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April 2019

Shidduchim – Deals Made in Heaven: Romance, Politics and Economics in Modern Jewish Life

1 April @ 6.30 pm - 8.00 pm
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Professor Mirjam Zadoff shares the cultural history of shidduchim (Jewish matchmaking), the ‘dating project’ focuses on strategies of building economic and political networks through carefully chosen marriage partners around the globe.

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Curator’s Talks: Jews, Money, Myth

3 April @ 2.00 pm - 2.30 pm
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Uncover the myths behind Jews and money with these curator-led talks

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May 2019

Curator’s Talks: Jews, Money, Myth

1 May @ 2.00 pm - 2.30 pm
A curator talks to a group of three men in a gallery

Uncover the myths behind Jews and money with these curator-led talks

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Money and Daddy: Social Responsibility and Hollywood’s ‘Jewish American Princess’

8 May @ 7.00 pm - 8.30 pm
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Dr Julia Ruth Wagner explores the representation of Jewish women onscreen; particularly young wealthy protagonists who use their privileged positions for social good.

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Jews Schmooze Podcast: Jews and Money

16 May @ 7.00 pm - 8.30 pm
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Enjoy a thoughtful conversation about Jews and money in the live recording of this podcast featuring David Schneider, Rachel Shabi, Adam Wagner and Hannah Weisfeld

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Cecil Roth Annual Lecture: Jews, Money and Religion in Roman Times

29 May @ 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
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The Annual Cecil Roth Lecture welcomes Martin Goodman, Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Oxford

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Simon Schama – Not Your Usual Sitters: Painted Jews, from Rembrandt to Freud

30 May @ 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Portrait of older gentleman in white shirt smiling. Simon Schama - Image credit Margherita Mirabella

Just how loaded has the brush been when it comes to images of Jews? Sir Simon Schama discusses.

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June 2019

Curator’s Talks: Jews, Money, Myth

5 June @ 2.00 pm - 2.30 pm
A curator talks to a group of three men in a gallery

Uncover the myths behind Jews and money with these curator-led talks.

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Stand-up Comedy: Women and Money

6 June @ 7.00 pm - 9.30 pm
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In an evening curated by Ben Van der Velde, resident MC at Good Ship Comedy, we present an all-female line-up featuring Athena Kugblenu, Ria Lina and Eleanor Tiernan exploring the fascinating, funny and taboo world of money.

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Artist Encounter with Doug Fishbone and Bank Job

20 June @ 7.00 pm - 8.45 pm
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Doug Fishbone presents his new work Luft Gesheft, a comic slide-show lecture performance dealing with the absurdities of the financial system.

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