Academic session in the Yiddish Cultural Center: “The Jewish school and upbringing before and today. Contexts and inspirations” under the academic supervision of Anna Szyba



10.00-10.05 Welcome

Before the war:

10.05-10.35 Bella Szwarcman-Czarnota: “Yiddish in the first place. Two facilities in the city of Vilnius between the wars: Jewish Teachers College and Jewish Music Institute”

10.35-11.05 Anna Szyba: “At that time, the school was the only light in my gloomy life. The schools of the Jewish Central Education Organization according to the students”

11.05-11.20 Discussion/QA session


11.30-12.00 Agnieszka Witkowska-Krych: “Upbringing in the borderline situation, i.e. about the ghetto day rooms for the children of refugees and migrants/displaced people”

12.00-12.30 Lidia Zessin-Jurek: “Brought up to resist – the school of the interwar period and the decisions about the emigration of the Jewish generation of “Kolumbs” (1939)”

12.30-12.45 Discussion/QA session

After the war:

13.45-14.15 Martyna Płatek:Educational and upbringing methods used in the post-war Jewish orphanages – the case of Piotrolesie”

14.15-14.45 Helena Datner: “After the Holocaust. The educational program of the schools under the Jewish Committees (1944-1950)”

14.45-15.00 Discussion/QA session

15.15-16.15 “Today’s Jewish school. News, outlook” – the debate with Agata Patalas, Małgorzata Kordowicz, Bella Szwarcman-Czarnota and Patryk Pufelski, hosted by Anna Szyba

16.30 Screening of “Perecowicze” according to Gołda Tencer’s idea, directed by Sławomir Grünberg

Production: The Shalom Foundation, Poland 2009, 52 min

Yiddish Cultural Center, 15 Andersa St.

Entry upon confirmation, registration available until 20 August at: cjk@jidysz.org.pl; a limited number of seats

This event will also be broadcast online – for details, please visit: www.festiwalsingera.pl


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