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Jacob Burak
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 6:30pm

Why do smart people make stupid mistakes? Why do tall, slim people earn more? Does society determine who we are? What really makes us tick? Internationally acclaimed businessman, innovator and writer, Jacob Burak, embarks on a quest to answer these and other burning questions, examining whether it is destiny or personality that controls our lives. 

 

 

Jonathan Dean, Tony Kushner, Chair: Keren David
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 6:30pm

Jonathan Dean writes of the trials, tribulations, tragedies and successes of his grandfather and great grandfather as they fled persecution, comparing their struggles to those that beset today’s refugees.

Jeremy Dauber, Chair: Toby Lichtig
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 5:00pm
Sponsored by the TLS
Caroline Moorehead, Chair Julia Neuberger
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 5:00pm

Award-winning writer Caroline Moorehead, in the concluding volume of her remarkable WW2 Resistance trilogy, draws on the unseen letters and diaries of an extraordinary family in Mussolini’s Italy.

Eshkol Nevo, Chair: Francesca Segal
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 5:00pm

In association with  the New Israel Fund

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