London Jews in World War I

SUNDAY MARCH 5. 2.30 - 4.30.  PROJECT TO RESEARCH THE ROLE OF LONDON JEWS IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR.  FREE. The Liberal Jewish Synagogue, 28 St John’s Wood Road, London, NW8 7HA. 

JEECS is going to be at the synagogue as part of this fascinating project.

The organisers are keen to meet people who had a Jewish family member living in London in 1914-1918, or who are just interested in learning more about finding and preserving stories of London Jewry in the First World War. There will be a short explanatory talk and the opportunity to chat to the team.

They would love to know if you have family stories, photographs, medals, letters or other items relating to the 1914-1918 period or if you would like to volunteer to help others with research and uploading information.

Their aim is to create a lasting archive of stories to honour and remember London’s Jewish community, and its contribution to the war effort, a century ago.

The event is free, and there will be refreshments. You can RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or just come along. Everyone is welcome.

The synagogue is a 5-7 minute walk from bus stops for routes: 13, 82, 46, 113, 139, 187, 189 and 274, and about 15 minutes walk from St John's Wood tube. There is a free on-street parking nearby on Sundays.

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

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