Ukrainian Pre-Taglit in Warsaw

In cooperation with Hillel Poland, the Taube Center organized a pre-Taglit (Birthright) program for 22 Ukrainian students and young adults on their way to Israel. This was the first time since the beginning of the war that a delegation from Ukraine was able to participate in a Taglit Birthright trip. The group celebrated Shabbat with […]

Workshop: Resistance and resilience

The Taube Center welcomed a group of Jewish students from the Golda Och Academy led by Rabbi Rob Kahn on February 27. Helise Lieberman took the students to see the critically-acclaimed exhibition “What We Couldn’t Shout Out to the World” at the Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute and hosted a follow-up discussion, with Taube Center’s […]

Hasidism: New Perspectives on an Old Movement || #TJHTalks30

#TJHTalks30Hasidism: New Perspectives on an Old Movement Guest Speakers: Professor David Biale, University of California, Davis (Emeritus)Dr. Chen Mandel-Edrei, Open University of IsraelProfessor Marcin Wodziński, University of Wroclaw, Poland February 26, 2023 The #TJHTalks program is supported solely by contributions from our viewing audience. If you would like to support future webinars, please make a tax-deductible donation […]

European Days of Jewish Culture: Organizers’ meeting in Paris

The Taube Center, the Polish national coordinator for the European Days of Jewish Culture 2023, was represented in Paris by Director Helise Lieberman and Senior Project Manager Paweł Łukaszewicz. The speakers and workshops focused on transmitting Jewish memory, the theme of this year’s EDJC. Helise Lieberman, together with Andrei Kovacs, led a discussion entitled: “Can […]

Kef Be Choref

Following the success of the 2022 Kef be Kayitz Summer Camp, the Taube Center once again collaborated with the JCC Warsaw, Hillel Poland, and the Office of the Chief Rabbi of Poland on Kef be Choref (Fun in the Winter) Camp. Hosted at the Lauder-Morasha School  and supported by the Jewish Community of Warsaw, the […]

Polish Theatre Premiere Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski

On January 25 and 26, the critically acclaimed play ‘’Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski,” starring Oscar-nominated David Strathairn, premiered in Warsaw and was enthusiastically embraced. During its Polish performances, the Karski Foundation and the Taube Center co-hosted two workshops on inclusive education and the role of the arts in driving social engagement and […]

New Translations of Taube Center Publications

In addition to the publication of the French and Spanish translations of our flagship resource, “1000 Years of Jewish Life in Poland: A Timeline,” the Taube Center, with financial support from the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and private donors, has added a new resource to its educational toolbox. Working with a team of educators […]

Cooperation with the Pardes Institute for Jewish Studies (Israel)

On January 15, Helise Lieberman met with students from the Pardes Institute for Jewish Studies during their trip through Poland. The meeting, a long-held tradition, took place after the group‘s visit to the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews with an engaging conversation about historical contexts, the transmission of heritage, and Jewish life […]

The first study tour group in 2023

In January, we hosted 40 students from Weber High School in Atlanta, Georgia. This marks the third year of working with Dr. Rachel Rothstein and the school. The group’s program included guided study visits to the POLIN Museum, the Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute, the Galicia Jewish Museum, and Auschwitz-Birkenau. The participants enjoyed making pierogi, […]

Transporting more aid to Ukraine

At the end of 2022, our General Manager Jakub Łysiak made his third trip to Ukraine to deliver aid to civilians and soldiers. The need for support has become more pressing since the Russians escalated their offensive. Many people now require power generators and even candles to survive the late winter without electricity or heating. […]