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Events 2008

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On Turning Risk Into Opportunity

02/03/2008 - 11:45 am

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In his fascinating book, The Second Bounce of the Ball, Ronald Cohen argues that the entrepreneur’s challenge is to take advantage of situations of uncerta...
Josh and Judy’s Speed Read

02/03/2008 - 11:45 am

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Looking for adventure, romance, political satire? Worried about what’s left on the shelf? We helped participants find a book they will treasure for years t...
Writing Workshop

02/03/2008 - 11:45 am

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The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and lightning bug–Mark Twain This workshop w...
Transformations

02/03/2008 - 11:30 am

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What does it mean to travel from a rural Ethiopian village to the heart of urban Israel?; To leap between two worlds so far apart that one would expect it wo...
The Joe Craig Show

02/03/2008 - 11:30 am

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Packed houses at festivals, bookshops and schools across the world have experienced ‘The Joe Craig Show’. His tall tales, improvised stories, and surpris...
In Search of Happiness

02/03/2008 - 11:15 am

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Panoramic in scope, Away is the epic and intimate story of young Lillian Leyb, a dangerous innocent and an accidental heroine. When her family is destroyed i...
Homefront

02/03/2008 - 11:15 am

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Dancing Arabs, Sayed Kashua’s first novel, has been praised around the world for its uniquely human portrayal of a bright young Arab educated in an Israeli...
The Interpretation of History

02/03/2008 - 11:15 am

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In 1909, Freud visited America for the first and only time. In spite of a very successful reception, he seemed to have developed a severe antipathy for the U...
A Glimpse of Malamud

02/03/2008 - 11:15 am

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This is the classic story of a Brooklyn Jewish boy, the child of immigrants, who turned himself into one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Ph...
A Brief History of Children’s Diaries

02/03/2008 - 11:00 am

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Jacqueline Wilson peoples her stories with teens and pre-teens who struggle with hopelessly imperfect lives; beloved and believable characters. Jacque...
The Shel Silverstein Session of Silliness

02/03/2008 - 11:00 am

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The all-singing, dancing and storytelling JCC Tribute Troupe brought to life the work of Shel Silverstein. Join Ilana Bendel, Jonny Berliner, Jen Charlton an...
Poles and Jews: Troubled Neighbours?

02/03/2008 - 10:45 am

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Is reconciliation between Poles and Jews possible? Revisiting both the brutal Jedwabne pogrom of 1941 and stories of peaceful neighbourly coexistence, this q...
In Praise of Diasporas

02/03/2008 - 10:45 am

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The history of Jewish novelists has been a history of emigration: of exile and translation. From Kafka to Italo Svevo, from Isaac Bashevis Singer to Saul Bel...
The Last Resistance

02/03/2008 - 10:45 am

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‘Language as much as deeds laid down the lines of a political tragedy’ In her latest book, The Last Resistance, Jacqueline Rose explores the power...
Mad, Bad and Sad: Women and the Mind Doctors

02/03/2008 - 10:30 am

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In Mad, Bad and Sad, cultural historian and novelist Lisa Appignanesi took us on a journey through extreme states of mind and explored how a rising professio...