The IPN "The Good Samaritans from Markowa" exhibition presented in Rosario, Argentina – 14 September 2023
The IPN President Karol Nawrocki, Ph.D. and Deputy President Mateusz Szpytma. Ph.D., participated in a unique cultural event in Rosario on 14 September – the opening of the "Samaritans from Markowa" exhibition. The display presents, among other things, documents and photographs illustrating the history of the Ulma family and the life of the Polish and Jewish community of Markowa.
A broad audience attended the event, which took place at the Catholic University of Rosario. The guests were welcomed by the host of the event, Dean of the University Luis Maria Caterina, Ph.D. The Polish Ambassador Aleksandra Piatkowska noted in her speech that the panels depict the heroic deeds of Poles saving Jews during World War II, and that the Yad Vashem Institute in Israel has honored many Poles as Righteous Among the Nations. She also stressed that this exhibition is of great importance for historical memory and the Polish-Jewish relations.