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Adam Lizakowski returns

August 20th, 2011 Comments off

Adam Lizakowski, the Polish poet who was born in Pieszyce / Peterwaldau and has lived in Chicago for the past 20 years, has returned to our synagogue for another reading of his poetry.

Adam Lizakowski - poetry reading ( 2011-08-25 )

Adam Lizakowski – poetry reading ( 2011-08-25 )


Last poetry reading - audience

Last poetry reading – audience

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Summer 2011

August 12th, 2011 Comments off

Żydowski Dzierżoniów, Jewish Rychbach, Jüdisches Reichenbach 1945 – 1948

The exhibition about Jakub Egit and his Yishuf / settlement in Lower Silesia had its first showing in der Landesvertretung des Landes Niedersachsen (seat of the representative of Lower Saxony) in Berlin during December 2010. (see also Jacob Egit and the Jewish Community after 1945 page under History).

Following the showing in Berlin, the exhibition travelled to Krzyżowa / Kreisau, Sitz der Stiftung Kreisau für Europäische Verständigung / Fundacja Krzyżowa dla Porozumienia Europejskiego during February-March 2011, and during April 2011 to Wroclaw / Breslau in the Edith Stein Haus / Dom Edyty Stein. Finally, the exhibition will find its permanent home in our synagogue. Opening date will be rosh hashana (September 29, 2011).

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