Holocaust Study Tour
March 9 - 18, 2012Itinerary from 2008 tour:
Fly from Syracuse to Berlin, Delta Airlines, Arrival: 10:00 a.m. on 4 June
Morning: Arrive Berlin; Transfer to Hostel (Aurora Hostel)
Afternoon: Tour of Berlin
Morning: Lecture by Wolfgang Wippermann or Arpad von Klimo
Afternoon: Holocaust Tour (Platform 17, Synagogues, Old Jewish Quarter, Rosenstrasse, Bebelplatz, Topography of Terror, drive by Reichstag)
Morning: Wannsee: House of the Wannsee Conference (by S-Bahn); Half-day program: the aftermath of the Nazi Regime in politics and society since 1945
Afternoon: Free (possibilities include: staying at Wannsee, Jewish Museum, German Historical Museum, West Berlin, etc.)
Evening: Berlin Pub Crawl
Morning: Holocaust Memorial and Information Center (2 and 1/2 hour tour)
Afternoon: Bike Tour (or museum visit, for those who are not interested)
Very Early in the Morning: Travel to Cracow; Transfer to Hotel (Free Hostel)
Evening: Meet with former Utica College faculty in Cracow
Morning: Tour of Cracow (eight hours); Walk around the old city, visit the castle, etc.
Afternoon: Tour Kazimierz, synagogues, cemeteries, etc.
Evening: Yiddish evening (Przemyslaw Piekarski will meet with us and sing Yiddish songs)
Morning: Auschwitz (by bus); Tour of Auschwitz I and museums
Afternoon: Birkenau (tour and time for reflection)
Morning: Schindler’s List Tour
Afternoon: Meeting with survivors and/or righteous gentiles
Morning: Travel to Budapest; Transfer to Hotel (Radio Inn)
Afternoon: Tour of Budapest
Morning: Lecture in Jewish Museum; also visit museum and synagogue.
Afternoon: Free (visit museums, pastry shops, etc.)
Morning: Lecture on Holocaust (Attila Pók)
Afternoon: Holocaust Museum (Perhaps meeting with Roma survivors.)
Morning: Holocaust Tour (walking tour)
Evening: Cultural event (We will wait to see what is available later.)
Entire Day: Free (Turkish baths, etc.)
Evening: Travel by bus back to Berlin
Flight back to Syracuse - Delta: 12 noon.
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e-mail Professor John C. Swanson, Ph.D.
Space is very limited, so contact us now if you think you may be interested in participating - there is no obligation.