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Please join us for "Sundays With A Difference!"
This Autumn, Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue, (BHPS) is hosting three exciting and inspiring lectures by experts in their fields, followed by lunch. Each lecture and lunch is £20 per person or alternatively book all three now and receive a 10% discount – £54.00.
Sunday 25 September 2016
Lecture 1: Shakespeare and the Jews - If you prick us, do we not bleed?
Dr. Aviva Dautch: Literary Scholar and Poet.
On the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, literary scholar and poet Dr Aviva Dautch explores the bard’s complicated relationship with the Jews both in the historical context of the Renaissance and today. She asks “Why did he write about Venetian Jews and how are we meant to read Shylock in the Merchant of Venice?”
11.30 am Welcome drink on arrival
12-1.00pm Lecture with questions and answers
1-3.00 pm Lunch* including wine or a soft drink, followed by coffee
* Please email the Synagogue (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your selcetion of lunch: Permitted fish / Vegetarian / Other Specific dietary requirments
The Editor-in-Chief of Positive News, Sean Dagan Wood, explains how a ground-breaking crowd funding campaign converted his publication into a co-operative owned by its readers and journalists in 33 countries. Sean will highlight how the media can change the news for good by reporting today’s challenges with a focus on progress and possibility.
Chris Gebbie, the former High Sheriff of Sussex, entertainingly describes the origins of Shrievalty – – the oldest office under the crown – – as well as the arcane process of appointment, the relationship the lieutenancy and the relevance of High Sheriffs in today’s world. Chris includes snatches of his 2014/2015 diary of experiences wearing velvet.
When & Where
Brighton & Hove Progressive Synagogue
Travel and Parking.
The synagogue at 6 Lansdowne Road is a 15–20-minute walk from both Hove and Brighton railway stations, and easily accessible by bus. Parking is free on a first come first served basis at Brunswick School on Somerhill Road. Alternatively, parking is available with PayByPhone cashless parking.
Tickets must be purchased at least two weeks in advance and shown at the door. The cost for each lecture and lunch is £20 per person. Save 10% if all three Lectures and Lunch are booked in advance. ACT now to guarantee a place!