Forthcoming Events 2017

12 Events listed

30 Jan

Jewish manuscripts from Iraq

30 January 2018. British Library Tour with Lead Curator of Hebrew and Christian Oriental manuscripts Ilana Tahan. Spiro Ark/ Harif. Details to come. Read More »

Orgnizer: Spiro Ark/Harif

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 06:30 PM

17 Jan

Can Egypt’s Jewish Heritage receive a new lease of life?

Wednesday 17 January 2018. In 2017, the Egyptian government had a change of heart and approved a project to catalogue and repair Sifrei Torah scrolls Read More »

Orgnizer: AJE/Spiro Ark/Harif/ Central Syn

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 08:00 AM

24 Jan

Official Book launch: ‘Uprooted’ by Lyn Julius

Wednesday 24 January 2018. 8pm. Until the mass exodus of Christians and Yazidis, the post-1948 displacement of more than 850,000 Jewish refugees was the Read More »

Orgnizer: Spiro Ark/Harif

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 08:00 AM

03 Dec

‘Remember Baghdad’ film

Sunday 3 December 2017, 5 pm. Documentary film by Fiona Murphy. With vivid home movies and archive news footage, eight characters tell their remarkable Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif/Remember Baghdad

Sunday, Dec 03, 2017 05:00 AM

02 Dec

Yinon Muallem – Jewish Refugee Day Concert

Saturday 2 December  2017. Doors open 7:30 pm for 8pm. Master percussionist, oudist and vocalist Yinon Muallem combines iconic Jewish melodies with original Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif/JW3/JMI/Israel Embassy

Saturday, Dec 02, 2017 08:00 AM

30 Nov

The Forgotten Refugees

Thursday 30 November, 7:30. To mark the fourth Annual Memorial Day for Jewish Refugees from Arab Countries and Iran, Bournemouth Hebrew Congregation is Read More »

Orgnizer: BHC/Harif

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 07:30 AM

28 Nov

Night of Fools

Tuesday 28 November 2017, 7.30 for 8pm. UK Premiere. This documentary film (56 mins)  tells the story of "Operation Torch" - the code name for the American Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 08:00 AM

08 Nov

An evening about Jewish Pirates

Wednesday 8 November, 8 pm. Whoever heard of Jewish pirates ? Contrary to the Hollywood stereotype, Jews were ambitious adventurers who sought revenge Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif/Spiro Ark/HGSS

Wednesday, Nov 08, 2017 08:00 AM

01 Nov

*What is Iraqi-Jewish Arabic?

Wednesday 1 November, 7.30 pm.Eli Timan has spent ten years recording people speaking the Iraqi-Jewish dialect. What makes it different from the language Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif/Spiro Ark

Wednesday, Nov 01, 2017 07:30 AM

06 Jul

Sephardi Late Night

Thursday 6 July 2017. Jewish Museum, Albert St, NW1, 6 - 9 pm. Booking £10/ £5 students. Explore the exhibition Sephardi Voices after hours, in our Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif/Sephardi Voices

Thursday, Jul 06, 2017 06:00 AM

20 Jun

The End of Iraq’s Jewish Community: From the Farhud to Saddam’s reign of terror

Tuesday 20 June. We will commemorate the demise of the post-1967 Jewish communities of the Arab world, a process which began in Iraq with the 1941 Farhud Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif/Sephardi Voices/JW3

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 03:00 AM

05 Jun

Aden 1967: How the British rescued the Jews

Monday 5 June 2017, 7:30 pm. Fifty years since the outbreak of the Six-Day war, Nigel Grizzard will revisit the events leading to the demise of the Jewish Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif/Adeni Community

Monday, Jun 05, 2017 07:30 PM