web analytics
January 24, 2017 / 26 Tevet, 5777
Sponsored Post
Classifieds Section Check out the Jewish Press Classifieds

You can buy, sell and find what you need in the Jewish Press Classifieds section.

Warsaw Museum Construction Begins

Printer-Ready Page Layout

Photo Credit: .

      After years of planning, and two years after the initial groundbreaking ceremony, construction has begun for the Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Poland. The start of construction was marked by a gathering at the site of politicians, supporters, dignitaries and friends of the museum from around the world. Representing the North American Council for the museum project was Mr. Sigmund Rolat. A group of 100 cantors performed at the event as part of their whirlwind tour of Poland that also included the Krakow Jewish Festival.



Director of the Museum, Jerzy Halbersztadt, ceremoniously placing the first brick in the construction of the new Museum.





Architect of the museum, Rainer Mahlamäki, along with (l-r): Mr. Marion Tursky, president of the Jewish Historical Institute, MarcinŚwięcicki, president of the Polish Support Committee, Mr. Sigmund Rolat, chairman of the North American Council of the Museum.

(Photos – Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews)

Shmuel Ben Eliezer

About the Author:

If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

Imported and Older Comments:

Current Top Story
Incoming White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer
No Decision Made on Location of US Embassy in Israel, Says White House

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/columns/warsaw-museum-construction-begins/2009/07/08/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: