Days Of Remembrance – TSKŻ
This is a cyclical event that has been taking place in January in cooperation with numerous cultural institutions in Lodz for 11 years. In Łódź, we present the world of culture and history of Polish Jews at different premises: the Stefan Jaracz Theatre, the Marek Edelman Dialogue Center, the Museum of Independence Traditions, the Museum of the City of Łódź.
Bearing in mind the great interest in previous editions of the
event, every year the organizers and distinguished partners prepare numerous events for the DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE: lectures, theater performances, film screenings and
In 2017, we started activities thanks to which smaller events are organized in each of our branches.
A permanent element of DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE is also a
Special Educational Package addressed to children and adolescents. The program of the package is developed annually by eminent experts on topics and educators.
Every year, we also participate in the international campaign „We Remember”.
Every year on January 27, on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, representatives of the Social and Cultural Society of Jews in Poland pay tribute to the victims of the Holocaust.
During festivities that take place across the country, our
members lay flowers at memorial sites, in:
Łódź (Radegast Station), Warsaw (Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising), Wrocław (courtyard of the
Synagogue near the White Stork) and Częstochowa (areas of the former Nazi forced labor camps in Częstochowa)
Since 2010, the Social and Cultural Association of Jews in Poland and Stefan Jaracz Theatre in Łódź invite their honourable guests, artists and authors to present their works including connotations with the culture and history of Polish Jews.
The most famous participants of THE DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE included, among others: Professor Władysław Bartoszewski, Professor Krystyna Radziszewska, Professor Anna Kuligowska-Korzeniewska PhD Hab., Jan Jagielski, Ewa Makomaska, Agata
Tuszyńska, representatives of the Ester Rachel and Ida Kaminska Jewish Theater In Warsaw, Danka Stankiewicz, Olga Avigail Mieleszczuk, Hadrian Filip Tabęcki, Marek Ravski, Lala Czaplicka and Klezmafour Band.
Over the past few years, the organisers of THE DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE held a number of unique lectures, exhibitions, films, theatrical plays and concerts in order to make inhabitants of Łódź aware of their common Polish and Jewish history, foster the
memory of war victims, and recall the world which has virtually gone away, but may still INVITATION 65 years of TSKZ be rediscovered… at every step we take.