Forthcoming Events 2021

12 Events listed

27 Apr

Jews of India

Tuesday 27 April 2021, 7:30 pm UK time. With Maisie Meyer. A virtual tour of India's ancient Jewish communities: Bene Israel and Cochin Jews, Baghdadi Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021 07:30 PM

20 Apr

Mogador (Essaouira): a town like no other

Tuesday 20 April 2021, 7 pm UK time. For centuries, the superpowers of the time competed to control Mogador (Essaouira), which became Morocco's leading Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021 07:00 AM

13 Apr

Roots of tyranny in Iraq

Tuesday 13 April 2021. 7 pm UK time. To mark the  100th anniversary of the foundation of Iraq, Reeva Spector Simon will discuss how militarism, nationalism, and Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021 07:00 PM

06 Apr

Jews in Burma

Tuesday 6 April, 7:30 pm UK time/ 11:30 am PT/ 2:30 ET/8:30 pm Europe/ 9:30 pm Israel. Did you know that Baghdadi Jews from India first began settling Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Apr 06, 2021 07:30 AM

23 Mar

Jews in Kurdistan: past and future

*Tuesday 23 March.7:30 pm UK time/ 12:30 am PT/3:30 pm ET/ 8:30 pm Europe/ 9:30 pm Israel. Lecturer Dena Attar will present the history of Jews from Mosul Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Mar 23, 2021 07:30 AM

16 Mar

How is this Sephardi Seder different?

Tuesday 16 March. 7:30 pm UK time/ 12:30 am PT/3:30 pm ET/ 8:30 pm Europe/ 9:30 pm Israel. Harif/Hampstead synagogue/ JIMENA. Fabienne Viner-Luzzato, Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif/ Hampstead Synagogue/ JIMENA

Tuesday, Mar 16, 2021 07:30 AM

09 Mar

Sixty-five years since Suez Expulsion: Jews from Egypt remember

Tuesday 9 March. 7:30 pm UK time/ 11:30 am PT/ 2:30 pm ET/ 8:30 pm Europe/ 9:30 pm Israel.Some 25,000 Jews are thought to have been expelled in the aftermath Read More »

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Mar 09, 2021 12:00 PM

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 AM

16 Feb

From Tripoli to politics

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

Orgnizer: Harif

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2021 07:30 AM

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 AM

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