SUSSEX 

Sunday 27 January

Preview of Sir Anthony Seldon’s Book

Sir Anthony Seldon offers the audience an inside look at his new work, which will undoubtedly be a commentary on our times. This Sunday lecture includes a two-course lunch.

11.30am-3pm. £22.50. Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue, Hove, BN3 1FF. 012 7373 7223. www.bhps-online.org

Books & Poetry

Sunday 3 February

Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

The story of an Israeli woman’s (Ronit Elkabetz) three-year fight to obtain a divorce from her devout husband (Simon Abkarian), who refuses to grant his permission to dissolve the marriage. Directed by Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz.

7.30pm. £4. Ralli Hall, Hove, BN3 3TH. breshdavid1@gmail.com

Film

Tuesday 29 January

Medieval Sephardi Literature

A lecture by Imogen Choi (University of Oxford) for the Jewish Historical Society of England.

7.45pm. £4. Ralli Hall, Hove, BN3 3TH. 012 7341 9412. https://jhse.org 

 

Sunday 24 February

The Remarkable Isaac Rosenberg: WWI Poet and Painter

Dr Aviva Dautch delivers this Sunday lecture, which includes a two-course lunch.

11.30am-3pm. £22.50. Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue, Hove, BN3 1FF. 012 7373 7223. www.bhps-online.org

 

Tuesday 26 February

Patriots and Jews

A lecture by Dr Carlotta Ferrara degli Uberti (UCL) about navigating the challenges of equality and integration in Liberal Italy.

7.45pm. £4. Ralli Hall, Hove, BN3 3TH. 012 7341 9412. https://jhse.org 

 

Tuesday 26 March

Jews of Hastings and St Leonards

A lecture by Michael Jolles, a member of the Jewish Historical Society of England council.

7.45pm. £4. Ralli Hall, Hove, BN3 3TH. 012 7341 9412. https://jhse.org 

 

Sunday 31 March

Herod’s Temple: The Most Remarkable Building of the Roman Empire (20 BC)

Dr. David Jacobson delivers this Sunday lecture, which includes a two-course lunch.

11.30am-3pm. £22.50. Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue, Hove, BN3 1FF. 012 7373 7223. www.bhps-online.org

Talks

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WORKSHOPS

Until Tuesday 5 March

Chutzpah Choir

A weekly Yiddish singing class led by Polina Shepherd on most Tuesdays. Phone to confirm the class is on before attending.

11am-1pm. Hove (contact for exact venue details). 012 7347 4795. chutzpahchoir@gmail.com 


Israeli Dancing

A weekly Israeli dance class that takes place every Tuesday.

7.45-9.45pm. Phone for prices. Ralli Hall, Hove, BN3 3TH. 074 8753 2432. nicolajhyman@talktalk.net