Why Poland’s Holocaust Bill Will Backfire

Efforts to protect the good name of Poland by criminalizing speech are backfiring. Rather than leading to more accurate statements about responsibility for the Holocaust, the draft amendment is having the opposite effect. The very [...]

Polin Meeting Point: The Nissenbaum Family Foundation’s Educational Fund

POLIN Museum hosted the third annual POLIN Meeting Point, a two-week intensive educational program for university students and faculty, which is generously funded by the Nissenbaum Family Foundation. Forty-seven participants from Poland, Germany, Israel, and Ukraine came [...]

A Groundbreaking $3 Million Gift Establishes the Taube Legacy Endowment

We are deeply grateful to Tad Taube for his extraordinary generosity and leadership. The newly established Taube Legacy Endowment, a bequest to POLIN Museum, will support two major programs: The Taube Scholars Program will bring internationally [...]

POLIN Museum wins an EU Prize for Cultural Heritage

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews wins an EU Prize for Cultural Heritage Europa Nostra Awards 2017 for Jewish Cultural Heritage: Educational program The European Commission and Europa Nostra revealed today the winners [...]

In Memoriam z”l Halina Paszkowska

Halina Paszkowska z"l (1927-2017) It is with great sadness that we share the news that Halina Paszkowska passed away on Sunday, March 26, at the age of eighty-nine.  Halina was an incredible person. She was a Holocaust [...]