Schedule of events 2013

Permanent exhibitions

Traces of memory. A contemporary look at the Jewish Past in Poland
Galicia Jewish Museum (ul. Dajwór 18)

Kraków under Nazi occupation 1939 – 1945
Schindler's Factory. The Historical Museum of the City of Krakow (ul. Lipowa 4)

Tadeusz Pankiewicz's Pharmacy in Krakow Ghetto (to be launched on 16 March 2013)
The Eagle Pharmacy. The Historical Museum of the City of Krakow (Plac Bohaterów Getta 18)

The history and culture of Kraków's Jews
The Old Synagogue. The Historical Museum of the City of Krakow (ul. Szeroka 24)


Temporary exhibitions

Till 31st March 2013

21x21. Presentation of  21 Jews and Jewesses in the 21 century
Galicia Jewish Museum, ul. Dajwór 18

8 November 2012 – 7 April 2013

Saved from Holocaust. Jonasz Stern, Erna Rosenstein, Artur Nacht – Samborski
Schindler's Factory. The Historical Museum of the City of Krakow (ul. Lipowa 4)

8 November 2012 – 31 April 2013

Ryszard Apte – Anxiety
Galicia Jewish Museum, ul. Dajwór 18

20 June 2012 – 26 May 2013

The Maccabeans of Sport. Jewish Sport in Krakow
The Historical Museum of the City of Krakow (ul. Szeroka 24)



JANUARY

7 January

6.00 p.m.
"Jewish Culture, Polish Culture" − a lecture in the series of lectures entitled "Jews in Poland. Religion, Culture, History and Traditions"
National Museum in Krakow, Main Building, al. 3 Maja 1, Audio-visual room

12 January

12.00 a.m.
“The Maccabeans of Sport. Major successes of Jewish sportsmen from Kraków – a lecture in the series “Museum without Borders” and visiting the exhibition
The Old Synagogue. The Historical Museum of the City of Krakow (ul. Szeroka 24)

15 January

5.15 p.m.
"Jewish marriages in Kraków" – lecture
Association for Enthusiasts of History and Krakow's Monuments, ul. św. Jana 12

16 January

5.00 p.m.
16th Day of Judaism in the Catholic Church in Poland
Jewish-Polish fraternization in the 19th century. On the history of Jewish-Christian dialogue in Poland”
a lecture of Michał Galas, PhD
The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 120, 1st floor.

19 January

5.00 p.m.
16th Day of Judaism in the Catholic Church in Poland. Havdalah – a prayer meeting of Jews and Christians
attended by the archbishop of Kraków cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz and cardinal Franciszek Macharski, the prayer will be held by rabbi Jicchak Horowitz, songs: cantor Jicchak Horowitz and Old Music Band “Perfugium” conducted by Mateusz Kowalski
Tempel Synagogue, ul. Miodowa 24

20 January

4.00 p.m.
Cheder Cuisine: Brewing coffee in the sand
Michał Siwak
Cheder Cafe, ul. Józefa 36

21 January

7.00 p.m.
Workshops: the art of Hebrew alphabet – calligraphy and reading
Ewa Gordon
Cheder Cafe, ul. Józefa 36

6.00 p.m.
“And Along Come Tourists”  – presentation of a film directed by Robert Thalheim
Center for Jewish Culture, ul. Meiselsa 17

22 January

6.00 p.m.
4th International Biennale of Social-Political Poster Art at the International Youth Meeting Centre in Oświęcim/Auschwitz 2012
vernissage of the post-competition exhibition of posters
Centre for Jewish Culture, ul. Meiselsa 17

24 January

3.00-4.30 p.m.
“ABC of Christian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish relations. Jan Paul II vs. Jews.”
A lecture held by priest Professor Łukasz Kamykowski
Teaching Building of The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 124

6.00 p.m.
Europe according to Auschwitz
Meeting with editor Marek Miller, author of the Project Europe according to Auschwitz, realized within the Project coordinated by the Report Laboratory of the University of Warsaw and a presentation of a documentary from the series entitled “The Chronicles of Auschwitz”
Centre for Jewish Culture, ul. Meiselsa 17

