Poland 2015 – Adult Mission

Wednesday, November 11th – Bob G

The day started off with a delicious breakfast at the Qubus Hotel in Krakow.  We then boarded our tour bus and headed for Warsaw with en route stops at the Holocaust Memorial in Kielce, the Majdanek Concentration/Extermination camp near Lublin, … Continue reading »

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Monday, November 9th – Lisa & Jonny

Morning in Lodz Prior to WW2 one-third of the population of Lodz, Poland was Jewish. There has not been a Jewish community there for 70 years. Our group was blessed to witness the tiny spark that will undoubtedly (G”W) – be the key to the … Continue reading »

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Sunday, November 8, 2015 – Hindy & Rosie

We finally got to see the Golden Autumn after days of grey. Our group was amazed by the panoramic bus tour of Warsaw. We caught glimpses of the Opera House, the famous Hotel Bristol where contemporary leaders and film stars … Continue reading »

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Allison’s Blog of Shabbos November 7, 2015- Warsaw, Poland

The overcast day began for us at 9 AM with Shabbat Davening. The only shul left standing in Warsaw is called the Nozyk Synagogue. The only reason why it remains and wasn’t destroyed by the Nazi’s is because the Nazis preferred to keep it … Continue reading »

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Thursday evening – Arline D U

Tonight we had the privilege of dining at the Galil kosher restaurant and meeting with Dr. Sebastian Rejak,  the special Envoy to the Jewish Diaspora, Polish Ministry of Affairs.  His topic was Poland , Polish Jewry and the diaspora. He … Continue reading »

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Day 1 in Warsaw – Marc I

Greetings from Warsaw, We all met at 2 pm at the Jewish Institute in downtown Warsaw. It was one of the few Jewish buildings that survived World War II. There we had an interesting, open and very frank discussion with our resident … Continue reading »

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