Walking in a Nonexistent City
Józef Hen’s Jewish Warsaw stretches across all of today’s city. Its traces are revived by memories.
Purses from Zjednoczenie, nylon jackets from Optima
The capital of the 1950s was also a city of Jewish cooperatives and the taste of gekakhte leber and cholent from the Amika restaurant, which is no longer there.
Editor, translator, publicist
A Closed Book
After World War II, Praga became the center of Jewish life, with various organizations, schools, prayer houses, a kosher butcher, workshops.
Crates Full of Books / My March 1968 and Górskiego Street
In March 1968, the world of Warsaw Jews fell apart again. The last stop on the road that many shared was Dworzec Gdański railway station.
Philosopher, mathematician, publicist
Waliców, Elektoralna, and Puławska streets, Grzybowski Square – were the roads trod by those looking for a spiritual path in Judaism.
A Touring Cultural Centre
Behind the scenes of the Jewish Theater and the Socio-Cultural Association of Jews in Poland (TSKŻ).
Following the Markers
Many signs of memory speak of the city’s unseen past beneath the modern layer.
Social activist, guide
Path of Death – Path of Life
The Jewish Cemetery on Okopowa Street is the best place to discover Warsaw’s Jewish history.
Antropologist and educator. Philosopher
The route of the institutions
This route, like the story of our guides, begins on Grzybowski Square and continues across the city.
President of the Polish Jewish Jouth Organisation
City Kids Build a Kibbutz
Lectures, discussions, holiday celebrations, concerts and picnics – the third generation of Polish Jews discovers their identity in action.
An Israeli in Warsaw
Poland’s capital might show an entirely different face when visitors, fascinated with the city’s history, seek their own, private tracks.
Slow fashion blogger
A tourist in her own city
Yoga classes, fashion, books, kosher shopping – another side of Jewish Warsaw.