Bouncing Back – Bouncing Forward: from Immigrant Childhood to Cambridge Fellowship

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May 2021

Bouncing Back – Bouncing Forward: from Immigrant Childhood to Cambridge Fellowship

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Online

JHSE's Israel Branch invite you to join this free event at which Stefan Reif (University of Cambridge) will discuss his recent autobiography 'Bouncing Back-Bouncing Forward'. Join the meeting using the details below: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/98634335670?pwd=cTFsSDBIa1JReUhWTnhOUVhqRnZCZz09 Meeting ID: 986 3433 5670 Passcode: 747349

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WILL THE REAL MR. FAGIN STAND UP PLEASE?

Thursday, 20 May 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online
£5.00

Join us to hear Jonathan Fisher, QC speak about the real life trial of Ike Solomon on whom Charles Dickens is said to have based the character of Fagin in Oliver Twist. Jonathan Fisher QC is a barrister specialising in financial crime crime cases. He is described in the legal directories as "high-flying", "a standout barrister", “commands huge respect”, and “in a game of chess, he would be five steps ahead”. In addition, he is a Visiting Professor in Practice at…

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Dr Daniel Lee, author of The SS Officer’s Armchair (2020), in conversation with Professor Michael Berkowitz

Thursday, 20 May 2021 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

It began with an armchair. It began with the surprise discovery of a stash of personal documents covered in swastikas sewn into its cushion. The SS Officer’s Armchair is the story of what happened next, as Daniel Lee follows the trail of cold calls, documents, coincidences and family secrets, to uncover the life of one Dr Robert Griesinger from Stuttgart. Who was he? What had his life been – and how had it ended? Lee reveals the strange life of a man…

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Harry Heinz Schwarz: Refugee, anti-apartheid leader, Mandela’s top diplomat

Tuesday, 25 May 2021 | 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Online
£5.00

JHSE Sussex Branch are pleased to offer you this rescheduled event on 25 May 2021 to hear the extraordinary story of the late Harry Schwarz, a refugee from Nazism who became one of South Africa’s leading anti-apartheid figures and top diplomat during its transition to democracy, as told by his grandson Adam through some of Schwarz’s most dramatic photos that also tell South Africa’s story, from the Second World War to the fall of Apartheid. Adam Schwarz is a writer, political commentator…

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Borders, Ports and Pestilence: Disease in the Age of Jewish Mass Migration

Thursday, 27 May 2021 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online
£5.00

Speaker: Dr Hannah Ewence (University of Chester) Date: 27 May 2021 Time: 8pm Tickets can be purchased below. If you are a JHSE member, log in to your account first and then come back to this page to get your complimentary tickets. After purchase you will be sent an email with details to register via Zoom for this event. If you have any troubles obtaining your tickets, please consult our troubleshooting guide.

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June 2021

The History of the Masorti Movement

Monday, 7 June 2021 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online
£5.00

Join us 7 June 2021 to hear Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg (Senior Rabbi of Masorti Judaism UK) speak on the history of the Masorti movement. Tickets can be purchased below. If you are a JHSE member, log in to your account first and then return to this page to secure your complimentary tickets. If you have any trouble obtaining tickets, please consult our troubleshooting guide.

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The Jews of Southport

Wednesday, 9 June 2021 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Online

JHSE Israel Branch invite you to attend their upcoming talk on the Jews of Southport, with speaker John Cowell. This event is free, simply preregister your details here to receive a Zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsc-mqqTIsHtNWa1L13dG4vHFvosC5ahJF  

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