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And suddenly it is 15 years! Our foundation Brama Cukermana  is already 15 years old! 15 years of caring for this historic house of prayer of the Cukierman family and… lots of challenges, touching and beautiful moments, great friendships. Come to celebrate, remember and plan the future of Brama. March 15, 5 p.m Be with […]

We Won’t Get Deported. The Jewish Resist

We Won’t Get Deported. The Jewish Resistance Fighters in Będzin and Sosnowiec

ORDER the book:  https://bs.katowice.pl/nie-damy-sie-wysiedlic-bojowniczki-i-bojownicy-zydowskiego-ruchu-oporu-w-bedzinie-i-sosnowcu-we-wont-get-deported-the-jewish-resistance-fighters-in-bedzin-and/ Our new book will be published in December We Won’t Get Deported. The Jewish Resistance Fighters in Będzin and Sosnowiec Collective work edited by Tomek Grząślewicz and Karolina Jakoweńko Authors: Andrzej Ciepał, Tomek Grząślewicz, Aleksandra Namysło Cooperation: Maria Ferenc, Jacek Leociak, Avihu Ronen Translation: Tomek Grząślewicz Proofreading in English: Henri Lustiger-Thaler […]

2023 in Brama Cukermana & Będzin ghetto

2023 in Brama Cukermana & Będzin ghetto

From April 16th we start…. The historic house of prayer of the Cukierman family is waiting for you. But… It was a busy early spring, because we were preparing a “house in the ghetto” for you, i- the historic home of the ghetto fighters in Będzin. This is an important building for Będzin, whose history […]

POLIN Museum Special Award

POLIN Museum Special Award

30 of November 2022, Warsaw, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews There is a time to work, a time to rest, and a time to reflect. There is also a time of joy when you receive a reward for what you have done over the years for the work of the need of […]

Women as Leaders in the Jewish Undergrou

Women as Leaders in the Jewish Underground during the Holocaust. Meeting with Avihu Ronen

.                      Women as Leaders in the Jewish Underground during the Holocaust Meeting with Avihu Ronen 2nd of December 2022 (Friday), 6 pm Będzin, al. H. Kołłątaja 24/28 Fundacji Brama Cukermana We cordially invite to Avihu’s Ronen lecture. It will be a unique event in the history of our city. […]

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 […]