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Poland Trip with Scott Saunders

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Synagogue: Finchley
Date: Tuesday, 18th October 2016
Time: All Day
Venue:
Finchley United Synagogue
Kinloss Gardens
London
N3 3DU ( Map link )
Description: Poland Trip with Scott Saunders



 

Itinerary


Sunday


Arrive in Warsaw Airport and depart immediately for Lublin.
Introduction to Lublin Region Jewish Communities by Yeshivat Chachmei Lublin the jewel of Lublin’s Jewish Community, the most important institution in Poland and the center of Europe’s Yeshiva world, Rabbi Meir Shapiro’s (dynamic leader and member of Polish parliament) educational revolution that continues to shape the Jewish world today.
Majdanek Concentration Camp established on the outskirts of Lublin and used for labour and extermination of prisoners, captured nearly intact by the Soviet Red Army and remains until today the best reserved display of Nazi oppression and cruelty.
Dinner and overnight Hotel Grand****


Monday


Depart for Belzec with short stops in Izbica and Zamosc
Belzec extermination center, the first of the Operation Reinhardt camps, began operations March, 1942 and ended operations December 1942. It is estimated that about 600,000 Jews were murdered at Belzec and thousands of Gypsies. Today we will see the dramatic and poignant new memorial to the victims.
Markowa The Ulma Family Museum of Poles Saving Jews in World War II, an important part of the story from this region in 1939 1945.
Lancut home to many fascinating characters including Count Pototcki (Avraham ben Avraham), the Chozeh of Lublin and Naphtali of Ropshitz as well as one of the world’s most spectacular synagogues.
Dinner on route to the airport in time for return flight
Recommended flights
Wizzair London Luton 08:15 – 11:35 Warsaw
Ryanair Rzeszow 21:40 – 23:20 London Stanstead

£250 per person sharing (£35 supplement per single room)
Includes: Expert group escort/security, comfortable transport, entrance fees as per program, 4* hotel accommodation, kosher meals from Sunday dinner until Monday dinner.

Does not include: flights and travel insurance,

 

 

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