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Literary Golders Green – a review by Sharon Ross

Literary Golders Green – a review by Sharon Ross

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

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Palestinians ‘might claim ownership of Dead Sea Scrolls’

Palestinian Authorities may seek to claim as their own the archaeological site of Qumran and its Dead Sea Scrolls, the Simon Wiesenthal Center has warned.
The scrolls, discovered in the Qumran caves in the mid 20th century, date from biblical times and comprise from hand-written manuscripts of great historical and

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Raoul Wallenberg- a Swedish 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 delegation 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

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 with her pioneering work, Lyn is the director of Harif (Association of Jews from Middle […]

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Book review: Shtetl Love Song

Book review: Shtetl Love Song

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 Lazarus, Yoav Oved and Stefan and Arjan Byron, as […]

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Heritage Challenges and Progress in Egypt

Heritage Challenges and Progress in Egypt

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 high, a new proactive preservation approach has emerged affecting synagogues, […]

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