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Lyn Julius will talk about her book ‘Uprooted’ – she is a journalist, blogger and founder of Harif, the UK Association of Jews from the Middle East and North Africa.
Who are the Jews from Arab countries?
What were relations with Muslims like?
What made Jews leave countries where they had been settled for thousands of years?
What lessons can we learn from the mass exodus of minorities from the Middle East?
Lyn Julius undertakes to answer all these questions and more in ‘Uprooted’, the culmination of ten years’ of work studying theses issues.
For tickets go to https://jewishmanchester-uprooted.eventbrite.co.uk/
NWFOI with the support of King David Schools are delighted to host The Chaim Ferster Memorial Lecture 2020.
We are pleased to have Robert Rinder, Criminal Barrister and TV personality, deliver the keynote address.
Online registration essential.
Further details tbc
What happened when Henry Fenton had a chat with a friend over a drink?
The chat led to a DNA test which led to a genealogical research and then he discovered …
Come and hear an interesting tale of genes, a family history and more.
Please let us know if you’re coming.
Includes a megillah reading, clown show, and raffle
Call to reserve your place. Payment by debit or credit card, cash or BACS.
Peace Through Knowledge: Both Sides of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Sami Hussein, B.Sc. describes himself as a ‘defected terrorist and defected politician’. A Muslim, he was born in Iraq, has lived in Jordan and other Middle Eastern countries, and has spent the last 27 years in the UK. His vast knowledge of the Middle East brings to the talks a unique depth and understanding of the conflict and of the mind-sets of those who contribute to it.
Jonathan Taylor B.Sc.(Hons) graduated as a chemical engineer from Imperial College of Science. He has an in-depth knowledge of Israel, its language and its culture. He is an experienced lecturer on the Arab-Israeli conflict, Israeli cultural affairs, and the history of the UK Jewish community.