Ah, it’s good to be in Warsaw. Our arrival last night would have been better had there not been a mixup with the hotel that made us unpack, pack, and pack again around 11 pm. I suppose an optimist may see that as some kind of hustle-bustle charm, but after living out of suitcases for […]
Whew! Who know there were such great Belgian waffles in Warsaw? This update is coming to you live from the Waff’love, right across the street from MuzHP, after a long day’s work at the museum. Today my colleague, wonderful host, and Head of Collections at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Ela Cajzer wrapped up a national […]
Time for a change of scenery. Without a moment to loose, yesterday my wonderful host and Head of Collections Ela Cajzer and I were on the rails to Warsaw. We took the last train from Katowice (there’s a Beatles reference for ya), and wound up at the platinum towers on Grzybowska street just in time […]
Join the Polish Mission and Wayne State University in commemorating the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, on May 8, 2013, at a special remembrance program offered on Wayne’s campus in Detroit.
A special report from Michael Traison… After all, what was this long Polish weekend about? A story unfolding before our eyes. We are witnesses to the past and the future. First, the context: September 1 1939 Germany attacks and invades Poland. A Jewish district is quickly established and in October 1940 it is enclosed by […]
Join The Polish Mission and the Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Chicago as we remember and commemorate a proud day our Polish history. It was our distinguished honor to be present a s the Consulate offered a beautiful commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The historic event was marked by the attendance of such guests as honored veterans, state […]
The Polish Mission received a very special donation not too long ago. Following a phone call from Laurie Kaniarz, her family was on campus only a short time later, with two very special items that would enter The Polish Mission Collections, attributed to the late Mr. Frank Kaniarz. The two items were a copy of Frankly, The Works, by Frank […]