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Jonathan Wittenberg: My Dear Ones

4 December 2016 - 10:24pm -- miranda
Upcoming EventsMonday, February 27

Jonathan Wittenberg: My Dear Ones


2017-02-27 13:00:00



Jonathan Wittenberg
Chair: Shoshana Boyd Gelfand

This event took place on Monday 27th February 2017 as part of Jewish Book Week 2017. To watch a video of this event, click here.

Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg interweaves the story of his family during the 1930s and 40s with the tragic unfolding of events in WW2 Europe. In a beautifully written narrative he describes some of his unique family and their fates. In conversation with Rabbi Shoshana Boyd Gelfand, Director of JHub.

Buy this event with 'Perpetrators and Their Victims' at JW3 for £12 by selecting 'full day ticket'.

Jonathan Wittenberg is the Senior Rabbi of Masorti Judaism UK and a leading writer and thinker on Judaism. He is Rabbi of the New North London Synagogue and is also the author of several books, including Walking With the Light: From Frankfurt to Finchley. My Dear Ones, his family memoir, is his latest.

Shoshana Boyd Gelfand is Director of JHub, an operating programme of the London-based Pears Foundation. She appears regularly on BBC Radio 2's Pause for Thought and is a frequent speaker on issues around faith and leadership. She is also the author of a children's book: The Barefoot Book of Jewish Folk Tales