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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:
Andrew Rajcher

 

 
  • 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.


     
  • Congratulations Marek Opala!
         16th December 2013

  •   Congratulations and mazel tov to one of our younger landsleit, Marek Opala, who has just graduated from the University of Warsaw as a medical doctor.
     
    Marek, whose family lives in Częstochowa and who attended our last Reunion in 2012, has just recently commenced his internship at one of Warsaw's leading hospitals.
     
    We wish Dr.Marek Opala a long and very satifying career!


     
  • Our Webmaster Visits Częstochowa Jewish Cemetery
         8th December 2013

  •   Our Webmaster, Andrew Rajcher, together with Prof.Dr.Jerzy Mizgalski, from visited our Cemetery.
     
    According to Andrew Rajcher, "I've been visiting our Cemetery regularly since 1998. Sure, there is still much of a permanent nature that must be done, but this is the best condition that I have ever seen the Cemetery in - I'm amazed at what the Council has done for us!"
    Click HERE for more!


     
  • 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!


     
  • 71st Anniversary of Częstochowa Ghetto Liquidation
         23rd September 2013

  •   Representatives of the Częstochowa City Council and the Częstochowa Jewish community, together with Częstochowa residents, laid flowers at the Umschlagplatz monument to commemorate the 71st anniversary of the Częstochowa ghetto liquidation.
    Click HERE to read more and to view how local
    Częstochowa TV station Telewizja Orion reported on the ceremony.


     
  • Israeli Students Visit Częstochowa High School
         23rd September 2013

  •   As part of the "Closer to Oneself" Project, Częstochowa's Norwid Comprehensive Senior High School played host to around one hundred high school students from Israel. Together, students from both schools took part in integration activities.
    Click HERE to read more and to view how local
    Częstochowa TV station Telewizja Orion reported on the visit.


     
  • Sigmund Częstochowa's 2013 Patron of Culture
         27th August 2013

  •   In a ceremony held at the Częstochowa Town Hall, our World Society President, Sigmund Rolat was presented with a statuette and certificate honouring him as Częstochowa's 2013 Patron of Culture. The presentation was made by Częstochowa's Mayor, Krzysztof Matyjaszczyk.
    Click HERE to read more and to view how local
    Częstochowa TV station Telewizja Orion reported on the presentation.


     
  • Israeli Students Play Concert in Częstochowa Philharmonic
         August 2013

  •   Israeli high school students ended their
    eight-day tour of Poland by giving a
    concert at the Częstochowa Philharmonic. The significance of Bronislaw Huberman's
    name on the building was not lost on the
    students, as was the significance of the
    Philharmonic itself, once being the site of
    Częstochowa's Nowa Synagoga.
    Click HERE to read more and to view how local
    Częstochowa TV station Telewizja Orion reported on his visit.

     

     
    An Interview with
    World Society President
    SIGMUND A ROLAT ...
     
    While he was in Częstochowa to be honoured as the city's 2013 Patron of Culture, local television station, TV Orion, took the opportunity to conduct a lenthy interview our World Society President, Sigmund Rolat.
     
    As well as talking about this latest honour bestowed upon him by the city, Sigmund also speaks about a little about his family's history, his involvement with the new Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, and also of his plans for the future.
     
    The interview screened on TV Orion's W sieci programme and was recorded on 27th August 2013.
     
    Click HERE to view the entire interview.


    DAVID PELEG
    Israeli Ambassador
    to Poland
    2004 - 2009
    Following a long illness, former Israel Ambassador to Poland, David Peleg passed away on 27th November 2013, at the age of 71.
     
    Born in Jerusalem into a family with its roots in Poland, he began his diplomatic service in 1965 at Israeli missions in Lusaka, Atlanta, London, Washington, New York and Geneva. While in New York, he was Israel's representative at the United Nations.
     
    From 2004 to 2009, he served in Warsaw as Israel's ambassador to Poland. During that time, he was a guest at our World Society Reunions in Częstochowa.
     
    After leaving the Israeli Foreign Ministry in 2009, David Peleg was appointed Director-General of the World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) - a position he held until his death.
     
    Our World Society extends its sincerest sympathy to his family and wishes them all long life. May his memory be a blessing.
     

     
    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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