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Contemporary Jewish Krakow. Training for guides and tour operators

10:00 h
08 Dec

przewodnicy-wspolczesnyzydowskikrakowWhat 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 a difference in your customers’ tourist experience by learning more about Krakow’s Jewish life. It’s free, it’s open, it’s for you.

Part I
10: 00a.m-12: 00 noon
Basic Judaism

In this lecture by Rabbi Avi Baumol, you will familiarize yourself with the basics of Judaism and get a crash course in Jewish culture, Jewish customs and holidays (in English).

12:00p.m-1:00 p.m Lunch break (lunch not provided).

Part II
1: 00 p.m- 4: 00p.m
Four presentations about contemporary Jewish life in Krakow

Our speakers:
Jonathan Ornstein, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Centre of Krakow (in English);
Zofia Radzikowska, member of the Jewish Community Centre of Krakow, Vice-President of the Association of Children of the Holocaust, member of the “Alliance,” the Club of Christians and Jews (in Polish);
Anna Gulińska, Deputy Director and Chief Programming Officer of the Jewish Community Centre of Krakow (in Polish);
Magdalena Arabas, Visitor Services Manager of the Jewish Community Centre of Krakow (in Polish).

The training will take place on December 8t at the JCC Krakow.
All participants will receive commemorative certificates.
In Polish and English. Free admission.

Please RSVP by December 6th at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Feel free to join our community for a Shabbat dinner on the same day. Cost is 20 pln per person. The number of seats is limited If interested, please reserve your seat when you rsvp for the training.