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Events

Thu
18:00 h
09 Mar
2017

"History of the Jewish Fighting Organization in Krakow", lecture by Katarzyna Zimmerer

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“There is no going back from our path. We walk the road of death, remember that. Those who want life will not be found among us (…). We are fighting for three lines in history, if only to show that our people didn’t go like sheep to the slaughter,” –

Thu
18:00 h
02 Mar
2017

Film screening: “Bogdan's Journey“ with introduction by Dr. Edyta Gawron

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In “Bogdan's Journey” (original title “Przy Planty 7/9”) we join the lead character, Bogdan Białkowi, a Polish Catholic from Kielce, on his extraordinary quest for truth as he debunks conspiracy theories, challenges long-standing mutual Polish-Jewish stereotypes, and fights against the disavowal of the pogrom and against attempts to wipe it...

Sun
11:00 h
05 Mar
2017

Personal genealogy consultations with Jakub Czupryński

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Personal genealogy consultations with Jakub Czupryński. Each session lasts 20 minutes.
To sign up, please rsvp to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call 12 370 57 70

Sun
12:00 h
26 Feb
2017

Cooking Kosher: Burekas

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Burekas came from Turkey but they gained popularity in Israel as well- some would say it's Israel's most popular snack! In our workshops we will prepare burekas together and have an informational discussion about Arab cuisine in Israel.

Mini-lecture and workshop on Jewish cuisine conducted by members of the Jewish...

Thu
17:30 h
23 Feb
2017

Promotion of the book "The Jewish Woman in Occupied Krakow 1939-1945" and meeting with the author Martyna Grądzka-Rejak. Facilitated by Edyta Gawron

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The book discusses the impact of German occupation policy on the lives and behavior of women and their role in the local Jewish community. The author examines such elements of everyday life as weekday rituals, family traditions, pregnancy, motherhood and raising children, professional work and the household conversion of social...

Mon
19:00 h
20 Feb
2017

Studying with Ewa Gordon. Topic: Megillat Esther (Book of Esther) with Rashi's commentaries and Talmudic stories from the Tractate Megillah. Part 6

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On that night, the King's sleep was disturbed, and he ordered that the book of the records were read before him. (Esther 6:1)

 

"On that night, the King's sleep was disturbed” (6: 1). [...] Rava said: It is a real [lack of] sleep of King Ahasuerus. He was...

Sat
16:30 h
18 Feb
2017

Gimelomania: "Don Juan in the Minyan. All About Love in Judaism."

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We'll talk about how love is perceived and expressed in different Jewish communities worldwide, who is matchmaking for whom and

why so many Jews get married in Cyprus.
Gimelomania – a series of informal meetings with members of our

GIMEL Jewish Student Club, named for the third generation of Polish Jews,

Fri
10:00 h
17 Feb
2017

We are proud to present the twentieth issue of JCC Krakow's "Jesteśmy"

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Jesteśmy is a monthly magazine featuring various articles about written by and about our community.

The monthly magazine is available in Polish as a PDF. Please find it attached.

Attachments:
Read more...Jestesmy - nr 20 809 kB
Thu
18:00 h
16 Feb
2017

Promotion of the book “Rodowód” and discussion with translator Natalia Moskal

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"Rodowód," a collection of short stories by Esther Singer Kreitman, the older sister of Isaac Bashevis Singer, perfectly illustrates everyday life in a Polish-Jewish town and the reality of life in exile with unique and humorous observations. "Rodowód" is the first extensive translation of this author into Polish. The book...

Mon
19:00 h
13 Feb
2017

Studying with Ewa Gordon. Topic: Megillat Esther (Book of Esther) with Rashi's commentaries and Talmudic stories from the Tractate Megillah. Part 5

Read more...And the King said to Esther, "What concerns you, Queen Esther, and what is your petition? Even to half the Kingdom, it will be given to you." (Esther 5:3)

Even to half the Kingdom: To the center and half of the entire Kingdom. That marked the location of the Temple,