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Author Event – Phil Cohen: A Long Life in the Making

May 8, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us at Garnethill Synagogue for a live event!

Phil Cohen, Emeritus Professor in the Centre for Cultural Studies at the  University of East London, will discuss his recent book, ‘A Long Life in the Making – Coming of age in the Jewish Gorbals and the East End of London between the wars’ (published by Eyeglass Books). The book is an illustrated edition of the memoirs of his father, Ben Cohen and evokes a vibrant and close-knit Jewish immigrant community between the wars. Books will be available to purchase on the day.

Admission free but advance booking essential. Booking Link: https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BPAI

This event is being held in conjunction with the Scottish Jewish Archives Centre.

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May 8, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Scottish Jewish Archives Centre
0141 332 4911
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Garnethill Synagogue
129 Hill Street
Glasgow, G3 6UB United Kingdom
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