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  • Two big events in Poland this weekend

    By Ruth Ellen Gruber

    June 13, 2013 | 11:46 am

    (This post also appears on my blog at  jewish-heritage-travel.blogspot.com)

    Two long-awaiting events are happening in Poland next weekend -- the opening of the Jewish museum installed in the restored synagogue in the little town of Chmielnik, and the opening of the restored...

  • A Brief History of a Jewish Chmielnik

    January 9, 2012 | 3:12 pm

    In 1630, the mayor of the city Christopher Goluchowski gave the Jews the privilege to settle there and to run a business, trade, open inns, vineyards and what` s the most important of all – the permission to built a synagogue and religious school. In accordance to this privilege...