Photo coverage | A study visit by representatives of Estonian Jewish institutions

On October 11, 2022, the Warsaw Ghetto Museum welcomed the representatives of Jewish organizations from Estonia who came to Warsaw with a study visit.

The delegation included: President of the Jewish Community of Estonia Alla Jakobson,  Community Exectutive Director Vadim Ryvlin, Community Communications Director Yuka Shterenberg and the Estonian Jewish Museum director Gennadi Gramberg.

The group visited the area around Miła – Dubois – Niska – Karmelicka streets in the Warsaw district of Muranów, where the excavations conducted by the Warsaw Ghetto Museum took place. Their guide was dr Jacek Konik, archeologist and a member of the WGM Research Department team.

Dr Jacek Konik also gave a tour around the Bersohn and Bauman Children’s Hospital, the planned future site of the Museum’s permanent exhibition.

Photos: Robert Wilczyński

The group then met with the WGM director Albert Stankowski, vice-director Hanna Wróblewska and the head of the WGM Educational Department Halina Postek. They shared their impressions of the visit and their observations of Jewish community life in Estonia.

The study visit was organized by the Polish Press Agency on behalf of the Department of Public and Cultural Diplomacy of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Its main goal was to reveal the revival of Jewish life in Poland after 1989 and to foster cooperation between the Estonian Jewish Community and various Jewish institutions in Poland.