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18.12.2015

The incident in the Warsaw mosque

Read more...We are sorry to hear about the desecration of the mosque in Warsaw, which occurred as a result of throwing pig heads into the temple. We believe that all religions should be respected, and their right to prayer and following their traditions undisturbed. We strongly condemn such acts of hatred, regardless of what religion they are aimed at.

 

Anna Chipczyńska, President of the Management Board of the Jewish Community of Warsaw

 

Lesław Piszewski, Chairman of the Board of the Association of Religious Communities in Poland

13.07.2015

Farewell to Professor Bartoszewski

Read more...Just few days ago during 72 Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, prof.Władysław Bartoszewski exclaimed: Shalom for Israel!”. His voice was strong, his words sincere, significant and powerful.

He was a firm guardian of our memory, loyal to truth and always righteous. This is how I perceived prof. Bartoszewski and that is how I will remember him. Shalom Our Friend!

With these words President of the Board of the Jewish Community In Warsaw Anna Chipczyńska speaking for herself as well as on behalf of community members expressed her farewell to professor Władysław Bartoszewski, prisoner of KL Auschwitz, soldier of the Home Army, activist of the Council to Aid Jews, Minister of Foreign Affairs, senator, polish ambassador in Austria, great, courageous and exceptionally honest man.

28.04.2015

Israeli Day Of Remebrence at the Jewish Community Of Warsaw

Read more...Over 150 guests participated in the Yom Hazikaron on 22 of April at the Nożyk Synagogue. This is the Day when Israelis recall their fallen soldiers and the victims of terrorist attacks therefore we prayed and lit candles in their memory. Yom Hazikaron starts the celebrations of Israel’s Independence Day thus after the prayers and speeches likewise the Israelis we headed for a picnic to rejoice and eat falafel. Special thanks to rabbi Moshe Bloom for organising the event!

28.04.2015

Statement issued by the Union of Jewish Communities of Poland

Read more...Today, on 10th December, the Constitutional Tribunal finalised its proceedings initiated by the Union of Jewish Communities of Poland concerning the ritual slaughter.

10.12.2014
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