Częstochowa Commemorates the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

April 17, 2019

The City of Częstochowa and the Częstochowa TSKŻ have commemorated the 76th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

Words: Alon Goldman Photographs: Joanna Sidorowicz

The day began at the Częstochowa Jewish Museum with a memorial presentation by students from the Słowacki High School.

A Memorial Ceremony to the Jews of Częstochowa then took place at the Częstochowa Umschlagplatz monument where wreathes were laid and candles were lit. The event was attended by Częstochowa Deputy Mayor Dr. Ryszard Stefaniak and City Councillor Jolanta Urbańska.

Later, the high school students headed to the city’s main boulevard, the Aleja NMP, where they distributed symbolic yellow daffodils to the public.

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