Upcoming Events
  • Sunday August 20, 2017 7:00 PM. Beit Polska: A Wonderful Summer of Jewish Life's Growth in Poland On August 20th at 7:00 p.m. in the "Valley" we will host an evening for you to meet some wonderful people who visited and worked with the Progressive (Reform and Conservative) Jewish communities in Poland. This was an exciting summer and we are making plans for an even more exciting coming year. To receive the address of the meeting please RSVP to polska@jewishrenewalinpoland.org Come and meet the people that are helping to build a Progressive Jewish Community in Poland. OUR TEACHERS AND LEADERS Dr. Dominika Zakrzewska is the program coordinator for all Beit Polska programs and events. She teaches in our Step by Step program and coordinates our children's programs. She coordinates seminars and special programs. She lives in Warsaw. Cindy Paley and her husband Herzel Aboudy visited Poland this summer. Cindy's concerts (8) and workshops (12) were a big hit at the Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow Cindy performed in concerts in Warsaw, Gdansk, Kielce, Lublin and Zielona Gora together withour 12 prayer leaders. Dr. Menachem Mirski is returning to begin Rabbinical School at American Jewish University. Mirski participated in many concerts in Poland this summer with Cindy Paley. Nedda Black a new board member of the 501c3 organization that supports Beit Polska through Friends of Jewish Renewal in Poland attended special seminar sponsored by the Los Angeles Polish Consul General along with other educational leaders from Los Angeles. Hazzan Michael Stein who met with the prayer leaders and held a concert in Kazimierz Dolny. Cantor Stein has been the main stay of the prayer leader training program at Beit Polska. Rabbi Avi Havivi who taught and led services at the Krakow Music Festival and completed his third visit to Poland. Rabbi-in-training Mati Kirschenbaum from the Geiger Rabbinic Kollege in Berlin who served as a the student rabbi to Beit Polska. (will not attend but may Skype in for a few minutes) Rabbi Haim Beliak who met and interviewed each of the 25 candidates for conversion as well as leading a tour from Beth Shalom in Atlanta. Rabbi Alan Iser taught at Beit Centrum Kee Tov. (will not attend but might skype in for few minutes.) Rabbi Walter Rothschild who is visiting rabbi of Beit Warsawa this coming year. (will not attend but may skype in for a few minutes.) We are proud to be translating his book "The Honey and The Sting" to Polish. We have now 10 communities through out Poland. We'll tell you more at the event! Join Us.. Los Angeles (please RSVP for details)
Ongoing Events
  • Beit Warszawa Library is now OPEN | We invite you to use Beit Warszawa's library resources and the reading room every Tuesday from 5p.m. to 7 p.m. and on the first Friday of every month from 5p.m. to 7 p.m. 113 Wiertnicza Street, Warszawa See website
  • Shabbat Evening Services in Warsaw Every Friday at 7:00 PM | Beit Warszawa - 113 Wiertnicza Str. AND Beit Centrum Ki Tov - 12 Nowogrodzka Str. #3
  • Torah Study at Beit Centrum Ki Tov Sundays at 2 p.m. | Every Sunday, the community of Beit Centrum in Warsaw gets together to study the next Shabbat’s parashah. Join them!! 12 Nowogrodzka Street apt. 3, Warsaw

Recent Blog Posts

Torah Sent to Poland On March 20 a new Torah began the third leg of its journey to Poland. The transmission of a practically new scroll — only 150-years-old — of the first five books of the Bible, the Torah is a cause for celebration!! This beautiful scroll is a gift from a Conservative congregation Shaarei Tefilah in Norwood, ... Polish Jews Reviving

Bogdan’s Journey- Special Screening and Discussion (Poland & USA, 2016, 83 min) Bogdan’s Journey will screen on March 8, 2017 at 7 pm at the Laemmle Theater, Music Hall 3, Beverly Hills, CA, followed by Q&A with: Bogdan Bielak, film protagonist Professor Michael Barenbaum, Director of the Sigi Zieirng Institute: Exploring the Ethical and Religious Implications of the Holocaust, AJU Michal ... Rabbi Beliak's Blog