On December 2, 2019, workshops for officers of the Podkarpackie Police took place at the Museum of Poles Saving Jews. Workshops are related to Human Rights Day celebrated on the anniversary of the signing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the UN General Assembly on December 10, 1948.
The Provincial Police Headquarters in Rzeszów is the initiator of the meetings in Markowa. This was the 4th meeting. During this year’s edition, issues such as shaping anti-Semitic attitudes, Poles’ attitudes towards the Jewish community during World War II, as well as the arrival of Israeli groups to contemporary Poland in the context of Jewish culture and historical context were raised.
Guests were welcomed by Anna Stróż-Pawłowska Director of Museum, and also Commissioner Łukasz Gliwa, Plenipotentiary of the KWP in Rzeszów for the Protection of Human Rights. The lectures were conducted by employees from the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Museum of Poles Saving Jews. At the end of the workshop, the participants visited the permanent exhibition.