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January 2021

ARK via Zoom

Sunday 17 Jan at 5:00 pm

Zygmunt Bauman: a Polish/Jewish (and Yorkshire) Life.  A talk by Janet Wolff, Professor Emerita, University of Manchester.

Zygmunt Bauman was an internationally renowned sociologist who escaped with his family from German-occupied Poland, served in the Polish army in exile and was forced out of Poland in 1968.  From 1973 he and Janet Wolff were colleagues at the University of Leeds. Janet will talk about his work, and also about her long friendship with him, as well as his eventful life in Poland before his forced emigration in 1968.

See the top section of Shavuon for Zoom joining details.

ARK via Zoom

Sunday 31 Jan at 5:00 pm

The People on the Beach’. Author Rosie Whitehouse interviewed by Gita Conn. See the top section of Shavuon for Zoom joining details.

February 2021

ARK – A Zoom with a View, Part 3

Sunday 14 Feb at 5:00 pm

In two previous ARK meetings, we heard interesting stories about members’ selected pieces of artwork whilst viewing them on-screen.  Please join us again to see more.  If you would like to take part, please send a photo of your treasured item to Robert Shields at .

March 2021

ARK – Meet Ruth Smeeth via Zoom

Sunday 7 Mar at 5:00 pm

‘What was a nice (Jewish?) girl like me doing in a place like this?’. Come along – virtually – to meet former Labour MP Ruth Smeeth.

See the top section of Shavuon for the Zoom details.

ARK – Meet Sarah Baruch via Zoom

Sunday 14 Mar at 5:00 pm

Introducing Sara Baruch, Manchester’s new community Shlicha.

Go to the top section of Shavuon for Zoom joining details.

ARK via Zoom

Sunday 28 Mar at 5:00 pm

Adam Ognall on the New Israel Fund. Please go to the top section of Shavuon for Zoom joining details.

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