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Kosher Food/ Restaurants:
WARSAW:
Kosher Delight - http://www.kosherdelightpoland.com
Grzybowska 2, Warszawa, Poland - 1st floor.

Galil Restaurant - http://www.galil-restaurant.pl/
Zielna 37, 00-108 Warszawa, Poland

Taim - Offers catering, for 6 or more people according to it's website: http://koshercateringtaim.com.pl/o-nas/?lang=en

Shabbos
Chabad in warsaw offer shabbos meals by night and day - reservations in advance required and they have a suggested donation of $18 per person per meal.
Donate - http://www.chabad.org.pl/component/content/article/75-chabad-lubawicz/458-wsparcie

LODZ
Kosher Delight - http://www.kosherdelightpoland.com

KRAKOW
Kosher Delight - http://www.kosherdelightpoland.com

Synagogue:
WARSAW:
Noyzyk Shul English Website: http://warszawa.jewish.org.pl/en/nozyk-synagogue
Twarda 6, 00-001 Warszawa, Poland

Chabad Shul - English Website: http://www.chabad.org.pl/component/content/article/114-nieprzypisana/469-english
Zygmunta Słomińskiego 19, 00-001 Warszawa, Poland

Things to Do:
WARSAW:
You can visit The Noyzyk Shul:
    from Monday to Friday at: 9.00 AM 7.00 PM,
    Sunday at 11.00 AM 7.00 PM.
The cost of admission is 10 PLN.

Kevarim
Jewish cemetery near the Old Powazki. Established in 1809, it is one of the largest Jewish cemeteries in the world. Spread over an area of nearly 44,000 square feet (3160 square meters), the cemetery was left largely intact by the Nazis and includes the graves and tombs of a quarter of a million people, including the great Rabbanim of Warsaw as well as many secular giants in literature and the arts.

The Jewish Ghetto
The infamous Warsaw Ghetto, the scene of the only organized uprising.
On the left side of the Praga River, where the Ghetto used to be, you can visit several monuments commemorating the Jews of Warsaw, including the Monument over the Ghetto Heroes at Zamenhof Square, and Umschlagplatz, a memorial raised at the very spot where Warsaw Jews were gathered in 1943, loaded on cattle wagons and transported to the death camp at Treblinka. It is still possible to see how Jews lived in Warsaw ulica Prozna, a street left largely intact from before the Holocaust.

Hotels:
WARSAW:
Intercontinental - 5 min walk from the Noyzyk Shul

Getting Around:

Notes:


Helpful map of Kevorim and phone numbers

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?msa=0&mid=zhZzyXUv-dV0.kYv6ziQDH_n8
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Re: warsaw
« Reply #20 on: August 26, 2010, 10:04:29 AM »
I just got back from an 8 day trip to Poland (Warsaw, Lublin & Krakow), Prague, Slovakia (Nickelsburg & Pressberg) and Vienna. Warsaw is a depressed and horrible city witout any culture left and was almost toally rebuilt after the war. However, there is a huge amount of Jewish history as back then it was a vibrant city and the Jewish Community was 350,000 strong. I would recommennd going to the Umschlagplatz where over a half a million Jews were put on trains to Treblinka, walking to the Ghetto Uprising memorial and then to Rappaport memorial. You also have Koshnitz (Koshnitzer Maggid), Ger (Chedushei Harim & Sfas Emes and Gerrer Beis Medresh), Vorka (Rav Yitzchok Vorka) & Kotzk (R Menachem Mendel of Kotzk) within driving distance if any of these places have meaning to you nd you can get a driver.

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Re: warsaw
« Reply #21 on: August 26, 2010, 10:16:49 AM »
r' chaim brisker, the netziv, the divrei shmuel of slonim are among the great people buried in the warsaw cemetery

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Re: warsaw
« Reply #22 on: August 26, 2010, 10:29:02 AM »
You also have Peshischa nearby where the kevorim of the two rebbes who started chassidus - the Yid Hakodesh and Rabbi Simcha Bunim of Peshischa. (You will need a driver)

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Re: warsaw
« Reply #23 on: August 26, 2010, 10:33:17 AM »
started chassidus? i think you have to go to mezhibuzh for that. besides hes only got a 10 hour stop, is it wise for him to start driving around?

