Spiro Ark

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Spiro Ark @ Klezmer In The Park 2018

Spiro Ark @ Klezmer In The Park 2018

Every year  the Spiro Ark is delighted to have Hebrew Hooplah at the Klezmer in the Park event. Last Sunday, 2nd September was one of those wonderful Klezmer days where a lot of people flocked to Regent’s Park to enjoy the sunshine and the

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An interview with Ben Gurion – Review by Sharon Ross

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

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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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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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