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Events

Fri
10:00 h
08 Dec
2017

Contemporary Jewish Krakow. Training for guides and tour operators

Read more...What do you know about the Jewish community in Krakow? Have you heard of the Jewish revival currently under way in our city? Are you interested in Jewish culture, traditions, and practices?

Come to our training on December 8th and find out how you, a travel industry professional, can make...

Thu
19:00 h
07 Dec
2017

Music in Syria. Meeting with Nadim Husni

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Throughout the ages Syria has been the focal point of innovation in classical Arab music. For example, Aleppo is well known for the muwashshah, a unique courtly song-form to which this city has been home for 800 years. The country is also the first center of Christian hymnody. Our guest...

Tue
18:00 h
05 Dec
2017

Great Polish Jews: David Kurzmann. 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,

Sat
19:30 h
02 Dec
2017

Ojf lebn un tojt - Revolutionary songs in Yiddish

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On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Bund in Poland, Krakow Revolutionary Choir and Warsaw Revolutionary Choir “Warszawianka” will be performing a concert of revolutionary songs in Yiddish. Bund is a leftist Jewish political party, active in Europe since 1897 and in Poland since 1917. Such well-known public figures...

Tue
18:00 h
28 Nov
2017

Great Polish Jewish Leaders: Artur Szyk. 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,

Thu
19:00 h
23 Nov
2017

Menashe. Film screening and discussion led by Dr. Marek Tuszewicki and Karolina Koprowska

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Menashe Lustig is unhappy. His wife has died, and the social norms don’t allow a single father to raise a child by himself. His son remains in the care of a despotic uncle, which condemns Menashe to solitude and the necessity of looking for a new wife. It also leads...

Thu
19:00 h
16 Nov
2017

Opening of the exhibition “At the junction” by Paweł Hołówka

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How often do we raise our heads while walking down the street? How many times a day do we pass familiar buildings never noticing the odd shapes taken by their shadows? We have lost the sensitivity we once had as children, the receptivity that leads us to notice the unusual...

Tue
19:00 h
14 Nov
2017

“Matchmaking.” A performance by Tsvey Brider

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Different dialects, styles and traditions intertwine and complement each other in the music of the Tsvey Brider (Two Brothers) duet, creating modern and unique compositions, which build upon the Yiddish musical tradition and breath new life into it by providing it with an original contemporary sound.

The winners of the...

Sun
19:00 h
12 Nov
2017

Lecture by Rabbi Walter Rothschild: "Al Hadvash Ve’al Haoketz - The Honey and the Sting - What is Sweet and what is Bitter in Jewish life, what is Beautiful and what is Ugly?"

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Walter Rothschild is a British Reform Rabbi. He was ordained in 1984, and since then he has been working in the UK, the Netherlands Antilles, Austria, and Germany. He works with the European Beit Din of the European Union for Progressive Judaism (EUPJ). He is also the author of several...

Thu
19:00 h
09 Nov
2017

Opening of the exhibition “Mine, Yours, Ours. The Faces of Krakow”

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The Mine, Yours, Ours. The Faces of Krakow exhibition showcases the cultural, national and religious richness of Krakow.

The subjects of this project come from different ethnic and religious backgrounds. In addition to being active within their own communities, they are deeply involved in the life of the city. The exhibition...