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Re: warsaw
« Reply #24 on: August 26, 2010, 10:50:50 AM »
peshischa ?! wow how far from warsaw is that ? i am an einikel of the yid hakodosh 7 doros ben acher ben !!!

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Re: warsaw
« Reply #25 on: August 26, 2010, 10:52:23 AM »
Of course not, what I meant was if he has a special connection to any of the above (for example if he is a gerrer) he can make one stop. If not he should stick to Warsaw itself as I mentioned above.

And regarding starting Chassidus, you are correct chassidus shtams from the Baal Shem but the the form of chassidus as we know it today came from Peshischa.

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Re: warsaw
« Reply #26 on: August 26, 2010, 10:55:11 AM »
peshischa ?! wow how far from warsaw is that ? i am an einikel of the yid hakodosh 7 doros ben acher ben !!!


Thats what Im talking about!!!

I think it is about 1 hour away but I might be mistaken as I went to so many places and dont remember exactly. It should be easy to find out though. The old shul in Peshischa is also very interesting.

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Re: warsaw
« Reply #27 on: August 26, 2010, 10:59:48 AM »
you remeber the name or number of a driver/tour guide you would reccomened i use ?

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Re: warsaw
« Reply #28 on: August 26, 2010, 11:03:09 AM »
google maps is showing a drive of about 110 km to peshischa from the airport. its like an hour+ drive which isnt so bad

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Re: warsaw
« Reply #29 on: August 26, 2010, 11:08:04 AM »
As you are a direct decendent then I dont think there is a better place for you to go!! Reb Simcha Bunim is buried right next to him the Yid Hakodosh. I went with a tour so I didn't arrange anything but I will try to get you some info. I'll PM you.

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Re: warsaw
« Reply #30 on: August 26, 2010, 12:48:08 PM »
And regarding starting Chassidus, you are correct chassidus shtams from the Baal Shem but the the form of chassidus as we know it today came from Peshischa.
as in vaise zuken and a streimel?

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Re: warsaw
« Reply #31 on: August 26, 2010, 03:26:47 PM »
as in vaise zuken and a streimel?

No, as in curly peyos and cherry lights.... ;)

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Re: warsaw
« Reply #32 on: August 26, 2010, 03:30:49 PM »
nu mach nisht choyzek , de r chasidim iz gevurn hayleg amulige tzaiyten

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Re: warsaw
« Reply #33 on: June 12, 2011, 06:05:08 PM »
Has anyone been at the Westin in Warsaw...its not too far from the Chabad to walk for Shabbos. What does one do as far as the elevator if there isn't stair access?

It seems that the non-smoking rooms are on the upper levels....:(

Thanks!


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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #34 on: September 22, 2011, 04:39:29 PM »
gonna be in warsaw for 2 days looking to for suggestions, any easy way to get to treblinka without hiring a guide..

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #35 on: September 22, 2011, 08:00:03 PM »
why not auschwitz?

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #36 on: September 22, 2011, 09:07:28 PM »
why not auschwitz?
auschwitzis very far from warsaw.
gonna be in warsaw for 2 days looking to for suggestions, any easy way to get to treblinka without hiring a guide..
go to ger. i think its about 45 minutes from warsaw.

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #37 on: September 23, 2011, 03:45:39 AM »
There is no need for a guide in Warsaw.

Go into any tourist info/shop, and they will sell you a jewish map of warsaw. If you are a little wizit, its easy to figure out.

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #38 on: September 23, 2011, 09:22:48 AM »
biggest cemetery in poland in warsaw,if your into that. gur is less than an hour away, the warsaw ghetto,obviously :) any questions let me know, been there a few times although never used a guide

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #39 on: September 23, 2011, 09:30:56 AM »
biggest cemetery in poland in warsaw,if your into that. gur is less than an hour away, the warsaw ghetto,obviously :) any questions let me know, been there a few times although never used a guide

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