When: 08/01/2013
Where: The Red Hedgehog, 255-257 Archway Road, Highgate, London N6 5BS
Time: 19:30
Contact: 02072896321
Price: £10 + (£1 booking fee)*
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Growing up in Jerusalem is more than the Bible and War.

The famed Israeli storyteller Noa Baum, takes us on a poignant and humorous journey through her life. Learn of a different side of Israel with stories of childhood adventures, outrageous matchmaking and all the love in between!

Noa Baum is an award-winning Israeli storyteller living in the US. She focuses on her craft's power to heal across divides of identity and brings her stories to life in an animated and energetic style. Noa performs internationally. Past venues include The World Bank, US Defense Department, The Mayo Clinic, The Kennedy Center, The Jewish Museum in NYC, Brandeis and Stanford Universities, Sweden's Fabula Festival, Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

"Noa Baum's work is brilliant. When she's on the stage she gives off sparks that make the listener feel more human. Her work is both funny and poignant."
Jay O'Callahan, Writer, Storyteller, National Endowment of the Arts Recipient, commissioned by NASA

"Noa's ear for detail and dialect is unsurpassed, but it's the specificity of her writing, and the intimacy of her delivery, which makes her storytelling an experience to be treasured, savored, and above all, not to be missed!"
Ari Roth, Artistic Director, Theater J, Washington, DC

"Tender and hilarious! The language of love in English & Hebrew." Audience member

*All tickets include £1 BAR TOKEN when you travel "green" by Public Transport, Electric Car, Bicycle, Walking.


  • Central Synagogue - 36, Hallam St, London W1W 6NW - easily reached by public transport - Centre, Victoria and Bakerloo Lines
  • HGSS - Norrice Lea, London N2 0RE - East Finchley Underground Station- Jubilee and Metropolitan Lines, buses 102, H2
  • Liberal Jewish Synagogue - 28 St. John's Wood Road, London, NW8 7HA - St John's Wood Underground Jubilee Line, buses: 13, 82, 46, 113, 139, 187, 189, 274
  • Tikun - 1117 Finchley Rd, Temple Fortune, NW11 0QB - Golders Green Underground, Northern Line, busses: 82, 102, 460
  • The Spiro Ark at Hampstead Shtiebel - 10a Canfield Gardens, London NW6 3JS - one minute behind Finchley Road Underground Station Jubilee and Metropolitan Lines and Waitrose, busses 13, 82, 113, 187, 268
  • The Spiro Residence - Kidderpore Avenue - NW3 - Finchley Road Underground Station, busses 13 82, 113


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