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Events

Thu
18:00 h
26 Oct
2017

“Rejwach” by Mikołaj Grynberg. Book promotion and Q&A with the author

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Led by: Justyna Sobolewska 


Since the 1990s, Mikołaj Grynberg, who has a university degree in psychology, has been working as a portrait photographer. For years such topics as Auschwitz and Jews in the XX century have been of major interest to him. He is the author of a well-known...

Tue
18:00 h
24 Oct
2017

Great Polish Jewish Leaders: Helena Rubinstein. A series of lectures by Rabbi Avi Baumol

Read more...For over 500 years Poland was the centre of Jewish life in the world. Beginning with the renaissance of the intellectual religious life in the 16th century in Krakow and continuing until just before World War II, Poland has produced a major force of influencers on the Jewish world: men,

Sun
17:00 h
22 Oct
2017

Lider lebn ejbig

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A concert of the “Gofenberg & Chor” choir under the direction of Jossif Gofenberg (Berlin), featuring the JCC Krakow choir under the direction of Walentyn Dubrowski.

The choir’s repertoire is comprised mainly of songs in Yiddish. The choir was formed in the year 2000 as part of the “Lomir ale...

Thu
18:00 h
19 Oct
2017

REFUGE by Ethan Bensinger. Film screening and Q&A with the director

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"REFUGE: Stories of the Self-help Home" is a warm and moving documentary that gives a voice to the last generation of Holocaust Survivors. The film weaves together historical narrative, archival footage, and deeply personal testimonies to trace the lives of six Survivors, and explores how a small group of them...

Mon
19:00 h
16 Oct
2017

Studying the Torah: Bereshit with Rashi and Baal Haturim

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• 7 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Biblical Hebrew for beginners: Hebrew alphabet, rules of reading, consonants and vowels, syllabification, accentuation.

• 7:45 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Studying the Torah: Bereshit with Rashi and Baal Haturim commentary, chapter 1.

“In the beginning of God's creation of the heavens and the earth.

Sun
18:00 h
15 Oct
2017

“My Two Polish Loves” by Tali Tiller. Film screening and Q&A with the director

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Tali embarks on an intimate journey to Lodz, Poland, to retrace her personal roots and collective history. At the centre are her two Polish loves: her expatriate lover Magda, who begins filming the trip, and her late grandmother Silvia, a Holocaust Survivor whose voice and memories accompany the couple on...

Tue
17:00 h
10 Oct
2017

"Which song is that?" A series of meetings about Jewish songs

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Led by Przemek Piekarski

Each week, we will be learning several traditional and modern songs in Yiddish and Hebrew. You will be provided with the transcribed lyrics of the songs so you could participate in the sing-along. Weather permitting, our first meeting will take place under the sukkah. The list...

Sun
13:00 h
08 Oct
2017

Opening of the exhibition "Through the eyes of the JCC children"

In the 2016/2017 academic year, JCC Krakow’s Sunday School students (children between the ages of 7 – 13) took part in the “Jewish Lens” project initiated and led by Zion Ozeri. By participating in the project, the children learned about photography and mastered the art of taking pictures. During regular...

Sat
19:30 h
07 Oct
2017

Opening of the exhibition “Wędrówka” ("Wandering")

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Students of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Rzeszów have the honor to invite you to attend the opening of the exhibition of their creative works in the fields of artistic printmaking, computer graphics, and photography.

Together, we will wander along the winding paths of the linocut process,

Tue
18:00 h
03 Oct
2017

Great Polish Jewish Leaders: Mordechaj Anielewicz. A series of lectures by Rabbi Avi Baumol

Read more...For over 500 years Poland was the centre of Jewish life in the world. Beginning with the renaissance of the intellectual religious life in the 16th century in Krakow and continuing until just before World War II, Poland has produced a major force of influencers on the Jewish world: men,