The best pick of Jewish events in London this week, by Maya Rubinstein

Don’t miss out!

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1.   FIFA World Cup Screening[divider]

Monday 18th- Tuesday 24th June .Free entry. JW3

Get involved in this summer’s sport and watch the FIFA World Cup for free on JW3’s outdoor screen. From Monday 23rd June Wimbledon matches will also be shown.

More info here 

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2. Pastiche, Parody and Piracy [divider]

Friday June 20th- 5th July. Private Viewing Thursday 19th June 6-9pm. The Cob Gallery.

Thirteen year old cartoonist Zoom Rockman invites you to this unique art exhibition where celebrated contemporary artists seek to demonstrate the use of appropriation in art and satire in mischievous ways.

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BEYOND THE PLEASURE BEACH

A work in the exhibition ‘Beyond the Pleasure Beach’ by Sadie Hennessy

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3. Seret 2014: Couple or Kids with Post Film Q&A[divider]

Sunday June 22nd. 4pm. £14/£7 conc.JW3

In this revealing documentary, two Israeli journalists expose the medical and emotional world of fertility treatment through their own experience.

More info here

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4. Joseph Nathan: A Victorian Jewish Boy Makes Good with David Barnett 
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Tuesday, 24th June.2pm. £12adv/£15otd.LJCC

An inspiring tale of one of the most remarkable businessmen of the Victorian era, Joseph Nathan, who went from poor beginnings to becoming a founding father of New Zealand and creating one of the world’s largest companies, Glaxo.

More info here

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5. Max Weber: An American Cubist in Paris and London 1905-15 [divider]

Tuesday 24th June- 5th October. Free entry. Ben Uri Gallery

The first major UK show of Russian-American Jewish artist Max Weber. This exhibition highlights Weber’s crucial role in the cross-cultural dialogue between Paris and London and his important influence on the British avant-garde.

More info here

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6. Guided Walk: Heroes and Villains of the East End with Stephen Burstin [divider]

Tuesday 24th June, 10:30am. £14. LJCC

Take a step back in time on this walking tour with Stephen Burstin, to discover the fascinating range of Jewish personalities and their antics of London’s East End.

 More info here

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7. The Ultimate Romantic Hero: Darcy or Rochester? [divider]

Wednesday 25th June, 8pm. £12adv/£15otd. LJCC

They might be perfect on paper, but would Austen’s romantic heroes Darcy and Rochester be so desirable in reality? Melvyn Bragg chairs this light-hearted debate with Tanya Gold and Faye Weldon.

More info here