Commemorating Jewish Refugees in November

Here is a list of events arranged on, or around Sunday 30 November, the official day in the calendar to remember Jewish Refugees from Arab Countries and Iran:

*Shadow in Baghdad : UK Jewish Film Festival premiere screening of Duki Dror’s documentary about Linda Menuhin’s search for her father, who vanished in Iraq in the 1970s.Tues 11 November. Odeon cinema Swiss Cottage. 6.45 pm.
Booking:http://ukjewishfilm.org/about-uk-jewish-film/

*The Dove Flyer (based on the book by Eli Amir) directed by Nissim Dayan in Judeo- Arabic with English subtitles. 19 November. JW3.6.30 pm. Babylonian Night at the UK Jewish Film Festival, preceded by reception. Sephardi Voices trailer, What we left behind.£25. Booking:http://ukjewishfilm.org/about-uk-jewish-film/

*Sephardi Voices: The North African experience: 25 November. London Jewish Cultural Centre. Click here for details

*The demise of the Jewish communities of the Arab world: Saturday 29 November 2014. On the eve of 30 November, the official day to commemorate Jewish refugees from Arab lands, Harif together with Spiro Ark, is proud to be inviting to London as its special guest the writer and historian Nathan Weinstock, author of Une si longue presence: comment le monde arabe a perdu ses juifs (French and Hebrew). Q&A to follow lecture. St Johns Wood Liberal synagogue, St Johns Wood Road, London NW8. Read more

*Jewish Refugees from the Middle East & North Africa Day at Kol Nefesh Masorti Synagogue, Edgware. Drasha & themed kiddush on Shabbat 6 December followed by a seuda shlishit at 5pm & showing of the film “The Forgotten Refugees.” For details contact: Tanya.novick@btinternet.com