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Shimon Markish

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“My father, already in August 1941, at the very beginning of the war, he came to the Pravda newspaper where one of his poems had to be published in Russian translation. The editor-in-chief of this newspaper said to him: ‘To publish you now is a question of high politics.’ And that was that. That was the beginning of antisemitism, I mean official antisemitism.” [Shimon Markish]

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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

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