Poland Journey Testimonials

Here are some testimonials from participants on our Poland Journey for Adults. Click the links to read their full articles!

 

Rabbi Reuven Hammer, 2016 Participant: “One thing I had not anticipated was a deeper understanding of the scope and importance of Jewish life in Poland before the war. Mainly through the tour of the magnificent Polin Museum in Warsaw, I began to realize that Polish Jewry had been one of the largest and the most important Jewish communities in the world for hundreds of years, so that its destruction was a tragedy with an enormous impact on Jewish history.”

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Rabbi Ed Gelb, Director, Ramah New England: “I went to Poland. It has changed me. I recommend you go and you go soon. Soon, there won’t be survivors or righteous among the nations left to give their testimony.”

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Rabbi Mitch Cohen, Director, National Ramah Commission: “I now understand much better why Jews who have come to Poland in recent years urge others to make this trip. It is not just about seeing the place where the Jews of the Warsaw Ghetto rose up against their Nazi occupiers, or coming to Auschwitz to see first-hand evidence of the murderous Nazi network of death camps. Those were indeed powerful experiences. But our time spent visiting the sites of the rich and glorious history of Jews in Poland was equally powerful.”

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