Refugees: Then and Now

A short course exploring the chequered history of Britain’s relationship with refugees, past and present.

Published on July 20, 2021

Refugees: Then and Now

A short course exploring the chequered history of Britain’s relationship with refugees, past and present.

Published on July 20, 2021

Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century

Join the prizewinning Sephardic historian Sarah Abrevaya Stein as discusses her acclaimed book ‘Family Papers’, which uses the Levys’ letters to tell not only their history, but the history of Sephardic Jews in the twentieth century. 

Published on August 25, 2021

Refugees: Then and Now

A short course exploring the chequered history of Britain’s relationship with refugees, past and present.

Published on July 20, 2021

Refugees: Then and Now

A short course exploring the chequered history of Britain’s relationship with refugees, past and present.

Published on July 20, 2021

Ultra-Orthodox Jews and Covid-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the ultra-orthodox Jewish community attracted media attention for non-compliance with public health mandates, including masking and avoiding large gatherings. More recently, questions have arisen concerning ultra-orthodox Jewish hesitancy to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This talk will explore the experiences of Hasidic Jews in the New York area during the pandemic, based on in-person research conducted in the summer of 2021. 

Published on August 24, 2021

Jews in South Africa

Jews have shaped the history of South Africa in bold and ambitious ways, and the country has in turn deeply challenged their ideas about what it means to be Jewish. In this 6-part course we will dive into the rich history of Jewish life in South Africa, including Jews’ engagement in wider South African society, their attitudes to racism, and their relationship with Israel. 

Published on August 9, 2021