Survivor Saved!
One of Warsaw’s great surviving war ruins has been saved after being entered into the so-called ‘register of monuments’. Substantially damaged towards the end of WWII, the building at Waliców 14 had come to be viewed as one of the city’s quirkier landmarks on account of its crowning feature:... Read more
The Memory Lives On…
The last surviving section of the wall that once ringed the Jewish Ghetto is to undergo an extensive program of conservation. Though a final project has yet to be selected, the Mayor of Wola has already stated that the plans will include the addition of a ‘historical zone’, assorted... Read more
Save The Wreck!

Save The Wreck!

Insider News 21 October 2017 0

Efforts are underway to rescue one of Warsaw’s great surviving war ruins from outright destruction. Substantially damaged towards the end of WWII, the building at Waliców 14 has become one of the city’s quirkier landmarks on account of its crowning feature: a shattered exterior wall adorned with a 1,400... Read more
Treblinka Remembered
The 74th anniversary of the inmate rebellion at the Treblinka death camp was marked last Wednesday by a somber ceremony organized by the Jewish Historical Institute. Those in attendance included the Israeli ambassador, Anna Azari, Poland’s chief rabbi, Michael Schudrich, and Ada Willenberg, widow of the late Samuel Willenberg,... Read more
Ghetto Uprising Anniversary
Over 100,000 paper daffodils are set to be distributed today by hundreds of volunteers as part of activities designed to commemorate the anniversary of the 1943 Jewish Ghetto Uprising. Despite constituting a third of the city’s population, Warsaw’s Jews found themselves packed inside an area spanning just 2.5% of... Read more
2016 Year In Review (Part II)
It’s trite to say so, but what a year that was… If you’re the sort of gloom monger that views their glass as half-empty, then you’ll probably be thinking Poland is about to plunge off a precipice. That maybe so, but it’s sure as hell been interesting getting there.... Read more
2016: Year In Review (Part 1)
It’s trite to say so, but what a year that was… If you’re the sort of gloom monger that views their glass as half-empty, then you’ll probably be thinking Poland is about to plunge off a precipice. That maybe so, but it’s sure as hell been interesting getting there.... Read more
The Singer Festival
Held for the first time in 2004, Warsaw’s annual Singer festival has grown rapidly, establishing itself as one of the Europe’s most anticipated festivals of Jewish culture. Over 200 events are planned and these include screenings, guided walks, discussions and workshops. While Próżna and pl. Grzybowski will be the... Read more
Kos

Kos

Going Out 30 July 2016 0

When I think of Chmielna it’s always as Chmielna A and Chmielna B. The former is the wide pedestrian street most people are familiar with; the latter, the strip that runs behind it. In terms of contrast, the difference between the two couldn’t be more pronounced. Whereas Chmielna A... Read more
Janusz Korczak’s Warsaw
A story of hope, heroism and, ultimately, tragedy, the Insider follows the trail of esteemed pedagogue Dr. Janusz Korczak. By Stuart DOWELL I first learned the story of Janusz Korczak during a performance by a visiting youth theatre from Plymouth at the Jewish theatre on Plac Grzybowski. I was shocked... Read more
Notes: Guru

Notes: Guru

Blog Jul 18, 2018 0

Wisła By Day

Wisła By Day

Features Jul 17, 2018 0

Andy & Mag

Andy & Mag

Shopping Jul 17, 2018 0

Guru

Guru

Restaurants Jul 17, 2018 0

Notes: Forum

Notes: Forum

Blog Jul 16, 2018 0

Kura

Kura

Restaurants Jul 15, 2018 0

Keboom

Keboom

Restaurants Jun 7, 2018 1

Non’chalant

Non’chalant

Shopping Mar 13, 2017 1

The Roots

The Roots

Going Out Aug 12, 2016 2

Miau Cafe

Miau Cafe

Going Out Feb 3, 2016 2

Game Night!

Game Night!

Features Oct 28, 2014 1

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