Monthly program

21st ANNIVERSARY OF THE CENTER FOR JEWISH CULTURE


BAYIT HADASH - ENCOUNTERS WITH JEWISH CULTURE

PROF. JAN KARSKI, HENRYK SŁAWIK, RAFAEL F. SCHARF




Sunday, September 28th, 6:00 p.m.*

NEW YEAR'S CONCERT - ROSH HASHANAH, 5775
A Guitar Concert
by Álvaro Cordoba (Uruguay): South American Compositions.




Monday, September 29th, 6:00 p.m.*

Fish Soup in Odessa
- A monodrama about Prof. Jan Karski, performed by Sebastian Ry¶;
script: Szymon Bogacz, based on the book by Jacek Ry¶ entitled The Scars of Freedom, directed by Julia Mark (Pawłowska).




Tuesday, September 30th, 6:00 p.m.

Prof. Jan Karski on Archival Footage
(Polish version).




Wednesday, October 1st, 6:00 p.m.

Prof. Jan Karski on Archival Footage
(English and German versions).




Thursday, October 2nd, 6:00 p.m.

Spots in Memory
- A Polish Radio Theater drama about Jan Karski
(Polish version).




Monday, October 6th, 6:00 p.m.

An Evening Reminiscing Rafael F. Scharf
on the 100th Anniversary of his Birth.




Tuesday, October 7th, 6:00 p.m.

The first German occupation of Warsaw (1915-1918) and the Jews
- A lecture by Prof. Jolanta Żyndul.




Monday, October 13th, 6:00 p.m.

Henryk Sławik, THE GREAT RIGHTEOUS
- A lecture by H.E. Ambassador Grzegorz Łubczyk.




Tuesday, October 14th, 6:00 p.m.

The Heroes of Three Nations: Henryk Sławik and József Antall
- A documentary film; authored and directed by Grzegorz Łubczyk, 2014, 65 mins.




Wednesday, October 15th, 6:00 p.m.

Henryk Sławik, The Polish Wallenberg
- A documentary film produced by Marek Maldis and Grzegorz Łubczyk 2004, 50 mins.
(Polish version, with French subtitles).
Sławik in Hebrew
- A documentary film 2004, 15 mins.
(Polish version, with French subtitles).




Thursday, October 16th, 6:00 p.m.

Prof. Jan Karski Institute in Ruda ¦l±ska, Established by Kaya Mirecka-Ploss from Washington: Objectives and Tasks
- A meeting with Bożena Łobzowska.




Saturday, October 18th, 11:00 a.m.

Book Auction,
organized by the Rara Avis Antiquity Bookstore.
(www.raraavis.krakow.pl).




Monday, October 20th, 6:00 p.m.

Is Peace in the Middle East Possible
- A lecture by Dr. Uri Huppert from Jerusalem.




Wednesday, October 22nd, 6:00 p.m.

From Warsaw to a Kibbutz
- A meeting with Alex Dancyg, a Varsovian from the Nir-Oz Kibbutz.




Thursday, October 23th, 6:00 p.m.

How the Polish Jews Contributed to the Origin of Israel
- Opening of the Exhibition, jointly organized by the Beit Berl College in Israel, the Teachers' University in Krakow, and the Institute of Jewish Studies of the Jagiellonian University.




Monday, October 27th, 6:00 p.m.

Travel Documents
- A meeting with Prof. Kurt Weber, co-founder of a Polish film school, with the promotion of his book under the same title,
published by the Novae Res Publishers, 2014.




Tuesday, October 28th, 6:00 p.m.

Leni... muss fort (Leni Must Go)
- A feature film directed by Leo Hiemer 1993, 74 mins.
(German version).
A story based on facts. A tragic fate of a Jewish girl hidden by her foster parents in a secluded German village.




Wednesday, October 29th, 6:00 p.m.

Neurobiology of Death and Perimortal Phenomena
- A lecture by Prof. Jerzy Vetulani (Polish Academy of Sciences).




Thursday, October 30th, 6:00 p.m.

Samuel
- A documentary film, directed by Jan Kidawa-Błoński about Samuel Willenbergu born in Częstochowa, 2014, 70 min.
(English subtitles).




Monday, November 3rd, 6:00 p.m.

The 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising (1944)
Canal
,
a feature film directed by Andrzej Wajda;
script by Jerzy S. Stawiński 1957, 95 mins.
The film obtained a special Jury Award in Cannes in 1957.
After the exhibition, Andrzej Wajda and Jan Nowak Jeziorański will be talking about the Warsaw Uprising (recording, Polish version).




Tuesday, November 4th, 6:00 p.m.

The 70th Anniversary of the Liquidation of the Litzmanstadt (ŁódĽ) Ghetto,
on Archival footage.




Thursday, November 6th, 6:00 p.m. *

Adam Makowicz Jazz Concert,
Dedicated to the Memories of Prof. Jan Karski, Henryk Sławik, and Rafael F. Scharf.




Thursday, November 13th, 6:00 p.m.

The Happiest Day of My Life
- A documentary film dedicated to Marian Turski; authored and directed by Michał Bukojemski, 2013, 67 mins.
(English subtitles).




Friday, November 14th, 6:00 p.m.

In Light, in Darkness
- Opening of the Exhibition of Paintings by Grzegorz Stec.




Monday, November 17th, 6:00 p.m.

Khazars, A Lost World Rediscovered
- A lecture by Prof. Hanna Zaremska.




Wednesday, November 19th, 6:00 p.m.

The Conscience Clause
- A lecture by Prof. Jan Woleński.




Thursday, November 20th, 6:00 p.m.

Site Inspection (Wizja lokalna)
- A meeting with Zev Lidert, with the promotion of the book by Włodzimierz Ehrlich,
Site Inspection, published by the W.A.B. Publishers, 2014.




Sunday, November 23rd, 6:00 p.m.*

THE 21st ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF THE CENTER FOR JEWISH CULTURE
A Concert by the KROKE Ensemble
,
featuring Tomasz Kukurba (viola, violin),
Jerzy Bawoł (accordion),
and Tomasz Lato (double bass).




Monday, November 24th, 6:00 p.m.

THE 21st ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF THE CENTER FOR JEWISH CULTURE
The Aleksander & Alicja Hertz Annual Memorial Lecture
What I Owe to Christianity and the Dialogue

- A lecture by Prof. Stanisław Krajewski.




Tuesday, November 25th, 6:00 p.m.

The 70th Anniversary of the Liquidation of the Litzmanstadt (ŁódĽ) Ghetto
Photo Amateur
- A documentary film directed by Dariusz Jabłoński, 1998, 57 mins.
(English subtitles).




Wednesday, November 26th, 6:00 p.m.

Litzmanstadt (ŁódĽ) Ghetto and its Uniqueness
- A lecture by Marian Turski, a survivor of the ŁódĽ Ghetto.




Thursday, November 27th, 6:00 p.m.

The Secrets of the Family of Akiba Rubinstein, an Outstanding Chess Player from near Łomża
- A meeting with the chess player Jan Kusina.




Friday, November 28th, 6:00 p.m.

Could Minerals Have Contributed to the Origin of Life on the Earth: The Role of Quartz
- A lecture by Prof. Maciej Pawlikowski
(University of Technology, AGH).






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