Festival 2019 Saturday 02 March - Sunday 10 March | Tickets now on sale

Julia Neuberger


Baroness Julia Neuberger DBE is Senior Rabbi of West London Synagogue and was the second woman rabbi in the UK. She is a writer, broadcaster and crossbench peer.

Jewish Arguments: Then and Now
In a world riven with bitter divisions, perverting every opportunity for dialogue, Simon Schama examines the peculiar force of contradictory argument in Jewish tradition. From its distinctive place in the Bible, to the struggle to reconcile revelation with reason in the works of Maimonides and Moses Mendelssohn, at stake is not just the character and future of Israel, but the unity or division of Jews and Judaism world-wide. Sponsored by David and...
Angels: A Visible and Invisible History
In a 2016 poll, one in ten Britons claimed to have experienced the presence of an angel, while one in three remain convinced that they have a guardian angel. Angels takes a modern look at what was once referred to as ‘angelology’, but which has its real roots in Judaism and in the mighty, sometimes comforting, sometimes terrifying angels who inhabit the books of Daniel, Tobit and Enoch in post-Babylonian exile literature. The event features Stage...