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Welcome Our Newest Landsleit – Chaya Ita Wasilewicz!

The  newest member of our World Society -  a beautiful, healthy daughter, Chaya Ita, born to proud parents Yaakov and Elisheva Wasilewicz on 25th September 2019..

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Plaque Unveiled on HASAG-Warta Site

From June 1943 until January 1945, around 4,000 Jewish prisoners worked as slave labourers in the HASAG-Warta Hugo Schneider AG armaments factory.

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Register Your Family’s Treblinka Victims

The Memory of Treblinka Foundation endeavours to be one of the many institutions which restore the memories of those murdered in the Holocaust, particularly in Treblinka.

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2019 Annual Memorial Service in Israel

All are invited to attend the 2019 Annual Memorial Service of the Association of Częstochowa Jews in Israel which will be held at 5:00pm on Sunday 22nd September 2019.

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This Year’s Częstochowa Jewish Cemetery Clean-Up is Done!

On an almost annual basis, our World Society Vice-President, Alon Goldman, has organised and led a clean-up of the Częstochowa Jewish cemetery. In 2019, the work continues!

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Help Needed for Memorial Project in Częstochowa

Help is needed to locate family members and/or descendants of the former Jewish residents who, at the outbreak of World War II, lived at Aleja Tadeusza Kościuszki 14.

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Częstochowa Commemorates the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

The City of Częstochowa and the Częstochowa TSKŻ have commemorated the 76th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Local high school students also participated.

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Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Commemoration in Częstochowa

The Częstochowa Museum and Częstochowa TSKŻ will commemorate the 76th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on Wednesday 17th April 2019. You are invited to attend.

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Vandalism Again at Częstochowa Jewish Cemetery

Unfortunately, our Częstochowa Jewish Cemetery has again been been the target of an act of vandalism. This time, the culprits focused on the ohel of Rabbi Izaak Majer Justman.

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Israeli and Polish Students Meet in Częstochowa

The first of six meetings, planned for 2019, between Israeli high school students and students from Częstochowa has taken place. Overall, they will involve around 1,500 students

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World Society Vice-President Visits Częstochowa Jewish Cemetery

Alon Goldman visited Częstochowa to promote a process which would be able to resolve the issue of the ownership of our Jewish Cemetery so that restoration works can begin.

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Częstochowa TSKŻ Celebrates Channukah

Members of the Częstochowa TSKŻ and their guests gathered together in the conference hall of the Jewish Museum of Częstochowa, at ulica Katedralna 8, to celebrate the first night of Channukah and the lighting of the first candle.

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Israeli Częstochowa Landsleit Memorial Evening

Holocaust survivors, their families and friends, some of whom had not seen each other for many years, attended the 2018 Annual Commemoration of Częstochowa Jews conducted by the Israeli Częstochowa Jews Association. The event was held at Wolyn House, Yad Vashem's International School for Holocaust Studies. in Israel.

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Częstochowa TSKŻ Honoured by the City

The City of Częstochowa has honoured the Częstochowa Branch of the TSKŻ with an award entitled Tym Co Sluza Miastu i Ojczyznie (for Service to the City and the Homeland).

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Agreement Signed for Jewish History Research Prize at Częstochowa’s University

For the next four years, the Jan Długosz University of Częstochowa will award a prize for the best piece of new research into the history of the Jewish community of Częstochowa and the surrounding area.

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Częstochowa Marks 76th Anniversary of Ghetto Liquidation

In a ceremony held at the Umschlagplatz monument, Częstochowa remembered its Jewish citizens, victims of the Holocaust, by commemorating the 76th anniversary of the liquidation of the Częstochowa ghetto. The monument site is from where, between 22nd September and 7th October 1942, six train transports departed for Treblinka, carrying around 40,000 Jews to their deaths.

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“Jews in the Polish Army” Exhibition at the Częstochowa TSKŻ

The Częstochowa TSKŻ (Social-Cultural Association of Jews) was the venue for the opening of the "Jews in the Polish Army" exhibition, in the presence of Częstochowa Deputy Mayor Ryszard Stefaniak and Częstochowa Museum Director Tadeusz Piersiak.

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World Society Vice-President Alon Goldman Co-ordinates Major Cemetery Clean-Up

After many years of neglect, a major step has been taken to clean-ep Częstochowa's Jewish Cemetery. It was a complex task, laden with serious concerns but, in the end, it was made possible thanks to the determination, perseverance, a great deal of goodwill and the great help of the good people who volunteered for the task.

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