JCC Warsaw: Poland’s Jewish Revival
“There is a Jewish future in Poland.”
Poland used to be home to the world’s largest Jewish community, but after the Holocaust and communist rule, public Jewish life was nearly extinguished.
Today, new JCCs in Warsaw and Krakow are catalyzing a remarkable change — Jewish life is on the rise. And through everything from kosher lunches to lectures, the new JCCs are creating a home and the embrace of community for Poland’s Jews.
“Jewish culture is alive here,” said Sonia at a JCC Chanukah celebration at the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto. “There is a Jewish future in Poland.”