5.00 p.m.
“Man in the Art of Middle and Far East: Judaica in the collection of the National Museum in Kraków”
A lecture based on the collection
National Museum in Krakow, Main Building , al. 3 Maja 1, Audio-visual room

6.00 p.m.
Preserving Jewish Heritage in Poland
Promotion of an album published for the 10th anniversary of the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage combined with a meeting with the director of the Foundation, Monika Krawczyk 
Jewish Community Centre of Krakow, ul. Miodowa 24

26 January

12.00 a.m.
Little worlds, little humans – little talks about the world and the humanity. "Show your tongue to the language”
Agata Bargiel. Cultural workshops for children and their parents
Cheder Cafe, ul. Józefa 36

28 January

Two-day Session of the European Jewish Parliament (EJP)
Session Hall of the Council of the City of Krakow, Krakow's Town Hall, pl. Wszystkich Świętych 3-4

6.00 p.m.
The Chronicles of Auschwitz
Presentation of documentaries made under the Project "Europe according to Auschwitz" in the Reportage Laboratory of the University of Warsaw
Centre for Jewish Culture, ul. Meiselsa 17

29 January

6.00 p.m.
Memory exercising - a meeting dedicated to the memory of the late former prisoners of KL Auschwitz-Birkenau: Henryk Mandelbaum, August Kowalczyk and Wilhelm Brasse
The meeting will be conveyed by Leszek Szuster
Centre for Jewish Culture, ul. Meiselsa 17

30 January

6.00 p.m.
Krąg Turowicza. Tygodnik, czasy, ludzie [Turowicz's Circle. The weekly, the times, the people]
Promotion of a book by Joanna Podsadecka, Witold Bereś, Krzysztof Brunetka
Centre for Jewish Culture, ul. Meiselsa 17


FEBRUARY

4 February

7.00 p.m.
Workshops: the art of Hebrew alphabet – calligraphy and reading
Ewa Gordon
Cheder Cafe, ul. Józefa 36

9 February

11.00 a.m.
Birthday Israeli Brunch
Cheder Cafe, ul. Józefa 36

8.00 p.m.
Birthday MuLaKuż: Cukunft
Cheder Cafe, ul. Józefa 36

10 February

12.00 a.m.
Birthday workshops of brewing coffee in a finjan
Janusz Makuch
Cheder Cafe, ul. Józefa 36

5.00 p.m.
Birthday Kibbutz Game Saloon
Cheder Cafe, ul. Józefa 36

11 February

6.00 p.m.
“Literature for Jewish children and youth in the 19th and 20th century - examples from Krakow's press"
A lecture in the series “Jews in Poland – History, Culture, Traditions"
National Museum in Krakow, Main Building, al. 3 Maja 1, Audio-visual room

13 February

6.00 p.m.
The History of Esther – the beautiful Jewess – Purim Feast
A lecture held by Anna Lebet-Minakowska
Jewish Community Centre of Krakow, ul. Miodowa 24

18 February

Lectures on Jewish Culture
Jewish Community Centre of Krakow, ul. Miodowa 24

5.30 p.m.
Jonathan Ornstein – a lecture entitled “Ten commandments of Limud Keszet Poland”
(a lecture held in English)

7.00 p.m. 
“Why Poland is and should be of significance for the Jews?”
Jonathan Webber (lecture held in English, translation provided)

7.00 p.m.
Workshops: the art of Hebrew alphabet – calligraphy and reading
Ewa Gordon
Cheder Cafe, ul. Józefa 36

19 February

5.30 p.m.
Lectures on Jewish Culture
“Judaism – to learn about it means to understand”
 
Held by Anna Lebet-Minakowska
Jewish Community Centre of Krakow, ul. Miodowa 24

6.00 p.m.
Lectures on Jewish Culture
“Jews in the January Uprising – selected aspects”
Gallery of Polish Art of the 19th century in Sukiennice, Michałowski's Room

7.00 p.m. 
Lectures on Jewish Culture
“Where does the Our Way lead us?” − on the film by Aleksander Ford “Mir kumen on” (“We're on Our Way”) of 1936
held by:  Roman Włodek
(held in Polish with English translation)
Jewish Community Centre of Krakow, ul. Miodowa 24

