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Sunday 18th September at 6pm: We will be delighted to welcome you to our events in the 2022/23 season, starting with a concert featuring one of the most distinguished exponents of Yiddish song in the UK, Polina Shepherd. Polina will be both talking about and performing the rich heritage of Yiddish music in all its variety. Please click here for the full poster. Refreshments will be available after the concert. Tickets: £10 in advance and £12 at the door (Under 18s Free). On-line access at www.ticketsource.co.uk/swesrs.

Thursday 20 October, 8.00pm : Whisky Tasting event at Sonia and Howard Lerner's house, Woodford Green. For further details, contact Mark Dalton at Dalton.m.k@btinternet.com

Monday 24 October, 8.00pm : Jonathan Bergwerk: Presentation on Marc Chagall on zoom. This presentation is one of a series Jonathan Bergwerk offers on the lives, ideas and influence of audacious Jews, ranging from Jesus to Abba Eban - what they did, what they believed and their contribution to the Jewish story. Tonight his focus will be on Marc Chagall, the great French artist, originating in Belarus.

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Wednesday 9 November, 8.00pm : Michael Kushner: Presentation on Jewish Contribution to Bletchley Park on zoom

Michael Kushner is an author and lecturer of World War II Signals Intelligence and guide at The Imperial War Museum Churchill War Rooms, London, and at Bletchley Park, the British Government's World War II Ultra top secret code breaking establishment, known as “Station X”.

During World War II over 200 Jewish personnel worked at Bletchley Park. This is a fascinating story of how the British Secret Service employed many Jews. Numerous of which came from Eastern Europe and also Germany itself. Now many of the secrets have been revealed, this unbelievable story can be told.

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