Spiro Ark

Registered Charity No 1070926

A book launch with a personal touch

A book launch with a personal touch

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 passages from her book, aloud, to a packed audience, which […]

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Save the Date

Save the Date

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: £15.00 Refreshments and Raffle in aid of Hatzolah UK and Spiro Ark Venue: […]

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Sharing our Hanukah celebration with you, featuring Rivers of Babylon

Sharing our Hanukah celebration with you, featuring Rivers of Babylon

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 blog. Watch a video of the concert, […]

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A review of Thelma Ruby’s one-woman show as a gift to the Spiro Ark

A review of Thelma Ruby’s one-woman show as a gift to the Spiro Ark

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.      Thelma Ruby’s mother, Paula Ruby, […]

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SHIMON REDLICH’S RETURN TO UKRAINE AND POLAND – ISRAELI FILM

SHIMON REDLICH’S RETURN TO UKRAINE AND POLAND – ISRAELI FILM

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, and a […]

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ABOVE AND BEYOND – DOCUMENTARY FILM

ABOVE AND BEYOND – DOCUMENTARY FILM

In 1948, just three years after the liberation of Nazi death camps, a group of Jewish American pilots answered a call for help. In secret and at great personal risk, they smuggled planes out of the U.S., trained behind the Iron Curtain in Czechoslovakia and flew for Israel in its […]

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JEWISH PARTICIPATION IN THE FIRE SERVICE IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

JEWISH PARTICIPATION IN THE FIRE SERVICE IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

The heroic story of Jews during the Blitz is a hardly-known chapter in contemporary history. Martin Sugarman’s new book on the subject throws light on their hardships and bravery, their heroisms and heartaches. Moments of joy, family support, women, anti-Semitism encountered awards and unrecognised heroes…Gripping interviews on film, readings and […]

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DR JOANNA MICHLIC

DR JOANNA MICHLIC

Our upcoming film screening of ‘A FILM ABOUT PROF. SHIMON REDLICH’S RETURN TO the UKRAINE AND POLAND’ will be introduced and discussed by Dr. Joanna Michlic world expert on Families, Children, and a senior scholar of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies.Bellow is a summary of her CV.Dr Michlic is a […]

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