20 February

Lectures on Jewish Culture
Jewish Community Centre of Krakow, ul. Miodowa 24

5.30 p.m.
“The breath of the children going to school drives the world" - Jewish education in Krakow of the inter-war period
Katarzyna Zimmerer

7.00 p.m.
“Tikkun Olam - How to make the world a better place knowing the past?”
Gabi and Uwe Seltman
Jewish Community Centre of Krakow, ul. Miodowa 24

21 February

3.00-4.30 p.m.
“ABC of Christian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish relations. Theology versus Nazism.”
A lecture by priest Manfred Deselaers, PhD
Teaching Building of The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 124

Lectures on Jewish Culture
Jewish Community Centre of Krakow, ul. Miodowa 24

5.30 p.m.
“Sarah Schenirer - a Jewish feminist?”
Joanna Fabijańczuk

7.00 p.m.
“On the colours in Cabbala”
Rabin Boaz Pash

23 February

Little worlds, little humans – little talks about the world and the humanity. "Show your tongue to the language”
Agata Bargiel. Cultural workshops for children and their parents
Cheder Cafe, ul. Józefa 36, 12.00 a.m.

25 February

4.00 p.m.
“On history and more – classes for youth”
During the classes, the participants will study the Book of Esther, learning about the history of the Purim festival and its customs and traditions from all over the world
Galicia Jewish Museum, ul. Dajwór 18

6.00 p.m.
Promotion of a book by Przemysław Zarubin: „Żydzi w aglomeracji Krakowa w czasach stanisławowskich. Przemiany prawne, gospodarcze i społeczne.” [Jews in the Kraków Area during the rule of  the king Stanisław August Poniatowski. Legal, economic and social transformations]
Galicia Jewish Museum, ul. Dajwór 18

26 February

6.00 p.m.
“Christian motifs in the Jewish art” 
Professor Andrzej Głowacki – lecture
Galicia Jewish Museum, ul. Dajwór 18

28 February

3.00-4.30 p.m.
ABC of Christian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish relations. Christian Theology “after Auschwitz”
A lecture by priest Manfred Deselaers, PhD
Teaching Building of The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 124


MARCH

4 March

6.00 p.m.
A lecture “Economic activity of Jewish women (so called businesswomen) in the private estates of noble families in the 18th and 19th century”
held by Janusz Nowak, custodian at the National Museum in Krakow, head of the The Czartoryski Archives and Manuscripts Collection of the Czartoryski Library
National Museum in Krakow, Main Building, al. 3 Maja 1, Audio-visual room

7 March

3.00-4.30 p.m.
“ABC of Christian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish relations. Talmud”
A lecture by Piotr Kowalik, MA
Teaching building of The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 124

13 March

6.00 p.m.
What's with that matzah? Pesach - facts and myths
A lecture by Anna Lebet-Minakowska
Jewish Community Centre of Krakow, ul. Miodowa 24

14 March

3.00-4.30 p.m.
“ABC of Christian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish relations.  Jewish religious thought after the Holocaust.”
A lecture by Piotr Kowalik, MA
Teaching building UPJPII, ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 124

15 March

6.00 p.m.
A lecture entitled “Mikveh and its significance for Jewish population”
held by Anna Jakimyszyn, PhD, an assistant in the Judaism Institute of the Jagiellonian University, historian specialising in Judaic studies, lecturer and translator from the Yiddish language
National Museum in Krakow, Main Building, al. 3 Maja 1, Audio-visual room

17 March

10.00–12.00 a.m. 
"We lived here, too"
a walk around the former Krakow ghetto

12.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m. 
Commemorative March
coordinated by the Association for the Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow.

