Shlomo Alon PhD is the only Jewish member of the Israel National Academy for Arabic Language.
Following the recent controversy regarding the status of Arabic in Israel, Spiro Ark is delighted to welcome Shlomo Alon who is not only the only Jewish member of the Israel National Academy but also
An illustrated talk by Dr Tahan in which he reveals the secrets of the sublime Jewish teachings, covertly concealed in the spectacular works of art held in the heart of the Vatican, which could not be deciphered for the last 500 years.
Dr Tahan is a scientist specializing
LECTURE BY THE RENOWNED PROFESSOR DAVID NEWMAN WHO HOLDS THE BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY PROFESSORIAL CHAIR IN GEOPOLITICS.
An insightful analysis into the current geopolitical situation, a century since the Sykes-Picot Agreement.
BY ROY THURLEY
In this illustrated talk we will explore how Christians and Jews working together brought about this Declaration, the foundation document for the State of Israel. Theresa May, the current British Prime Minister, referred to the Balfour Declaration as “one of the most important letters in
With Dr Joanna Beata Michlic
This book is the fruit of an interdisciplinary, in-depth research project on Families, Children, and the Holocaust, conducted under Dr Michlic’s directorship at the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute. The book fills a gap in historical knowledge about Jewish families and children in Europe and
Directed by Yoav Shamir (2008)
What is anti-Semitism today,two generations after the Holocaust?
In his continuing exploration of modern Israeli life, director Yoav Shamir (Checkpoint, 5 Days, Flipping Out) travels the world in search of the most modern manifestations of the oldest hatred and comes up with some
DIRECTED AND PRODUCED BY DROR SHOCHET
This meditative film explores the role of the tree in diverse environments and in the lives of five characters both Jewish and Arab: a doctor, a farmer, an artist, a lumberjack and one for whom nature is his home. The relationship between
Holocaust Humour, Satire, and Parody in Israeli Culture
with Liat Steir-Livny PhD
Holocaust humour, satire, and parody are sensitive and complex issues. For many years, Israeli culture recoiled from dealing with the Holocaust from a humorous or satirical perspective. The perception was that a humorous approach might threaten
POSTPONED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES
The Tanach covers the earliest and most formative period of Jewish history. Yet, it is not only about the past. It is subtly intertwined with the most fundamental aspects of our lives shaping the way we understand ourselves, our kinship with other Jews and