“Poland’s ambassador to the UK says culture, history and science offer plenty of reasons for Jews to rediscover his country”

JEWISH CHRONICLE
Why Auschwitz is not the only reason for Jews to visit my country
by Arkady Rzegocki
April 19, 2019

It is difficult to imagine modern-day Poland without Jewish heritage, which is why when visiting Auschwitz and learning about the camp’s tragic history, it is worth seeing other Polish places which reflect it. The Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw is perhaps the next best known Jewish landmark in Poland. Built on the site of the former Warsaw ghetto, it celebrates the thousand-year history of Poland’s Jewish community and is a place where you can learn about past and present Jewish culture, confront stereotypes, and consider perils from today’s world —such as xenophobia and nationalistic prejudices. READ MORE

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