Jews make up 0.2% of the world’s population, yet they have won over 20% of the Nobel prizes -204 in total out of around 900 awarded since the first Laureates at the start of the 20th century.
When one considers that Jews were not even admitted to University in Britain
The untold story of heroism under dire circumstances. As the war in
Syria wages on, wounded soldiers and civilians are secretly brought
into Israel to be cared for. For the first time, this film takes a look at the
complex and moving relationships forged between former enemies as
Lecture by Daniel Lee
To mark Yom Hashoah
The Holocaust was not just a European story. It was an Arab story. Racial laws were
introduced across the Maghreb. Jews were stripped of their rights and sent to forced
labour camps. For six months, Tunisia came under direct Nazi occupation. Hundreds
WHO OWNS JEWISH HERITAGE IN THE MIDDLE EAST?
An illustrated talk by Lyn Julius
With the exodus of 99 percent of the Middle East’s Jewish population, the thorny question remains: what happens to the communal property they left
behind? Community registers in Egypt. Torah scrolls in Yemen. The tug-of-war
WRITING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY
With Sue Krisman
Venue: Shomrei Hadath, 64 Burrard Road,
London NW6 1DD
Price: £35 including kosher lunch
HAVE YOU EVER SAID “ I REALLY SHOULD WRITE MY FAMILY HISTORY”?
Now is the opportunity to kick-start that ambitious urge or maybe continue
ECHOES OF THE SOUL
Celebration of Julian Dawes’ latest Album
With Alex Knapp as an interviewer
A unique experience of celebrating Julian Dawes’ Echoes of the Soul album, music on Jewish themes which includes three song cycles: I Never Saw Another Butterfly; Songs From Shir Hashirim and Songs From Hanagid.