4 December 2019

Director of the Museum of Poles Saving Jews met with Israeli teachers and educators in Israel

On 4th and 5th December 2019 Anna Stróż-Pawłowska, director of the Museum of Poles Saving Jews met in Israel with Israeli teachers and educators, who discuss the topic of Polish-Jewish relations as well as the history of World War II and the Holocaust on a daily basis.

Two meetings took place at the Maszmaut Education Center in Kiryat Motzkin near Acre. The meeting was hosted by dr. Lea Piterman Ganor, center director. On December 4th, there was a workshop for Israeli teachers and educators conducted by Anna Stróż-Pawłowska. Workshop topic: ‘The history of the creation of the Museum of Poles Saving Jews in Markowa. Why was it founded and who was the Ulma family?’. On December 5th present were: Marek Magierowski, Polish Embassy in Tel-Aviv, Joanna Hofman, director of the Polish Institute in Tel Aviv, as well as Haim Zury, Mayor Kiryat Motzkin, and dr. Nahum Bogner, researcher of World War II, historian, a member of the Commission for awarding the title of Righteous and an author of publications on saving Jews during German occupation. Anna Stróż-Pawłowska’s said of ‘Range of activity: education and research conducted by the Museum’.

There were also Joanna Sobolewska and Elżbieta Ficowska which are associated with the Children of the Holocaust Association and the heroine of the exhibition ‘My jewish parents, my polish parents’, which was officially opened at the Maszmaut Educational Center in Kiryat Motzkin.


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