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The Historical Museum of the City of Kraków (MHK) has already presented some parts of the temporary exhibition to be opened at the Old Synagogue soon (June 26, 2013). The new exhibition, titled "Cracovia Judeorum 3D", presents the history of Jewish settlements within the cities of Krakow and Kazimierz (later part of Krakow) using...
Remuh Synagogue, built in 1553, has been repeatedly rebuilt and repainted. The most important changes in the building happened during the reconstruction of the synagogue in 1829. The building is currently under renovation (the construction being strengthened, the sixteenth-century cellar preserved and the polychromes reconstructed both...
The winning project for the mural at Galicia Jewish Museum has been selected. The Jury of the Competition has decided to offer the Prize to Marcin Wierzchowski.

May 30, 2013 - a Jew from Krakow, Mariusz Robert Opałko (now 64) was celebrating his bar micva. He has learned of his Jewishness only 13 years ago, when his mother was at the deathbed. More...
Within the last couple of weeks (April and May 2013) the Jewish community in Krakow has celebrated at least 3 special birthday parties: 9th birthday of Galicia Jewish Museum, celebrated o...
Rafael (Felek) Scharf was born on June 18th, 1914 in the Krakow Kazimierz district. He attended a Hebrew grammar school; later he studied law at the Jagiellonian University. He was a dedicat...

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The website www.jewish.krakow.pl was created owing to the generous support of the Taube Philanthropies Foundation. If you would like to support our work, the documentation of the history of...
The website www.jewish.krakow.pl has been an initiative of the Centre for Study on the History and Culture of Krakow’s Jews and the Jewish Community of Krakow. Forum aims to collect and pub...