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Artists' Contribution to Spiro Ark's Unique Programme
03/02/2016

Artists' Contribution to Spiro Ark's Unique Programme

Ronald Stein, our favourite "House Artist" who regularly joins our cultural events is renowned for his excellent drawings of the many contributors to our programmes. Below is a typical example of...
GET TO KNOW THE TEMPLE OF SOLOMON Press Release
29/01/2016

GET TO KNOW THE TEMPLE OF SOLOMON Press Release

Temple of Solomon Exhibition Launches in London

A two-week exhibition on the replica Temple of Solomon in São Paulo, Brazil opens at the Liberal Jewish Synagogue in London's St John's Wood...

Spiro Ark are launching this book 'Jewish Participation in the Fire Service in the Second World War: Last Voices'. Bellow is a recent book review (Colin Shindler, The Jewish Chronicle)
29/01/2016

Spiro Ark are launching this book 'Jewish Participation in the Fire Service in the Second World War: Last Voices'. Bellow is a recent book review (Colin Shindler, The Jewish Chronicle)

The firefighters of Irish heritage during the 9/11 attack on New York were lauded for their courage and resilience. The tragedy drew public attention to the Irish tradition of serving in the New...

Spiro Ark are launching this book 'Jewish Participation in the Fire Service in the Second World War: Last Voices'. Bellow is a recent book review (london-fire.gov.uk)
29/01/2016

Spiro Ark are launching this book 'Jewish Participation in the Fire Service in the Second World War: Last Voices'. Bellow is a recent book review (london-fire.gov.uk)

27th January marks Holocaust Memorial Day and as part of the Brigade's 150 year celebrations we are championing a new book that documents the bravery of Jewish firefighters in London during the...

07/01/2016

2015 Summer Ulpan Review by its Students

- " It was clear that a great deal of thought and preparation had gone into each session - use of English was minimal and employed only when absolutely necessary.
" I would recommend this...

'EXILE IN THE MAGHREB' Book explodes myth of Moroccan coexistence
06/01/2016

'EXILE IN THE MAGHREB' Book explodes myth of Moroccan coexistence

In January 2015 the Qatar-owned satellite channel al-Jazeera broadcast a programme about Jews in Morocco. "Jews first began to settle in Morocco over 2, 000 years ago," said the presenter."... and...

03/09/2015

Feedback on the preparatory course on the Major High Holiday Prayers, (organised by Spiro Ark for Central Synagogue)

1) "Thank you very much for this uplifting session where i have learned so much.
As I am converting and have tried a few classes (Hebrew and Talmud) your session has been the best of all. You...
Very successful book launch
31/08/2015

Very successful book launch

Linda Frank, American Jewish author, launched her second detective book revolving around her fictional female sleuth, Lily Kovner, the Jewish Miss Marple.

This thriller covers the 3 strands...

Robert Rietti, voiceover actor - obituary
24/04/2015

Robert Rietti, voiceover actor - obituary

We have recently lost our good friend and talented actor, Robert Rietti at the age of 92. The Telegraph have published an obituary, which we bring here in full.

May you rest in peace...

Greetings from Bhutan - our student sends his regards!
25/02/2015

Greetings from Bhutan - our student sends his regards!

Shalom Nitza,
Warm greetings from Bhutan! I've arrived at my village and met the faculty at my school. Tomorrow school starts and I will meet the three classes I will be teaching English...

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