Sunday 11 March was the final day of Jewish Book Week 2001. The main festival ran from 3 to 11 March at London's Royal National Hotel. More than 45 challenging and entertaining speakers took part in 32 sessions, presenting arguments and many different points of view.
See below for the full festival listing.
A Divided future? by Larry Abramson, Ahmad Khalidi, David Rosen, Bernard Wasserstein chaired by Jonathan Freedland
Entertaining The Jewish Family by Carole Sobell
1,000 Years of Hebrew Poetry by Peter Cole, Atar Hadari, Galit Hasan-Rokem chaired by David Patterson
Researching the Lives of Jewish Women by Helen Epstein chaired by Adrienne Baker
Neurotica: Jewish Writers on Sex by Vanessa Feltz, Dave Schneider, William Sutcliffe chaired by Matthew Reisz
My Bible by Jenny Diski
The Return of Amy Levy by Nicola Beauman, Linda Hunt Beckman chaired by Julia Neuberger
The Holocaust on Trial by D D Guttenplan
Jewish Food Does it still exist? by Judy Jackson, Jay Rayner, Claudia Roden & Evelyn Rose
The Return of the Jewish American Writer by Professor Morris Dickstein chaired by Bryan Cheyette
Interpreting Shylock by Henry Goodman, Philip Voss chaired by John Gross
Botchki by Theo Richmond & Don Zagier
Portraits of a Jerusalem Neighbourhood by Adina Hoffman
My Bible by Andrew Macintosh
Writing Jewish History: A Personal Perspective by David Vital chaired by Mark Mazower
Not in Vain by Ada Aharoni
After Ideology: Current Trends in Hebrew Writing by Etgar Keret. Chaired by Risa Domb
My Bible by Simon Hughes
From Ghetto to Silence by Joshua Sobol chaired by Risa Domb
Testaments of Israel by John Wagner
Your God Shall Be My God by Hugh Montefiore, Esther Seidel, Dharmachari Vishvapani chaired by Jonathan Romain
My Bible by Sidney Brichto
Found in Translation by Joyce Crick, Ros Schwartz, Daniel Weissbort chaired by Nicholas De Lange
Head Case: Freud and the Jewish Mind by Sander Gilman, Jonathan Miller, Adam Phillips, Jonathan Sacks chaired by Ned Temko.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Your Family and Some things you Didn’t by Anthony Joseph
Imagining The Birth of Ancient Israel by Ilana Pardes. Chaired by Natasha Lehrer
Living Root: A Memoir by Michael Heller chaired by Anthony Rudolf
Moments Which Leave Their Mark by Reuven Gal. Chaired by Ansel Harris
My Bible by Robert Winston
Kosher Whine by Kerry Shale
To download the programme of events from JBW 2001 click here.