Monthly program

PROGRAM BAYIT HADASH
ENCOUNTERS WITH JEWISH CULTURE, 2018
(1996-2018)

The Centenary of the Restoration of Polish Independence, 1918-2018

HERITAGE, MEMORY, CIVIL SOCIETY

3 September - 30 November, 2018
23 Elul 5778 - 22 Kislev, 5779

PROLOGUE TO THE BAYIT HADASH PROGRAM


Monday, 3 September, 6:00 p.m.

The Literary Landscape in prewar Poland
- Lecture by Prof. Wojciech Ligęza.




Tuesday, 4 September, 6:00 p.m.

Eugeniusz Kwiatkowski and his Work
- Lecture by Prof. Andrzej Romanowski and a presentation of his book about E. Kwiatkowski.




Sunday, 9 September, 7:00 p.m.

Rosh Hashanah Evening,
with the participation of Rabbi Tanya Segal, Beit Krakow.




Monday, 10 September

ROSH HASHANAH, 5779
JEWISH NEW YEAR, 5779




Tuesday, 11 September

ROSH HASHANAH, 5779
JEWISH NEW YEAR, 5779




Wednesday, 12 September, 6:00 p.m.

Dr Leszek Allerhand (1931-2018) in Memoriam.
Screening of Dr Leszek Allerhand's films.




Thursday, 13 September, 6:00 p.m.

Dr Leszek Allerhand (1931-2018) in Memoriam.
Screening of Dr Leszek Allerhand's films.




Sunday, 16 September, 6:00 p.m.*

NEW YEAR'S CONCERT - ROSH HASHANAH 5779.
Piano Recital
performed by Piotr Alexewicz.
On the program Works by F. Mendelssohn, F. Chopin, M. Ravel, S. Rachmaninow, S. Prokofiew.




Monday, 17 September, 6:00 p.m.

Rafael F. Scharf (1931-2003) in Memoriam on the 15 anniversary on his death.
Screening of archival film materials with participation of R.F. Scharf.




Wednesday, 19 September

YOM KIPPUR
DAY OF ATONEMENT




Thursday, 20 September, 6:00 p.m.

Rafael F. Scharf (1931-2003) in Memoriam on the 15 anniversary on his death.
Screening of archival film materials with participation of R.F. Scharf.




Monday, 24 September

SUKKOT
FEAST OF TABERNACLES




Tuesday, 25 September

SUKKOT
FEAST OF TABERNACLES




Thursday, 4 October, 6:00 p.m.

East Borderland Polish Literature
- Lecture by Prof. Andrzej Romanowski and presentation of his book under the same title published by UNIVERSITAS, 2018.




Friday, 5 October, 6:00 p.m.

Synagogues in Hungary
- Lecture by Prof. Rudolf Klein from Budapest, author of a monumental publication about synagogues in Hungary
(Lecture in English).




Monday, 8 October, 6:00 p.m.

The Polish Legions (1914-1918) - History and Myth
- Lecture by Prof. Andrzej Chwalba and presentation of his book about the Polish Legions, published by the Wydawnictwo Literackie, 2018.




Wednesday, 10 October, 6:00 p.m.

Prof. Richard E. Pipes (1923-2018) in Memoriam
- Lecture by Prof. Andrzej Nowak.




Thursday, 11 October, 6:00 p.m.

In Memory of Senator Krzysztof Kozłowski,
Operation BRIDGE.




Monday, 15 October, 6:00 p.m.

Women in Marshal Piłsudski life
- Meeting with Iwona Kienzler and presentation of her book under the same title, published by BELLONA, 2014.




Thursday, 18 October, 6:00 p.m.

Jewish Memory in Mszana Dolna
- Meeting with Urszula Antosz-Rekucka, awarded with the Fr. Stanisław Musiał Prize in 2018.




Saturday, 20 October, 11:00 a.m.

Book Auction (123)
- organized by the Rara Avis Antiquarian Bookstore
(www.raraavis.krakow.pl).




Tuesday, 23 October, 6:00 p.m.

Mills of Gods. Notes on the Church and the Holocaust
- Lecture by Prof. Jacek Leociak and promotion of his book published by the Czarne Publishing House, 2018.




Friday, 26 October, 6:00 p.m.

The Tattooist of Auschwitz
- Meeting with Heather Morris (Australia) and presentation of her book under the same title, published by the Marginesy Publishing House, 2018.




Tuesday, 27 November, 6:00 p.m.

Magnetic people
- Meeting with the poet Eliza Segiet and promotion of her volume of poetry under the same title, published by Wydawnictwo Sowello, 2018.
Moderated by Beata Anna Symołon.




Monday, 29 October, 6:00 p.m.

70 Years of State of Israel. Drawing up a Balance Sheet
- Lecture by Jarosław Kociszewski.




Tuesday, 30 October, 6:00 p.m.

The destinies of the 1968 March emigrants
- Meeting with Andrzej Krakowski, film director, movie producer, graphic artist, teacher.




Sunday, 4 November, 6:00 p.m.*

25 YEARS OF THE CENTER FOR JEWISH CULTURE
JAZZ KONCERT

performed by Adama Makowicz (Piano).




Monday, 5 November, 6:00 p.m.

Brilliant: the Lwów School of Mathematics
- Lecture by Mariusz Urbanek.




Wednesday, 7 November, 6:00 p.m.

The Question of Upper Silesia after WWI
- Lecture by Prof. Ryszard Kaczmarek.




Thursday, 8 November, 6:00 p.m.

Israel, Memory and Identity
- Lecture by Dr. Daniel Slomka.




Monday, 12 November, 6:00 p.m.

The Greek Decalogue. Delphi sayings
- Lecture by Dr. Krzysztof Bielawski and promotion of his book The Delphi Triangle, published by The Jagiellonian University Press, 2018.




Wednesday, 14 November, 6:00 p.m.

The Old and the New Testament and the geology
- Lecture by Prof. Maciej Pawlikowski.




Monday, 19 November, 6:00 p.m.

Philo-Semitic Violence. A new Polish Narrative about Jews
- Lecture by Dr Elżbieta Janicka.




Wednesday, 21 November, 6:00 p.m.

The Banality of Forgetting On the Banality of Forgetting: Tracing the Memory of Jewish Culture in Poland
- A panel discussion with Prof. Jacek Nowak, Prof. Sławomir Kapralski, Prof. Dariusz NiedĽwiecki, authors of a book under the same title, published by Peter Lang 2018.




Thursday, 22 November, 6:00 p.m.

Forbidden reading list. About the new school canon
- Meeting with Irek Grin.




Sunday, 25 November, 6:00 p.m.*

THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF THE CENTER FOR JEWISH CULTURE
A Concert by the KROKE Ensemble
, featuring
Tomasz Kukurba (viola, violin),
Jerzy Bawoł (accordion),
Tomasz Lato (double bass).




Thursday, 29 November, 6:00 p.m.

The Question of Spanish Citizenship for Sephardic Jews
- Meeting with Fernando Vara de Rey, Director of the Cervantes Institute in Krakow.






* tickets available at the Center for Jewish Culture


EXHIBITIONS AT THE CENTER FOR JEWISH CULTURE

My Jewish Parents, My Polish Parents
- a documentary exhibition organized by The Holocaust Children Association in Poland and Rosa Luxemburg Foundation in Warsaw.
Open till September 30, 2018.

Jews in the Polish Parlament between the wars
- an exhibition by Michał Zajda organized jointly with Social-Cultural Association of Jews in Poland, Krakow Branch.
Opened till September 15, 2018.





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