22. Festiwal Kultury Żydowskiej Simcha

22. Simcha Jewish Culture Festival

The program of the festival consists of a musical block (evening concerts of Jewish music in the White Stork Synagogue) and many other attractions for participants of every age, such as workshops and meetings with outstanding personalities of the Jewish world.

Program:

05/09/2020 | Saturday |KLEZMER HAVDALA|

  • 9:59 p.m. Concert: KLEZMER TURMOIL! – BUM BUM ORKESTAR, Synagogue, tickets: 30/40 PLN

06/09/2020 Sunday HASIDIC DAY

  • 10:00 a.m. JEWISH FAIR, courtyard of the Synagogue

  • 11:00 a.m. WALK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF FORMER SYNAGOGUES AND TEMPLES. It will be guided by Professor Leszek Ziątkowski, Ph.D. Start point: courtyard of the Synagogue

  • 12:00 p.m. WORKSHOP: KNITTING KIPPAHS, Bike Cafe, free participation, zapisy@proarte.org.pl

  • 1:00 p.m. HASIDIC CUISINE. Lecture/Garden of the Sarah Restaurant, free entrance

  • 2:00 p.m. CYCLING WALK WITH A GUIDE around the southern part of Wroclaw/free participation, zapisy@proarte.org.pl

  • 3:00 p.m. DISCUSSION PANEL – HASIDS IN POLISH LANDS, Synagogue, free entrance

  • 4:00 p.m. HASIDIC DANCE WORKSHOP, courtyard, free participation

  • 4:30 p.m. EMPTY CHAIRS – STORIES OF JEWS FROM SILESIA. Meeting with the author: Leszek Jodliński / Conference room, free entrance.

  • 6:00 p.m. VERNISSAGE OF THE EXHIBITION: UNDERCURRENT Noa Heyne’s installations /Israel, Germany/ Mykwa, free entrance (side event).

  • 8:00 p.m. CONCERT: NIGHT OF NIGUNS – VOX VARSHE /Warsaw/ Synagogue, tickets: 40 PLN, 50 PLN

  • 8.30 p.m. SIMCHA CINEMA: Zero Motivation, Mleczarnia, free entrance

07/09/2020 Monday DAY OF NIGUNS

  • 4:00 p.m. OHELE, KIRKUT, JORCAJT – HASIDIC DICTIONARY Lecture/Conference room, free entrance

  • 5:30 p.m. Meeting with Professor Marcin Wodziński, Ph.D., Conference room, free entrance

  • 7:00 p.m. EXHIBITION: UNDERCURRENT. Meeting with artist Noa Heyne /Israel, Germany/ and curator of the exhibition Agata Ciastoń /Poland/Event in English, Mykwa, free entrance, zapisy@proarte.org.pl

  • 8:00 p.m. CONCERT OF SYNAGOGUE MUSIC | Yoni Rose /Germany/ – cantor | Choir of the White Stork Synagogue, Synagogue, tickets: 40 PLN, 50 PLN

  • 8:30 p.m. SIMCHA CINEMA: + The Band’s Visit, Mleczarnia, free entrance

  • 9:30 p.m. HASIDIC DANCE WORKSHOP. Courtyard, free participation

08/09/2020 Tuesday

  • 4:00 p.m. HASIDIC SINGING WORKSHOP, free participation, registration: zapisy@proarte.org.pl

  • 6:00 p.m. HASIDIC STORIES READ BY BOGUSŁAW KIERC, Empora, 2nd floor of the Synagogue, free entrance

  • 7:00 p.m. EXHIBITION: UNDERCURRENT Meeting with artist Noa Heyne /Israel, Germany/ and curator of the exhibition Agata Ciastoń /Poland/Event in English, Mykwa, free entrance, zapisy@proarte.org.pl

  • 8:00 p.m. CONCERT: OJFN  WEG  Roksana Vikaluk, Synagogue, tickets: 30/40 PLN

  • 8:30 p.m. SIMCHA CINEMA: Ben Gurion, Epilogue, Mleczarnia, free participation

  • 9:30 p.m. HASIDIC DANCE WORKSHOP Courtyard, free participation

09/09/2020 Wednesday WOMAN IN HADISISM

  • 3:00 p.m. LANGUAGE WORKSHOP /Department of Jewish Studies, University of Wroclaw/Workshop room, free participation

  • 4:00 p.m. ‘WHO HAS INFECTED YOU WITH THEATRE’ – ARTISTIC ROTBAUM FAMILY Lecture/Cocofli, free entrance

  • 5:00 p.m. ‘ARE JEWISH WOMEN JEWS (IN ORTHODOX JUDAISM)?’ Lecture by Rabbi Małgorzata Kordowicz / Conference room, free entrance

  • 6:30 p.m. ODE TO JOY: HOW YISKHOK LEYBUSH PERETZ UNDERSTOOD IT AND HOW HIS MESSAGE WAS DISTORTED Lecture by Bella Szwarcman-Czarnota /Warsaw/Workshop room, free entrance

  • 8:00 p.m. CONCERT: SONGS OF JEWISH POLESIA Olga Avigail - Mieleszczuk /Jerusalem, Warsaw/ – vocal & Zespół Instrumentalny Synagoga [Synagogue Instrumental Ensemble], tickets: 30 PLN, 40 PLN.

  • 8:30 p.m. SIMCHA CINEMA: Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (2014), dir. Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz, Israel/France/Germany Mleczarnia, free entrance

  • 9:30 p.m. HASIDIC DANCE WORKSHOP Courtyard, free participation

10/09/2020 Thursday

  • 3:00 p.m. LANGUAGE WORKSHOP: BIBLICAL HEBREW /Department of Jewish Studies, University of Wroclaw, free participation

  • 5:00 p.m. JEWISH ANGELS Lecture by Professor Paweł Śpiewak, Director of the Jewish Historical Institute, Warsaw/Conference room, free entrance

  • 6:30 p.m. MUSIC AS A TIKKUN OLAM TOOL IN THE RELIGIOUS THOUGHT OF HASIDS Lecture by Professor Bożena Muszkalska, Ph.D. /University of Wroclaw/Workshop room, free entrance

  • 8:00 p.m. CONCERT: YIDDISH PEARLS. Nina Stiller – vocal, Artur Jerzy Zieliński – piano. Synagogue, tickets: 30 PLN, 40 PLN

  • 8:30 p.m. SIMCHA CINEMA: Turn Left at the End of the World, Mleczarnia, free entrance

  • 9:30 p.m. HASIDIC DANCE WORKSHOP Courtyard, free participation

11/09/2020 Friday SHABBAT

  • 3:00 p.m. LANGUAGE WORKSHOP /Department of Jewish Studies, University of Wroclaw, free participation

  • 4:00 p.m. REST OF THE BODY Meeting with the author: Rafał Kowalski/Conference room, free entrance

  • 5:00 p.m. TORAH WORKSHOP Host: Jerzy Kichler / Synagogue, free participation

  • 6:00 p.m. ALL QUESTIONS ARE KOSHER Host: Jerzy Kichler / Workshop room, free participation

  • 7:00 p.m. KABBALAT SHABBAT, open service at the inauguration of Shabbat Synagogue, free entrance

Location

The White Stork Synagogue

ul. Włodkowica 7, 50-072 Wrocław

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