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
Friend of Abraham Lincoln, first Polish-American professional baseball player, director of Bureau of Investigation and head of Passport Division – read about immigration experiences of Bielaski family.
Under the Eagle Pharmacy is located 100 meters from our office. Passing near this building every day we feel weight of history. This is very special place, during time of Kraków Ghetto it was the only pharmacy still working. Its owner – Tadeusz Pankiewicz – was not an ordinary man either. In the time of German occupation he was trying to help as many ghetto Jews as he could.