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The First Zionist Congress . was called by Theodor Herzl as a symbolic Parliament . took place in the concert hall of the Basel Municipal Casino on August 29, 1897. Favorites: 2 Views: 64 .

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: שלום־עליכם sholem aleykhem.

Basel Declaration. Ad futuram rei memoriam : שלום־עליכם sholem aleykhem
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Photo from Klezmer-Hois (the House of the Klezmer) is situated in the heart of Krakow’s Kazimierz (the former Jewish district). POLAND.

Klezmer-Hois (the House of the Klezmer) is situated in the heart of Krakow’s Kazimierz (the former Jewish district), 70 meters from the Remuh Synagogue, in the 16th century building that until the World War II housed the ritual bathhouse, one the oldest in the city.

Klezmer-Hois is a unique place that thanks to the décor, artistic atmosphere as well as culinary delicacies evokes the ambience of the pre-war tradition of Jewish Kazimierz.

Concerts of traditional Jewish music are held here every night. In Klezmer Hois one can meet artists, musicians, actors, directors, painters and poets from all over the world. Andrzej Wajda, Roman Polański, Steven Spielberg, Ben Kingslay, Ralph Finnes, Prince Charles, Ryszard Kapuściński, Czesław Miłosz were among our guests.

Our artistic director Leopold Kozłowski together with a famous Polish lyricist and poet Jacek Cygan created a musical performance entitled “Raisins and Almonds” which draws on the magnificent tradition of the Jewish Theatre.

Klezmer-Hois is also a Jewish style restaurant in which one can find dishes of the traditional Galician Jewish cuisine.

Klezmer-Hois houses ten stylishly furnished hotel rooms.

+Basel Declaration. Ad futuram rei memoriam +.

The program, which came to be known as the Basel program, set out the goals of the Zionist movement. It was adopted on the following terms:1

“ Zionism aims at establishing for the Jewish people a publicly and legally assured home in Palestine. For the attainment of this purpose, the Congress considers the following means serviceable:
1. The promotion of the settlement of Jewish agriculturists, artisans, and tradesmen in Palestine.

2. The federation of all Jews into local or general groups, according to the laws of the various countries.

3. The strengthening of the Jewish feeling and consciousness.

4. Preparatory steps for the attainment of those governmental grants which are necessary to the achievement of the Zionist purpose.

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