Events 2022

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How to be a Refugee

06/03/2022 - 2:45 pm

Kings Place, St Pancras Room

Philosopher and author Simon May joins us to discuss his powerfully moving family memoir, taking on questions of home and belonging that con...

In Association with the Second Generation Network

The Vaccine

06/03/2022 - 2:45 pm

Kings Place, Hall 2

In January 2020, just weeks after the first known case and months before it took grip globally, immunologist Uğur Şahin told Özlem Türeci, his wife and...
The Taming of the Jew

06/03/2022 - 2:30 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1

Le Monde calls Tuvia Tenenbom “a mystical provocateur”, Die Welt “Michael Moore and Borat in one”; now in The ...
Collage Haggadah

06/03/2022 - 2:00 pm

Kings Place, Limehouse

London based American artist Emily Marbach weaves her imagination through the story of the Exodus and the rituals of Pesach; nearly every page of this unique...
Two Hitlers & A Marilyn

06/03/2022 - 1:00 pm

Kings Place, St Pancras Room

Adam Andrusier spent his childhood in pursuit of autographs. After writing to every celebrity he could think of, from Frank Sinatra to Colon...
How Jews Made the Art World Modern

06/03/2022 - 1:00 pm

Kings Place, Hall 2

The fate of art stolen by the Nazis has become a cause célèbre in recent decades; Boston University professor of history Charles Dellheim ...
Genesis: Emerging Writers

06/03/2022 - 12:15 pm

Kings Place, Limehouse

Join us for a free event celebrating our cohort of writers and mentors from the inaugural Genesis-JBW Emerging Writers Programme. Writers of fiction, non-fic...
The Jews of Crete

06/03/2022 - 11:15 am

Kings Place, St Pancras Room

Crete saw a higher proportion of Jews deported by the Nazis than any other country, virtually eliminating one of Europe’s oldest Jewish communities. Rabbi ...

In Association with Jewish Renaissance

We Were the Newmans

06/03/2022 - 11:15 am

Kings Place, Hall 2

From Apartheid South Africa to a fledgling new South Africa, via the UK and post-Pinochet Chile, Daniel Finkelstein and Beverley Lester discuss Beverley’s ...
Seder

05/03/2022 - 7:00 pm

Kings Place, Hall 2

By Adam Kammerling, live score by Bellatrix and Antosh Wojcik, dance from Emma Houston, ...
1952: World on the Cusp

05/03/2022 - 7:00 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1

1952 saw the Queen ascend to the throne, The Mousetrap open in the West End and the first Jewish Book Week; all going strong 70 years on while thank...

Sponsored by Dangoor Education

An Arab Doctor in Berlin

04/03/2022 - 2:30 pm

On Zoom, Virtual Event

Ronen Steinke , author & Süddeutsche Zeitung correspondent tells the remarkable story of Mohammed Helmy, the Egyptian doctor who risk...

In Association with the Lockdown University

Spark: How Genius Ignites

04/03/2022 - 1:00 pm

KPlayer, Virtual Event

What are the origins of genius? How do luck, failure, personality and serendipity play into the arc of discovery? And why do some people reach extraordinary ...
Inside Stories

03/03/2022 - 8:15 pm

Kings Place, Hall 2

A psychiatrist and a neurologist walk into a book festival. Not the start of a joke, but of a fascinating hour as two experts help us to make sense of the mi...
Lehrer, Dylan & Cohen

03/03/2022 - 8:15 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1

Music journalist and author of Genius & Anxiety Norman Lebrecht is joined by an illustrious trio to discuss the lyrics, lives and legacy...

In Association with the London Library