Events 2022

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Stars & Spies

28/02/2022 - 8:00 pm

On-Line, KPlayer

Espionage relies on secrecy and show business on publicity, but both require high levels of creative thinking, improvisation, disguise and role-play. Stars a...
Ruth Wisse: Free as a Jew

28/02/2022 - 6:30 pm

KPlayer, virtual event

“Ruth Wisse’s intellectual autobiography is a lasting work of profound moral force and scathing political discernment.” High praise from Cynthia Ozick ...

In Association with The Rabin Chair Forum, George Washington University

Jewish Magic

28/02/2022 - 2:30 pm

On Zoom, Virtual Event

    The deliberate manipulation of supernatural forces for human ends has a long and surprisingly robust place in...

In Partnership with the National Library of Israel; In Association with the Lockdown University, In Association with the Rabin Chair Forum of The George Washington University

Mourning & Evening

28/02/2022 - 1:00 pm

KPlayer, Virtual Event

From burials to sitting shiva, join the authors of two intriguing new books on how Jewish communities mark death. Nessa Rapoport, author of Preparing for...

In Association with the Jewish Book Council

How to be a Literate Jew

27/02/2022 - 8:00 pm

Kings Place, St Pancras Room

For centuries the Jewish ...
Sondheim Tonight

27/02/2022 - 8:00 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1

In music and conversation, we celebrate the life and work of one of the most influential cultural figures of the last 70 years, the Tony, Oscar, Grammy, Oliv...

Sponsored by Dangoor Education

Isy Suttie & Deborah Frances-White

27/02/2022 - 8:00 pm

Kings Place, St Pancras Room

After finding fame as Dobby in Peep Show, winning Sony Gold for her Radio 4 series Pearl & Dave and attracting acclaim for her memoir ...
The First Ghosts

27/02/2022 - 6:15 pm

Kings Place, St Pancras Room

Ghosts – nearly every civilisation has its stories; they inhabit something of the essence of what it is to be human. Whether we ‘believe’ or not, we ar...
The Passenger

27/02/2022 - 6:15 pm

Kings Place, Hall 2

Written in the wake of Kristallnacht in a frenzied four weeks, 23-year-old Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz’s unbearably suspenseful an...

In Association with the TLS

Mike Leigh on Mike Leigh

27/02/2022 - 6:00 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1

Famous for his unique method of creating films through controlled improvisations, Mike Leigh is the only British director to have won the top prize at both C...

Sponsored by Dangoor Education; In Association with the TLS

The Lost Café Schindler

27/02/2022 - 5:30 pm

Kings Place, Limehouse

Meriel Schindler spent most of her life dealing with her father Kurt, an often-impossible man who made extravagant claims about their family...
Raymond Gubbay & Rob Rinder

27/02/2022 - 4:30 pm

Kings Place, St Pancras

From Yehudi Menuhin, Cab Calloway and Montserrat Caballé to Victor Borge, Andrew Lloyd Webber and the Bolshoi Ballet, Raymond Gubbay has worked with the gre...
The Sassoons

27/02/2022 - 4:30 pm

Kings Place, Hall 2

One of the great commercial dynasties of the 19th century, the Sassoons were as eminent as traders as the Rothschild were bankers: a handful of Je...
Yellow Star, Red Star

27/02/2022 - 3:45 pm

Kings Place, Limehouse

Agnes Kaposi was born in Hungary the year before Hitler came to power and started school at the outbreak of World War II. The Holocaust killed many o...
The Lonely Century

27/02/2022 - 2:45 pm

Kings Place, Hall 2

Even before social distancing, loneliness was becoming the defining condition of the 21st century. But, argues academic and broadcaster No...