JDOV: Jewish Dreams, Observations, Visions

Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Shoshana Boyd Gelfand, Judah Passow, Jonathan Freedland

03/03/2013 5:00 pm
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Ever wondered what it would be like if you crossed Jewish Book Week with TED, the popular conference which asks inspiring speakers to give “the talk of their life”? Here’s your chance to find out. Launched at the annual UK Limmud Conference, JDOV talks are now happening around the world and can be viewed at www.jhub.org.uk/jdov

Four speakers gave their all at Jewish Book Week, journalist and writer Jonathan Freedland, actor Tracy Ann Oberman, photographer Judah Passow and Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg.

Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg

Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg is the Senior Rabbi of Masorti Judaism UK and a leading writer and thinker on Judaism. He is Rabbi of the New North London Synagogue and is also the author of several books including Walking with the Light – From Frankfurt to Finchley.

Shoshana Boyd Gelfand

Shoshana Boyd Gelfand is Director of Jhub, an operating programme of the Pears Foundation. She presents regularly on BBC Radio 2’s Pause for Thought and is the author of The Barefoot Book of Jewish Folk Tales.

Judah Passow

Judah Passow is the winner of four world press photo awards for his coverage of conflict in the Middle East. His photographs have been published in leading UK and international newspapers and magazines and exhibited worldwide.

Tracy-Ann Oberman

Tracy-Ann Oberman is a stage and screen actor, playwright and writer. Recent credits include Doctor Who, Monroe, Friday Night Dinner, Eastenders and Give Out Girls. Many theatre credits include The National Theatre, The Royal Shakespeare Company, West End and Hampstead Theatre. She has written radio plays for BBC Radio 4, won the BBC2 Greenlight Comedy Award, co-adapted Chekhov\'s Three Sisters for Liverpool Everyman and is a frequent contributor to newspapers and magazines.

Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland is an award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster. He writes a weekly column for The Guardian, where he is executive editor, Opinion. He is the presenter of BBC Radio 4’s contemporary history series The Long View and has also written seven books.