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Janusz Makuch

Janusz Makuch jokingly refers to himself as a “shabbas goy”. He started the internationally acclaimed Krakow Jewish Culture Festival in 1988.
Memory and Revival
In Rediscovering Traces of Memory, Jonathan Webber, with the help of Chris Schwarz’ arresting colour photographs of present-day Polish Galicia, has captured the traces of memory that remain of eight hundred years of Jewish life. The book’s last image is that of the thriving Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow. Professor Webber spoke to its founder, Janusz Makuch. The Festival drew an estimated 40 000 people in 2009, Jews and non-Jews, Poles and international visitors alike....