It was a privilege to watch An Interview With Ben Gurion last week at Central Synagogue, as part of Spiro Ark’s film programme. It was a privilege not only because I realised that great efforts had been made to bring this film to the public – the sound and the
This is the first review by our young reporter Narayan Jhutti and we are looking forward to many more.
The film about David Ben-Gurion was an interesting insight into how Isreal has become the nation it is today, starting from nothing to becoming a metropolis with one man’s strength
Michelangelo had painted this fresco according to the Kabbalah which teaches that God created man through the Sfirah Chochmah, (i.e.wisdom). That was the reason why he concealed a cross-section of the human brain within his composition. He concealed only the right hemisphere of the brain, as the Kabbalah claims that
INTRODUCTION The story that I shall be recounting to you today is a truly wondrous one. But why, you may ask? Well, because it resem bles a biblical tale. It is rather like the story of Purim, in which a powerful character plots to harm the Jewish people, but ends […]
1) What inspired you to write your book?
When I started the guiding course at the Sydney Jewish Museum I was encouraged to tell my story. Many survivors were writing theirs. I started by writing just a few pages.
I wanted to explain to my children why I was different.
It has been more than 20 years, since my A’ levels, that I have been to anything approaching a literary
talk – so I was a bit nervous when I sat down to listen to the vivacious Pam Fox talk on literary Golders Green last week at Hampstead Garden Suburb
The Spiro Ark is regularly treating its followers to films carefully chosen with historical introductions , and with fascinating observations following the screenings to an extremely interesting and versatile audience.
Going to see a film with subtitles can be a bit daunting – you feel you have to be 100%
Palestinian Authorities may seek to claim as their own the archaeological site of Qumran and its Dead Sea Scrolls, the Simon Wiesenthal Center has warned.
The scrolls, discovered in the Qumran caves in the mid 20th century, date from biblical times and comprise from hand-written manuscripts of great historical and