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.
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.
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).
All proceeds to Isaac Rosenberg Statue fund