Spiro Ark

Registered Charity No 1070926

  • Cost: £240.00
  • Maximum Number of Seats available is 15

  • Cost: £240.00
  • Maximum Number of Seats available is 15

  • Cost: £240.00
  • Maximum Number of Seats available is 15

  • Cost: £240.00
  • Maximum Number of Seats available is 15

  • Cost: £240.00
  • Maximum Number of Seats available is 15

  • Cost: £240.00
  • Maximum Number of Seats available is 15

  • Cost: £240.00
  • Maximum Number of Seats available is 15

  • Cost: £240.00
  • Maximum Number of Seats available is 15

  • Cost: £240.00
  • Maximum Number of Seats available is 15

  • Cost: £240.00
  • Maximum Number of Seats available is 15

Behind the headlines: Iran, Israel and the Jews – An illustrated talk by David Nissan
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Behind the headlines: Iran, Israel and the Jews – An illustrated talk by David Nissan

Price : £10 Contact: 02077944655

Iran is constantly in the news. What are its motivations? Where is it heading? This is a rare opportunity to hear David Nissan, an expert on Middle East politics based in Israel, give us a clear and objective overview of the situation in Iran, of the Jews still living there

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‘A ‘New Woman’ for a New State? Illustrated talk by Dr. Anne Summers
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‘A ‘New Woman’ for a New State? Illustrated talk by Dr. Anne Summers

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Spiro Ark and Meretz UK jointly invite you to Mark International Women’s Day by attending a presentation 
A ‘New Woman’ for a New State?
Illustrated talk by Dr. Anne Summers
 
The British launch of the Federation of Women Zionists in 1919 and of WIZO in
1920 represented a challenge

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ARK AND BIMAH IN THE SYNAGOGUES OF EARLY MODERN EUROPE, 1550 TO 1800 by Dr Gordon Higgott
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ARK AND BIMAH IN THE SYNAGOGUES OF EARLY MODERN EUROPE, 1550 TO 1800 by Dr Gordon Higgott

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ARK AND BIMAH IN THE SYNAGOGUES OF EARLY MODERN EUROPE, 1550 TO 1800, lecture by Dr Gordon Higgott
 
The ark and bimah are unique to Jewish architecture. The ark, or echal, is the large cabinet for the Torah scrolls, and the bimah, or tevah, is the enclosed platform for

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Striving for Perfection by Colin Jaque – Book event
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Striving for Perfection by Colin Jaque – Book event

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Striving for Perfection looks at the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt and the history leading up to that important event to find
the date when it actually happened and for the first time proving 
that it accords with the well documented history of Egypt and investigating the relationship with

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JOURNEY TO A TEMPLE IN TIME A Philosopher’s Quest for the Sabbath by Susan Pashman – UK Book Launch
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JOURNEY TO A TEMPLE IN TIME A Philosopher’s Quest for the Sabbath by Susan Pashman – UK Book Launch

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Presented as a diary of a year-long search, this book explores Sabbath-keeping from the point of view of a doubting Jew trying to make sense of what has become a quaint, obsolete practice. Although the book relies upon centuries of philosophical thought, it is accessible, direct, and often
humorous, aimed

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THE OUTSIDERS By Philipp Ther
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THE OUTSIDERS By Philipp Ther

Price : £10 Contact: 02077944655

In association with the Insiders/Outsiders Festival

Philipp Ther’s new book The Outsiders, introduces us to the history of Europe as a continent of refugees. His sweeping narrative crosses the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, taking readers from the Middle East to the shores of America. Robert Winder, whose recent book

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WHY DID JEWS LEAVE MOROCCO ? – AN ILLUSTRATED TALK BY LYN JULIUS
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WHY DID JEWS LEAVE MOROCCO ? – AN ILLUSTRATED TALK BY LYN JULIUS

Price : £10 Contact: 02077944655

The exodus from Morocco after Israel was established was not as dramatic as from other Arab countries. Nonetheless only one percent of the Jewish population remains there today. Lyn Julius will give some historical background, touch on the impact of colonial French influence and examine the myths surrounding the

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Disraeli to Diamonds: Hatton Garden Tour
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Disraeli to Diamonds: Hatton Garden Tour

Price : £25

Jews and JEWellery: come to discover the mystery of
 
Disraeli to Diamonds:
Hatton Garden
 
Join popular Blue Badge Guide and author Rachel Kolsky and discover the
little known area in and around High Holborn where courtyards and historic churches link to tales of Mercers’ Maidens, Disraeli’s childhood and

