Tuesday 31st October 2017 at 19:30
Michael J. Cohen
Professor Emeritus, Bar-Ilan University
A leading authority on the British Mandate in Palestine and the rise of the state of Israel.
In his most recent book, published in January 2017, he focuses on the changing
Wednesday 18th October 2017 at 19.30
Pam Fox is a Research Fellow at Leo Baeck College and an experienced writer specialising in Jewish history. Surrounded by the history and vibrancy of the Jewish community of Golders Green, she gives us a fascinating picture of the increasing settlement of
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
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 involved in many of the most important cases of the time.
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,
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
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
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
Spiro Ark and Holland Park Press are delighted to invite you to the London Launch of Winegarden by Anthony Ferner.
Have you ever come across a novella that features a Jewish, yet agnostic professor in theoretical physics who heads a department of thought experiments, located above the local