Spiro Ark

Registered Charity No 1070926

Raoul Wallenberg- a Sweedish Rescuer in Budapest

In case you have not heard of Raoul Wallenberg before here is some interesting information about this amazing man:
After the occupation of Hungary on March 19, 1944, the Swedish degation launched a rescue operation to save Jews from being deported to the death camps. The newly created American War

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Early Bird Offer for our Ulpan!

Early Bird Offer for our Ulpan!

Early Bird Offer, 10% off, if you register for your summer Ulpan course now. You will be given 10% off – offer open until the end of May. Hurry with your registration! 

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Book Launch and more with Lyn Julius from Harif

Book Launch and more with Lyn Julius from Harif

Uprooted: How 3000 Years of Jewish Civilisation in the Arab World Vanished Overnight

We were both proud and delighted to host the official launch of Lyn Julius’s Uprooted on 24th January 2018, at HGSS. For many of you, Lyn will need no introduction, but, for anyone who is unfamiliar

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Book review: Shtetl Love Song

Book review: Shtetl Love Song

Reminiscing about the London launch, last December

Many of you will remember the hugely successful London launch of the English language translation of Gigory Kanovich’s Shtetl Love Song, back in December. The evening included a musical soiree, comprising of Yiddish folk songs, performed by musicians Steven Leas, Ilan

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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

Save the date – 13th May – watch this space!

Spiro Ark  and The London Cantorial Singers
Present and Perform for one night only:
Jewish Music Through the Ages 
Celebrating the life of Rev. Reuben Turner MBE z”l
May 13th 2018 – 7pm prompt
Price: £25.00        Concessions:

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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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