London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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Jewish Book Week 2016 will run from Saturday 20 February until Sunday 28 February at Kings Place. Click on Archive to access recordings of our previous festivals.

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

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Jewish Book Week is delighted to present the wonderful Judy Blume in a special event.

12 July 2015 - 6:00pm

Deborah Treisman talks to Hadley Freeman about literature, journalism and being fiction editor of The New Yorker.  

Peter Beinart and Jonathan Freedland compare voices of the Diaspora on both sides of the Atlantic at JBW 2015.

Experts in the contemporary arts scene explain how the global art market works at JBW 2015.

The JBW Newsfeed

The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck, translated from German by Susan Bernofsky and published by Portobello Books, has won the 2015Independent...
Wednesday, 3 June 2015
Jim Shepard on his new novel, The Book of Aron.Doctor Janusz Korczak, a legendary child philanthropist in the inter-war period in Eastern Europe and...
Monday, 18 May 2015
Brazilian writer Michel Laub and British writer Thomas Harding have each been named winners of the 2015 JQ-Wingate Literary Prize; Laub in the...
Wednesday, 22 April 2015


Highlights from the 2015 festival are now online.