Jewdas Book Group #3 – East End Jewish Radicals

We’ve started a monthly book group! We meet once a month after shabbat to read radical / Jewish / Queer / Feminist texts. There’s also tea. The next thing we’re reading is ‘East End Jewish Radicals 1875-1914’ by William Fishman AK Press: “Professor William Fishman, son of an immigrant tailor, describes London’s East End at a Read more about Jewdas Book Group #3 – East End Jewish Radicals[…]

Katsha’nes Album Launch!

Katsha’nes (Yiddish for ‘cabbage stalks’, and slang for ‘nonsense’), is the name of a band performing Cockney-Yiddish music hall from the turn of the Twentieth Century. Yiddish was the language of Eastern European Jewish immigrants who settled in England from the 1880s and created a vibrant Yiddish culture in London’s East End. In the height Read more about Katsha’nes Album Launch![…]

Pray Against the Arms Trade

וְכִתְּת֨וּ חַרְבוֹתָ֜ם לְאִתִּ֗ים וַחֲנִיתֽוֹתֵיהֶם֙ לְמַזְמֵר֔וֹת לֹא־יִשָּׂ֨א ג֤וֹי אֶל־גּוֹי֙ חֶ֔רֶב וְלֹֽא־יִלְמְד֥וּ ע֖וֹד מִלְחָמָֽה׃ And they shall beat their swords into plowshares And their spears into pruning hooks: Nation shall not take up Sword against nation; They shall never again know war.” – Isaiah 2:4 Every two years, for one week, all the world’s most despotic regimes Read more about Pray Against the Arms Trade[…]

Jewdas Go Cycling – Oy Velo!

Join Jewdas crew for a relaxed leisurely cycle (with regular stops for tea and cake). Everyone welcome. Meeting at the Cable Street Mural (236 Cable Street, E1 0BL) Distance: roughly 5 miles (with optional earlier stop at Shadwell) over mainly flat surface. Bring snacks, two wheels and lets go cycling  

Exclusive New Testament chapter reveals Jesus became a Tory

In a world exclusive, Jewdas has unearthed a new chapter of the New Testament, the book of George, in which Jesus abandons his previous obsession with feeding and healing people and becomes a compassionate Conservative. The book will soon be published in full, in an exclusive publishing deal with the Daily Mail, but in the Read more about Exclusive New Testament chapter reveals Jesus became a Tory[…]