Journey to Poland
Date: Sunday 29th November to Tuesday 1st December 2020
To Book: - Booking details to follow next month
Join Rabbi and Gila Hackenbroch and world renowned educator, Tzvi Sperber of JRoots, we will be focussing on 1,000 years of Jewish life in Poland and the tragedy of the Holocaust.
Join us for a life affirming journey through Poland. Starting in Warsaw, we will journey through Lublin, Majdanek, Lishensk, Krakow and Auschwitz/Birkenau.
*Price includes hotel accommodation, transfers in and around Poland, meals, entrance fees and guide.
Once there is a confirmed viable group we will send out the flight information to be booked. (If we cancel the trip, the deposit will be refunded, otherwise it is non refundable.)
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