London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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Dr Harry Freedman

Contributors

Dr Harry Freedman is a writer and academic with a PhD in Aramaic. His previous books include The Talmud: A Biography. He contributed to the Encyclopedia of Modern Jewish Culture and has written for the JC, the JQ, Judaism Today and the Huffington Post.
 

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2016

The Murderous History of Bible Translation

The Bible has been translated more times and into more languages than any other book. Harry Freedman, Bishop Michael Ipgrave and Rabbi Raphael Zarum discuss the dark history of these translations.  

Sunday, 21 February 2016

Harry Freedman, Bishop Michael Ipgrave and Rabbi Raphael Zarum analyse the surprising damage inflicted by troublesome translations.

The JBW Newsfeed

Jewish Book Week speakers Philippe Sands and Ayelet Gundar-Goshen have been chosen as joint winners of the JQ Wingate literary prize (worth £4,000)....
Friday, 24 February 2017
Rachel Tzvia Back received The Risa Domb/Porjes Prize and Natasha Lehrer won the Scott Moncrieff Prize at the award ceremony for the Society of...
Thursday, 23 February 2017
Congratulations to JBW 2017 speakers Sarah Moss and Adam Rutherford whose books The Tidal Zone and A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived...
Monday, 6 February 2017

Video

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