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Past Events

Past EventsSunday, March 13

Jewish Book Week 1994

Sunday 13 March was the final day of Jewish Book Week 1994. The main festival ran from 6 to 13 March at London's Royal National Hotel. More than 15 challenging and entertaining speakers took part in 6 sessions, presenting arguments and many different points of view.

For the full list of the festival's events see below. 
 
6 March 
  • Roots Schmoots: On Being a Jewish Writer by Howard Jacobson chaired by Blake Morrison
7 March 
  • The Splendours and Miseries of Writing Jewish History by Paul Johnson chaired by Roger Wingate
8 March 
  • Hebrew Literature: Between Homeland and Diaspora by Aharon Megged chaired by Dvora Ben-David
  • Hebrew Literature: Between Homeland and Diaspora by Aharon Megged chaired by Dr. Risa Domb
9 March 
  • In Her Own Write by Ruth Fainlight, Elaine Feinstein, Vanessa Feltz, Shelley Weiner chaired by Rosalind Preston
10 March 
  • The Jewish Chronicle and Anglo-Jewry 1841-1991 by Chaim Bermant, Dr. David Cesarani, Brenda Katten, Ned Temko chaired by Jeffrey Greenwood

To download the programme of events from JBW 1994 click here. 

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