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25/05/2016

"AS MEMORY LONG" - BOOK LAUNCH BY LORD MILLETT @ the Shtiebel (Wed, 25 May)

Peter Millett became a judge of the Court of Final Appeal of Hong Kong shortly after the hand-over. Regarded as one of the most brilliant and commercially minded judges of his generation, he was...
`H.I. JEW POSITIVE` film @ the Shtiebel
08/05/2016

`H.I. JEW POSITIVE` film @ the Shtiebel

ISRAELI DOCUMENTARY WHICH WILL REVEAL UNKNOWN, SENSITIVE AND TOUCHING ISSUES OF TORN IDENTITY.

Together with Meretz UK we have organised the visit of Barry Cohen an author on "In progress"...

Smouha City Venture @ Central Synagogue
13/04/2016

Smouha City Venture @ Central Synagogue

Ironically the Jewish Smouha legacy is perpetuated in a great residential suburb of Alexandria called Smouha City. The story of how Joseph Smouha came to buy, build, and eventually lose Smouha...

BEST GIFT Ideas for Pesach: The Story behind
10/04/2016

BEST GIFT Ideas for Pesach: The Story behind

SEDER SPECIAL - The Story behind "The Story" (session 2-2)

Over the course of two sessions Nitza Spiro, the Director of the Spiro Ark together with Steven Leas, Cantor of the Central...

Launch of
06/04/2016

Launch of "Winegarden" by Anthony Ferner at the Shtiebel

A fascinating, new book, "Winegarden" by Anthony Ferner. To whet your appetite you can read the opening pages from the book on the Holland Park Press website. "It has that great old Jewish quality...

30/03/2016

"Unexpected Israel"

Focusing on cameos of everyday life, Unexpected Israel brings people and places to life, ranging from caviar to camels, owls to oranges, pomegranates to pilgrims and fossils to friendship as well...

JEWISH PARTICIPATION In the FIRE SERVICE In The SECOND WORLD WAR
16/03/2016

JEWISH PARTICIPATION In the FIRE SERVICE In The SECOND WORLD WAR

The heroic story of Jews during the Blitz is a hardly-known chapter in contemporary history. Martin Sugarman's new book on the subject throws light on their hardships and bravery, their heroisms...

Dr Joanna Michlic's CV
15/02/2016

Dr Joanna Michlic's CV

Our upcoming film screening of 'A FILM ABOUT PROF. SHIMON REDLICH'S RETURN TO the UKRAINE AND POLAND' will be introduced and discussed by Dr. Joanna Michlic world expert on Families, Children, and...

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...

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