79th anniversary of the rebellion of Treblinka II death camp prisoners – 2 August 2022
On 2 August 1943, prisoners of Treblinka II German extermination camp made an attempt to set the camp on fire, and get free. It was one of the most important acts of resistance by Jews during the Holocaust. The ceremonies commemorating the rebellion were held on Tuesday, 2 August 2022 at the Treblinka Museum.
Karol Nawrocki, President of the National Remembrance Institute: An utterly Polish uprising
The latest article by Karol Nawrocki Ph.D., President of the Institute of National Remembrance, on the Warsaw Uprising. The text has been published on the wszystkoconajwazniejsze.pl portal - in Polish, English, Spanish, French and Ukrainian
Celebrations in honor of the Warsaw Uprising insurgents on Krasinski Square - Warsaw, 32 July 2022
A solemn Field Mass devoted to the memory of the fallen insurgents, their commanders and the civilian population of Warsaw took place on the eve of the main celebrations of the 78th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising on Sunday 31 July 2022.
On the 15th day of the Great Liquidation Action at the Warsaw Ghetto, Janusz Korczak, the "Old Doctor," along with his co-workers and about 200 pupils of the Orphanage at 16 Sienna Street, began a four-hour march to Umschlagplatz. From there they were taken to the German extermination camp at Treblinka, where they died in the gas chambers on 5 or 6 August 1942. It is estimated that during the "Great Operation" a total of some 4,000 children from nearly thirty orphanages and boarding schools were taken to Treblinka.
"Prior to W Hour"- Meetings with History for Whole Families
"Prior to W Hour," or Meetings with History for Whole Families, is a series of educational events preceding the anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising. It's taking place on 30 and 31 July at 37 Rakowiecka St. in Warsaw, the grounds of the former Mokotów Prison.
COLLECTED CONTENT: "The Image of Treblinka in the Eyes of Samuel Willenberg" educational project
In January 2020, the Institute of National Remembrance initiated an exhibition and educational project on the basis of sculptures by Samuel Willenberg, depicting people and situations he remembered particularly vividly during his imprisonment at Treblinka. These unique sculptures, constituting the world heritage of the Holocaust, were brought by the IPN from Israel for the purposes of the project.