Brama Talks: Remembering Jewish Lublin
Brama will be broadcasting live! We are delighted to announce our new project Brama Talks. This year, as long as travel remains a distant dream for most of us, we would like to invite you to meet us online. Through Brama Talks you’ll get a chance to meet Brama Grodzka staff and friends, Lubliners, and experts on the history of Jewish Lublin.
Our meetings will take the form of monthly online webinars. We’re starting on Thursday, July 16th, so mark your calendars for an inspiring and informative journey!
July 16th, 08:00 PM Europe/Warsaw; 09:00 PM Israel; 2:00 PM New York. Online
Our first guest, actor and storyteller Witek Dąbrowski, who is the Deputy Director of Brama Grodzka, will join Lubliner Leora Tec to introduce you to Brama Grodzka-Teatr NN. Whether you have been to Lublin many times or this is the first time you’ve heard about our institution, you’ll find much to interest you as Witek shares not only the history of Brama Grodzka, but his own personal journey as well. Join us if you are interested in learning how everything started at Brama Grodzka thirty years ago, what our mission is and how we work with memory about Jewish Lublin.
Please register in advance: https://tiny.pl/7dxqm
Duration: 1 hour
08:00 PM Europe/Warsaw
09:00 PM Israel
2:00 PM New York
Don’t hesitate as the number of participants is limited.
We encourage you to send your questions in advance. You can do so in one of two ways, either by submitting them here: https://tiny.pl/7dxh6 or by posting them in the Facebook event.
Each Brama Talk will be 45 minutes long, followed by a 15 minute Q&A. At that time participants will also have the opportunity to submit questions.
Witek Dąbrowski is an actor and storyteller. He is a founding member and deputy director of the Brama Grodzka-Teatr NN Centre in Lublin, Poland. He tells stories of rescuers and literary heroes (especially those from Isaac Bashevis Singer's stories). He is the founder and director of the traveling festival, "Following I.B. Singer's Traces" which has taken place every year since 2011. Witek was born in Łaskarzew (a small town not far from Warsaw) but for the last forty years Lublin has been his home.
Leora Tec is the founder and director of Bridge To Poland. She is the American Ambassador and Special Projects Partner to Brama Grodzka-Teatr NN. Her current joint project with Brama Grodzka is a video archive: The Neshoma Project: Conversations with Poles Rescuing Jewish memory. Leora traces her family in Lublin back to the 1700s. Her mother, Nechama Tec is a Holocaust survivor and Holocaust scholar who was born in Lublin in 1931. Leora is also the founder of Tec English Coaching, through which she helps non-native speakers with writing and presentations.