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HOW TO BUY ART


Mavar is running a special event in November on the subject of ‘HOW TO BUY ART’ (inspired by the hugely popular Netflix series, Shtisel) which will take place at the Mayfair art gallery of Omer Tiroche. The main speaker for the evening will be Jeremy Lewison, former Director of Collections at Tate, who will be in conversation with Omer to provide insights and tips about the…

Learning English as a Yiddish speaker


One of our members went to speak to a local Yiddish group about his experiences learning English from within the Chassidic community in Stamford Hill and Gateshead, which also touches on some of his issues around leaving and entering the secular world. The group made a really wonderful short video about his experiences, which also mentions Mavar and the help…

Director’s Blog – January


Expansion, Expansion The last part of 2018 was a crazy but exciting few months, launching Mavar North (based in Manchester) and training additional mentors for Mavar London who themselves grew up in the Charedi world. This has meant running a bunch of training sessions, supported by updated resource packs, revised policies, DBS checks, references…….. you name it! All in a…

Introducing: Mavar North!


Exciting news! We've been working for months on the establishment of a second branch in the North of England and we are very proud to now announce its official launch! Since Mavar started five years ago, we've helped a handful of callers from Manchester and Gateshead, but we've not been able to provide the same personal, high level of support as…

Milestones


Post Pesach, Mavar’s hotline (unsurprisingly) rang more frequently and one of the young women who made contact with us became our 100th caller!! With that milestone under our belt it feels like we have traction and that the word is finally out. It’s been a challenge over the last four years building partnerships, awareness, supporters, policies, teams of specialists and…