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Events

Mon
19:00 h
19 Nov
2018

Biblical Hebrew, advanced level

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Grammar review: root words with guttural letters, part 2.
Studying the Torah: Bereishit 13-14, with commentaries by Rashi and Baal HaTurim.

Led by Ewa Gordon.

“Abram dwelt in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelt in the cities of the plain, and he pitched his tents until Sodom. And the...

Tue
18:00 h
20 Nov
2018

Biblical characters. A series of lectures by Rabbi Avi Baumol

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Every week, we will analyze one of the myriad personalities who live in the pages of the Bible, inspiring us to emulate their righteousness or, perhaps, cautioning us against wrong behaviour. At this meeting, we will talk about Hiram, King Solomon’s close associate.

In Polish. Free admission.

Wed
19:00 h
21 Nov
2018

Introduction to Judaism with Rabbi Samuel Rosenberg

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How to practice Judaism every day? What are the Jewish calendar and the Jewish circle of life? What is a kippah? What is the Kaddish and why do Jews say it in Aramaic? Come to this workshop to find the answers to these questions - and more! No prior knowledge of...

Thu
19:00 h
22 Nov
2018

Following in Helena Rubinstein’s footsteps. Natural cosmetics workshop with Dr. Anna Zubek

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At the workshop, we will be making nourishing and regenerating hair and body masks.

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In Polish. Cost: 15 PLN per person.

Tue
18:00 h
27 Nov
2018

Jewish philosophy with Rabbi Samuel Rosenberg

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We will read and study the most important books in Jewish thought. We will explore what Jewish thought is and trace its development, find out what Judaic philosophy has to say about the world, and discover various connections between Jewish thought and Jewish Law (halakha). No prior knowledge is required.

Thu
19:00 h
29 Nov
2018

Modern Jewish cuisine with Kasia Leonardi. Part VIII: Shabbat dishes - herring, baba ghanoush, hummus

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JCC Krakow’s chef Kasia Leonardi is taking us on a journey to discover the world of modern Jewish cuisine. Within the span of 8 lessons, we will master traditional Ashkenazi Jewish recipes as well as try our hand at the more exotic Middle Eastern dishes. Kasia will teach us helpful...

Thu
18:00 h
15 Nov
2018

Around Judaism in 354 days. Meetings with the Mifgash Foundation

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These meetings will introduce you to the Jewish tradition, religion, and customs. At this meeting, we will talk about Shabbat. The series is organized in cooperation with the Mifgash Foundation.

In Polish. Free admission.

Wed
17:30 h
14 Nov
2018

Israeli dance workshop

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Led by Awa Cybulska

Israeli dance is a relatively recent phenomenon. It dates back to the First Aliyah and is closely related to Jewish immigration to Israel. It was first documented in the 1920s. Israeli dance is a patchwork of diverse ethnic influences, a colorful and rich mix of cultures,

Tue
18:00 h
13 Nov
2018

Marshal Józef Piłsudski and Jews. Lecture by Prof. Jolanta Żyndul

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At this lecture, we will learn more about the letters written to Józef Piłsudski by Polish Jews in 1926-1935. These letters reflect the attitude of Jewish people in Poland to the Marshal, their thoughts about him, the hopes they had for him, their disappointment with the situation in the newly...

Thu
19:00 h
08 Nov
2018

Israel and the Arab States - the time of pragmatism?

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For decades, the Arab-Israeli conflict has been the major touchpoint in the Middle East. However, in recent years, the convergence of interests between Israel and some of the Arab countries in the region has led to the development of covert cooperation. Although this does not signify the end of the...