Events

Keep up to date with the latest events from Mosaic. As well as the events listed below you can also see what's on in our calendar, and see the pages for our regular weekly and monthly events including:

Adult Education | Book Group | Chavurah Suppers | Cook team | Film Group | Friendship Clubs | Library | Photo Group | Trips | Walks | Cameo

JACS -The Impact of the Holocaust on Jewish Music

Tuesday, January 26

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Join Viv Bellos, MBE, at 2.30 pm for an overview of music in Synagogues, concert halls and the home before, during and after WW2 with musical illustrations

This JACS event will be on-line using a Zoom meeting, starting at 2:30 pm

To join the meeting click the link below :

JACS On-line meeting

Meeting ID: 825 6540 3788

The meeting will be opened from 2:15 pm to allow you time to connect and chat.

If you do not have a computer, you can dial in by phone (standard call charges apply)

0203 481 5240
Meeting ID as above

Bring your own tea and cake!

 

For further information please contact Gay Saunders on 020 8864 0133 or communitycare@mosaicreform .org.uk


Collecting Weird & Wonderful Objects!

Sunday, January 24

MOSAIC is delighted to be welcoming Maurice Collins OBE at 4:00 pm to talk about some of the items in his extraordinary collection and engaging you to  fathom out the functions of some the gadgets on display.

Maurice has earned himself a unique reputation as a collector of gadgets, distinguished by their eccentricity as well as the sheer enterprise of many British inventors through the last two centuries, determined to plug a gap in the consumer market.

Deservedly awarded the title “Britain’s Best Collector” of Victorian gadgets.

He has been amassing these marvellous items for over 40 years, sharing them, together with a wealth of ephemera and posters, many housed in museums including The British Library and talking about them to numerous audiences. As an author he has written several books on his Eccentric Collections and other subjects.

This promises to be an enlightening and humorous afternoon with surprises.

Click here to join event via Zoom

Meeting ID: 817 1311 3357

If you don’t have a computer / tablet / smartphone you can still call in (standard charges apply) 0203 481 5240
Meeting ID as above


Tea and Torah

Thursday, January 21

Study Torah with Rabbis Kathleen and Rachel

11.00 am Wednesday morning

To join the meeting via Zoom, please click the link below:

Join Tea and Torah

Meeting ID: 870 4740 0200

If you don’t have a computer / tablet / smartphone you can still call in (standard charges apply) 0203 481 5240
Meeting ID as above


Steve Levinson interviews Dame Louise Joyce Ellman, DBE

Tuesday, January 19

All Mosaic members and friends are invited to join this interview at 2.30 pm.

Dame Louise Joyce Ellman, DBE  served as Member of Parliament for Liverpool Riverside from 1997 to 2019. She was a member of the Labour Party until her resignation in October 2019.

Louise was elected as a councillor on the Lancashire County Council in 1970, becoming the Labour group leader in 1977 and leader of the council from 1981 until her election to the House of Commons in 1997. She was Vice-Chair of Lancashire Enterprises and served as Chair of the Transport Select Committee from 2008 to 2017. She was Chair of Labour Friends of Israel and is Honorary President of the Jewish Labour Movement.

She was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List, and is a Vice President of the Jewish Leadership Council. Louise resigned from the Labour Party in October 2019, expressing concern over antisemitism in the Labour Party and a potential Jeremy Corbyn-led government.

Click here to join event via Zoom

Meeting ID: 880 2670 9002

If you don’t have a computer / tablet / smartphone you can still call in (standard charges apply) 0203 481 5240
Meeting ID as above


Robin Goldsmith Asks, “Has Covid Spiked My Drink?”

Sunday, January 17

Join us at 4.00 pm when Robin asks, “How has the coronavirus pandemic affected the drinks industry?  What were pre-COVID trends and are they still relevant?  What will we be drinking in months and years ahead?”

Robin will be presenting some thoughts and research figures on what’s been happening during the past 12 months in the world of wines, beers, spirits and more …

Click here to join event via Zoom

Meeting ID: 854 6396 2173

If you don’t have a computer / tablet / smartphone you can still call in (standard charges apply) 0203 481 5240
Meeting ID as above


JACS -The Legacy of Anne Frank

Tuesday, January 12

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Join Gillian Perry, MBE, at 2.30 pm.

