Monthly Archives: March 2018

Szkola Podstawowa Nr. 3 im. Jana Pawla II, Minsk Mazowiecki, Poland – March 7, 2018

by George J Elbaum Minsk Mazowiecki is a town 40 km. east of Warsaw with a population of approximately 40,000.  Shortly before WW II its population was approximately 13,000, and it’s through meetings with Forum for Dialogue educators that the … Continue reading

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Krol Jan III Sobieski School Complex Nr. 2, Legionowo, Poland – March 6, 2018 (PM)

by George J Elbaum Legionowo is a town approximately 25 km. north of Warsaw with a current population of 55,000.  After the outbreak of WWII the Nazis created a ghetto in the city and forced approximately 3,000 Jews into it, … Continue reading

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Stefan Zeromski Liceum, Zyrardow, Poland – March 6, 2018 (AM)

by George J Elbaum  Stefan Żeromski Liceum in Zyrardow, a town 60 km. from Warsaw, was established in 1920 and is the oldest school in the city.  The population of Zyrardow is approximately 42,000 today, but before WWII it was … Continue reading

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I Spoleczne Liceum Bednarska, Warsaw, Poland – March 5, 2018 (PM)

by George J Elbaum 1989 marked the end of communism in Poland, and just a few months after the first democratic elections a group of opposition (i.e. non-communist) leaders founded the Bednarska High School as the first independent (i.e. non-governmental) … Continue reading

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Szkola Podstawowa Nr. 260 im. Jana Matejki, Warsaw, Poland – March 5, 2018 (AM)

by George J Elbaum XXXIII Szkola Podstawowa No. 260 named for the painter Jan Matejko is located in Mokotow on the southern edge of central Warsaw, only a few blocks from the primary school that I attended before leaving for … Continue reading

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XXXIII Bilingual Liceum Kopernika, Warsaw, Poland – March 2, 2018

by George J Elbaum The XXXIII Bilingual Liceum Mikolaja Kopernika is a public school established more than 60 years ago with current attendance of approximately 1000 students in the 5 grades of liceum + gimnazjum.  Of these, 240 students attended … Continue reading

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Forum for Dialogue Gala, Warsaw, Poland – March 1, 2018

by George J Elbaum The Forum for Dialogue is a Polish nonprofit organization established 20 years ago to promote and enhance the dialogue and understanding between modern day Poland and the Jewish community abroad, and thus to help heal the … Continue reading

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