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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. 

The JBW Newsfeed

Shana Tova to all those who are celebrating this week. A very happy new year from the team at Jewish Book Week!
Take advantage of our huge library of free audio talks by subscribing to our podcast feed. Download our podcasts
Jewish Book Week speaker David Grossman was awarded the Man Booker International Prize for his novel, A Horse
Jewish Book Week speaker Naomi Alderman has won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017 for her fourth novel, 
Hear Susan Suleiman discuss her book The Némirovsky Question (Yale University Press, 2017) with Ann Jefferson and

Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.