Memorial Day 2021

The Memorial Day for Jews of Dębica is organized by Ireneusz Socha each year to mark the first liquidation action in the local ghetto that took place on July 21, 1942.

July 21, 2021, Dębica

18:00 Former ghetto area (corner of Kosciuszki and Glowackiego Streets)

Commemoration of 12,000 Polish Jews, including more than 2,000 Jews of Dębica, who were imprisoned in the local ghetto, made forced laborers and then were exterminated in the city or at the death camps in Bełżec and Auschwitz. May their memory be a blessing! May their souls be bound up in the bond of eternal life!

19:00 Willa Wiluszowka Hotel

  • Synagogue in the life of a Jewish community – a lecture by Patrycja Pogoda 
  • Jewish inspirations – solo improvisations by Bartlomiej Prucnal – saxophones 

See photos taken during the ceremony in the ghetto and later at the lecture and the concert: