Monthly Archives: June 2017

Jun 14

London Jews in the First World War: We were there too

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Written by Pauline Symons You can listen to Pauline reading this post on the audio version of our latest Newsletter Does your family have a First World War story to tell? A new Heritage Lottery Fund project called ‘The Jews of London in the First World War – We Were There Too’ aims to inspire the community to help find […]

Jun 12

Bias in the Media

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Written by Tara Goldsmith For many years there have been arguments as to whether or not the news media is biased, this argument has been particularly relevant when talking about the Israel/Palestine conflict. Often, as Jews it is an automatic reaction to believe that Israel is being discriminated against, however, after looking at different statistics and articles it is clear that this […]

Jun 09

North Herts Jewish Genealogical Society

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Written by John Shaw You can listen to John reading this post on the audio version of our latest Newsletter The local group of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain has been meeting at SAMS about twice a year since 2014. We have also been meeting at the Welwyn Garden City Synagogue. All the meetings have included general sessions uncovering […]

Jun 06

SAMS Bridge Club

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Written by Andrea Berry You can listen to Andrea reading this post on the audio version of our latest Newsletter ‘What shall I say about the Bridge Club?’ I enquired of my fellow players. ‘Awful people!’ was the immediate response. ‘Rude!’ ‘Cruel!’ After the inevitable laughter, the serious comments: ‘The newer players can learn from the more experienced’. […]

Jun 06

SAMS Book Club

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Written by Marilyn Levi You can listen to Marylin reading this post on the audio version of our latest Newsletter There are some brilliant facts about SAMS: the friendly welcoming atmosphere, the high standard of our lay readers, the food! I would like to nominate the SAMS Book Group, which certainly merits a place as one of our special features. […]