Passover in Baghdad: a journey through time and space – talk by Edwin Shuker

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. Saturday 30 January 2016. New West End Synagogue, 10 St Petersburgh Place W2 4 JT. Middle Eastern refreshments 7pm, talk 7.30 pm. Edwin Shuker grew up in Baghdad but together with his family was forced to escape persecution in 1971, settling in London. In 2015, Edwin, now a businessman and prominent advocate for Iraqi Jews, went back to his birthplace and celebrated Passover in Baghdad. Don’t miss this riveting personal account set against the backdrop of the demise of 2,700 years of Jewish history in Babylon. Harif/NWES/ Holland Park synagogue. £8 including Middle Eastern refreshments.NWES 0207 229 2631, Holland Park synagogue 020 7603 7961.