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JCC Krakow events during the 23rd Jewish Culture Festival

10:00 h
05 Jul


JCC Krakow events during the 23rd Jewish Culture Festival


10:00 Walking tour: Jewish Youth Movements in Pre-war and Wartime Krakow. Guided by members of various youth movements from Israel. Meeting point: JCC Krakow, Miodowa 24 Street (in English).

12:00 Two Rabbis and an Atheist Walk into a Bar… Discussion with Chief Rabbi of Poland, Michael Schudrich, Rabbi Tyson Herberger and JCC Krakow Executive Director, Jonathan Ornstein. (Beer might be served) (in English)

13:30 PRELIMUD IN THE JCC Remigiusz Sosnowski, Making Aliyah 101, What You Need to Know. (in Polish)

14:00 Rabin Boaz Pash, A Bird’s Eye View of Krakow. (in Polish)

15:00 Film screening Here I learned to love. Two brothers. Three Mothers. Survival against all odds (53 min). Directed by Avi Angel. Here I Learned to Love, a Holocaust documentary directed by Avi Angel, is a memory tour. Itzik Weinberg and Avner Kerem, brothers now in their 70s living in Israel, retrace the astounding odyssey through World War II that left them rootless as toddlers, and recall the “three mothers” who kept them alive. (in Hebrew and Polish with English subtitles)

16:30 Meeting with the Chief Rabbi of Poland, Michael Schudrich (in English)

12:00-21:00 JCC OpenAir: Garden cafe in the unique space between the Tempel Synagogue and the JCC

21:00 Shabbat Dinner at the JCC. Join Chief Rabbi of Poland, Michael Schudrich; Chief Rabbi of Galicia, Edgar Gluck; Rabbi Boaz Pash; Jewish Culture Festival Director, Janusz Makuch, and Festival performers along with the Jewish community for a festive, kosher dinner to benefit the Jewish Community Centre of Krakow. Tickets 50 USD. Information and reservation: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.