3.00 – 5.00 p.m.
"From the Pharmacy's windows. Tadeusz Pankiewicz's Pharmacy”
a walk around the former ghetto

5 p.m.
Projection of the documentary film "Kroke town" ("Miasteczko Kroke")
Director: Natalia Schmidt, Kuba Karyś; time: 45 minutes
After the projection meeting with the film creators.
Bookshop and club Czyły Barbarzyńca, ul. Powiśle 11

6 p.m.
Projection of the documentary film "Between the raindrops" ("Między kroplami deszczu")
Director:Paulina Loszek, Kuba Karyś; time: 94 minutes
After the projection meeting with the film creators.
Bookshop and club Czuły Barbarzyńca, ul. Powiśle 11

21 March

3.00-4.30 p.m.
“ABC of Christian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish relations. Modern anti-Semitism. Causes and consequences.”
A lecture by Maciej Kozłowski, PhD
Teaching Building of The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 124


APRIL

4 April

3.00-4.30 p.m.
“ABC of Christian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish relations. Zionism as a response to anti-Semitism. Shaping the new Jewish identity.”
A lecture by Nili Amit
Teaching Building of The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 124

8 April

“The March of the Living” – the march commemorating the victims of the Holocaust, organised in the former concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau
The premises of the Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Oświęcim.

10 April

6.00 p.m.
“Like children” - milk and cheese Shavout festival
A lecture by Anna Lebet-Minakowska
Jewish Community Centre of Krakow, ul. Miodowa 24

11 April

3.00-4.30 p.m.
“ABC of Christian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish relations. The rebirth of the Hebrew language.”
A lecture by Nili Amit
Teaching Building of The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 124

18 April

3.00-4.30 p.m.
“ABC of Christian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish relations. Polish-Jewish relations from the end of 19th century until the end of World War II”
A lecture by Jolanta Żyndul, PhD
Teaching Building of The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 124

25 April

3.00-4.30 p.m.
“ABC of Christian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish relations. Holocaust as a unique experience in the history of the 20 century”
A lecture held by Piotr Trojański, PhD (Teaching Building of  The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 124)


MAY

8 May

6.00 p.m.
Lag ba-Omer - a Jewish “spring picnic”?
A lecture by Anna Lebet-Minakowska
Jewish Community Centre of Krakow, ul. Miodowa 24

9 May

3.00-4.30 p.m.
“ABC of Christian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish relations. The Jewish Diaspora (USA, Europe, Russia)”
A lecture held by Sebastian Rejak, PhD
Teaching Building of The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 124

16 May

3.00-4.30 p.m.
“ABC of Christian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish relations. Polish-Jewish relations after World War II. March 1968”
A lecture by Professor Dariusz Stola
Teaching Building of The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 124

23 May

3.00-4.30 p.m.
“ABC of Christian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish relations. Modern Israel, the conflict in the Middle East. Polish-Israeli relations”
A lecture held by Maciej Kozłowski, PhD
Teaching Building of The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 124

27 May

6.00 p.m.
A lecture entitled “Jewish motifs in the art after World War II”
held by  Katarzyna Pabis, PhD, specialist in Judaism studies, culture studies, assistant at the Pedagogical University of Kraków
National Museum in Krakow, Main Building, al. 3 Maja 1, Audio-visual room


JUNE

6 June

3.00-4.30 p.m.
“ABC of Christian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish relations. Polish and Jewish historic memory”
A lecture by Małgorzata Pakier, PhD
Teaching Building of The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 124

8/9 June

10.30 p.m. – 2.00 a.m.
7@nite – Synagogues by night
During that exceptional night, all synagogues in Kraków will be open to the public. Each synagogue offers a different, unique programme – prepared especially for the purposes of this event; it has not been presented anywhere in this form. The event is organized by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee in Poland, Jewish Community Centre of Krakow and the Jewish Commune in Krakow
Kazimierz district
More details at www.7atnite.pl

10 June

6.00 p.m.
A lecture entitled “Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, Sacha Baron Cohen. Role of artists of Jewish origin i modern popular culture” 
held by Katarzyna Pabis, PhD, specialist in Judaism studies, culture studies, assistant at the Pedagogical University of Krakow
National Museum in Krakow, Main Building, al. 3 Maja 1, Audio-visual room

12 June

6.00 p.m.
“Games of Jews – joyful and useful”
A lecture held by Anna Lebet-Minakowska
Jewish Community Centre of Krakow, ul. Miodowa 24

13 June

3.00-4.30 p.m.
“ABC of Christian-Jewish and Polish-Jewish relations. Polish-Jewish relations today”
A lecture held by Michał Bilewicz, PhD
Teaching Building of The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow, ul. Franciszkańska 1, room 124

28 June – 7 July

23rd Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow

 

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