Spiro Ark

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FANTASTIC TOUR TO ARGENTINA

Hi Nitza and RobinA big thanks to Dennis and Eloise for making their home available for a follow-up meeting. And thanks to you both for making it all happen.I see this trip as a colossal achievement.Truly a remarkable journey. A life-changing experience, no less!I’m trying to get my feet to […]

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AN ARGENTINIAN ‘TOUR DE FORCE’

AN ARGENTINIAN ‘TOUR DE FORCE’

Dear Nitza & RobinThank you both for giving us the opportunity to join you on one of the most memorable experiences we have ever had. To visit somewhere new is always exciting but to learn about our history made it extra special.Although I loved Buenos Aires and the meetings with […]

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THE WORLD OF JEWISH POSTCARDS

THE WORLD OF JEWISH POSTCARDS — AN EXHIBITION OF JEWISH POSTCARDS AT CITY HALL ORGANIZED BY THE SPIRO ARK (from the private collection of David Pearlman) There are so many ways of looking at Jewish history and the Spiro Ark has always been involved in many different approaches to this […]

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SHYLOCK, RE-TRIED IN A CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH COURT

SHYLOCK, RE-TRIED IN A CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH COURT

At the Spiro Ark by Law Lord Peter Millett. Shylock was created by Shakespeare when Lopez, the queen’s Jewish physician was falsely accused of attempting to poison the sovereign. The Earl of Essex provided the evidence and presided of the trial. Lopez had no way to defend himself and he […]

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WE HAVE A REASON TO BE PROUD

Only a week or so has elapsed since Israel experienced one of the most harrowing and moving tragedies in its history. Although this small country is ridden with the constant loss of its young men and women while fulfilling their duty to the nation, two friends with a promising future […]

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WHEN BAGHDAD WAS BEAUTIFUL

Memories of Eden — Book launchDate: Saturday 1 March 2008, 8.00pm for 8.15pmVenue: The Spiro Ark, 25-26 Enford Street, W1H 1DWTickets: £8It may seem light years from today’s reality, but once Baghdad was a city where the diverse communities lived together in peace, and religious differences were respected. Among them […]

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GILA ALMAGOR 1ST LADY OF THE ISRAEL THEATRE

Dates: 22nd January (in Hebrew)23rd January (in English)Both Events will take place in Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue – Norrice Lea, N2.Theatre is one of the most indicative means of assessing a country; successes and failures, aspirations, contemporary issues, attitudes towards historical events… The viewers have the opportunity of rethinking their […]

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YIDDISH FILM AND ENTERTAINMENT COMING TO LONDON

9 January & 24 January 2008Yaakov Shapiro, a Yiddish entertainer, theatre and film actor and singer whose accolade covers many countries is not prepared to be deterred and insists that the magic of Yiddish will draw crowds even in London.He will appear for the Spiro Ark both in London and […]

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LETTER OF APPRECIATION

“Dear Friends,I was sorry to hear you have to move out of Enford St, but I am sure you will continue to have successful programming.Best wishes for Pesach and the futureHag Sameah”Charles

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