Happening this Sunday (October 21) in Brookline Whitechapel Noise: Sex, Politics, Gand Religion in London’s Pre-World War I Yiddish Lyrics – A Singing Talk by Vivi Lachs Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 4:00 pm 1762 Beacon St. Brookline, MA 02445 http://circleboston.org/calendar/whitechapel-noise-sex-politics-and-religion-london%E2%80%99s-pre-world-war-i-yiddish-lyrics-singing
East End Jews In the late-19th Century, the church at the corner of Brick Lane became a synagogue, as thousands of Jews moved into Spitalfields in the Huguenots’s wake. More than 2 million Jews left Eastern Europe between 1881 and 1914, prompted by economic hardship and increasingly ferocious persecution. Following the assassination of Tsar Alexander […]
CFP for a Symposium, co-sponsored by the AHRC BJ:CC Network (Bangor University and the University of Winchester) and ‘Identities’ at the University of Reading, to be held at the University of Reading on 4th November, 2016: Deadline for submissions: Saturday, October 1, 2016 The Interface Between British Contemporary Black and Jewish Cultures Over the past […]
A documentary film written and directed by Lindsay Anderson in 1953. It looks at the Dreamland Fun Fair in Margate that relates to Bernard Kops’ play and novel On Margate Sands. Click on the images below or here to view the whole film.
I came across this as I was writing about Bernard Kops’ East End plays.
Look out for Which is the Merchant Here? On the Myth of the Medieval Jewish Moneylender by Julie Mell.
Check out @Durf’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/Durf/status/602785858836566016?s=09
Kops’ poem and stories of the university of the East End.
I can’t help thinking that this is an over-reaction to an innocent pro-badger statement. May’s use of genocide is to show his concern for the badgers and must have been similarly used a million times in referring to animals. I don’t think badger-cide, brock -o-cide or melescide, would really have got his point across. Aren’t […]