The Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles invites you to:
An Evening of Ideas and Jazz: The Revival of Jewish Culture in Poland
Wednesday, May 6 at 7:00PM
American Jewish University - Library
15600 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90077
Dr. Sebastian Rejak, Special Envoy of Poland's Minister of Foreign
Affairs for Relations with the Jewish Diaspora will present a lecture
entitled "Polish Jewry, >from Destruction to Revival." He will also cover
the opening and mission of the new museum POLIN: Museum of the
History of Polish Jews in Warsaw.
Following the lecture, join us for a concert, exemplifying this cultural
resurgence, featuring noted jazz pianist Kuba Stankiewicz who
performs works >from his new album "The Music of Victor Young."
Young, an American born composer of popular songs and films
("Around the World in Eighty Days") began his career as a violinist
with the Warsaw Philharmonic.
Kuba Stankiewicz, with a catalog of over twenty albums, ranks among
the top Jazz pianists in Poland. The American-educated Stankiewicz
received an Order of Merit >from Poland for his cultural contributions
and representation of Polish ideals at home and abroad.
Reservations/ticket purchase required: go to: wcce.aju.edu or
telephone: 310-440-1246. Regular price, $15 per person. JGSLA
members discount: $8.00. Use promo code JGSLA to receive special
This special program is co-sponsored by the JGSLA, AJU and the
Consulate General of the Republic of Poland).
More information on our website: www.jgsla.org