From the 7th -14th of August, for the third time since 2011, the Matzevah Foundation (TMF) from Norcross, Georgia, USA resided at the IYMC. TMF has the purpose to broaden and deepen the dialogue with the Jewish community by restoring and caring for Jewish cemeteries across Poland and by educating the public about the Holocaust.
of a delegation from Japan
On the 10th of July 2015 IYMC hosted a delegation from Japanese town Minami – Kyushu: Kampei Shimoide – president of the City Hall, Noriaki Kaneda – director of the General Affairs Department, Mutuo Kuwashiro – vice-director of the Peace Museum Chiran and Yuji Miyata – the Peace Messenger, who visited the IYMC couple months earlier.
in Auschwitz II Birkenau
On August the 2nd the main ceremony commemorating the liquidation of the “Zigeunerlager” during the night of the 2-3 August 1944 took place on the grounds of the museum of KL Auschwitz II Birkenau.