Spiro Ark

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A review of Thelma Ruby’s one-woman show as a gift to the Spiro Ark

A review of Thelma Ruby’s one-woman show as a gift to the Spiro Ark

'That's Entertainment'

Reviewed by: Samuel Warshaw
Thelma Ruby’s one-woman show was far more than an evening of songs. It was at once an illustrated history of twentieth century musical theatre, a glimpse of a life adventurously-lived and a love letter to theatre as an art form.     
Thelma

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A review of our Jewish Pirates film event

A review of our Jewish Pirates film event

An Evening about Jewish Pirates

Reviewed by: Jessica Benhamou
When we think of Jewish persecution and survival, piracy does not immediately spring to mind. However, when the Spanish Inquisition drove out hundreds of thousands of Jews, many turned to a vagabond life of looting and plundering.
“An Evening About

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SECRETS OF THE BIBLE UNEARTHED AT THE CITY OF DAVID

SECRETS OF THE BIBLE UNEARTHED AT THE CITY OF DAVID

The City of David is the site of the most stunning archeological excavations in Israel, with discoveries tracing the history of Jerusalem over the past 4,000 years.
The presentation was led by Zeev Orenstein, Director of International Affairs, Ir David Foundation at the City of David. Zeev will

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SHIMON REDLICH’S RETURN TO UKRAINE AND POLAND – ISRAELI FILM

SHIMON REDLICH’S RETURN TO UKRAINE AND POLAND – ISRAELI FILM

The discussion will be moderated by Martina Pesenti, Director of the Ukrainian Institute and will feature Shimon Redlich, Professor Emeritus, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Dr Joanna Michlic, Lecturer in Contemporary History, University of Bristol. Dr Michlic is one of the world’s leading experts on families, children,

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ABOVE AND BEYOND – DOCUMENTARY FILM

ABOVE AND BEYOND – DOCUMENTARY FILM

In 1948, just three years after the liberation of Nazi death camps, a group of Jewish American pilots answered a call for help. In secret and at great personal risk, they smuggled planes out of the U.S., trained behind the Iron Curtain in Czechoslovakia and flew for Israel

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H I JEW POSITIVE – ISRAELI FILM

H I JEW POSITIVE – ISRAELI FILM

Many Catholic Poles regularly discover that their parents had kept their true Jewish identity hidden, from these 2nd and 3rd generations of Holocaust survivors. It has happened to people of all ages from all socio-economic backgrounds. These are the New Jews of Poland.
The Director Ronit Kertsner, followed

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THE STORY BEHIND “THE STORY” LECTURE BY NITZA SPIRO

THE STORY BEHIND “THE STORY” LECTURE BY NITZA SPIRO

This year we delve deeper into our preparation for one of the most ritualistic nights of the year – our Pesach Seder. Over the course of two sessions, Nitza Spiro, the director of the Spiro Ark together with Steven Leas, Cantor of the Central Synagogue will highlight some

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