THESE ARE SOME APPRECIATION LETTERS WE HAVE RECEIVED OVER THE YEARS
In these days when race is so live an issue and so much thinking is loose and carelessly expressed, i have most of all appreciated the seriousness and integrity brought to your work by your outstanding and devoted teachers. I hope the link will be able to be maintained.
I would like to thank the Spiro Institute very warmly for offering and providing the “AO” level course in Modern Jewish History for the past seven years as part of our General Studies programme for first year sixth formers.
During this time, the students have not only obtained very creditable
For long those of us who live and work outside of London, envied what Spiro Ark offered there, before realising that you are a model for the rest of us to follow, and create modest offers in adult Jewish education elsewhere, using the ‘Spiro Formula!’. Some 10 years or so
Teaching Modern Jewish History— whether at school or adult level, but especially the former – seems to be most excellent and practicable. The achievement of introducing the subject some of the best known and distinguished British schools and the Spiro institute’s development in such a comparatively short space of time,
…the very fact that Modern Jewish History has been accorded academic status ir general schools and is studied by hon-Jews too, is a matter 0f not inconsiderable significance. .
I believe this may be a significant breakthrough since it represents a unique effort to translate JewiSh Concern into an educational
Spiro Ark has, for many years, pioneered the teaching of Jewish as a powerful path to Jewish self understanding and identity. I am an admirer of its work and strength and believe that it should be given the support it needs to continue functioning and indeed extend its reach through
On behalf of the liberal Jewish Synagogue, I would like to extend my deep appreciation to Nitza And Robin Spiro for their strength and spirit and for the stimulating programme of lectures, classes and events arranged and provided by Spiro Ark places the teaching of Hebrew language, Jewish history and
Stating with a fascinating A Level course in Modem Jewish History at South Hampstead High School, given by Robin Spiro, I have devoted much of life since to enhancing Jewish identity through my work, first as a Congregational Rabbi and now as the Movement Rabbi. I wish every other young
I have bee continuously impressed by the extent of impact the two of you have made over many years on the Anglo-Jeewish scene. Your legendary contribution to adult education in particular has been replicated by many others and i’m delighted that i’have had the opportunity to work with you on
TEACHING ARABIC IN JEWISH SCHOOLS IN ISRAEL – WHY, HOW AND WHEN?
Arabic is the official second language of Israel and the ‘sister’ of Hebrew in the family of Semitic languages.
The lecture will describe and discuss the central role of languages in the cultural and political sphere of Israel