Forthcoming Events 2020

12 Events listed

02 Mar

Golden Age? Convivencia? or What?

Tuesday 2 March, 7:00 pm UK time. Did the Jews in Medieval Islamic Spain experience a Golden Age of intellectual brilliance? Was there 'convivencia', Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Mar 02, 2021 07:00 AM

23 Feb

Mini-Purims of the Sephardi World

Tuesday 23 February, 7:30 pm. A mini-Purim, or Second Purim, is a celebratory day uniquely observed by a particular Jewish community or individual family Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021 07:30 PM

16 Feb

From Tripoli to politics

Tuesday 16 February , 7:30 pm UK time. Gina Waldman had a hair-raising escape from Tripoli, Libya in 1967, moving to California where she became a political Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2021 07:30 PM

09 Feb

Reviving Jewish Cape Verde

Tuesday 9 February, 7:30 pm Uk Time. Cape Verde is a group of islands off the coast of Africa. Jews fleeing the Portuguese Inquisition settled there. Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Feb 09, 2021 07:30 PM

02 Feb

Smouha City Saga

Tuesday 2 February, 7:30 pm UK time. In 1917, Baghdad-born Joseph Smouha visited Alexandria, Egypt and spotted the potential for development in the marshland Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Feb 02, 2021 12:00 PM

26 Jan

The Farhis of Damascus

Tuesday 26 January 2021. 7:30 pm UK. Migrating from 13th century France, the Farhi family had, by the 20th century, settled all over the Levant. In Damascus Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021 07:30 AM

18 Jan

Between Two Worlds

Monday 18 January,7:00 pm UK time/ 11:00 am PT/ 2:00 pm ET/ 8:00 pm Europe/ 9:00 pm Israel. A conversation between two writers - Ayelet Tsabari and Gila Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Monday, Jan 18, 2021 07:00 AM

12 Jan

Escape from Iraq

Tuesday 12 January 2021, 7pm UK time. This year marks 50 years since some 2,000 Iraqi Jews were smuggled out of Iraq through Kurdistan and over the border Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021 07:00 AM

05 Jan

Remembering the Forgotten

Tuesday 5 JANUARY 2021. 8:00 pm UK time/ 12:00 am PT/ 3:00 pm ET/ 9:00 pm Europe/ 10:00 pm Israel 7 am Australia.Born in Alexandria, Egypt, artist Camille Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Jan 05, 2021 12:00 PM

22 Dec

Bringing an antique Syrian synagogue back to life

Tuesday 22 December, 7:30 pm UK.The 4th century CE synagogue of Apamea in Syria remained unknown until site excavations in 1934. Roman tolernace turned Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2020 07:31 AM

24 Dec

Jews of Tunisia (in French)

Tuesday 15 December, 7:30 pm UK time/ 11:30 am PT/ 2:30 pm ET/ 8:30 pm Europe/ 9:30 pm Israel Author and expert on Tunisian Jewry Bernard Allali will Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Thursday, Dec 24, 2020 07:30 AM

08 Dec

Sir Victor Sassoon of Shanghai

Tuesday 8 December. 7:30 pm UK time/ 11:30 am PT/ 2:30 pm ET/ 8:30 pm Europe/ 9:30 pm Israel Maisie Meyer returns to tell the story of the fascinating Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Dec 08, 2020 07:30 AM