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
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
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
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
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
Save the date – 13th May – watch this space!
Spiro Ark and The London Cantorial Singers
Present and Perform for one night only:
Jewish Music Through the Ages
Celebrating the life of Rev. Reuben Turner MBE z”l
May 13th 2018 – 7pm prompt
Price: £25.00 Concessions:
"RE: The Best Chanukah Party Ever!"
Myriam wrote to us under the subject line above: “The concert was wonderful last night. I thoroughly enjoyed it and I just wanted you to know. Thank you for arranging this event. Happy Hanukkah!”. Her comments inspired us to share the photographs, here, on our
Reviewed by: Samuel Warshaw
Thelma Ruby’s one-woman show was far more than an evening of songs. It was at once an illustrated history of twentieth century musical theatre, a glimpse of a life adventurously-lived and a love letter to theatre as an art form.
Balfour or Against?
Reviewed by: Samuel Warshaw
The centenary of the Balfour Declaration has stimulated a flurry of articles, radio and television programmes and commemorative events in both Jewish and wider circles, far more than the concurrent quincentenary of the Reformation, demonstrating the perhaps somewhat surprising degree of
The discussion will be moderated by Martina Pesenti, Director of the Ukrainian Institute and will feature Shimon Redlich, Professor Emeritus, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Dr Joanna Michlic, Lecturer in Contemporary History, University of Bristol. Dr Michlic is one of the world’s leading experts on families, children,