Eleven-year-old violinist Amos Sharp maintained a family tradition by winning the Emunah Young Musician of the Year final at the Royal College of Music on Sunday. His sister, cellist Anoushka Sharp, was the 2012 victor in the annual contest, organised in conjunction with the JC.
The London Jewish Cultural Centre and the Holocaust Educational Trust have forged a partnership to make the optimum use of their Shoah educational resources.
For many years, both organisations have worked closely with survivors who recount their experiences to students and other groups. Now they are joining forces with the aim of increasing the effectiveness of their Holocaust programmes.
A Jewish army medic spoke about his hazardous stint in Afghanistan at the opening meeting of B’nai B’rith social events group BB2545 in central London.
In four months in Helmand Province with the Royal Army Medical Corps last year, Captain Danny Sharpe cared for military colleagues, members of the Afghan Army and local residents, who often brought their children to him.