Gillian will discuss how Anne Frank’s insight into human nature and her unwavering messages of hope have influenced many people around the world.

This JACS event will be on-line using a Zoom meeting, starting at 2:30 pm

To join the meeting click the link below :

JACS On-line meeting

Meeting ID: 875 8813 0946

The meeting will be opened from 2:15 pm to allow you time to connect and chat.

If you do not have a computer, you can dial in by phone (standard call charges apply)

0203 481 5240
Meeting ID as above

Bring your own tea and cake!

 

For further information please contact Gay Saunders on 020 8864 0133 or communitycare@mosaicreform .org.uk


Jewish Magdala, The Pompeii of Galilee – Michael Moss

Sunday, January 10

Please join us at 4.00 pm to meet Mike who spent four years as a volunteer excavator and guide at the archaeological dig in Magdala on the shores of Lake Kinneret.

Inspired by what was uncovered and his broad knowledge of Jewish history, Mike will share some of his experiences which have led to his amazing vision of Jewish life in this town which flourished at the time of The Second Temple.

This site was discovered in 2009 and has the only First Century synagogue in the Galilee. Mike is very keen to promote the strong and unique Jewish connections to this place.

He has completed a book entitled ‘Jewish Magdala, The Pompeii of Galilee’, and this zoom talk will include illustrations from the book.

Click here to join event via Zoom

Meeting ID: 848 3211 8116

If you don’t have a computer / tablet / smartphone you can still call in (standard charges apply) 0203 481 5240
Meeting ID as above


Mosaic Monthly Mitzvah

Sunday, January 10

Zoom Card-Making session for all ages — guided by Joan Noble, Jeanette Leibling and Rabbi Rachel.

Join in and make cards for our members.

Sunday, January 10th 10:30 – 12:00

Click this link to join via Zoom

Meeting ID: 873 6311 9061
Passcode: 045738

Click this link for a list of useful materials for these projects: Useful materials

We are aiming to extend Mitzvah Day throughout the year, with a Mitzvah a Month.  Following our successful Mitzvah Day card-making session, we are holding another card-making morning, and are planning to make cards to be sent out to Mosaic Jewish Community members, to let them know we are thinking about them through this very difficult time.

NO ARTISTIC ABILITY is necessary—just a desire to bring a smile to someone’s face, and to spend a pleasant hour and a half with friends, making cards.  See the attached list for useful materials.  Some card, pictures, scissors, glue, coloured pens are all you need to start!

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Click here to see the flyer for this event: MJC MMM flyer 10-1-21


Meet the Author & Art Historian – Patrick Bade

Tuesday, January 5

At 2.30 pm, Michael Reik will introduce Patrick Bade who will make a presentation on David and Bathsheba, examining six great masterpieces of Western art inspired by the story of David in the Jewish Bible, sculptures of David by Donatello, Verrocchio, Michelangelo and Bernini and paintings of Bathsheba by Rubens and Rembrandt.

Patrick Bade is an art historian, writer and occasional broadcaster. He studied at UCL and the Courtauld Institute and was senior lecturer at Christies Education for many years. He has lectured for the Art Fund, National Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, British Museum, the Royal Opera House and several universities. He built a longstanding working relationship with the London Jewish Cultural Centre and JW3. He has published extensively on 19th Century and early 20th Century art and on historical vocal recordings. His book Music Wars: 1937-1945 dealt with the role of music in World War II.

Click here to join event via Zoom

Meeting ID: 881 0951 7031

If you don’t have a computer / tablet / smartphone you can still call in (standard charges apply) 0203 481 5240
Meeting ID as above


Les Spitz presents “Travels With My Camera”

Sunday, January 3

Join us at 4.00 pm when Les Spitz presents : ‘Travels with my Camera’

Les has been a keen photographer since his first Kodak box brownie camera  at the age of 10.  In more recent years he has been an active member of the Pinner Camera Club since its launch in 1986. His main interest is Wildlife and Travel photography.

This presentation, “Travels with my Camera”, will be about some of the places Les has visited and photographed including Antarctica, Hudson Bay in Canada, Cape Town, Bali, Buenos Aires and Venice Carnevale.

Les is an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society and recently received an award for services to the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain.

Click here to join event via Zoom

Meeting ID: 850 0680 1893

If you don’t have a computer / tablet / smartphone you can still call in (standard charges apply) 0203 481 5240
Meeting ID as above