The best pick of Jewish events in London this week, by Amy Hirst 

Don’t miss out!

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1.   African Drumming Session [divider]

Thursday 26th June, 7.30pm.£12adv/£15otd.LJCC.

Grab a Djembe drum and become part of an African Drum and Rhythm orchestra for the evening; a stress-relieving and exhilarating experience lead by Ailon Freedman.

More info here 

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2. UKJF: The Fifth Heaven

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Thursday, 26 – Sunday, 29 June. £6/£3 conc. JW3.

Set in a British- controlled Palestine, this coming-of-age drama follows the struggles of a teenage girl adapting to her new life in a Jewish girls orphanage, as she develops forbidden feelings for an anti-British resistance fighter.

More info here 

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3. Family Film Screening: Bedknobs And Broomsticks

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Sunday, 29 June. £5/£2.50 conc. JW3.

A screening of the 1971 family classic Bedknobs and Broomsticks directed by Robert Stevenson.

More info here

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4. iPad Art at Ivy House

 
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Monday, 30 June. £25.LJCC.

Edward Ofosou, an experienced self-taught iPad artist, invites you to take part in his creative workshop for a hands-on experience, using the new medium of the 21st Century.

More info here

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5. UKJF: Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man

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Monday, 30 June – Sunday, 6 July. £12/£6 conc. JW3. 

A film about the life and career of famous singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, based on a Sydney Opera House 2005 tribute show “Came So Far for Beauty”.

More info here

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6. Making Stalin Laugh

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Monday, 30 June – Wednesday, 9 July. £18/£9 conc. JW3. 

In the face of oppression from the state, this play written by David Schneider celebrates and follows the story of the Moscow State Yiddish Theatre, a highly regarded theatre company of the 1920s.

 More info here

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7. Elly’s Adventure in the Animal Park. An Exhibition of Watercolours By Linda Nissen Samuels.

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Wednesday, 2 – Friday, 18 July. Free entry. LJCC. 

Regular art class teacher at the LJCC, local artist and author Linda, displays her charming watercolors collection drawn from her latest book inspired by a trip to Kruger National Park.

More info here