Partners Poland Trip 2018

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The most powerful journey you may ever take. Relive the greatness of Jewish life in Poland and grapple with the Holocaust up close and personal. Leading Poland trips for over a decade, Rabbi Shmuel Lynn & Ruthi Lynn invite you to join them and 25 young New York City Jews on a journey of a lifetime. Itinerary can be found in the FAQS below.

Secure your space with a $500 deposit (non refundable)

payment 1) $1500 due by May 1st

payment 2) $1500 due by June 1st

Itinerary 

Sunday 24th June 

Depart US

Monday 25th June 

Arrival in Warsaw  Okopowa Street Jewish Cemetery Visit the life of the Jewish people pre-war through the Jewish Cemetery of Warsaw. The cemetery allows us to understand the richness and diversity of life pre-war.

Warsaw

A walking tour of Warsaw will include the former ghetto, the Umschlagplatz monument, Ghetto Uprising monument and Miła 18, the ŻOB (Jewish Combat Organization) memorial site.

Overnight: Warsaw: Radisson Blu Sobieski 

Tuesday 26th June

Łódź

Jewish people made up about one third of the city’s population and owned one third of all the factories.

The Radegast Train Station was situated in Łódź ghetto, which served as the departure point to the death camps in Chełmno and Auschwitz.

Chelmno Chelmno was the first death camp of the Nazi’s Final Solution which was operational in Autumn 1941 before the famous Wannsee Conference. Gassings took place in experimental gas vans claiming the lives of over 200,000 Jews.

Overnight: Warsaw: Radisson Blu Sobieski 

Wednesday 27th June

Lublin

Before the war, Yeshivat Chachmei Lublin was the most important Yeshiva in Poland, if not the world. It was led by the dynamic Rabbi and member of the Polish Parliament – Rabbi Meir Shapiro.

Majdanek The Majdanek concentration camp was located three kilometres from the centre of Lublin and was in operation from October 1941 until July 1944. Between 95,000 and 130,000 died or were killed in the Majdanek system; between 80,000 and 92,000 of whom were Jews.

Leżajsk  The grave of R’ Elimelech of Leżajsk attracts pilgrims from around the world making the surviving cemetery one of the largest sites of Jewish pilgrimage in Poland and still an important Chassidic center.

Overnight: Rzeszow: Bristol Hotel

Thursday June 28th 

Belzec The site of one of the Operation Reinhard Death Camps where a memorial stands to the 600,000 Jews murdered there.

Łańcut  The former synagogue from 1761 has been stunningly restored with wall decorations from 18th and 19th centuries.

Markowa A small town close to Łańcut in which we can tell the remarkable story of those who put their lives at risk to save the lives of Jews during the Holocaust.

Tarnów Before the war, about 25,000 Jews lived in Tarnów, comprising about half of the town’s population. By the end of the war the overwhelming majority of Tarnów Jews had been murdered by the Germans.

Zbylitowska Góra A site of mass murder of the Jews from Tarnów.

Kraków Ghetto and Schindler’s Factory Over the bridge from Kazimierz is the former WWII ghetto situated in the Podgórze area of the city where traces of the ghetto wall can still be found as well as Schindler’s ‘Emalia’ enamel factory.

Overnight: Kraków: Radisson Blu Kraków

Friday June 29th

Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau The largest of Nazi Germany’s concentration camps and extermination camps operational during World War II, the camp took its German name from the name of the Polish town of Oświęcim in which it is located. Most victims were killed in Auschwitz II’s gas chambers using Zyklon B; other deaths were caused by systematic starvation, forced labour, lack of disease control, individual executions and purported “medical experiments”.

Shabbat in Krakow June 30th 

Shabbat in Kraków 8:35 PM – Candle lighting  Group activity Kabbalat Shabbat in one of Kraków’s old Synagogues  Shabbat Dinner.

Overnight: Kraków: Radisson Blu Kraków

Shabbat Day June 31st 

Optional Shabbat Service Kiddush

Kazimierz The former Jewish quarter in Kraków comprises the most intact and significant collection of Jewish buildings in Central Europe today, including seven remaining synagogues.

Shabbat Lunch  Testimony from one of the Righteous Among the Nations 10:03 PM Shabbat ends.

Overnight: Kraków: Radisson Blu Kraków

Sunday July 1st

Return to USA

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