Latvia, Lithuania & Poland (July 2014)
Vilnius • Kaunas • Riga • Krakow • Warsaw
History, myth, beauty, truth – confront the complicated, fantastic and unique realities of these five powerful cities. Revisit the past, rediscover family roots, and revel in the surprising resurgence taking place in Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. Travel back in time with magnificent monuments in Kaunas, gothic architecture in Vilnius and thirteenth-century cathedrals in Riga. Immerse yourself in Warsaw's thriving modern culture. Make connections to Jewish communities, meeting with local Jewish leaders and members and visit sites of Jewish interest. Reflect on the past and our shared human history on a visit to the quintessential symbol of the Holocaust: Auschwitz-Birkenau. Make connections between the past and present as places of wonder reveal themselves to you.
Presented in partnership with The Lehrhaus Traveling Classroom.
Major funding for the JCCSF Travel Program is generously provided by the Laszlo N. Tauber Family Foundation.
The JCCSF appreciates the generous support of the Koret Foundation and the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties.
For a more information, call Ariel Goldstein at 415.276.1506 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.