Spiro Ark

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Writing Family History Workshop – review by Sharon Ross

The blurb for Sue Krisman’s one-day workshop on Family History held at Shomrei Hadath shul in West Hampsted on behalf of Spiro Ark said that the course ‘is designed to inspire you, guide you and help you find a way to cut through the baffling jungle of material you have

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Knowing Nitza

Last week The Jewish News magazine published an interesting article about Nitza’s and Robin’s work with refugees  in Greece last December.
 

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Students’ Comments

I’ve grown frustrated over the last few years that my hebrew speaking and writing abilities are very poor.  I finally decided to do something about it in October 2018 when I enrolled for my first term at the Spiro Ark ulpan.  The course, taught by the incredibly talented and multifaceted

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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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Review of Jews, Horns and the Devil book event by Sharon Ross

Last Wednesday night I was treated to a duo of interesting lectures about how Jews have been depicted in illustrations, to a packed audience, at Central Synagogue. It was part of Spiro Ark’s lecture series. The first lecture was a review of Anton Felton’s book ‘Jews, Horns and the Devil’,

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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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