Jews of the Sudan: the Longest Kiss in History (2012)

Sunday 25 November, 5 pm for 5.30pm. David Ishag synagogue, Preston Road, Harrow, Middlesex Ha3 0QJ. New 60 min documentary. Followed by Q&A with the film-maker Frederique Cifuentes-Morgan and consultant Lawrence Joffe. Where the Blue and White Nile meet is known as the longest kiss in history. This is where the story of the Jews in the Sudan starts, with eight Jewish families living under Egyptian-Turkish rule before 1880. Now there are none.
To be followed by ‘The Forgotten Refugees’ (20 min version). Michael Grynspan’s award-winning documentary (courtesy of JIMENA) features eye-witness testimonies of Jews persecuted and driven out of Arab countries. Full refreshments. £8. To book ring Harif 07506033848 or email info@harif.org.