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A Biographical Guide to our Częstochowa Jewish Cemetery continues to be prepared, containing a register of identified tombstones, short footnotes about the deceased and some detailed biographies.
 
If you can supply biographies, details of graves and even pictures of people buried in our cemetery, then the authors want to hear from you!
 
Click HERE for more information.




 
You can post your suggestions, contributions and comments onto our Yahoo Email Group or email our Webmaster and Email Group Moderator:
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  • Our Webmaster Visits Częstochowa Jewish Cemetery
         10th November 2014

  •   Our Webmaster, Andrew Rajcher, together with local landsleit, Dr Marek Opala, visited our Cemetery. It would appear that the Częstochowa City Council continues to perform maintenance works.
     
    During their visit, Andrew and Marek noticed a number of local young people taking advantage of the public holiday to walk around the Cemetery.
    Click HERE for more words & pics!


     
  • Sigmund Rolat - Honorary Professor
         7th October 2014

  •   Our World Society President, Sigmund Rolat, has been made an Honorary Professor of Częstochowa's Jan Długosz Academy.
     
    The induction took place at a ceremony marking the start of the institution's 44th academic year.
    Click HERE to read more and to view how local
    Częstochowa TV station Telewizja Orion reported on the event.


     
  • 93 Year Old Jzhak Schein Returns to His Birthplace
         August 2014

  •   Twenty years after his last visit to Poland, 93 year old Jzhak Schein returned to the city of his birth - Częstochowa, this time with nine members of his family - his children, their spouses and his grandchildren.
     
    Jzhak was in the Częstochowa Ghetto and was liberated from the HASAG slave labour camp.
    Click HERE to read more.


     
  • Israeli Students Return to Restore and Record Jewish Graves
         July 2014

  •   For the fifth time since 2007, Gidonim students from Israel's Reut High School have travelled to Częstochowa to help restore graves at our Jewish Cemetery and to record the details of people buried there.
     
    This year, the Israelis were joined by teachers and students from Częstochowa's Słowacki High School and Malczewski Graphic Arts High School.
    Click HERE for more.


     
  • World Society Has New Vice-President
         19th July 2014

  •   In recognition of his work since he became Chairman of the Association of Częstochowa Jews in Israel, especially his work with young people in both Israel and Częstochowa, Sigmund Rolat has offered, and Alon Goldman has accepted, the Vice-Presidency of our World Society.
     
    In congratulating him on the appointment and on his recent achievements with high school and university students, Sigmund Rolat expressed the hope that this would lead to even further co-operation between our World Society and the Association in Israel.
     
    Congratulations and mazel tov Alon!


     
  • Częstochowa Academics Visit Israel
         February 2014

  •   A delegation of academics from Częstochowa's Jan Długosz University visited Israel as guests of the Association of Częstochowa Jews in Israel. The visit, facilitated by the Association's Chairman, Alon Goldman, aimed to create academic relations with local universities and to exchange information concerning academic research.
    Click HERE to read more and to view how local
    Częstochowa TV station Telewizja Orion reported on the visit.


     
  • World Society President Honoured by Polish Government
         25th September 2013

  •   In a ceremony held at the Polish Consulate in New York City, our World Society President, Sigmund Rolat, was presented with the Commanderís Cross with Star of the Order of Poland Reborn by the President of the Republic of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski, for his contribution to Polish-Jewish dialogue.
    Click HERE to read more!


     
  • NEW ON OUR WEBSITE!

             Irit Amiel, a Holocaust survivor, born in Częstochowa is a prolific poet and writer. She has been nominated twice for the Nike Literary Prize and has been honoured by the City of Częstochowa for her literary achievements
     
    Click HERE to read her story!

             Halina Wasilewicz is Chairperson of the Częstochowa branch of the TSKŻ, and mother of Kuba. She well known to all who have attended our Reunions. Like the TSKŻ itself, Halina is a true Jewish Częstochowa institution.
     
    Click HERE to read her story!

             Yaakov (Kuba) Wasilewicz is a Jew, born and bred in Częstochowa. He is well-known to many who have attended our Reunions, being the son of Halina Wasilewicz, Chairperson of the Częstochowa TSKZ.
     
    Click HERE to read his story!

             Alexander Imich z"l, when he celebrated his 111th birthday this year, officially became the world's oldest male. A Holocaust survivor, born in Częstochowa, Alexander is a witness to what all of us consider "history".
     
    Click HERE to read his story!


  •  
    THE WORLD SOCIETY OF
    CZĘSTOCHOWA JEWS AND THEIR DESCENDANTS

    FOURTH REUNION
    in Częstochowa, Poland
    2nd-5th October 2012

    Click on the link below each picture
    to view the entire photo album for each event.
     

    TSKZ
    Tuesday, 2nd October 2012
    Click HERE for photo album
     
     
    WELCOME
    Tuesday, 2nd October 2012
    Click HERE for photo album
    and TV coverage

    BANQUET DINNER
    Tuesday, 2nd October 2012
    Click HERE for photo album
    and TV coverage
     
    JEWISH TOUR
    Wednesday, 3rd October 2012
    Click HERE for photo album
    and TV coverage

    SUKKAH LUNCH
    Wednesday, 3rd October 2012
    Click HERE for photo album
    and TV coverage
     
    FOUNDATION LAUNCH
    Wednesday, 3rd October 2012
    Click HERE for photo album
    and TV coverage

    HUBERMAN CONCERT
    Wednesday, 3rd October 2012
    Click HERE for photo album
    and TV coverage
     
    CONFERENCE
    Thursday, 4th October 2012
    Click HERE for photo album
    and TV coverage

    CEMETERY CEREMONY
    Thursday, 4th October 2012
    Click HERE for photo album
    and TV coverage
     
    "GENESIS" CONCERT
    Thursday, 4th October 2012
    Click HERE for photo album
     
    THANK YOU
    to our President, Sigmund Rolat,
    without whom the Reunion and its activities
    would not have been possible.
     
    THANK YOU
    to the Mayor and Council of the
    City of Częstochowa,
    for their assistance with the Reunion's public events.


     
    World Society Webmaster
    Interviewed on Polish Radio


     
    While he was in Warsaw, after our Fourth Reunion, our webmaster, Andrew Rajcher, was interviewed by the Kol Polin service of national broadcaster Polskie Radio.

     
    Andrew was interviewed, in English, by Polskie Radio's
    Hagay Hacohen. To listen to that interview, simply
    click on the link below.
     



     

     
      
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