18:00

“The Siberian Exile of Polish Jews. The Fates of the Shoah Refugees”

Online meeting with authors of the book, Lidia Zessin-Jurek and Katharina Friedla. Led by: Adam Szostkiewicz

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20.12.2020    12:00

Jewish Cultural Heritage in Trzebinia and Chrzanów (online guided tour)

The beginnings of the Jewish communities in Chrzanów and Trzebinia can be traced back to the 16th and 17th centuries. Both of the towns have preserved Jewish cemeteries and the Mazraki Museum in Chrzanów hosts a collection related to Judaica. In Trzebinia there is still the building of the town’s synagogue. What else has survived of the rich Jewish heritage of Trzebinia and Chrzanów?

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