Sophie Eastaugh looks at London’s week ahead and picks the best of the bunch for our weekly events guide, dated Monday 03rd – 10thMarch and online every Monday lunchtime![divider]

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The Book Thief

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From 26th February

In cinemas London & nationwide

Based on the eponymous bestselling book, this tender film tells the life-affirming story of Liesel, a courageous and extraordinary young girl living in Germany during World War 2. Click here for more information [divider]

2. Israel: From State Building to Society Building: The Road Ahead[divider]

Tuesday 4th March, 12:45pm.

JLCC, NW11 7SX.

Free with free sandwich lunch. Booking recommended.

Chairman of Merchavim Richard Schwartz chairs this important discussion about Israel’s society-building challenges, with debate from four prominent Israelis of diverse communities.. Click here for more information.[divider]

3. Solomon & Gaenor [divider]

Wednesday 5th March, 7.30 pm

LJCC

£12 in advance (£15 on the door)

Screening alongside Hineni: Life Portraits from a Welsh Jewish Community – 50 life stories and portraits from the Cardiff Jewish community – Oscar-nominated feature Solomon & Gaenor tells a beautiful and moving story of love across the divide set in 1911 in the mining valleys of South Wales. Click here for more information.[divider]

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Solomon & Gaenor

4.Shabbat in Paris [divider]

Wednesday 5th March

JW3

£30 standard, £15 concession

Learn to cook a delicious French Shabbat meal with Parisian chef Fabienne Viner Luzatto. The workshop promises quintessential French flavours, ambience and a non-dairy French apple tart for dessert. Bon appétit! Click here for more information.[divider]

5. Ivy House Music & Dance: Salute to Sach with the
Bateman Brothers Jazz Band
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Thursday 6 March 2014, 8pm

LJCC

£14 in advance, £16 on the door

Fans of legendary trumpeter Louis Armstrong, aka “Ambassador Satch”, will be well served by this Jazzy evening at the London Jewish Cultural Centre with one of the UK’s most loved Jazz bands.  Click here for more information.[divider]

6. Ester Rada in concert [divider]

Sunday 9th March

JW3

£15.00 Standard, £7.50 Concession

Israeli-born Ethiopian singer and actress Ester Rada will be appearing at JW3 this week after a stunningly successful 2013 that saw her perform at Glastonbury and open for Alicia Keys. With a warm soul sound influenced by Ethiopian singers, Bnei Akiva and Lauren Hill, among others, Ester’s cross-cultural performance will surely be one to remember. Ester Rada will be taking part in a Q&A before the event, click here to book tickets for the Q&A or  click here for more information.[divider]

With The Kids…

 

7. Crafternoon: Female Artists![divider]

Sunday 9th March, 2pm

JW3

Free

Celebrate the creativity of top female artists in this family-friendly workshop by creating our own unique collages inspired by some of the most iconic images.  Cut, paste and draw your own collage this weekend, suitable for ages 2 and up. Click here for more information.[divider]