Spiro Ark Blog

Welcome to the Spiro Ark blog. You will find a range of topics from Event Reviews to Historical Essays. If you wish to contribute to our blog please feel free to do so by submitting your post using the button on the right. Alternatively we welcome any comments you may have.

Categories: All Categories (149)   Discussion(0) Events(0) General(3) History(1) JTrails(0) Nitza Spiro(0) Spiro Tour(4) Testimonials(0) Tour(0) Tzavta(0)
My Yazidi background
12/12/2014

My Yazidi background

In 1914 my forefather 3 generations ago escaped from Kars, the former capital of Armenia because of religious persecutions.
Today we see the replica of this situation in Northern Iraq.

Our new intern Khatuna
05/12/2014

Our new intern Khatuna

We are delighted to introduce to our friends and followers our new intern, Khatuna, who will stay with us for a few months and deepen her knowledge about Jewish history and culture.
It is an...

participants' comments
06/11/2014

participants' comments

these are only a few of the many comments we recieved from the participants in the tour of Cambridge and the Genizah :

'I had a most delightful day with you, especially the wonderful talk in...

History of the Jews of Cambridge
06/11/2014

History of the Jews of Cambridge

following our very successful tour of Cambridge and the Genizah , our guide who was once again impressed by the outstanding standard of our groups has written the following:

'It is always a...

Spiro Ark at the Genizah
05/11/2014

Spiro Ark at the Genizah

Spiro Ark organizes regular tours of Cambridge and the Genizah which is housed in the University Library.

the programme of our tours includes an extensive trip around the city with a...

Hebrew Writings in the Medieval Arab-Muslim World
31/10/2014

Hebrew Writings in the Medieval Arab-Muslim World

Hebrew Writings in the Medieval Arab-Muslim World
The Hebrew writings of the Cairo Genizah are an incredible testimony to the significant role the Hebrew language played in Jewish life in the...

learning Hebrew at Spiro Ark is not only easy but great fun
29/08/2014

learning Hebrew at Spiro Ark is not only easy but great fun

Until now we have taught over 10,000 students and the positive response continues to increase.

students meet people of different ages, different religions, different races and what unites...

SPIRO ARK'S INTENSIVE HEBREW ULPAN FOR CHILDREN!!!
26/07/2013

SPIRO ARK'S INTENSIVE HEBREW ULPAN FOR CHILDREN!!!

Spiro Ark's intensive Hebrew Ulpan for children organised for North West London Jewish Day School.

This school is unique for its ability to combine vision with bringing it to fruition. The...

THE BENEFITS TO THE BRAIN BY LEARNING A SECOND LANGUAGE
26/07/2013

THE BENEFITS TO THE BRAIN BY LEARNING A SECOND LANGUAGE

(As described in TIME magazine June 29th 2013 in the science section pp28-31)

THE BENEFITS TO THE BRAIN BY LEARNING A SECOND LANGUAGE

In an article entitled "THE POWER FOR THE...

Cairo Genizah on BBC Radio 3 - Hope to have you with us in one of our future visits
03/06/2013

Cairo Genizah on BBC Radio 3 - Hope to have you with us in one of our future visits

The Cairo Genizah is the subject of BBC Radio 3's The Essay between 27th - 31st May 2013. Each weekday night, staff from the Library's Genizah Research Unit will be giving a lively 15-minute talk...

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 |  Next >>  [15]

CONTACT US

T: 020 7289 6321
F: 020 7723 8191
E: education@spiroark.org

The Spiro Ark, 788-790 Finchley Road
London NW11 7TJ T: 020 7723 9991/020 7289 6321 F: 020 7723 8191 E: education@spiroark.org

Registered Charity No 107 0926. A company limited by guarantee.
Registered No 361 3280. Registered office 788-790 Finchley Road London NW11 7TJ