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I am a Pole, I don’t care what the whole world thinks… – Adolf Adam Goldberg and his diaries

I am a Pole, I don’t care what the whole world thinks… – Adolf Adam Goldberg and his diaries

In the collection of the Archives of Modern Records, in the archival set Collection of personal files of workers’ activists under the reference number 16266, there is documentation on Adolf Adam Goldberg (1865-1933) from Płock. This political activist, coming from an assimilated Jewish merchant family, […]

100th anniversary of the defense of Płock against the Bolshevik invasion

100th anniversary of the defense of Płock against the Bolshevik invasion

The Bolsheviks were attacking the town. We heard artillery shots. They could reach us at any moment. The offices of the military commissariat were on the first floor of our house. Several Polish officers and two Jewish brothers named Narwa worked there. The tenants – […]

Kwiatka Street

Kwiatka Street

The first historical mention of the presence of Jews in Płock comes from 1237. It has been preserved in the town location charter issued by Bishop Piotr I, in which it was established that the town borders are from the tombs along the road leading […]

The Celner family

The Celner family

Nachman Celner (Selner) was born in 1874 in Raciąż, as the son of Szmul (1824-1893) and Chana Ruchla née Tajfel. By profession he was a tailor’s apprentice who worked in London, with breaks. The city was also associated with his relative Wolf Majer Celner (born […]

The Makabi Jewish Gymnastic and Sports Society

The Makabi Jewish Gymnastic and Sports Society

The Makabi Jewish Gymnastic and Sports Society, which was the most famous and most numerous sports club in Płock, was established in 1915. Its founders were Leon Goldberg, Kurt Kazen, Wilhelm Marienstrass, Juda Pszenica, Maurycy Płońskier, Berek Zeligman and Izrael Penzel. The organization played an […]

The Nobiscum Foundation announces the guidebook “In the footsteps of the Jews of Mazovia”

The Nobiscum Foundation announces the guidebook “In the footsteps of the Jews of Mazovia”

A fragment of the panorama of Wyszogród with the synagogue building majestically towering over the town – this is just a preview of a new project carried out by the Nobiscum Foundation. We are officially starting work on a new, bilingual guidebook: “In the footsteps […]

The Perelgryc family

The Perelgryc family

Mendel Jakub Perelgryc (born in 1873) was the son of Icek Szlama (born in 1828) and Ruchla Chana née Gracz (born in 1841), who came from Lipno. His brother was Chaskiel Perelgryc (1864-1937) – the owner of the property at 21 Warszawska and 6 Bielska […]

Feliks Tuszyński

Feliks Tuszyński

Feliks Tuszyński – a painter and miniaturist, he was the son of Icek and Sura née Bajbok. He was born on July 19, 1921 in Płock. During the Nazi occupation he was in the ghetto in Łódź, then in the camp in Auschwitz. In 1944 […]

The Sadzawka family

The Sadzawka family

The oldest mention of the Sadzawka family in Płock dates back to 1810 – on June 22, in the Płock Notarial Office, a purchase contract was concluded for the sale of part of the property located at Synagogalna Street (mortgage number 39) between Józef Markus […]

Jehuda Lejb Margolies

Jehuda Lejb Margolies

Jehuda Lejb Margolies (1787-1811) – son of Asher Zelig, was a rabbi who at the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries managed the spiritual life of the Jewish community in Płock. Before 1793 he was a rabbi in Szczebrzeszyn, Włocławek and Bodzanów. He was […]



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