It wasn’t the story that made Niv Petel’s play ‘Knock Knock’ so fascinating, but the way it was told. The one-man show was shown as part of Spiro Ark’s cultural programme – in conjunction with Central Synagogue. Ilana was played by a male (the
It was a privilege to watch An Interview With Ben Gurion last week at Central Synagogue, as part of Spiro Ark’s film programme. It was a privilege not only because I realised that great efforts had been made to bring this film to the public – the sound and the
This is the first review by our young reporter Narayan Jhutti and we are looking forward to many more.
The film about David Ben-Gurion was an interesting insight into how Isreal has become the nation it is today, starting from nothing to becoming a metropolis with one man’s strength
Michelangelo had painted this fresco according to the Kabbalah which teaches that God created man through the Sfirah Chochmah, (i.e.wisdom). That was the reason why he concealed a cross-section of the human brain within his composition. He concealed only the right hemisphere of the brain, as the Kabbalah claims that
The story that I shall be recounting to you today is a truly wondrous one. But why, you may ask? Well, because it resem
bles a biblical tale. It is rather like the story of Purim, in which a powerful character plots to harm the Jewish
1) What inspired you to write your book?
When I started the guiding course at the Sydney Jewish Museum I was encouraged to tell my story. Many survivors were writing theirs. I started by writing just a few pages.
I wanted to explain to my children why I was different.
It has been more than 20 years, since my A’ levels, that I have been to anything approaching a literary
talk – so I was a bit nervous when I sat down to listen to the vivacious Pam Fox talk on literary Golders Green last week at Hampstead Garden Suburb