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Experiencing Krakow with Ramah Poland Seminar

This morning, we prayed at the Isaac shul in Krakow.  RebIsaac was a poor peasant in 17th century Krakow. He yearned to have enough money to find an appropriate shidduch for his daughter. According to legend, he found a buried treasure and became a most generous community donor, building a beautiful synagogue in Krakow, since known as Reb Isaac’s shul. This magnificent shul thrived for hundreds of years, but was damaged and defaced during the Shoah, when all its congregants were murdered in nearby Auschwitz.

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