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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 […]

Józef Bacior photos in Beit Hatfutsot

Józef Bacior photos in Beit Hatfutsot

We started cooperation with the Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot. Museum shares with readers over 300 photographs from the Jozef Bacior’s collection of Brama Cukermana Foundation. https://www.bh.org.il/blog-items/jewish-life-kept-in-the-attic-the-story-of-a-rare-photo-collection-in-the-holocaust/?_atscid=4_59325_185797369_2708681_0_Tzafdjd3d3du2p8papa&fbclid=IwAR3RqlosQwsP0ujVUlx-8y-RB6NzkffP7OCLDmtR_nznhUC9rUIL1M3lSPY  

Book: “Hob Betuchen! Have Hope! Dora Re

Book: “Hob Betuchen! Have Hope!  Dora Reym’s Memories of the Holocaust Time.”

“My thoughts return tothe dark hole of the bunker, where the three of us were cramped together for seven long days and nights, with only enough food and water for a day or two, terrified of being discovered and killed. How could a five-year-old child understand, accept, and obey under such inhuman conditions? How could […]

Zachor Zaglembie Journey

Zachor Zaglembie Journey

Zachor Zaglembie Journey – מסע הזכרון לציון 75שנה לחיסול גיטאות זגלמביה July/August 2018 Thank you so much! Dear Friends! We hope that this visit will remain memorable to you and your families for a long time, and that you have found what you were looking for, in the land of your ancestors. We, at the Brama […]

Jewish Będzin. City map – memorials

Jewish Będzin. City map – memorials

We have created Będzin’s plan, where you can find information about the Jewish past of the city. There are stories of people, institutions – schools, hospitals, offices, but also enterprises, factories, workshops … 120 stops. This is the first such study of the history of Jews from Będzin. Download JEWISH BĘDZIN. City map – memorials. The […]

A “brick” to Shimshon Jashvitz

A “brick” to Shimshon Jashvitz

On 8.09.2017, during the Sabbath in the Cukierman prayer house, we geave the first “brick” – a statuette for the friends of our foundation. A brick statuette from Bedzin will be handed over to the special people associated with our foundation. It is an expression of appreciation and gratitude for friendship, faith, support and work […]

PROJECT: RETROSPECTIONS. First meeting

PROJECT: RETROSPECTIONS. First meeting

 Photograph by Izabela Tumas PROJECT: RETROSPECTIONS Project: RETROSPECTIONS is a series of meetings with the Jewish history of Bedzin and other cities of Zaglebie region. Historical facts, objects, artifacts, literary notes, testimonies will guide us into the past. The purpose of the project is to recall the memory of the past – forgotten, unknown and […]

Jewish cemetery in Będzin

Jewish cemetery in Będzin

This year in june we were planning to organize a 7 days cleaning and renovation workshop with volontiers on Jewish cemetry on Castle Hill in Będzin (podzamcze street) and Jewish cemetry in Żarki. Workshops were going to be conducted by one of the best experts in Poland on old gravestones preservation – Szymon Modrzejewski (Magurycz […]