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SZUL. House of meetings and learnin

SZUL. House of meetings and learnin

  Thank you Jeff Cymbler for translation:   We are starting with a new series of lectures, meetings and discussions at the historic Jewish house of prayer, the seat of the Brama Cukermana foundation in Będzin.   SZUL. House of meetings and learning.   SZUL is a program devoted to local and regional history and […]

We are opening our House of prayer!

We are opening our House of prayer!

From March 5, 2022, SATURDAY The House of prayer is open from 11-17.00 (11am to 5pm) We are delighted to announce that we are opening the door to our newly restored prayer House. We will be waiting for you from March to October every Saturday from 11am to 5pm. On site, you can admire the […]

The Borderland Memory / on-line book

The Borderland Memory / on-line book

We present you the result of our several-year-long work. In 2018, while traveling with our friend Henri Luster-Thaler, we undertook to document the places for our important ones on the former Upper Silesian – Zagłębie Dąbrowskie border. Places that were once or still associated with the presence of Jews. 20 essays enriched with photographs were […]

Restoration of the polychrome

Restoration of the polychrome

12 years after the first renovation of the former Jewish house of prayer, we obtained funds from the Silesian Provincial Conservator of Monuments and the Ministry of Culture, National Heritage and Sports to carry out restoration, refreshment and supplementary works in the Cukermanów prayer house. This is very important, because after so many years, hundreds […]

The Borderland Memory

The Borderland Memory

We are currently working on the project “The Borderland Memory”. It aims is to create an internet publication devoted to places related to the history of Jews in Upper Silesia and the Zagłębie Dąbrowskie – on the historical border between Poland and Germany. Using a variety of media such as contemporary photography, accounts of witnesses […]

Surviving the Holocaust

Surviving the Holocaust

Natalia Romik has been a friend of our foundation for many years. We share a bond of professional friendship, but also privately, it is very close to us. A few years ago we tested her JAD vehicle together, which was designed to draw attention to Jewish “problems” and since then our fates were tied together. […]

77th anniversary of the liquidation of t...

77th anniversary of the liquidation of the Będzin ghetto

Let’s meet on August 3 – on the 77th anniversary of the liquidation of the Będzin ghetto. Let’s bring flowers and candles to honor all the Jewish inhabitants of Będzin murdered during Holocaust. *** August 3, 2020 7:00 p.m. – meeting in front of the main entrance to the Będzin railway station. Walk together to […]

Jewish cemetery in Czeladź

Jewish cemetery in Czeladź

From the beginning of the year 2020, we tare working on the website dedicated to the Jewish cemetery in Czeladź. The site is a simple and modern search for graves located in the cemetery. There are about 3000 gravestones there. It is worth visiting this beautiful cemetery, perfectly restored in the 1980s by Moniek Stawski […]

Event “Będzin houses and their stories”

Event “Będzin houses and their stories”

December 29, 2019 at 12.00 (Sunday),  Al. Kołłątaja 24/28, Będzin (Jewish house of prayer at the Cukerman’s Gate) We invite you to a meeting with the authors of the “Będzin houses and their stories” project. The meeting will start at the Cukerman’s Gate, then we will go for a short walk in the footsteps of […]