Martin Sugarman (BA Hons, Cert Ed) was born and brought up in Hackney and graduated from Bristol University. He was a Senior Teacher for over twenty years in Secondary Schools and then an Examinations Officer in Further Education. Archivist of AJEX, he helped to set up the Jewish Military Museum
Spiro Ark host regular lecture events by the cream of Jewish & Israeli society. The performances are open to everyone so no matter your cultural or religious background please do pop into our venue in Baker Street, London, to listen to these fantastic talks. You can book tickets to our lectures below or you can read about past lectures by reading our Jewish lecture reviews.
Spiro Ark and HGSS are proud to present:
Churchill and the Jews: a lecture with Professor Michael J. Cohen
Professor Michael Cohen is the author of 11 books, among them, Churchill and the Jews (1985, revised paperback edition, 2003).
In 1985, he was the first to challenge Churchill’s alleged “unique historical understanding
A lecture with Professor Ephraim Kahana
For Israel – more so than for any other state – an effective Intelligence Community has been a matter of life and death. Over the past half-century or so, Israel has created and refined what is broadly regarded as one of the
An illustrated lecture delivered by Professor Jodi Magness.
In 1946-7, the first Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered by accident near the site of Qumran. Eventually, the remains of approximately 1000 scrolls were found in 11 caves surrounding Qumran. In this slide-illustrated lecture, we explore the archaeological remains of Qumran,
Palestine was the place of the first start of a successful national malaria-eradication campaign anywhere in the world in 1921/2. The British, in 1918, had declared the malarial position in Palestine as hopeless, the British Army having collapsed from malaria there, although, fortunately for them, a few days