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Disraeli to Diamonds: Hatton Garden Tour
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Disraeli to Diamonds: Hatton Garden Tour

Price : £25

  • Cost: £240.00

MY FOUR WEEKS OF RAMADAN IN MOROCCO – An illustrated talk by Michelle Huberman
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MY FOUR WEEKS OF RAMADAN IN MOROCCO – An illustrated talk by Michelle Huberman

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Harif’s Creative Director Michelle Huberman (pictured in the Sahara) shares her Jewish perspective of living for four weeks in Fez, Morocco during Ramadan.
Was it safe or scary?
Hear her illustrated talk followed by Q&A.
 
Date: Wednesday 13/05/2020
Time: 19.30
Venue: Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue, Norrice Lea,

  • Cost: £240.00

Jews, Horns and the Devil – Limited number of books available
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Jews, Horns and the Devil – Limited number of books available

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Buy now at reduced price of £15 + £2 postage!
Copies signed by author Anton Felton
Cartoons uniting visual representation with cultural associations, can cause devastation. One picture may save a thousand words but we will never know how many hundreds of thousands of lives were not saved, how many

HEBREW NOT QUITE BEGINNERS – TUESDAYS (JAN/MAR) SPRING TERM 2017

Price : ( £216 + £1 booking fee) Contact: 020 7794 4655 Teacher : Nitza Spiro

For those who can use 50 to 100 words and can recognise printed and script forms of the alphabet.At the end of the course you should be able to:- break the ice with Hebrew speakers and gain much more confidence in many topics of daily conversations- greet people- ask for […]

HEBREW NOT QUITE BEGINNERS – THURSDAYS (JAN/MAR) SPRING TERM 2017

Price : ( £216 + £1 booking fee) Contact: 020 7794 4655 Teacher : Judith Schimmel

This is an ideal opportunity for the total beginner or those at a similar level to gain some skills in very basic conversation. At the end of the course you should be able to:- break the ice with Hebrew speakers- greet people with confidence- use transport and give basic restaurant […]

TRIBUTE LECTURE TO NITZA & ROBIN SPIRO – JW3 8 FEBRUARY 2017

Price : Reservation is essential Contact: 020 7433 8988

Supported by Pears Foundation, JW3 will be holding an annual Spiro Lecture in recognition of the Spiros’ contribution, marking forty years of outstanding effort in awakening interest in the Jewish and Israeli Heritage. It has led to mark strengthening of Jewish awareness, knowledge and identity within the Jewish and general […]

BLUE SKIES OVER BERLIN

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John Steinberg was born in 1952 and spent many years in business before becoming a writer in 2008. Since then, he has co-written and produced comedies for the stage and has created a series of books for children. Blue Skies Over Berlin is his second novel.Dr Tali Lowenthal is the […]

APOLLONIA – A FILM

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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 his death […]

FALLAHIN (PEASANT FARMERS – KNOWN AS AM-HAARETZ OF NORTHERN ISRAEL) AND ‘FREUD’. IS THERE ANY POSSIBLE FAMILY RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THEM?

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The split between the two groups began during the period of the Babylonian exile and especially during the return. The returned exiles from Babylon are the fore-bearers of Judaism as we know it today, whereas those who have remained on the land have been cut off from this group. The […]

Tanach Tours at the British Museum conducted by Rabbi Arye Forta

Price : on-line or over the phone Contact: 020 7794 4655

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 responsibilities towards […]

A MUSICAL CELEBRATION WITH SOPRANO SIVAN ROTEM

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The only soprano who works on five continents, Argentinian-born Israeli Sivan Rotem, making her fourth UK appearance in as many years, will perform songs by Bellini, Rossini, Meyerbeer, Henriette Bosmans, Spanish and Israeli songs and Argentinian tangos, accompanied by Nigel Foster, piano.Tickets: (incl light refreshments) £20 (Concs £15)

THE DISCOVERY OF ‘JEWISH INDIANS’ IN SOUTH AMERICA

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The revelation, in 1644, that South American Indians prayed in Hebrew was astonishing.  The news was brought to the Jews of Amsterdam in September 1644 by a Portuguese Marrano trader from New Grenada.  He described a secret meeting with indigenous people in a remote location at a river in the […]