Bronisław Komorowski, President of the Republic of Poland accepted our invitation to become the Honorary Patron of the 25th anniversary edition of the Jewish Culture Festival. 'By doing so, Mr. President wants to underline the anniversary character of the Festival and to express his appreciation to the organizers, who made the festival into an exceptional place of encounters with rich Jewish culture.' - reads the letter received from the Chancellery of the President of Poland.
Tu B’Shevat, the 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar — celebrated this year on Wednesday, February 5th — is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees. This is the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle.
Miriam Akvia, an Israeli writer, born in Krakow, died on January 16th, 2015 in Tel Aviv. She survived the Holocaust, she loved Krakow and her new home - Israel. She left us with love, that will fill our prayers.
To be The Macher is a cool thing! Becoming the festival volunteer, you join a team that creates the largest Jewish Culture Festival in the world, you can also express your creativity in our Cheder but you can also learn many things in a series of especially designed workshops, seminars and tours. Join The Machers - our allmighty volunteers! We have a special program for foreign volunteers as well!
Let's create Family Album - photostory of Kazimierz Quarter. Let's make it out of family photos. Share with us your personal stories and photographs taken on Kazimierz quarter! Meeting: Dec 17th, 6.00 p.m.