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Moving performance of “In the Pit” is viewed by hundreds

During the Intermediate Days of Sukkot, “The Pit”, a production of the Ghetto Fighters’ House, was performed as part of the Israeli Fringe Theatre Festival in Akko for hundreds of moved viewers.

Learning encounters for the Mateh Asher senior citizens at the Ghetto Fighters' House

The Ghetto Fighters’ House and the Senior Citizen Foundation in the Mateh Asher Region invite you to a learning experience that touches on the various subjects with which the museum deals. The program takes place once a month and includes a lecture and a guided tour in one of the museum’s exhibitions.

Yizkor Book Leads to a Reconnection with the Jewish Community of Toronto

From the archives of the Ghetto Fighters' House: Yizkor Book presented to Yitzhak Zuckerman in the 1960s leads to a reconnection with the Jewish Community of Toronto.

Special Exhibit: Avigdor Arikha

On September 1, 2011, a special exhibit of artworks by the late Avigdor Arikha (1929–2010) opened in the main entrance hall of the Ghetto Fighters' House museum. The exhibit comprises two components of the artist's works that complement each other and until now have never been displayed together. Together they tell the story of how Arikha (then Dlugach) was rescued from certain death in the years of the extermination of European Jewry, and his belated thanks to those through whose efforts his life was saved

Remembering a Prayer

In September 1944, in the special section of the Bergen - Belsen camp, were 1684 Jews who had left Hungary on June 30 on a transport known as the Kasztner train, according to an agreement with the SS that these Jews would be sent from Hungary to Switzerland.

The exhibition Our Israelis: The Fate of Polish Jews in Israel opens in Warsaw

On June 30th, in the center of Warsaw directly across from the main gate of the university, an outdoor exhibit Our Israelis: The Fate of Polish Jews in Israel opened. Eminent Israeli figures that were born in Poland are on exhibit, such as David Ben-Gurion, Shimon Peres, Israel Lowe, Shai Agmon, Aaron Ciechanover, and Chava Alberstein. Alongside each poster the life story of each figure is written both in Polish and English.