During our genealogical research we often find really interesting stories, but sometimes they are not strictly within our field of operation. Nevertheless, many of them are worthy being told, it would be shame if they were lost. Not so long time ago we found set of documents, connected with the curious case of Dawid Becker.
During the wartime people show the worst and the best sides of their characters. Usually the first of them. But there are outstanding individuals, who prove their worth then. Irena Sendler has always been a person with a strong opinions, and she has never been afraid to defend them. At the time of World War II, thanks to actions of Sendler and her associates, over 2,5 thousands of Jewish children were saved. She was born
Back in the days, looking for your roots was so much easier. Twice a year you could just summon your deceased ancestor and ask him about all the nurturing matters. But speaking seriously: Dziady (in English: Forefathers’ Eve) is a Slavic holiday, dedicated to the spirits. It allowed you (presumably) to contact the other side. After the Christianity entered the Polish territory, Dziady was forbidden, and the practitioners were persecuted. Not fully successfully. Dziady stopped