Spiro Ark

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Homework of the week

Just to show what an amazing progress our students are doing, here are some examples of this week’s best homework.
 

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A sudden change in the programme!

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances we are very sorry to have to alter the day of the screening of “ A Perfect Day for Banana Leaves” which was scheduled for 24th February 2019 at Tikun, which we were looking forward to.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused but please bear

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Letter from Eldad – Shanti House

We have just return from England, and we wish to thank you for everything you did for us during our stay: Arranging the lecture for Mariuma.
Please express our thankfulness to all the wonderful people whom we met and encourage them to come and visit us during their next visit

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Spiro Ark working with Christian refugees from Arab lands

Spiro Ark working with Christian refugees from Arab lands

A message out of the blue
Amongst scores of emails which arrive daily at the Spiro Ark inbox, an invitation of a puzzling nature appeared.
The sender was an unknown person in Greece and the name of the organisation which issued the invitation added to the mystery: ICC ( International

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Palestinians ‘might claim ownership of Dead Sea Scrolls’

Palestinian Authorities may seek to claim as their own the archaeological site of Qumran and its Dead Sea Scrolls, the Simon Wiesenthal Center has warned.
The scrolls, discovered in the Qumran caves in the mid 20th century, date from biblical times and comprise from hand-written manuscripts of great historical and

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H I JEW POSITIVE – ISRAELI FILM

H I JEW POSITIVE – ISRAELI FILM

Many Catholic Poles regularly discover that their parents had kept their true Jewish identity hidden, from these 2nd and 3rd generations of Holocaust survivors. It has happened to people of all ages from all socio-economic backgrounds. These are the New Jews of Poland.The Director Ronit Kertsner, followed her protagonists for […]

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THE LEGENDARY KADOORIE FAMILY – JEWS IN CHINA

THE LEGENDARY KADOORIE FAMILY – JEWS IN CHINA

The Fourth and Final Lecture of Dr. Maisie Meyer’s Mini Series on the Jews of China.The Kadoorie Family is unique amongst Baghdadi commercial pioneers. One of the foremost families in Baghdad, they were “merchant farmers” in an era when the currency for trade was livestock. Eleazar (Elly) Silas Kadoorie (1865-1944) […]

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SHANGHAI MILLIONAIRE-SILAS AARON HARDOON (1851-1931) JEWS IN CHINA

SHANGHAI MILLIONAIRE-SILAS AARON HARDOON (1851-1931) JEWS IN CHINA

The Third Lecture of Dr. Maisie Meyer’s Mini Series on the Jews of China.A monopoly set named “Shanghai Millionaire” highlights how influential Silas Aaron Hardoon was. Numerous photographs, newspaper articles and biographical accounts animate this celebrity. We trace his mercurial rise from a lowly employee in David Sassoon’s firm on […]

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ARTISTS’ CONTRIBUTION TO SPIRO ARK’S UNIQUE PROGRAMME

ARTISTS’ CONTRIBUTION TO SPIRO ARK’S UNIQUE PROGRAMME

Ronald Stein, our favourite “House Artist” who regularly joins our cultural events is renowned for his excellent drawings of the many contributors to our programmes. Below is a typical example of Professor Ephraim Kahana, addressing a fascinated Spiro Ark audience on the topic of: NUCLEAR TERRORISM AS AN INTELLIGENCE CHALLENGE.

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