Praga – a multicultural district

Dzień dobry! Shalom! Dobrý den! Tak 100 lat temu witano się na Pradze! Dziś oprócz polskiego „Cześć!” usłyszysz tu wietnamskie „Hi!”, czeczeńskie „Salam!” czy angielskie „Hello!”. show


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After 1989

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Between World Wars

During the twenty years between the world wars Warsaw experienced a shift from being a provincial Russian city to becoming a modern, fun-loving capital; a city somewhat dirty and, at times, show


1918-1939, 1939-1945, 1945-1989, After 1989 Topics

Femina Movie Theater

Cinema built in 1936. Repertoire was mainly for women.

Great Synagogue

The Great Synagogue of Warsaw was one of the greatest buildings built in Poland in the 19th century and at the time of its opening was the largest synagogue in the world. show

Grochów Kibbutz

Kibbutz in Warsaw.


Haynt (הײַנט – „Today“; Yidishes tageblat 1906–08) was a Yiddish daily newspaper, published in Warsaw from 1906 until 1939. show

Jewish Cemetery

The Okopowa Street Jewish Cemetery is one of the largest Jewish cemeteries in Europe. show

Jewish Praga

Learn about pre-war Jewish merchants and craftsmen form Praga district.


1918-1939, 1939-1945, 1945-1989, After 1989 Topics


Lithuanian Jews or Litvaks are Jews with roots in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania: (present-day Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Latvia and the northeastern Suwałki region of Poland). show


1918-1939, 1939-1945, After 1989 Topics


1918-1939, 1939-1945, 1945-1989, After 1989 Topics

Monument to the Ghetto Heroes

The Ghetto Heroes Monument (Polish: Pomnik Bohaterów Getta) is a monument in Warsaw, Poland, commemorating the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943 during the Second World War. show

Muranow axis

Does the memory of the Holocaust as a crime against the Jews endanger today the majority and dominant heroico-martyrological Polish narrative of the past? Yes and no.


Gabriel Narutowicz (Polish: [ˈɡabrjɛl naruˈtɔvit͡ʂ]; 1865–1922) was a Polish professor of hydroelectric engineering at Switzerland's Zurich Polytechnic, Polish Minister of Public Works (1920–21), show

Nasz Przegląd

Nasz Przegląd ('Our Review') was a Polish-Jewish newspaper with Zionist leanings. It was founded in 1923. Nasz Przegląd was the most well-known Polish-Jewish newspaper in interwar Poland. show

Ochota During II WW

How did the everyday life look like under the Nazi occupation? What are grey plaques which you can find all over the city? What did the children see during blackouts? How much did the Christmas tree show


Kalderasze i Lowarzy. Bergitka Roma i Polska Roma – czym róznią się między sobą poszczególne grupy romskie?


The major political parties during Second Polish Republic were the National Democrats and other right-wing groups, various Peasant Parties, Christian Democrats, Polish Socialist Party, and political show

Sport in Warsaw

Sport in Warszaw

The 60′s in Warsaw

Get to know the Warsaw of the 60’s, a city where socks and cucumbers drove along the streets and kittens would turn up at fajfs at the “Stodoła” club. show

Tlomackie 13

Tłomackie 13.


The Umschlagplatz (German: collection point or reloading point) was the square in Warsaw under German occupation, where Jews were gathered for deportation from the Warsaw Ghetto to the Treblinka show

Ursynów District

Ursynów is the largest housing estate in Warsaw. It was build in the 70.XX century as a result of communist housing policy. show

Warszawa opozycjonistek

Working and standing in lines, discussions and detentions, parties and searches, kids that needed to be fed and a husband absorbed in the fight with the system – this was the everyday life for women show


Ludwik Lazarus Zamenhof (15 December 1859 – 14 April 1917) was the creator of Esperanto, the world's most successful constructed language, and a physician by profession. show