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Judaism in Poland is alive!

Did you know?:
  • There are 30,000 and probably more Jews in Poland, many of whom have only recently discovered their Jewish roots and actively participate in Jewish life in Poland?
  • That there are thriving communities in Warsaw, Krakow, Wroclaw, Gdansk, and reawakening in Czestochowa, Zielona Gora and other cities?
  • That in nearly all of Poland’s sixteen largest cities there are functional Jewish communities served by seven rabbis?
  • That there are many vibrant Jewish institutions organizing lectures, Hebrew lessons, Sunday schools for children, etc., that there are Jewish culture festivals, book fairs and Jewish press?
  • That universities in Warsaw, Krakow, Lublin, Wroclaw, Poznan and Torun have Jewish or Hebrew studies departments offering college-level courses in Jewish civilization and history, Hebrew and Yiddish that are highly popular with students?
  • That there are Jewish students’ organizations, Jewish elementary and middle schools and Jewish kindergartens?
  • That the Polish government donated land and over 30% of the budget for the creation of the Museum of History of Polish Jews in Warsaw?
  • That Polish Catholic schools send their students to join March of the Living?
  • That Poland is one of Israel’s strongest allies in Europe?
  • That it is a crime in Poland to deny the Holocaust?
  • That Jewish writers (Imre Kertesz, Amos Oz, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Eli Weisel, etc.) have been translated into Polish and are widely read here?
  • That there are more than ten Jewish culture festivals held annually all over Poland, with the largest, the Jewish Festival in Krakow, attracting over 20,000 Polish Christians and Jews?
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