London’s International Festival of Words and Ideas

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Jewish Book Week 2015 may be over, but soon you will be able to access many of this year’s highlights online for free. Watch this space for festival videos, recordings, photo galleries and commentary. We welcome your feedback.

Clive Rowe, Issy Van Randwyck and Henry Goodman in rehearsal for The Genius of Gershwin

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JBW15 ended on a high note with a discussion of The New Yorker, past, present and future with David Denby, John Lahr, Deborah Treisman and Robert Mankoff

Clive Rowe, Issy Van Randwyck and Henry Goodman dazzle in The Genius of Gershwin

Simon and Chloe Schama mull over their professional and private lives with Francesca Segal.

The JBW Newsfeed

The JC's Gerald Jacobs encapsulates the festival experience as "huge yet informal. Cerebral yet accessible." JBW is, he writes, "hard to resist."
Monday, 30 March 2015
Haaretz's Danna Harman attended How London Fell in Love with Middle Eastern Food on Sunday, 1 March. Click here to read her report.
Monday, 30 March 2015
The Jewish Daily Forward''s Anne Joseph shares her impressions of the conversation between Deborah Treisman, fiction editor of The New Yorker,...
Monday, 30 March 2015

Video

 
Highlights from the 2015 festival are now online.