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Events

Wed
19:00 h
24 May
2017

Tefilat Haderech - the Traveler's Prayer. Opening of the exhibition by Ewa Gordon

Read more...The alphabet is central to Hebrew metaphysics. Hebrew letters are a divine creative matter. God used them to create heaven and earth, to sign His Name. The use of Hebrew alphabet awakens the creative power of these letters. Those who write in Hebrew create both a physical and a spiritual...

Tue
19:00 h
23 May
2017

“A Taste of Judaism: Are You Curious? Discussion of the Three Pillars of Judaism. Third Pillar: Israel/Community/The Messenger.” Lecture by Rabbi Schlesinger.

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Rabbi George Schlesinger will be joining us in Krakow as the Taube Visiting Fellow for the month of May. During his time in Krakow, he will be working with the JCC, Galicia Jewish Museum, Jewish Culture Festival and Jewish Studies department at the Jagiellonian University. Rabbi Schlesinger was ordained at...

Mon
19:00 h
22 May
2017

Studying the Book of Shemot, with commentaries by Rashi and Baal Haturim. Chapter 34

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29. And it came to pass when Moses descended from Mount Sinai, and the two tablets of the testimony were in Moses' hand when he descended from the mountain and Moses did not know that the skin of his face had become radiant while He had spoken with him...

Tue
18:00 h
16 May
2017

“A Taste of Judaism: Are You Curious? Discussion of the Three Pillars of Judaism. Second Pillar: The Torah/Jewish Values - Ethics/The Message.” Lecture by Rabbi Schlesinger.

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Rabbi George Schlesinger will be joining us in Krakow as the Taube Visiting Fellow for the month of May. During his time in Krakow, he will be working with the JCC, Galicia Jewish Museum, Jewish Culture Festival and Jewish Studies department at the Jagiellonian University. Rabbi Schlesinger was ordained at...

Mon
19:00 h
15 May
2017

Studying the Book of Shemot, with commentaries by Rashi and Baal Haturim

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Chapters 33 and 34

1. And the Lord said to Moses: "Hew for yourself two stone tablets like the first ones. And I will inscribe upon the tablets the words that were on the first tablets, which you broke. 2. Be prepared for the morning, and in the morning you...

Wed
20:00 h
10 May
2017

Opening of the exhibition “Keep away from children,” meeting with the artist Michal Nachmany

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Art can be a bridge between the past and the present. In this new exhibition, curated for the JCC Krakow, Nachmany reflects on stories told, and on stories ‘kept away,’ by her father (born in Międzyrzec) and by his generation.

For Nachmany, “every object and every person has a journey.”

Wed
18:00 h
10 May
2017

Thanksgiving Scroll from Qumran (1QHodajota). Critical editing of the text (with translation and commentary) - meeting with Dr. Przemysław Dec

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The amazing discovery of the Qumran scrolls that date back to early Christianity has stirred a lot of emotions. This makes the work of dr. Przemysław Dec all the more important. Not only has he translated the collection of scrolls but he has also taken it upon himself to supply...

Tue
18:00 h
09 May
2017

“A Taste of Judaism: Are You Curious? Discussion of the Three Pillars of Judaism. First Pillar: God/Spirituality/The Messenger”. Lecture by Rabbi Schlesinger

Read more...Rabbi George Schlesinger will be joining us in Krakow as the Taube Visiting Fellow for the month of May. During his time in Krakow, he will be working with the JCC, Galicia Jewish Museum, Jewish Culture Festival and Jewish Studies department at the Jagiellonian University. Rabbi Schlesinger was ordained at...

Wed
18:00 h
26 Apr
2017

Integration of Kazimierz and Old Krakow in the second half of the 19th century A lecture by dr. Hanna Kozińska-Witt

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In this lecture dr. Hanna Kożińska -Witt focuses on how different neighborhoods and districts of Krakow were being combined into a single complex urban organism and what the local government’s first foray into the city’s Jewish Quarter looked like.
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In Polish. Free admission.

Mon
19:00 h
24 Apr
2017

Studying the Torah with Ewa Gordon. Book of Shemot with Rashi’s and Baal Haturim’s commentaries. Part 33.


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17. And the Lord said to Moses: "Even this thing that you have spoken, I will do, for you have found favor in My eyes, and I have known you by name." 18. And he said: "Show me, now, Your glory!" 19. He said: "I will let all My goodness...