Don’t Be a Passive Bystander

Marcin Chumiecki attended the 70th Anniversary commemoration of the Liberation of Auschwitz in Poland on Tuesday, leading a team of vigilant like-minded representatives from the United States.  This year’s anniversary was massive in scale and remarkable in content.  Please click the below link to be redirected to the website of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum’s website […]

Forbidden Art creates impact at UN, assembly on genocide looks to a better future

“Denying historical facts, especially on such an important subject as the Holocaust, is just not acceptable. Nor is it acceptable to call for the elimination of any State or people. I would like to see this fundamental principle respected both in rhetoric and in practice by all the members of the international community”. -UN Secretary-General […]

A Trajectory of Memory

At this place there are many components that go into crafting a rich experience for all visitors, be they local students, or international pilgrims. The variety of natnal museum exhibitions in the blocks testify to that. In select blocks at Auschwitz 1, visitors can learn the specific story of a particular nation’s plight at the […]

Your invitation to NYC with The Polish Mission and the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

Have you heard that we’re in Manhattan?  For the next couple weeks at least!  The Forbidden Art exhibition and educational program has reached the east coast, and we couldn’t be happier about it.  Are you coming? On behalf of the Chancellor-Rector of the Orchard Lake Schools Msgr. Tom Machalski, Vice Chancellor Anthony Koterba, Polish Mission […]

On the Airwaves…

The link below is an installment of Observations with Bob Fisher entitled Remembering the Holocaust.  Bob’s very special guest is Dr. Piotr M.A. Cywinski, Director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. Dr. Cywiński talked about the Forbidden Art exhibition which is currently touring the country to bring awareness to the atrocities which occurred during World War […]

67 Years later

“Polish Death Camps” — The Polish Mission Responds Educating people about the horrors the world witnessed in the 1940s is an extraordinarily emotional duty.Those of us who’ve dedicated ourselves to building a better future have shouldered that somber duty though, in hopes that we may never again allow our children to inherit such painful words […]