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London Jewish Cultural Centre
Ivy House,
94-96 North End Road,
NW11 7SX

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020 8457 5000

Rise of the Right? The 2014 European Elections & Their Implications
Rise of the Right? The 2014 European Elections & Their Implications
With Hagai Segal
The 2014 elections for the European parliament have produced dramatic, historic and worrying results. Anti-EU, anti-austerity, anti-establishment, and even anti-Semitic parties have won polls across the continent. Is this a short-term protest vote, or have we seen a permanent lurch in Europe to the political extremes? 3 months after the European elections hear what Hagai has to say about the future.... read more

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type Monday 29 September 2014, 10.30am - 3.30pm
£30 pre booked (£35 on the day)
The First World War Through Literature
with Ian Wall
With current debates raging about our interpretation and understanding of the First World War, it is important to consider the ways in which the conflict has been represented through poetry, novel and autobiography in order to explore the contribution of literature to our own views of the events.... read more
Monday 6 October 2014, 10.30am - 12.30pm
£16 pre booked (£20 on the day)

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What’s the Point of Fasting?
With Clive Lawton
All religions have some kind of self-denial – fasting means different things to different people, from Jewish one day blitzes, through weeks’ long abstinence from something enjoyable (for example Lent) to extended periods of solid self-denial (Ramadan). Even Buddhism, that appears to counsel kindness and moderation, ends up with some ascetic and challenging practices.... read more
Tuesday 30 September 2014, 2-4pm
£16 pre booked (£20 on the day)

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French Art & Music From 1715-1815
with Patrick Bade
Patrick will explore French painting in the century between the death of Louis XIV in 1715 and the final defeat of Napoleon in 1815. Momentous political changes from the Ancien Regime to the age of revolutions and Napoleonic wars are reflected in changing styles. We conclude with the bombastic propaganda of Baron Gros and the early works of Ingres and Géricault.... read more
Wednesday 1 October 2014, 10am - 3pm
£30 pre booked (£35 on the day)

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Guided Walk: WW1: Zeppelin!!
with Mark King
Bombing raids on London in fact began during the First World War, ushering in a new, terrifying chapter in military strategy. This walk led by London Blue Badge guide Mark King, follows the swathe of destruction caused by Zeppelin L13 on the night of 8 September 1915, the first air raid on the City of London to claim lives and cause extensive damage.... read more
Tuesday 30 September 2014, 10.30am
£15 (pre-bookings only)

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