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Tuesday 26th March 2013, 7pm for 7.30pm start
SECULAR JEWISH SEDER NIGHT
at Harry Rice Hall, 72 Hargrave Park, London N19 5JN (nearest tube Archway)
Our annual Pesach meal where we remember and celebrate historical and current struggles for freedom and against slavery and oppression. Please bring cultural contributions - a short reading, a poem, a song, a friend... And please also bring some vegetarian food to share and drink.
Sunday 14th April 2013, 7.30pm
HIDDEN STORIES OF THE STEPHEN LAWRENCE INQUIRY
at MIC Centre, 81-103 Euston Street, London NW1 2EZ (nearest tube, Euston)
With Dr Richard Stone, whose long-awaited book with this title will just have been published. Richard Stone, a veteran campaigner for racial equality, was an adviser to Sir William MacPherson in the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry (see his article in the current issue of Jewish Socialist). Copies of the book will be available at this meeting.
Sunday 12th May 2013
FOR YOUR FREEDOM AND OURS: REMEMBER SZMUL ZYGIELBOJM. REMEMBER THE WARSAW GHETTO RESISTERS.
Participants and venue to be confirmed.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Revolt and the suicide in London of the Bundist, Szmul Zygielbojm, who represented the Jews in the Ghettoes in the Polish Parliament in Exile. The evening will include talks, reminiscences, Yiddish song, poetry and readings.
Saturday 9th March 2013, 3pm
The Yiddish East End in History and Song
with Vivi Lachs, £7
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Sunday 10th March 2013, doors open 7.30pm
Old Jewish Jokes with Ivor Dembina
At Ryan's Bar, 181 Church Stree, London N16 0UL. Admission £5.
Jewish Comedian Ivor Dembina presents his favourite kosher gags along with his personal take on the life of the modern Jewish comic.
Further information: www.thinkbeforeyoulaugh.com. Enquiries 07905 917425.
Sunday 24th March 2013, 2.30-5pm
The Spark of Rebellion in Bow and Mile End
Guided walk led by JSG member Davd Rosenberg. Book online (£8/£5). Book online at www.eastendwalks.com.
Issue 65 of Jewish Socialist is OUT!
Great reading and real value at still only £2 per copy.
Articles on the Gaza War, the Algerian Uprising, circumcision, the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry and more.
Make sure you are a subscriber! Subscription £10 for 4 issues inc p&p. Send cheques/POs to
JS Publications, BM3725 London WC1N 3XX, contact the magazine at firstname.lastname@example.org or print and complete this form.
Battle for the East End: Jewish responses to fascism in the 1930s by David Rosenberg, Five Leaves Publications, £9.99 from Inpress