At the end of April 1942 400 people of Nowy Sącz ghetto were murdered. April 29th and 30th, 1942 are some of the most tragic days i the history of our city. The victims were chosen based on a list of pre-war Jewish library readers.
On the 75th anniversary of these tragic events we will call upon the victims in prayer, memories, and also in events connected with written word, with book. That’s why we invite you for a range of events:
18:00. Voivodeship Pedagogical Library
Meeting with Monika Sznajderman – author of the book “Pepper counterfeiters”;
Hosted by: Dariusz Popiela
9:00 and 11:00 Voivodeship Pedagogical Library
Hebrew calligraphy workshops;
Led by: Gabriela Jastrzębska and Kinga Chrząszcz
Sing up via e-mail at: email@example.com or in the Voivodeship Pedagogical Library
Lighting of candles under the plaque at the corner of Franciszkańska and Kazimierza Wielkiego str.;
After that in the House of History:
Opening of the exhibition “Saved from conflagration – About books, that survived the Holocaust”;
Lecture by Łukasz Połomski “from word to Holocaust – book in the history of Jewish citizens of Sącz”.
18:00 House of History
meeting fromthe Room at the threshold of light and darkness series – poetry of Zuzanna Ginczanka.
Organizers: Nomina Rosae Foundation – Shtetl of Tsanz, Voivodeship Pedagogical Library, J. Szujski Public Library in Nowy Sącz, Transfiguration of Jesus Evangelical-Augsburg Parish; events in collaboration with the „Sącz Yearbook”.