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Events 2018

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Trump ‘On Trial’

04/03/2018 - 8:00 pm

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Freedland, Jacobson and Schama take on Donald Trump, at least figuratively, as they compete for bandwidth to expose the latest exploits of the Western World...
Biblical Fiction

04/03/2018 - 8:00 pm

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Michael Baum and Paul Boorstin discuss why biblical stories remain a rich source of inspiration. Michael Baum’s novel Aaron’s Rod is a murder mystery, ta...
Feeling Jewish (A Book For Just About Anyone)

04/03/2018 - 6:30 pm

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Why are ‘negative’ feelings such as self-hatred, guilt, resentment, paranoia, hysteria, and overbearing mother-love characterised as ‘Jewish’? In her...
Moral Dilemmas

04/03/2018 - 6:30 pm

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We are a people with the baggage of millennia. The practice and tradition contained in our book of books concerning fundamental life lessons are often forgot...
Just Not Kosher

04/03/2018 - 6:30 pm

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Steven Morris has always cooked; his photographer son Rick Pushinsky has always eaten. Just Not Kosher is a stunning collection of recipe cards that began as...
The Jewish Question in 20th Century Literature

04/03/2018 - 5:00 pm

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Racial and religious prejudice, persecution and the complexities of assimilation, forced 19th and 20th century writers and thinkers such as Kafka, Proust, Zw...
Family Angst

04/03/2018 - 5:00 pm

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Fractured and fractious families are at the heart of two witty contemporary morality tales. Amanda Craig’s The Lie of the Land traces the trajectory of the...
Making Sense of Terror

04/03/2018 - 3:30 pm

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Gabrielle Rifkind offers a unique insight into the psychology of political extremism. When we talk about IS and similar groups, we approach the...
24/7: The Life of a Junior Doctor

04/03/2018 - 3:30 pm

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Junior doctors turned best-selling authors, Rachel Clarke and Adam Kay, offer poignant, honest – at times hilarious – accounts of their experiences as NH...
Between the Lines

04/03/2018 - 3:30 pm

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As Leonard Cohen has written, ‘there’s a blaze of light in every word’. Words shape our personal identities, our relationships and our societies. They ...
Anti-Politics

04/03/2018 - 2:00 pm

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The West has seen a rising tide of populist and anti-political feeling, resulting in Brexit and Trump. Eliane Glaser scrutinises this new wave of populism, l...
Warner Bros and the Making of the American Dream

04/03/2018 - 2:00 pm

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David Thomson is arguably the world’s greatest living film critic and writer on the movies. His New Biographical Dictionary of Film was voted by Sight and ...
Escapades in Food and Wine

04/03/2018 - 2:00 pm

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New Statesman wine critic, Nina Caplan, explores the history of the grape, depicting delightful portraits of the eccentric characters she meets – from Cata...
Belonging: The Story of the Jews

04/03/2018 - 12:30 pm

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Simon Schama’s Belonging is alive with energy, character and colour. Written in his inimitable style, this is a magnificent cultural history. It spans cent...
Dark Stories

04/03/2018 - 12:30 pm

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In Rick Gekoski’s Darke, the protagonist eschews the outside world, turning to philosophers and poets to make sense of humanity’s tragic essence. But jus...