Ben Judah

Ben Judah is the author of Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell In and Out of Love with Vladimir Putin. His work has been featured in The FTThe EconomistProspectStandpoint and Foreign Policy.

The Betrayers

Fresh from winning the National Jewish Book Award for his latest novel The Betrayers, Canadian author and filmmaker David Bezmozgis returns to Jewish Book Week to talk to Ben Judah about political principles, personal loyalties and Mossad agents. The novel, set in Crimea, responds in real time to current political and cultural concerns, and touches on the ever increasing complexity of Russian-Jewish identity.

This is London
In This is London: Life and Death in the World City, Ben Judah takes the lid off a new London, where over one-third of its population are immigrants, immersing himself in their sometimes hidden worlds. From the richest to the poorest, he takes us on a tour of this ever-changing city, also asking where do Jews now fit in? With Sunday Times feature writer Josh Glancy. This event will feature a live speech-to-text service provided by St...
In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine
In association with World Jewish Relief In his new book, veteran war reporter Tim Judah examines the impact of ongoing conflict on the inhabitants of Ukraine. He talks to mothers, soldiers, businessmen, poets and politicians, whose memories of a contested past shape their attitudes, allegiances and hopes for the future. With his son Ben Judah he discusses how together their stories paint a vivid picture of a nation trapped between...