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Past Events

Past EventsSunday, March 13

Jewish Book Week 1988

Sunday 13 March was the final day of Jewish Book Week 1988. The main festival ran from 7 to 13 March. More than 15 challenging and entertaining speakers took part in 7 sessions, presenting arguments and many different points of view.   

For the full list of the festival's events see below.  

7 March 
  • Israel at Forty: A New Chapter in Jewish History by Leonard Fein chaired by Dr Lionel Kopelowitz
8 March 
  • Contemporary Hebrew Literture: A Perspective of Forty Years by Moshe Shamir chaired by Dr Risa Domb
  • Contemporary Hebrew Literture: A Perspective of Forty Years by Moshe Shamir chaired by Malka Ben-Yosef
9 March 
  • The Creativity Libel: Wagner, Mahler, Hitler and Beyond by Norman Lebrecht chaired by Renate Stern
10 March 
  • That Which Was Lost - Fiftieth Anniversary of the Anschluss by Richard Grunberger, Joseph Horovitz, Georges Clar & Fred Barschak
13 March 
  • Forty Years: A Peoples Walk Towards the Light by Emmanuel Zabar & Louise Goldschmidt 
  • The Dream of Zion by Dr Tudor Parfitt chaired by Gina Monty

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