Spiro Ark

Registered Charity No 1070926

Heritage Challenges and Progress in Egypt

Heritage Challenges and Progress in Egypt

Calling Jews from Egypt and heritage enthusiasts

Many of you showed a keen interest in our Egyptian Heritage event on Wednesday 17th January.
The context: In 2017, the Egyptian government addressed many Jewish Heritage issues positively.
While obstacles still remain and sensitivity on the issue still runs

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A book launch with a personal touch

A book launch with a personal touch

Frozen Mud and Red Ribbons by Avital Baruch

On Sunday 21st January, we held the UK book launch of Frozen Mud and Red Ribbons by Avital Baruch, in the intimate setting of The Shtiebel in Canfield Gardens. Avital, or Tali to her friends, read both poignant and entertaining

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In memory of Barry Davis

In memory of Barry Davis

Loved and admired teacher of Yiddish and inspiration for our Yiddish cultural events at the Spiro Ark

Please find, HERE, the obituary of Spiro Ark’s loved and admired teacher of Yiddish Barry Davis z”l. 

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Save the Date

Save the Date

Jewish Music Through the Ages

Spiro Ark  and The London Cantorial Singers
Present and Perform for one night only:
Jewish Music Through the Ages (Compered by David Prager)
Celebrating the life of Rev. Reuben Turner MBE z”l
March 4th 2018 – 7pm prompt
Price: £25.00        Concessions: £15.00
Refreshments

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Sharing our Hanukah celebration with you, featuring Rivers of Babylon

Sharing our Hanukah celebration with you, featuring Rivers of Babylon

"RE: The Best Chanukah Party Ever!"

Myriam wrote to us under the subject line above: “The concert was wonderful last night. I thoroughly enjoyed it and I just wanted you to know. Thank you for arranging this event. Happy Hanukkah!”. Her comments inspired us to share the photographs, here, on our

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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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