23 October 2007

UK: Jewish cultural guide available

The autumn-winter edition of "Jewish London" - the fifth edition of the guide to the city's Jewish culture events - has been published by Jewish Culture UK. It features a wide variety of events and activities at London's museums, galleries and theaters that will interest Tracing the Tribe's readers.

Among organizations featured: The London Jewish Cultural Center; the Jewish Museum; the Jewish Historical Society of England; the UK Jewish Film Festival; Spiro Ark; Springboard Education Trust; the Jewish Music Institute; the Jewish Community Center for London; the Jewish Council for Racial Equality; the London Jewish Forum; European Day of Jewish Heritage and Culture; Jewish Renaissance magazine and Yad Vashem UK Foundation.

Some events spotlighted: Hanukka celebrations at the Victoria and Albert Museum, a commemoration of Jewish ex-servicemen and -women at the Cenotaph war memorial in Whitehall, the UK Jewish Film Festival; an Iraqi-Jewish band performing in Hebrew and Arabic, as well as events for children and families.

The guide, according to the Jerusalem Post story, is one of many activities and events organized by the mayor of London to highlight the contribution of Jewish Londoners to the capital, the Mayor's Office said.

Read the entire story here.

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