Thursday, August 19, 2010

(NEWS) 22 Young Poles With Jewish Roots Visit Israel

"Group members, most of whom were raised Catholic, taking part in specially designed educational seminar in Jerusalem held entirely in Polish.

A group of 22 young Poles who recently discovered their Jewish roots arrived in Israel on Sunday for a special three-week educational seminar organized by the Shavei Israel non-profit organization.

The participants, most of whom were raised Catholic and are now in their 20s, came from an array of cities throughout Poland, primarily Krakow, Katowice, Warsaw, Tychy, Gdansk and Cieszyn. For some of the participants, this marks their first time visiting Israel."

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