Everyday life in the Warsaw Ghetto

As part of the celebration of the 80th anniversary of the closing of the Warsaw Ghetto borders, WGM and the Next Stop History Janusz Kurtyka Educational Center of the Institute of National Remembrance in Warsaw invite you to a webinar for teachers to be held on

9 November 2020

The seminar, in which four employees of WGM will give their lectures, is entitled „Jesteśmy wyłączeni i odseparowani od świata, wygnani ze społeczności ludzkiej” [“We are excluded and separated from the world, banished from human society“]. This is a quotation from “The Diary” of Chaim Aron Kapłan, a teacher who founded the Sixth Grade Elementary School of Ch. A. Kapłan in Warsaw, operating until the outbreak of war. He died during the Grossaktion.

Webinar agenda:

09:30-11:00 “Conquerors of life”. Selected aspects of everyday life of girls and women in the Warsaw Ghetto” – Dr Martyna Grądzka-Rejak (Head of the Science and Research Department)

11:00 -11:15 Break

11:15-12:45 The treasures of culture and the Warsaw Ghetto – Dr Jacek Konik (Science and Research Department)

12:45-13:30 Break

13:30-15:00 Cultural life in the Warsaw Ghetto – Dr Wiesława Młynarczyk (Education Department)

15:00-15:15 Break

15:15-16:45 Religious life in the Warsaw Ghetto – Dr Halina Postek (Head of the Education Department)

16:45-17:00 End

The seminar will be held on the Zoom platform.The conference will be broadcast online on the social networking profiles of the Warsaw Ghetto Museum and the Next Stop History.

Anna Kilian

Photo Jewish Historical Institute