The ways leading the Jewish soldiers of the Polish Army to independent Israel

Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem,

Polish Institute in Tel Aviv and Towarzystwo Projektów Edukacyjnych

are honored to invite

to a conference dedicated to the Jewish Soldiers of the Anders’ Army


and the accompanying events promoting the contribution of Poland’s army and its government to the creation of the State of Israel.

The conference is going to take place in a hybrid format on December 8th, 2020 between 10 a.m. and 2.10 p.m. (9 a.m. – 1.10 p.m. of Polish time).

Join the transmission of the unique Polish-Israeli concert ”Jews in Anders’ Army” December 8th, 2020 at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. Polish Time), which can be viewed on the following Facebook page –


Jews in Anders’ Army
– event program
Menachem Begin Heritage Center, December 8th, 2020

10 a.m. – 12.50 p.m. International conference „The ways leading the Jewish soldiers of the Polish Army to independent Israel”.

1. Greetings
– Mr Marek Magierowski, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the State of Israel
– Mr Herzl Makov, President of the Begin Heritage Center, Jerusalem
– Gen. Zvi Kantor, Museum of the Jewish Soldier in World War II, Latrun
– Mrs Julia Mackiewicz, Polish Institute in Tel Aviv

2. Conference opening – Prof. Tomasz Głowiński, Dr Benny Michelsohn

3. Doron Sapir – ‘’The Zionist-Revisionist Movement during the 1918-1939 Period’’

4. Daniel Koreś, Ph.D. – ”Jewish Soldiers in the Anders’ Army in the USSR, Iraq and Palestine’’

5. Gen.Haim Erez (Res.) – “Anders’ Orphans – Children of Teheran“

6. Jerzy Kirszak, Prof. – “II Polish Corps of General Anders’ on the Italian Front 1944-1945”

7. Discussion and summary

12.50 a.m – 1.35 p.m. screening of premiere of the documentary film ‘’The Jews in the Anders’ Army”
1.35 p.m. – 1.45 p.m. launch of the album “From Anders’ Army to the Army of Israel album by Dr. Witold Mędykowski.
1.45 p.m. – 1.50 p.m. opening of the “From Anders’ Army to the Army of Israel” exhibition at the Begin Center
1.50 p.m. – 2.50 p.m. transmission of the concert ‘’The Courage-Beating Hearts”
2.50 p.m. the end
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