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Events

Tue
18:00 h
15 Oct
2019

Cities of Israel - A series of lectures by Rabbi Avi Baumol

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The Mishna teaches us that Israel is infused with holiness. The holiest city is traditionally thought to be Jerusalem, but holy cities have begun to emerge all over Israel throughout the last millenia. This lecture will explore the holiness of God’s promised land, and the sources of unique traditions related...

Wed
18:00 h
23 Oct
2019

Israeli Dance Workshop

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Led by Awa Cybulska

Israeli dances are relatively new and are tied closely to the history of Jewish settlers who have moved to Israel. The birth of Israeli dances are the first aliyot and have been strongly impacted by the numerous nationalities that make up the colorful and rich culture...

Thu
18:00 h
24 Oct
2019

Meeting with a Jewish Book: Paula Sawicka on Marek Edelman

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"Marek Edelman reached us by talking about difficult and painful human emotion in a calm and natural way. It’s important that we reconnect to his writing- much of which is still relevant to this day. Join us in discussion as we examine some of his most influential work from books...

Sun
13:00 h
27 Oct
2019

Cuisine workshop with Hanna Merlak, author of the book “Żydzi od kuchni. Opowieści wokół rodzinnego stołu” (“Jews in the Kitchen. A Story Told at a Family Table”)

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Join us for a very special Chanukkah cookie workshop preceding the promotion of the book by Hanna Merlak.

Hanukkah shortbread cookies, bubelaki, have become a symbol of our country’s diverse culinary traditions. Where did the name bubelaki come from? Most likely from the Yiddish word "buwel," which has morphed within...

Sun
15:00 h
27 Oct
2019

Promotion of a book by Hanna Merlak, „Żydzi od kuchni. Opowieści wokół rodzinnego stołu” (“Jews in the Kitchen. A Story Told at a Family Table”).

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“I was wondering what was building my Jewish identity. Most of the things that came to my head were strictly connected with the past and the war. In our house there is some pre-war silverware, a family photo album – these, however, belong to the world of the past. Then...

Sun
17:00 h
27 Oct
2019

A meeting with a witness to history: Marcel Goldman, a Krakow-born man now living in Israel

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Marcel Goldman (b. 1926) – as a young boy, Mr. Goldman was imprisoned in the Krakow ghetto. He was eventually able to escape thanks to Aryan papers that gave him a new family name and a new life.

For a while he lived with his parents in Radom, then, illegally, he...

Tue
18:00 h
29 Oct
2019

Tikkun Olam - how to fix the world - a discussion with representatives from the Hanna Community about people who are affected by homelessness

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"The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing." - Albert Einstein.

In the face of the growing number of negative articles that the media bombards us with, we often feel powerless and wonder what to do...

Thu
18:00 h
10 Oct
2019

Following in Helena Rubinstein’s Footsteps: Natural Cosmetics Workshop with Dr. Anna Zubek

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The Spicy SPA

Did you know that there are spices and cooking ingredients that have multiple benefits outside of the kitchen? Oils, phenols, and acids can all be used to create homemade makeup and skin-care products! In this October workshop, we will learn how to prepare three lotions and scrubs...

Thu
18:00 h
03 Oct
2019

Basic Judaism – A series of lectures by Rabbi Avi Baumol

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Join Rabbi Avi Baumol as he explores what makes Judaism unique, starting with a discussion on Jewish law and philosophy. The first few classes will focus on the Jewish calendar and various Jewish holidays throughout the year.

This series is for beginners interested in Judaism and will be taught in Polish.

Wed
18:00 h
02 Oct
2019

Ecology Workshop: New Year, New World

Read more...If you are interested in the well-being of our planet, join us for a conversation and workshop on living life with less waste. The beginning of the new Jewish year (5780) is a great time to adopt new habits. Throughout this program, we will show you how small changes still...