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Welcome to the Jewish East End Celebration Society

JEECS Events 2014

To book any event or for further information, please call Clive Bettington on 07941 367 882, or email  Clive 

Please pre book walks

Sunday 27 July
Walk Artists and Architects of the Jewish East End
Clive Bettington will discuss the artist and architects, including Simeon Solomon(whose 
tombstone has just been restored), the Whitechapel Boys, NS Joseph, Lewis Solomon, etc.
2.00pm. Aldgate tube.
10 (8 JEECS members).
Booking essential: email or call 07941 367 882.

Sunday 14 September
Walk Jewish Women Who Touched the East End
Philip Walker will discuss the women who made a difference, including Lily Montagu, Miriam Moses, Hannah Hyams, Alice Model etc
10.30 am. Aldgate tube.
10(JEECS members 8). Booking essential: email to

Sunday 14 September
Walk The Jewish East End and the Great War
Clive Bettington will examine aspects of the East End during the first world war: the poems of Rosenberg andBomberg,the paintings of Bomberg and Gertler, the formation of the Jewish Legion, and the radical politics of the area.
2.00pm. Aldgate tube.
10(JEECS members 8)  Booking essential: email or call 07941 367 882.

Thursday 18 September
Walk The Literary Ghetto
Clive Bettington will discuss the major literary figures of the Jewish East End, 
including Israel Zangwill, Isaac Rosenberg. Bernard Kops, Wolf Mankowitz, Arnold Wesker etc
11.00 am. Aldgate tube. 10 (JEECS members 8). Booking essential: email or call 07941 367 882.

Sunday 21 September
Walk Women of the Yiddish East End (asinging walking tour)
ViviLachs, who is doing a PhD on the songs and poems of the area, will discuss 
howthe lives of East End women are reflected in the music. No Yiddish necessary but 
feel free to join in singing. 
10.30 am. Aldgate Tube. Booking recommended by email to

Sunday 21 September
JEECS annual meeting, followed by two talks
Very brief formal proceedings will be followed by what should prove a highly entertaining pair of talks: David Mazower on the life of Yiddish singer Miss Fanny Epstein; Prof. Kathi Diamant on the life of Dora Diamant, Kafka's last love. Refreshments included.
3.00 pm. East London Central Synagogue,30-40 Nelson Street, London, E1 2DE
AGM is free; remainder of meeting is 12 (JEECS members 10) with refreshments.
To book for walks and other events or for more information on any event please email Clive or phone 07941 367 882