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Monday 2 November, 6 p.m.: The opening day of the exhibition History of Jewish Sports in the Czechoslovak Republic. The exhibition will be opened by Arno Pařík from the Jewish Museum in Prague.
Tuesday 3 November, 6 p.m.: Chevra Kadisha Historic and Contemporary. A lecture given by the members of newly awakened Prague Chevra Kadisha – Zuzana Peterková, a psychotherapist and writer and Chaim Kočí, a mashgiach, deals with the formation, mission and aims of the Prague burial society, its function during the World War II, development after the War and its current activities.
Wednesday 4 November, 6 p.m.: The Fundamentals of Judaism in the Interpretation of the Maharal of Prague. A series of lectures given by Karol Efraim Sidon, Chief Rabbi of Prague and the Czech Republic, dedicated to the 400th anniversary of the death of Rabbi Judah Liva ben Bezalel.
Wednesday 11 November, 6 p.m.: The Middle East Yesterday and Today. History, the present and context. Geography, culture and religion. The Middle East, Israel: Four Holy Cities of Judaism: Jerusalem, Hebron, Safed and Tiberias. A series of lectures by Ing Jan Neubauer
Wednesday 18 November, 6 p.m.: From the “Normalization” to a Normal Life – the “Velvet Revolution” and Twenty Years of Democracy from the Jewish Point of View. Věra Roubalová-Kostlánová, a psychotherapist and supervisor working e.g. in the civic societies Rafael Institute and Berkat, Marta Malá, the director of the Foundation for Holocaust Victims, Leo Pavlát, the director of the Jewish Museum in Prague and Daniel Putík, the representative of the Jewish Community of Prague discuss with Petr Brod.
Tuesday 24 November, 6 p.m.: Religious Political Parties in Israel. A lecture by Marek Čejka, a lawyer and political scientist, from the new series of lectures Religion and Politics in Israel.
Wednesday 25 November, 6 p.m.: ESTER (Kateřina Hajdovská-Tlustá and Alexandr Hajdovský): The Treasure of Jewish Songs. For many centuries of their expatriation the Jews have been preserving their traditions, their stories and their songs. And so their songs have been kept alive until today, they appeal to us but above all they touch the hearts of us all. This concert offers a listen to rare songs of the people of Israel, the people of the Bible. Admission 60 CZK
Monday 30 November, 6 p.m.: Between Postmodernism and Madness. Orly-Castel Bloom, a Woman Who Uses Sparse Language, Yet Says a Lot. A lecture by Tereza Černá from the new series Paths of Israeli Literature dedicated to contemporary Israeli literature. Táňa Fischerová is reading parts of her work.
The exhibitions on the premises of the Centre:
History of Jewish Sports in the Czechoslovak Republic
Exhibitions are open to the public Mon - Thurs 10 a. m. – 3 p. m., Fri 10 a. m. – 12 p. m.
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