Events

Keep up to date with the latest events from Mosaic.  At this time we are a “virtual” community on Zoom and please contact us if you need any help connecting with us on Zoom.

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What's On

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

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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

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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

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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

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Collecting Weird & Wonderful Objects!

Sunday January 24

MOSAIC is delighted to be welcoming Maurice Collins OBE 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.

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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

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Meet the Rocket Scientist – Sam Phillips

Sunday February 07

Mosaic members and friends are invited to meet Sam. who will share what it’s like to work on rockets and ionocraft and answer the key question – how hard is rocket science anyway? (easier than you think!).  The event starts at 4pm.

Sam grew up at Mosaic and is an engineering student at UC Berkeley, California.  He is Business team lead and deputy propulsion team lead for STAR – UC Berkeley’s Space Technologies and Rocketry team.

Sam will be joined by some of his colleagues from STAR’s education and outreach team for breakout activities for children and teenagers.

Please let us know in advance if you would like to join a breakout so we can help Sam and the team plan.

Click here to join event via Zoom

Meeting ID: 861 6719 1688

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

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JACS – Journalism – It’s Not All Fake News!

Tuesday February 09

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Join us at 2.30 to hear Jonathan Braude talk about, “Journalism; It’s not all fake news, sensationalism or biased reporting! …….At least: not unless the proprietor has an axe to grind (or money to make).

Jonathan, a business writer and former daily newspaper reporter,  will be presenting anecdotes and sober judgements from behind the computer screen.

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: 852 3176 2345

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

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JACS – The Life & Times of Boris, the Photographer

Tuesday February 23

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Join us at 2.30 pm to hear about “The Life and Times of Boris, the Photographer” as told by Michael Bennett

Michael will be talking about the life and times of his late father, Boris Bennett. He has many entertaining tales to tell.

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: 868 1453 6530

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

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As well as the events listed above 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 | Singing Seniors | Befrienders