YEHUDI Journey to Poland Day Three

Video highlights:

Breakfast in the Luxor Hotel, Lublin (highly recommended!)

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First stop – Yeshiva Chamei Lublin…WOW!

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Rabbi Kraft studying with us in the Yeshiva.

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Dancing with NY group during morning prayers.

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Entering Majdanek.

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The horrors begin…

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Our next stop…Krasnik.

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The underground tunnel that connects the two synagogues.

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Taking it all in…

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Back on the bus…Our clay masterpieces:

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Arrive in Lizhensk.

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Taking a dip…

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The Tish!

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Goodnight!

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YEHUDI Journey to Poland Day Two

Video highlight collage:

View from the hotel window.

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Scrambled eggs, shakshuka, pancakes and a full spread of salads and cheeses for breakfast!

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What our friends have to say about breakfast:

Our first stop – Treblinka. No words to describe…

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A panoramic view of the Treblinka monument. Zeh hashar l’Hashem…tzadikim yavau bo.

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The beautiful shul in Tykocin.

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We danced with over 100 young Israelis in Tykocin like it was Simchat Torah!

The forest of Lupochowo. If only these trees could speak.

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Personal stories from participants of the group in the Lupochowo forest.

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Singing Hatikva for those who never had the chance…

The city of Jedwabne…this town didn’t wait for the Nazis to come in…

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The outline of a small barn…The final moments for 1400 Jews of Jedwabne.

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We davened mincha while this fellow moo’d in the background.

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Dinner in the Luxor, Lublin. (Yes, our waiter is wearing a bow tie)

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Time for bed…off to Yeshiva Chochmei Lublin in the morning.

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YEHUDI Journey to Poland Day One

Video highlights:

Arrive in Warsaw! Love Air France:)

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Warsaw cemetery, one of the largest in Europe with 200,000 marked graves.

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“Meeting” some of the great personalities in the Cemetery.

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A hideout used by Jewish children to escape the Nazis.

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The Umschlagplatz. Between 250,000 & 300,000 Jews were relocated from Warsaw to Treblinka from this spot.

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It rained while we were in the Cemetery and as we gathered on the umschlagplatz…as we stood at Mila 18, the last stand of the Warsaw ghetto uprising…we got a smile from above as a beautiful rainbow appeared!

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The last seder in the Warsaw Ghetto.

Dinner at the Novotel…pretty fancy all considered.

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Discussion after dinner…who knew that some people concider “eating” their favorite hobby!

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