Day by Day at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

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For those of you who’ve never worked in Poland before, it may seem like being on time at 7am could take a little getting used to.  Strangely enough, even with jet lag, it hasn’t been difficult for me to arise and seize the day.  Though supported by copious amounts of coffee, for me, each moment […]

A Rare Find…

(7:45 am) A feeling of relief came over me when my plane touched down in Krakow, but I also wanted to steel myself for the upcoming experiences at Auschwitz.  This trip is a working trip; an exchange, I thought to myself, but in reality, it’s also a solemn pilgrimage to hallowed ground.  I had heard […]

Welcome! Let’s do this.

Hello Internet world!  Greetings from Poland.  Thanks for joining me here on this day-by-day blog of my training program at the Auschwitz-Birkemau State Museum.  For those of you who don’t know who I am, let’s fix that: I’m JJ Przewozniak, and at my job at The Polish Mission of the Orchard Lake Schools, I keep […]