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Modern Jewish History: A Deeper Look – Jewish Identity in the Modern World

Free

Each week, we learn and debate together about a subject from the broad span of Modern Jewish History. This term we will explore the diverse ways in which Jewish identity has been expressed in the modern world by looking at a range of Jewish individuals, including prominent intellectuals, rabbis, and communal leaders as well as ‘ordinary’ Jews of various kinds.

At 10.30 am

Britain and the Refugee Crisis: Then and Now

Free

A 4-week course exploring British responses to the refugee crisis during the 1930s and 40s, revealing a neglected history of support for refugees from remarkable people and institutions of all faiths and none. The photo shows the disembarkation of Kindertransportees from the SS Warsawa, which travelled from Gdynia, Poland and docked at Tower Bridge on 14 February 1939 (used with the permission of the Bundesarchiv).

At 12.00 am

Modern Jewish History: A Deeper Look (New Evening Group)

Free

Join our newly-formed evening study group, an addition to our popular daytime programme. Each week, we learn and debate together about a subject from the broad span of Modern Jewish History. Continues across the year with changing themes. No previous knowledge is necessary.

At 6.00 pm

UCL lecture series

Free

Seth Anziska: Israel and the Palestinian Question in the 21st Century What is the impact of Palestinian statelessness on Israeli society, and to what extent is this transforming Jewish politics on a global scale?

At 7.30 pm

Turning Points in Modern Jewish History

Free

This course will present a broad, engaging overview, zooming in on significant, unusual, and extraordinary episodes along the way, all taught though original primary documents.

At 8.00 pm
Station Road, London NW7 2JU

Exploring Modern Jewish History

Free

Ten week course on Modern Jewish History led by Professor Shirli Gilbert, Head of Jewish Studies department at University of Southampton.

At 9.00 am
Sir Martin Gilbert Learning Centre, Highgate Synagogue

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Sir Martin Gilbert Learning Centre

Address 32 Hampstead High Street, London, NW3 1QD
Email book@sirmartingilbertlearningcentre.org


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