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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:
ē    from Monday to Friday at: 9.00 AM Ė 7.00 PM,
ē    Sunday at 11.00 AM Ė 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: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #420 on: June 16, 2019, 07:28:30 AM »
How long before my flight do I need to get back to the airport to reclear passport control, if we already have boarding passes with bags checked through?

which airport? i arrived once in KTW 25 min. before the flight, & i had still time to daven Mincha before the flight.

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #421 on: June 16, 2019, 08:28:36 AM »
which airport? i arrived once in KTW 25 min. before the flight, & i had still time to daven Mincha before the flight.
Default is WAW

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #422 on: June 16, 2019, 09:00:45 AM »
Sorry, assumed WAW was clear. Came back with 1:15 just to be safw, which was good because passport line was quite long. Flight was delayed though so all is good.

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #423 on: June 17, 2019, 12:05:18 PM »
Anyone ever stayed at The Westin Warsaw? Or at the Radisson Collection Hotel Warsaw?

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #424 on: June 17, 2019, 12:07:59 PM »
Why is the intercontinental the only hotel in the wiki? Anything wrong with the other brands?

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #425 on: June 18, 2019, 11:50:09 AM »
Are there minyanim in the Noyzyk Shul?

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #426 on: June 18, 2019, 12:12:41 PM »
Are there minyanim in the Noyzyk Shul?
Mincha maariv forsure.
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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #427 on: June 18, 2019, 10:36:56 PM »
According to Godaven, they have 3x/day, but we unfortunately weren't there during minyan times, so no personal experience to confirm: https://www.godaven.com/shul-details/1536

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #428 on: June 19, 2019, 05:43:29 AM »
I just met a guy in the lounge that claims they have shachris every morning
I guess Iíll find out tomorrow morning

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #429 on: June 19, 2019, 06:17:37 AM »
I just met a guy in the lounge that claims they have shachris every morning
I guess Iíll find out tomorrow morning
I know warsaw has a minyan every day in the main shul  is that shul the main shul?

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #430 on: June 19, 2019, 09:19:51 AM »
I know warsaw has a minyan every day in the main shul  is that shul the main shul?

yes, there is also a minyan in Chabad.

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #431 on: July 03, 2019, 07:03:05 PM »
Hi,  does anyone know if kosher delight in Warsaw and in Lublin are walk in restaurants or does food need to be ordered in advance? Iíve tried e-mailing them but not getting anywhere. Also as an FYI, Galil is no longer a restaurant, they only do catering now.

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #432 on: July 04, 2019, 06:14:52 AM »
Hi,  does anyone know if kosher delight in Warsaw and in Lublin are walk in restaurants or does food need to be ordered in advance? Iíve tried e-mailing them but not getting anywhere. Also as an FYI, Galil is no longer a restaurant, they only do catering now.

its recommended to order in advance, you can reach them +9723-978-4525

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« Reply #433 on: July 04, 2019, 06:36:57 AM »
Hi,  does anyone know if kosher delight in Warsaw and in Lublin are walk in restaurants or does food need to be ordered in advance? Iíve tried e-mailing them but not getting anywhere. Also as an FYI, Galil is no longer a restaurant, they only do catering now.
I did a walk in no problem. Fun fact, we were also the only customers that night.
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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #434 on: July 04, 2019, 07:01:42 AM »
Are the shuls open in Krakow with all the scandals now?

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #435 on: July 04, 2019, 07:13:00 AM »
I just got a reply from Kosher Delight that he is open 4-9. No advance notice necessary.

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #436 on: July 04, 2019, 07:16:12 AM »
Are the shuls open in Krakow with all the scandals now?
Shuls? Chabad-issacs is closed, Rema is open during regular museum hours. Chabads minyunim are now at Zeligs Place
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« Reply #437 on: July 04, 2019, 09:36:53 AM »
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At present we are left with no Shul to pray in (as well as no access to our Talis and Tefilin and Sifrei Torah, forcing us to daven without them. The issue right now is in the courts  and the judges are due to decide any day now whether to return the building to the congregants .

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #438 on: July 11, 2019, 10:23:41 AM »
If you are interested in a bit more than just visiting kevarim in Krakow and would like to see and learn a bit about the city check out:
https://freewalkingtour.com/krakow/tours/free/old-town-krakow/
We had Big Tom/Tomasz as our guide, a trained historian and an awesome guide. He spoke fluent English, was very engaging, entertaining and very knowledgeable about his city. The walking tour was almost 3 hours, so it may be difficult to do with small kids. You tip at the end.
We also went for a Jewish tour with the same company (different guide), it was also nice, but considering that I knew everything they had to say on that tour I found the old city tour more educational.
Anyway, if you are in Krakow find Big Tom and say hello, he was great.
(fyi: the walking tour did not go into any of the churches)

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Re: Poland Master Thread
« Reply #439 on: July 18, 2019, 01:26:49 PM »
If you are interested in a bit more than just visiting kevarim in Krakow and would like to see and learn a bit about the city check out:
https://freewalkingtour.com/krakow/tours/free/old-town-krakow/
We had Big Tom/Tomasz as our guide, a trained historian and an awesome guide. He spoke fluent English, was very engaging, entertaining and very knowledgeable about his city. The walking tour was almost 3 hours, so it may be difficult to do with small kids. You tip at the end.
We also went for a Jewish tour with the same company (different guide), it was also nice, but considering that I knew everything they had to say on that tour I found the old city tour more educational.
Anyway, if you are in Krakow find Big Tom and say hello, he was great.
(fyi: the walking tour did not go into any of the churches)
Sounds great! I've found most tip only walking tours in Europe to be pretty good.
Did you visit Auschwitz? I'm going in September and considering hiring a driver/guide.