Karen Franklin of the Leo Baeck Institute tells us the fascinating story of ‘The Untold Story of the Lehman Family and its Aid to Refugees: 1933-1945’, as part of an event from Spiro Ark.
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
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
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