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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

Gifted debut novelists Eli Goldstone and Olivia Sudjic talk to Lucy Scholes on 17 May at Hanbury Street E1 in the first JBW event in...
Wednesday, 19 April 2017
We're delighted to present award-winning author Jonathan Safran Foer in conversation with Hephzibah Anderson at JW3 on 28 May to celebrate the...
Wednesday, 19 April 2017
Congratulations to Linda Grant and Naomi Alderman, who have both been shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction for their respective...
Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Video

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