Free Gaza! Benefit Show Success!

Free Gaza! Benefit Show Success!

13 August 2014: Edinburgh comedy raises thousands of pounds for Gaza

National Demonstration for Gaza – Jewish Bloc

6 August 2014: Saturday 9th August 2014, 11:30 The meeting point for the Jewish Bloc on Saturday's demonstration in London is: Outside Caffe Nero 273 Regent Street, W1R 7PB (at the junction with Great Castle Street). Please assemble there between 11.30 and 12 noon after which we will join the march as a bloc.

Rosh Hashana

11 September 2014: 26 September 2014, 7.00pm Harry Rice Hall, 72-74 Hargrave Park, London N19

Lou Kenton

11 September 2014: Displayed above the bar in the West London Trade Union Club are a selection of decorative china plates commemorating the Tolpuddle Martyrs, the Spanish Civil War, the Miners' strike, and other proud episodes of working class history. They are the work of East End-born Lou Kenton, a club member who died two years ago, on September 17, 2012, aged 104. As Karl Lewkowicz narrates, Lou led a life as brave and colourful as his artwork.

Harry (Larry) Wayne - An Ordinary -Extraordinary Life - 1934-2008

5 September 2014: Naomi Wayne, whose father wrote 'Union Bread', is mainly active in Jews for Justice for Palestinians. But here she writes about her father's life.

Yeast Enders

5 September 2014: Sadly, lifelong left-wing activist Larry Wayne did not live to see his work on the Jewish Bakers' Union published. But the Jewish Socialists' Group is proud to have partnered the Socialist History Society to bring out this remarkable story of how a group of immigrant and minority workers waged a tenacious struggle for decent pay, conditions and dignity, as part of the trade union movement. Many things have changed, but not the need for the spirit they bequeathed.

Meeting Helen Bamber

22 August 2014: Helen Bamber, whose death at the age of 89 has just been reported, was a 19 year old nurse when she volunteered to go into the newly liberated Belsen concentration camp to help survivors. Nowadays the Foundation which bears her name still helps victims of persecution. When Charlie Pottins interviewed Helen for Jewish Socialist in 1995 she was working at the Medical Foundation for Care of Victims of Torture, which she helped found.

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