Nitza Spiro Hebrew Studies

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THE PRIZE DOESN’T ALWAYS GO TO THE MOST DESERVING

THE PRIZE DOESN’T ALWAYS GO TO THE MOST DESERVING

There recently was a death of a 98 year-old Polish lady named Irena.During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw Ghetto, as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist. She had an ‘ulterior motive’ … She KNEW what the Nazi’s plans were for the Jews, Irena smuggled infants out in the bottom […]

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SHMUEL MOREH : FROM BOXER TO PRIZEWINNING POET

Fascinating and significant profile by Doreen Wachsmann in the (Manchester) Jewish Telegraph of Iraq-born Professor Shmuel Moreh, emeritus professor of Arabic literature at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem: Shmuel goes from the horrors of Iraq to prizewinning poet. Professor Moreh, who has just finished a lecture tour in Manchester and […]

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UK MUSICIANS TRIUMPH AT ISRAELI COMPETION

At great effort and expense, the Spiro Ark through its department, Tzavta (“togetherness” in Hebrew), has undertaken to publicize a better image of Israel through offering regular, outstanding, cultural events, mainly at its West End Centre in Enford Street opposite the Landmark Hotel.Sagi Hartov, Israeli cellist and cultural enthusiast was […]

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SPIRO ARK’S HOPES TO CONTINUE CLOSE CONTACT WITH MANCHESTER

Nearly all of you mentioned in your returned evaluation sheets that you would appreciate a continuous contact with the Spiro Ark and would like lectures and cultural events to be transported from London to Manchester. If we would be able to build such ongoing programmes, I do believe that all […]

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SPIRO ARK AND AIDING THE RESTORATION OF SYNAGOGUES IN TRANSYLVANIA

SPIRO ARK AND AIDING THE RESTORATION OF SYNAGOGUES IN TRANSYLVANIA

The Spiro Ark from its inception has worked closely with Foreign Embassies and their Cultural Centres with the view of spreading the knowledge and a better understanding of the Jewish experience in their countries past, present and even examining prospects of the future. The special benefits of these events, which […]

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REVIEW – INTERVIEW OF MOSHE BY NORMA FISHER

I attended the ‘This is your Life’ interview of Moshe by Norma Fisher last week and must say that it was one of the most interesting I have ever experienced. Norma – a top artist in her own right – by skillful questioning, was able to extract from Moshe hitherto […]

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LETTER FROM TRANSYLVANIA

Romanian synagogues are under threat of extinction. The Mihai Eminescu Trust, an English foundation founded during the last gasp of the Ceausescu years, has set itself the task of trying to save a few of these fascinating places of worship in Transylvania. This is a natural part of our programme […]

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EXPERT ORGANISERS OF JEWISH HISTORY ON WHEELS

“It is an interesting phenomenon”, says Nitza Spiro, director of the Spiro Ark, “that even Jews whose level of observance is low or virtually non existent are attracted to Jewish sights of a historical nature or show interest in local Jews. Jewish travellers discover within themselves a keen interest and […]

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