Today EVS volunteers Maria from Greece, Josie from Germany, Aurore from France, Maram from Egypt and Zeynep from Turkey visited a place where old people with disabilities live (Dom Pomocy Społecznej im. Helclów w Krakowie). At this interesting meeting the volunteers did some activities to present their countries.
On the 7th of February, about fifteen volunteers came for a lecture in the Jewish Community Center organised between the centre and Internationaler Bund Polska. They got the chance to meet rabbi Avi Baumol who told them about the history of the Jewish community and also about his own story.
Firstly, he talked about himself and his own belonging to Jewish community. Born from polish parents in the USA, he came to Poland to teach Judaism to people. In fact, many people, Jewish or not, want to know about this culture, this belief, according to him. Read more
On 4th of February, volunteers went to the Historical Museum of Kraków to see the exhibition Nativity scene (exhibition still visitable until the 28th of February). Here, they learned about this Krakowian tradition, where Krakowians created a competition to build nativity scene, called szopka. Read more