Information Session

Journey of Jewish Heritage Informational Meeting

Learn more about the Museum’s upcoming trip to the Lithuania and Poland.

Some highlights from the trip include:

  • Take an in-depth tour of Vilnius’ old Jewish Quarter, including the beautifully restored Choral Synagogue, the Holocaust Museum, and the cemetery where the most respected Talmudic scholar of Vilnius is buried.
  • Visit the moving memorial at Ponary Forest, where more than 100,000 Jews were marched to their execution during the Holocaust.
  • Take in places relevant to The Book Smugglers including the sites of the Strashan Library, the Vilnius Judehrat Offices, and the Vilna Ghetto Theater.
  • Survey the sites and memorials of the Warsaw Ghetto and the historic resistance of its 1943 uprising.
  • Gather for an evening Shabbat dinner with the local community at Krakow’s Jewish Community Center.
  • Enjoy lunch and a meeting with a survivor of the Holocaust at a specially arranged presentation hosted by an expert staff member of the Galicja Jewish History Museum.
  • Pay a visit of remembrance at both Auschwitz and Treblinka.
Holocaust Museum Houston Classroom
January 7, 2020
6:00 — 7:00 pm
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