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Caryl Churchill to lead Palestinian carols at Bloomsbury church

By Robyn Rosen, November 26, 2009

Protesters will demonstrate outside a Baptist church which is hosting a carol service organised by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC).

The PSC will be holding its annual Christmas concert at the Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church in Covent Garden next month.

The service, which has not been advertised on the church’s website but has been listed on the PSC site, will include seasonal readings from playwright Caryl Churchill, whose play, Seven Jewish Children, caused controversy earlier this year.

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Anish Kapoor discusses Royal Academy exhibit

By Julia Weiner, November 26, 2009

Tate director Sir Nicholas Serota and the BBC’s Alan Yentob were among the 350 guests at the annual dinner of the British Friends of the Art Museums of Israel to hear sculptor Anish Kapoor, whose work is on show at the Royal Academy.

Born in Bombay to an Indian father and an Iraqi Jewish mother, Kapoor was an apposite choice as speaker as he is working on a major sculpture for the Israel Museum. He discussed his Royal Academy display in conversation with the exhibition’s curator, Jean de Loisy.

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Israel Deputy Prime Minister seeks UK support

By Marcus Dysch, November 26, 2009

Israel’s Deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom has urged British donors to continue their support for the Jewish state as it attempts to pursue peace and faces a threat from Iran.

Addressing British Ort’s gala dinner in London on Monday, Mr Shalom said the Israeli government was working hard to “give people a normal life”. However, Iran was “trying to do everything it can” to become a nuclear power and the region’s dominant force.

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A World of Jewish Music: Sophie Solomon

November 24, 2009
Time:
Sunday 29 November
8:30pm

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A World of Jewish Music: Benya Krik

November 24, 2009
Time:
Sunday 29 November
4:30pm

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A World of Jewish Music: Chamber Music Explored

November 24, 2009
Time:
Sunday 29 November
12:00pm

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Chelm!

November 20, 2009
Time:
Sunday 22 November
7:30am

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'CHELM!' - FEAST OF FOOLS - A mad, extravagant musical by Stuart Olesker

By spiroark, November 16, 2009
Time:
Sunday 22 November
7:30pm - 9:30pm

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OIL AND WATER, FAITH AND FLAGS Series of lectures by Lawrence Joffe

By spiroark, November 16, 2009
Time:
Wednesday 18 November
7:30pm - 9:30pm

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Seduction and Suspicion. A Clever Wife And a Foolish Husband in the Ladino Novel

By spiroark, November 16, 2009
Time:
Tuesday 17 November
7:30pm - 9:30pm

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