Author Archive of Lynharif

Ottawa Q&A May 2018, Woman who returned to Iraq
Address to Freethinking Film Society, Ottawa, May 2018
The Farhud and the Exodus of Jews from Arab Countries, CFI, June 2018
Women’s Learning Group, MTL, Q&A
Address to Women’s Learning Group, ‘The Spanish’, Montreal, May 2018
Was Nasser’s expulsion antisemitic or anticolonial? (French) World Congress of Jews from Egypt, June 2018
Address to Manhattan East synagogue, NYC, May 2018
Lyn Julius interviewed by Emanuele Ottolenghi, Washington DC, May 2018
Address to American Sephardi Federation, May 2018
* The Arabs and the Holocaust in North Africa

Wed 1 May 2019. Talk by Daniel Lee of Sheffield University. UCS. Spiro Ark/ Harif.To commemorate Yom Hashoah, Daniel Lee, one of the UK’s specialists in the plight of North African Jews during World War II, will look at the local impact of the Holocaust and how it ruptured Muslim-Jewish relations, setting the stage for a new post-war reality. University College School, Hampstead, NW3. Bookings 0207 794 4655, or

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French Jews in London

Who are they, why are they here and will they be affected post-Brexit? Tues 2 April 2019, 8.15 pm. speaker: Michelle Huberman, creative director of Harif. Edgware United Synagogue.

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Journey from Tunisia – and memories of Djerba

Tuesday 12 February 2019. 7: 30 pm. A short film by Jonathan Maimon in which he interviews members of his family from Gabes. Followed by talk by Djerba-born Rabbi Elia and delicious snacks. Harif/Sephardi community. Lauderdale Road synagogue, W9. £10. Bookings Tel 0207 289 2573 or

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