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JCC Krakow events during the 23rd Jewish Culture Festival

12:00 h
02 Jul


JCC Krakow events during the 23rd Jewish Culture Festival


12:00-24:00 JCC OpenAir: Garden cafe in the unique space between the Tempel Synagogue and the JCC

12:00 PRELIMUD IN THE JCC Maria Szychowska, Israel: How to Survive and Not Go Crazy? (in Polish)

13:00 Famous Rabbis from Krakow: A series of lectures organized by the Centre for the Study on the History and Culture of Krakow’s Jews, Jagiellonian University in Krakow and JCC Krakow. Alicja Maślak Maciejewska and Prof. Michał Galas, Rabbi Szymon Dankowicz (1834-1910) (in English)

14:00 Sing Along with the JCC Choir! Come and join the JCC choir and sing Mordechai Gebirtig’s songs. Led by Michał Szostało. JCC WEST, Izaaka 5

14:30 Two Generations, One Topic: Observant, Non-believer Jew? Representatives of two Jewish generations (Holocaust survivor and 3rd generation) will discuss changing attitudes about religious observance among different generations. (in Polish)

15:00 Young Scholars on the History and Culture of Polish Jews: A series of lectures organized by the Polish Association for Jewish Studies, the Institute of Jewish Studies of Jagiellonian University, and JCC Krakow. Maciej Moszyński (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań), The Origins and Development of Modern Anti-Semitism in the Polish Kingdom - Focusing on the Example of Jan Jeleński's Journal "Rola" and Its Milieu. (in Polish)

16:30 Jakub Czupryński, How to Search for Your Roots? (in Polish)

16:30 Dr. Monica Patterson & Dr. Heather Igloliorte, Little Black Sambos, Cigar Store Indians...and Lucky Jews with Coins? Minorities, kitsch, and stereotypes on both sides of the Atlantic. Dr. Monica Patterson & Dr. Heather Igloliorte will present contemporary examples of and debates about minority "kitsch" in North America, and Dr. Erica Lehrer will invite the audience to discuss what lessons there might be for Poland as a pluralizing society. The discussion is part of to the exhibit Souvenir, Talisman, Toy: Polish Jewish Figurines Between Worlds. (in English).

17:00 PRELIMD IN THE JCC Olga Danek, Holocaust and Nazis in Mass Culture: From Disney to Tarnatino. (in Polish)

18:00 Individual genealogy consultation with Jakub Czupryński (in Polish and English). Reservations required: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or tel. 12 370 57 70

19:00 Screening of the movie Punk Jews directed by Jesse Zook Mann. Punk Jews is a documentary film that follows an underground Jewish community in New York City expressing their identity in unconventional ways that challenge stereotypes, break down barriers, and are doing so at any cost. (in English with Polish subtitles)