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
“A ROLLER-COASTER RIDE – FROM THE BIRTH OF THE AMERICAN MAFIA AT THE BEGINNING OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY – THRU’ PROHIBITION AND HOW THEIR JEWISH PALS PROPELLED ORGANISED CRIME TO INFLUENCE EVERY ASPECT OF LIFE IN AMERICA FOR SOME FIFTY YEARS – WHICH WOULD ULTIMATELY CREATE THE PLAYGROUND
To include the statues of the Pharaohs, the Rosetta Stone, the mummies and the Nebamun frescoes.
(Gentle reminder: change to Summertime that weekend, so do not forget to adjust your watches !)
Meeting place: British Museum, North Entrance in Montague Place, London WC1.
Who are the Jews? And what do they look like. This documentary, set in contemporary Spain, unravels the history and mutations of Judeophobia, from the Christian denunciation until the emergence of the modern State of Israel. The ignorance and rejection of Judaism are still present in many sectors
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 our place within and
Victor Grayevsky entered the pantheon of Israeli intelligence thanks to a single courageous and heroic action. While a journalist in Poland and at great personal risk, Grayevsky transferred to the West a secret document – the speech of Nikita Khrushchev, which first revealed Stalin’s crimes. Just prior to
DIRECTED BY TAMARA ERDE (2015)
How do the Palestinian and Israeli [Arab and Jewish] education systems teach the history of their peoples? This powerful film follows several Israeli and Palestinian teachers over the course of an academic year. Through observing their exchanges and confrontations with students, debates with