The discreet charm of Krzepice

Częstochowa, a small city in central Poland, has one of  the longest lists of Jewish Holocaust survivors in Poland. Thanks to the activities of World Society of Czestochowa Jews, the story of its Judaic population is very well documented. But what... Read more

Unknown photos of Jewish life / Myszkow and Zarki

In 1983, my American friend, Harry Birnholz came for a tour to communist Poland. He payed a visit to his father’s family town, Myszkow (yiddish Mishkov ). One of the places he visited was a studio of a local photographer, Mr Bożek, who turned... Read more

Czestochowa off the beaten (pilgrim) track

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Photos from my last visit to Częstochowa. On the hot summer days we were tracing the family places of Jewish families of Epstein and Działoszyński that once lived there. Skyline of Częstochowa – dominated by churches and closed industrial... Read more