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Poland: Three boys detained for vandalizing Jewish cemetery in Bielsko-Biala; crowdfunder and volunteers raise money for repairs

  (JHE) — Police have tracked down and detained three local children — two 12-year-olds and a 13-year-old — for devastating dozens of gravestones at the Jewish cemetery in Bielsko-Biala, southern Poland, over the weekend. The boys were arrested Sunday, … continue reading →

Poland: Mazel Tov! This year 10 Preserving Memory Awards are presented to honor non-Jewish Poles who preserve, protect, and promote Jewish cultural heritage and memory

Nine non-Jewish individuals and a Foundation have been honored for their work in preserving, promoting, and caring for Jewish culture and heritage in Poland and promoting Jewish-Polish dialogue. The recognitions marked the 24th edition of the annual Preserving Memory awards, … continue reading →