William Frankel In conversation with Jenni Frazer
Jenni Frazer, William Frankel
The distinguished former editor of the Jewish Chronicle shared with Jenni Frazer some of the anecdotes from his autobiography Tea With Einstein.
Jenni Frazer has had an award-winning career in journalism for over 30 years, where she has performed nearly every kind of role, from news reporter to bureau chief, from editing and commissioning, to running a team of reporters. She has interviewed many major celebrities and been a media commentator on UK radio and TV, including News 24 and The World Tonight for the BBC.
William Frankel was born into a Hasidic community in London\'s East End, his father a stall-holder in Petticoat Lane. Escaping the Blitz took him to Cambridge where he studied law. Expanding into ever-wider social, professional and intellectual circles, he vividly describes the extraordinary encounters that he had with political leaders, writers and artists, developing friendships with Isaiah Berlin, RB Kitaj, Yehudi Menuhin and David Ben Gurion.