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Events

Tue
17:30 h
03 Oct
2017

Language classes at JCC Krakow

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In October, we’re starting language classes at the JCC! This year, we’re offering Hebrew, Yiddish, and Arabic courses.

The cost is 300 PLN per semester (150 PLN for JCC Krakow members with a valid membership card.)
The classes will be held once a week, each class will last 1,5 hour.

Hebrew

Thu
18:00 h
28 Sep
2017

Meeting with imam Youssef Chadid

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This year, the imam of the Poznań Muslim community has been the subject of numerous xenophobic attacks and threats because of a doctored video posted online in which he appeared to be delivering hostile rhetoric. At this meeting, we will have the opportunity to discuss how members of minority religions...

Tue
18:00 h
26 Sep
2017

European Day of Languages

Read more...Opening of the exhibition about Jewish languages on the occasion of the European Day of Languages

Wherever Jews have lived, they have mostly spoken and/or written differently from their neighbors. In some cases, their languages have differed by embedded Hebrew words; in others, they have spoken a completely different language.

Mon
19:00 h
25 Sep
2017

Studying the Torah with Rashi’s commentaries - Bamidbar, chapter 14

Read more...Led by: Ewa Gordon

„Say to them, 'As I live,' says the Lord, 'if not as you have spoken in My ears, so will I do to you. In this desert, your corpses shall fall; your entire number, all those from the age of twenty and up, who were counted,

Tue
18:00 h
19 Sep
2017

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

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For over 500 years Poland was a centre of Jewish life in the world. Beginning with the renaissance of intellectual religious life in the 16th century in Krakow and continuing until just before World War 2, Poland has produced a major force of influencers on the Jewish world: men, women,

Sun
18:00 h
17 Sep
2017

Theater performance: Ten Matchboxes. Based on the short story by Janusz Korczak

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Adaptation: Amichai Pardo and Ruth Kanner
Artistic assistance: Ruth Kanner
Actor: Amichai Pardo

Amichai Pardo is playing Janusz Korczak as he is telling one of Korczak’s short stories, Ten Matchboxes.The audience gets to know ten characters, Korczak’s pupils, each of whom gets an empty matchbox as a present from Korczak. Each pupil...

Wed
18:00 h
13 Sep
2017

Meeting with the Jewish community of Moldova

Read more...JCC Krakow and the Jewish community of Chișinău invite you for a meeting on Bessarabia’s Rosh HaShanah customs. We will have the opportunity to talk about traditions, listen to and sing traditional and modern songs in Hebrew, Yiddish and Russian.

Thu
18:00 h
14 Sep
2017

#NewYearPrayer

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The focus of this year’s #NewYearPrayer is on women and world peace. Estera Stopińska of Krakow Progressive Jews Association, Anetta Dziedzic of the Islamic Centre in Kracow, and Wiktoria Matloch of the Krakow Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession will lead an interreligious prayer service and discuss the role of...

Mon
19:00 h
11 Sep
2017

Studying the Torah with Rashi’s commentaries - Bamidbar, chapter 13

Read more...Led by: Ewa Gordon

"We came to the land to which you sent us, and it is flowing with milk and honey, and this is its fruit. However, the people who inhabit the land are mighty, and the cities are extremely huge and fortified, and there we saw even the...

Tue
18:00 h
05 Sep
2017

Great Polish Jewish Leaders: Sara Szenirer. A series of lectures by Rabbi Avi Baumol

Read more...For over 500 years Poland was a centre of Jewish life in the world. Beginning with the renaissance of intellectual religious life in the 16th century in Krakow and continuing until just before World War 2, Poland has produced a major force of influencers on the Jewish world: men, women,