Spiro Ark

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An interview with Ben Gurion – Review by Sharon Ross

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

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Literary Golders Green – a review by Sharon Ross

Literary Golders Green – a review by Sharon Ross

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

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Book Launch and more with Lyn Julius from Harif

Book Launch and more with Lyn Julius from Harif

Uprooted: How 3000 Years of Jewish Civilisation in the Arab World Vanished Overnight

We were both proud and delighted to host the official launch of Lyn Julius’s Uprooted on 24th January 2018, at HGSS. For many of you, Lyn will need no introduction, but, for anyone who is unfamiliar

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Book review: Shtetl Love Song

Book review: Shtetl Love Song

Reminiscing about the London launch, last December

Many of you will remember the hugely successful London launch of the English language translation of Gigory Kanovich’s Shtetl Love Song, back in December. The evening included a musical soiree, comprising of Yiddish folk songs, performed by musicians Steven Leas, Ilan

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Heritage Challenges and Progress in Egypt

Heritage Challenges and Progress in Egypt

Calling Jews from Egypt and heritage enthusiasts

Many of you showed a keen interest in our Egyptian Heritage event on Wednesday 17th January.
The context: In 2017, the Egyptian government addressed many Jewish Heritage issues positively.
While obstacles still remain and sensitivity on the issue still runs

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A book launch with a personal touch

A book launch with a personal touch

Frozen Mud and Red Ribbons by Avital Baruch

On Sunday 21st January, we held the UK book launch of Frozen Mud and Red Ribbons by Avital Baruch, in the intimate setting of The Shtiebel in Canfield Gardens. Avital, or Tali to her friends, read both poignant and entertaining

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