19 02, 2018

April 2018 Lecture Series in California


April 8th, 2018: "What’s Up With Poland? The Role of Museums in Historical Debates”--Lecture sponsored by the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, American Jewish Committee, and Skirball Cultural Center-time and venue TBA  Recent efforts [...]

18 02, 2018

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 [...]

1 09, 2017

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 [...]

15 06, 2017

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 [...]

12 04, 2017

Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences


Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the most prestigious honor for a scholar in the United States. She joins a distinguished roster of intellectuals, scientists, and artists. Since its founding [...]

7 04, 2017

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 [...]