Poland’s Jewish Revival

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DATE: Thurs, May 12, 2011

TIME: 5 PM–9 PM

Location: 78 East Washington Street

Cost: FREE & Open to the Public!

SPEAKERS

Zygmunt Matynia (Consul General of the Republic of Poland): Opening Remarks

Shana Penn (Executive Director of the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture): How Jewish Life Came Back to Poland After 1968 & the Role of Philanthropy in Today’s Cultural Revival

Michael Traison (Attorney): Some Observations Regarding Jewish Life in Poland Today

Karen Underhill (PhD Candidate @ University of Chicago): Exploring Jewish Identity and Peoplehood in Poland

Adam Davis (Executive Director, KFAR Jewish Arts Center): Synthesis and Antithesis: The Role of Poland in a Global New-ish Jewish Culture

Click HERE for more program information.

NOTE: The Chicago Cultural Center is located on Michigan Avenue between Washington & Randolph.  78 East Washington  is the Washington Street entrance.

This program is sponsored by Chicago International Sister Cities Program, Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago, Taube Foundation for Jewish Life and Culture and KFAR Jewish Arts Center.

Graphics from the Jewish Virtual Library.

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