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Baroness Julia Neuberger

Contributors

Baroness Julia Neuberger became a rabbi in 1977. She has served as Chief Executive of the King’s Fund and is currently chairing the Commission on the Future of Volunteering. She is a House of Lords peer and the author of several books on Judaism, women and healthcare ethics. Her most recent book was The Moral State We’re In.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2015

Far from the Tree
Sunday, 22 February 2015

Celebrated psychologist Andrew Solomon’s multi-award-winning Far From the Tree: Parents Children and the Search for Identitywas selected as a New York Times ‘Ten Best Books of the Year’. Andrew Solomon will be in conversation with Julia Neuberger about his clinical experience in dealing with ordinary families whose children confront out-of the-ordinary challenges, such as genetic disorders, depression, sexual confusion or even prodigious gifts. Andrew is a mesmeric speaker who will make you consider life anew.

2007

Sunday, 4 March 2007

Continuing in the long tradition of Jewish women causing trouble Susannah Heschel, Julia Neuberger and Lynne Segal explored the impact of the Women’s Movement on Judaism and vice versa. These three formidable women discussed the contradictions and inspirations that come with the overlapping territory at the intersections of Feminism and Jewishness which has shaped their own lives as educators, agitators and activists.

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Video

 
David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.