1000 years of Jewish presence in Poland events in IL #general

Romm Miriam

Association of Cracovians in Israel Israel-Polish Friendship
are pleased to announce
an International Symposium
the 700th anniversary of the establishment of the Jewish Community of Cracow
and 1000 years of Jewish presence in Poland


Sunday, December 12th, 2004

Guests of Honor:
Wislawa Szymborska, Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature - 1996
M.P. Shimon Peres, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate - 1994
Auditorium Eretz-Israel Museum, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv
At 6:30 p.m.

Exhibition of Photographs
Hanukah Candle lighting
M.P. Shimon Peres, Chairman of the Israel Labor Party
M.P. Michael Eitan
H.E. J.W. Piekarski, Ambassador of Poland in Israel
H.E. David Peleg, Ambassador of Israel in Poland
Prof. Schevach Weiss, former M.P.
Ms. Wislawa Szymborska will read >from her poems
Mr. Rafi Weichert will read the Hebrew translation

Choir of the Telma Jelin School, Ishai Stekler, conductor
Maestro Leopold Kozlowski and Shmuel Atzmon

Master of Ceremonies: Shaul Meislish
Producer: Yossi Natkovitz
Tickets NIS 60. - available at Association of Crakovians in Israel
POB 17209 Tel Aviv, or by phone: 054-4436366, 054-4581223, 050-7737000

In cooperation with:
The Institute for Research on the History of Polish Jewry and Israel-Polish
Relations of Tel Aviv University
The Center for Research on the History and Culture of Polish Jewry of the
Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Tel-Aviv University, Gilman Hall, Jona Etinger Auditorium

10:00-12:30 a.m. “Between Two Worlds” The Influence of Polish
Literature on Hebrew Literature
Greetings: Prof. Itamar Rabinovitz, President of the
Tel-Aviv University

Guest of Honor: Wislawa Szymborska
Chair: Miriam Akavia, writer, president of the Israel-Polish Friendship
Rafi Weichert - The Works of Wislawa Szymborska
Dr. David Weinfeld, Hebrew University - Stanislaw Wyspianski
Dr. Ruth Shenfeld - The Closed Wagon: >from Szymborska to Dan Pagis

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. “Prejudice and Stereotypes"
Session led by the joint chairmen of the Israel-Polish Society for Mental
Prof. Jacek Bomba, Jagiellonian University, Cracow
Dr. Henry Szor, Israel-Polish Association of Psychiatrists
Prof. Dov Aleksandrowicz - Myths and Stereoptyes, Necessary or Injurious?
Dr. Ilana Kremer - The Process of Forgiveness – Psychological and
Humanitarian Aspects
Dr. Haim Knobler - Cracow and Jerusalem – A Renewed Encounter

4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Cracow – A City and Its People in Israel
Chair: Prof. David Assaf, Institute of Diaspora Research, Tel-Aviv
Prof. Israel Bartal, Hebrew University - Between Cracow and Lwow
Prof. Chava Turnianski, Hebrew University – The Historical Poem in Yiddish
Between Ashkenaz and Poland
Prof. Elhanan Reiner, Tel Aviv
University -Has It Already Been 700 Years?
Rabbi Yaakov Sabra >from Cracow, Students of Rabbeinu Tam

Admission Free

Photo Exhibition

Tuseday, December 14th, 2004 at 5:30 p.m.

Chris Schwarz, Cracow – Exhibition >from the Galician Museum
Prof. Aleksander Skotnicki, Cracow – Photos >from a Private Collection(?)

Literary Evening

Tuseday, December 14th, 2004 at 6:30 p.m

Public High School "Hey”, 227 Ben -Yehuda Street, Tel Aviv

Admission Free

Miriam Romm



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