Events 2006

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Passions: Vasily Grossman

28/02/2006 - 11:45 am

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Vasily Grossman, author of Life and Fate, is considered one of the unsung geniuses of the twentieth century. Antony Beevor’s fascination with Gro...
Passions: The Pineapple

27/02/2006 - 12:45 pm

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Fran Beauman’s passion began with a childhood visit to the pineapple-shaped garden retreat at Dunmore Park in Scotland, and since then it has taken her acr...
William Frankel In conversation with Jenni Frazer

27/02/2006 - 12:45 pm

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The distinguished former editor of the Jewish Chronicle shared with  Jenni Frazer some of the anecdotes from his autobiography Tea With  Ei...
Tea Time Stories: Zvi Jagendorf ‘Strudelbakers 1951’

27/02/2006 - 12:45 pm

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A wonderfully funny and poignant portrait of a refugee couple making strudel as they argue about their life in 1950s London, as seen through the eyes of thei...
The Art of Authorised Biography

27/02/2006 - 12:45 pm

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Angela Levin who writes for the Daily Mail and has written biographies of Max Clifford and the Spencers, revealed how she persuades the rich and f...
Composing a Nation

27/02/2006 - 12:30 pm

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ERETZ-ISRAEL [(Hebrew) – the Land of Israel, Palestine] was the birthplace of the Jewish people. Here their spiritual, religious and political identity...
The People on the Street: Linda Grant

26/02/2006 - 3:00 pm

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Linda Grant presented Israel as you have never seen it before. From the bohemian world of the Tel Aviv intellectual scene to the seedy underbelly of m...
Reading Group: Naomi Lightman

26/02/2006 - 3:00 pm

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Published in 1892, Israel Zangwill’s Children of the Ghetto became the first Anglo-Jewish bestseller. It documents, with affectionate honest...
Wandering Jews

26/02/2006 - 3:00 pm

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From Abraham, journeying from one land in search of another, to modern travellers, Jews have traversed countries and continents. Jeremy Leigh explored...
The Challenge of Shas

26/02/2006 - 2:45 pm

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Shas is the movement which changed fundamentally the relationship between religion, ethnicity and politics by leading a religious and ethnic revival among Is...
Meg Rosoff in conversation with Graham Marks

26/02/2006 - 2:45 pm

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Meg Rosoff is one of the most talked about authors in the world of teen fiction. Set in an indistinct future, How I Live Now...
City of Oranges

26/02/2006 - 2:45 pm

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In an illustrated talk based on his book on Jaffa, Adam Le Bor told us the stories of six families from 1920 to today: the Christian Arab car-dealer; the Jew...
Family Matters

26/02/2006 - 2:15 pm

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Mordecai Richler is one of Canada’s best known writers. His satirical fiction includes Saint Urbain’s Horseman and The Apprenti...
Meet the Author: Andrew Kaufman

26/02/2006 - 2:00 pm

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All My Friends Are Superheroes A heartbreakingly comic tribute to love, sweet love. All Tom’s friends are superheroes, he is even married to one. Bu...
Living Photographs: Intergenerational Workshop

26/02/2006 - 2:00 pm

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Celebrating 350 years of Jewish life in England, we embark on an oral history project involving families from across the Jewish community. Spoken word poet L...