Iran is constantly in the news. What are its motivations? Where is it heading? This is a rare opportunity to hear David Nissan, an expert on Middle East politics based in Israel, give us a clear and objective overview of the situation in Iran, of the Jews still living there
Spiro Ark and Meretz UK jointly invite you to Mark International Women’s Day by attending a presentation
A ‘New Woman’ for a New State?
Illustrated talk by Dr. Anne Summers
The British launch of the Federation of Women Zionists in 1919 and of WIZO in
1920 represented a challenge
ARK AND BIMAH IN THE SYNAGOGUES OF EARLY MODERN EUROPE, 1550 TO 1800, lecture by Dr Gordon Higgott
The ark and bimah are unique to Jewish architecture. The ark, or echal, is the large cabinet for the Torah scrolls, and the bimah, or tevah, is the enclosed platform for
Striving for Perfection looks at the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt and the history leading up to that important event to find
the date when it actually happened and for the first time proving
that it accords with the well documented history of Egypt and investigating the relationship with
Presented as a diary of a year-long search, this book explores Sabbath-keeping from the point of view of a doubting Jew trying to make sense of what has become a quaint, obsolete practice. Although the book relies upon centuries of philosophical thought, it is accessible, direct, and often
In association with the Insiders/Outsiders Festival
Philipp Ther’s new book The Outsiders, introduces us to the history of Europe as a continent of refugees. His sweeping narrative crosses the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, taking readers from the Middle East to the shores of America. Robert Winder, whose recent book
The exodus from Morocco after Israel was established was not as dramatic as from other Arab countries. Nonetheless only one percent of the Jewish population remains there today. Lyn Julius will give some historical background, touch on the impact of colonial French influence and examine the myths surrounding the
Jews and JEWellery: come to discover the mystery of
Disraeli to Diamonds:
Join popular Blue Badge Guide and author Rachel Kolsky and discover the
little known area in and around High Holborn where courtyards and historic churches link to tales of Mercers’ Maidens, Disraeli’s childhood and
Harif’s Creative Director Michelle Huberman (pictured in the Sahara) shares her Jewish perspective of living for four weeks in Fez, Morocco during Ramadan.
Was it safe or scary?
Hear her illustrated talk followed by Q&A.
Date: Wednesday 13/05/2020
Venue: Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue, Norrice Lea,