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Polish Friends of the Forum, Warsaw, Poland – June 6, 2019 (PM)

by George J Elbaum Polish Friends of the Forum is an informal group of individuals who understand the importance of Polish/Jewish dialogue and who identify with the mission of Forum for Dialogue and support its programs, enhancing their own understanding … Continue reading

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Queen Jadwiga 2nd High School, Siedlce, Poland – June 6, 2019 (AM)

by George J Elbaum Siedlce is a city 57 miles east of Warsaw with a current population of 76,600.  In 1939, the eve of WWII, its population was 40,500, of which 15,000 were Jews.  In 1940 the Nazis deported over a … Continue reading

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Henryk Sienkiewicz 1st School Complex, Plonsk, Poland – June 5, 2019 (PM)

by George J Elbaum Płońsk, a town 40 mi. northwest of Warsaw, was initially established in the 11th century, gained city rights in early 15th century, and now its population is 22,500.  In the early 20th century, its population of … Continue reading

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Tadeusz Kosciuszko 3rd Public Elementary School, Pultusk, Poland – June 5, 2019 (AM)

by George J Elbaum Pułtusk, a town 43 miles north of Warsaw with a current population of about 19,000, has existed since at least the 10th century.  It’s one of the oldest cities in Poland, and due to its Italian-influenced architecture, canals … Continue reading

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Liceum Ogolnoksztalcace im. Romualda Traugutta – June 4, 2019 (PM)

by George J Elbaum XLV Liceum Ogolnoksztalcace im. Romualda Traugutta is a public high school with an enrollment of 150 students in 3 grades (Polish high schools start the grade count at 1, so ages 15/16 for 1st and 18/19 … Continue reading

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The British School, Warsaw, Poland – June 4, 2019 (AM)

by George J Elbaum The British School Warsaw was founded in 1992 and has become the leading international school in Warsaw, delivering high quality innovative education in a rapidly changing environment.  Its current enrollment in Year 1-13 is 1152 students, … Continue reading

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XXX Liceum Ogolnoksztalcace im. Jana Sniadeckiego, Warsaw, Poland – June 3, 2019 (PM)

by George J Elbaum XXX Liceum Ogolnoksztalcace im. Jana Sniadeckiego is a public high school with attendance of 400 in 3 grades (Polish high schools start the grade count at 1, so ages 15/16 for 1st grade and 18/19 for … Continue reading

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