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Days of Jewish Culture

Anna Ryłek

 

Various workshops were organized on the Days of Jewish Culture, for four high school classes and two primary school classes from Lodz. Altogether there were 170 students, 5 trainers and 6 teachers. The workshops were focused on the following themes: Jewish cookery workshop – preparing Jewish dishes and a lecture on Jewish cuisine and kosher food; The role of Jews from Lodz and their impact on culture – customs, traditions, Jewish festivals; History of Jews during WWII; Jewish wisdom in sayings and jokes; Creating posters promoting Jewish culture and a social campaign against anti-Semitism. The posters are still displayed in the participating schools. The works were presented to Israeli students who visited he schools in the framework of another project.

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