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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.

SUNDAY JANUARY 29 

WALK: THE JEWISH EAST END – WORLD WAR II AND THE HOLOCAUST

JEECS chairman Clive Bettington leads this walk, which is part of the East End programme centred on Holocaust Memorial Day. It will look at the politics, writers and entertainment in the area during the war. Major civilian disasters in the East End will be discussed and the link between the Jewish East End and the Holocaust will be examined.

The walk starts at Aldgate tube and ends at Hughes Mansions. Clive will then take the group to East London Central Synagogue (in Nelson Street) where there will be an inter-faith Holocaust commemoration and refreshments will be served.

Meet at 12.30pm at Aldgate tube.

The inter-faith commemoration and walk are free events, but booking for the walk is essential at
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Please tell all your friends and family members.

Click here for details of other Holocaust Memorial Day-linked events in the East End. 

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

AND FINALLY…..

Could you take on the editorship of The Cable, JEECS’s magazine? Or do you know somebody who would be interested in doing so? The magazine has been going for 11 years under the same editor, who now needs to relinquish that position. A change after all this time would in any case be a healthy move to bring in new ideas. It’s a great magazine, we think, but 11 years is a long time and new blood would be invaluable. All possible help will be given to whoever takes it on. Interested? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

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