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28.06.2019    10:00

FRIDAY, 28.06.2019

10.00 – Yiddish folk songs of Mordechai Gebirtig (Part 2); Cindy Paley (US)

Workshop
Place: Galicia Jewish Museum, ul. Dajwór 18
EN, PL
Tickets: 15 PLN
Organised by Beit Polska – The Union of Progressive Jewish Communities in Poland & Or Hadasz – The Progressive Jewish Community of Krakow.

Mordechai Gebirtig was a true folk poet and the most popular creator of hundreds of folk songs in Poland between the two world wars. Gebirtig’s songs were known and sung during his lifetime throughout the entire Yiddish cultural world. Collectively, they may be viewed as a representative voice of a major part of that lost world of European Jewish life and Yiddish culture.


13.00 - Ceremony Awarding the Righteous Among the Nations Medals and Certificates

Ceremony
Galicia Jewish Museum, ul. Dajwór 18
PL, EN
Free admission
Organized by the Embassy of Israel in Poland

The title “Righteous Among the Nations” is the highest Israeli civilian award. The medal is granted by the Yad Vashem Institute in Jerusalem honouring people who risked their lives and those of their families to rescue Jews from the Holocaust during World War II. The award will be granted posthumously to the closest family of these heroes. The ceremony will take place at the Galicia Jewish Museum during the Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow. Attending the ceremony will be the persons saved from the Shoah and their families. Granting Righteous Among Nations medals is an important mission of the Embassy of Israel in Poland.

 
16.00 – „Kazimierz”; Bogdan Frymorgen (PL)

Exhibition opening
Galicia Jewish Museum , ul. Dajwór 18
PL, EN
Free admission
Organizated by Galicia Jewish Museum 

“Kazimierz” is a photographic meditation on the relationship between an artist and a unique place on earth. It’s a visual essay, personal in its message and understated in form. Some locations presented in the photographs already look different. Others will soon undergo a similar transformation. “This is only a snapshot of history,” writes Bogdan Frymorgen. “In a few years it can show a world that no longer exists. After all, it died once already.”


18.00 – Kabalat Shabbat. Progressive Shabbat service

Place: Galicia Jewish Museum, ul. Dajwór 18
PL, EN, HE
Free admission, registration required: office.szpk.apjk@gmail.com
Organized by Beit Polska – The Union of Progressive Jewish Communities in Poland & Or Hadasz – The Progressive Jewish Community of Krakow.

Kabalat Shabbat Service – Prayers welcoming the start of Shabbat by Or Hadasz – The Progressive Jewish Community of Krakow.


19.30 – A Celebration of Jewish Folk Music with Cindy Paley; Cindy Paley (US)

Concert 
Place: Galicia Jewish Museum, ul. Dajwór 18
Tickets: 20 (seniors, students), 40 PLN regular
Organised by Beit Polska – The Union of Progressive Jewish Communities in Poland & Or Hadasz – The Progressive Jewish Community of Krakow.

Experience the captivating melodies of modern Israel, the Yiddish folk tunes of  Eastern Europe, the Ladino love songs of Sephardic Spain and the eclectic compositions of contemporary North America – all in a single concert.