Play: Filthy Business

 March 10 – April 10. Play: Filthy Business

This play by Ryan Craig is set in 1968 in the East End and follows the struggles of a Jewish
matriarch, Yetta Solomon, to save the family business in the face of great adversity.

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Talk: Glamorous Brides – East End Weddings Between the Wars

Friday March 31. 6.30 – 8.30. Talk: Glamorous Brides – East End Weddings Between the Wars

The talk will be by Beatrice Behlen, the fashion curator of the Museum of London's
collection of vintage wedding dresses, and will look at all aspects of weddings in
the East End – -seamstresses, glamorous brides and wedding photographers.

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The East End of Isaac Rosenberg

SUNDAY APRIL 2
WALK: THE EAST END OF ISAAC ROSENBERG

Clive Bettington will lead a walk through the East End on the 99th anniversary of the
disappearance of Isaac Rosenberg on the Western Front. He will discuss how the area affected the poetry and painting of this troubled genius.

Meet at 2.00pm at Aldgate tube. Cost £12 (£10 for members of JEECS).
Booking
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All proceeds to Isaac Rosenberg Statue fund

Latest news

  • Rosenberg centenary visit

    We are looking at the possibility of a visit to Isaac Rosenberg's grave at Arras next April, the centenary of the great East End poet and artist's disappearance on the Western Front in France, and are keen to gauge interest. Read More
  • Jewish philanthropist to be commemorated in new Aldgate square

    The City of London Corporation is creating a new square next to St Botolph's, Aldgate. The drinking fountain in memory of Frederick Mocatta, the notable Jewish financier and philanthropist, has now been fully restored and put in the square. Read More
  • World War One project needs you

    JEECS is going to be at the Liberal Jewish Synagogue, 28 St John’s Wood Road, London, NW8 7HA, from 2.30 to 4.30 on Sunday March 5 as part of a fascinating project to research the role of London Jews in the First World War. Read More
  • JEECS co-operates on Mendoza film

    JEECS is working with an American film company making a feature film on the life of Daniel Mendoza, known as the father of scientific boxing. Read More
  • Campaign saves East End pub

    The historic Still and Star public house in Aldgate has been saved from demolition and site redevelopment after a campaign by the Victorian Society, supported by JEECS.  Read More
  • Walks, plus Cable editorship plea

    Nelson Street synagogue   Below are details below of two forthcoming walks that we hope will attract planty of people, plus a call for new blood at the helm of the JEECS magazine, The Cable. Read More
  • Brady Street cemetery through the seasons

    Can you send the author your Brady Street recollections? Many members of JEECS will know of the United Synagogue owned cemetery in Brady Street, a few hundred yards from the street’s junction with Whitechapel Road. . In 2011 the cemetery celebrated its 250th anniversary – having been founded in 1761 – with a ceremony attended by the then Chief Rabbi, Jonathan Sacks. Read More
  • A London gathering to honour an acclaimed Yiddish writer. Can you name any of the people in these pictures?

    The celebrated Yiddish writer Chava Rosenfarb visited London in 1949. And, thanks to the Yiddish cultural historian David Mazower and to Goldie Morgentaler, Chava’s daughter, we have photographs of a gathering of London-based Yiddish writers and journalists assembled in what is possibly a café, in March 1949 to hear her give a reading of her poetry. Read More
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