Events 2021

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Kosher Poker

02/03/2021 - 7:15 pm

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

Poker has long been linked with both writers and the Jewish community. Journalist and poker player Shelley Rubenstein has been dealt a strong hand with her g...
Yeshiva Days

02/03/2021 - 6:00 pm

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

New York’s Lower East Side has witnessed a severe decline in its Jewish population in recent decades, yet every morning in the big room of the city’s old...

In Association with the Rabin Chair Forum, George Washington University

The Language of Thieves

02/03/2021 - 1:30 pm

Virtual Event, Zoom

As a child The Written Word author Martin Puchner was told by his father about the secret code of Rotwelsch. A hybrid language asso...
Jacob’s Advice

02/03/2021 - 12:00 pm

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

Described by the Daily Mail as “a thoughtful paean to Paris”, Jacob’s Advice – the second novel from Byron Easy author...
Rescue: From Global Crisis to a Better World

02/03/2021 - 10:30 am

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

Ian Goldin draws on his recent book Terra Incognita: 100 Maps to Survive the Next 100 Years and his forthcomi...
Antisemitism & the Russian Revolution

01/03/2021 - 8:30 pm

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

When the Bolsheviks came to power in 1917, they announced the overthrow of a world scarred by exploitation and domination, but these sentiments were put to t...

In Memory of Jerry Gotel; In Association with the Rabin Chair Forum, George Washington University

The Lives of Lucian Freud

01/03/2021 - 7:15 pm

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

Few knew Lucian Freud better than his collaborator and close friend William Feaver. Now the former Observer chief art critic and...

In Association with the London Library and the Rabin Chair Forum, George Washington University

Kings of Shanghai

01/03/2021 - 6:00 pm

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jonathan Kaufman reveals the epic, multigenerational story of two rival Jewish dynasties who flourished in...

Sponsored by Dangoor Education

Travel Yearnings

01/03/2021 - 1:30 pm

Virtual Event, Available on Zoom

For millennia, Jews have embarked on pilgrimages to holy sites, often creating and collecting beautiful and moving materials to document and remember these j...

In Association with the National Library of Israel

Oliver Kamm: Mending the Mind

01/03/2021 - 12:00 pm

Online Event, Available on KPlayer

More than a fifth of the UK population report symptoms of depression or anxiety. Yet how much do we really know of the condition and of ways to treat it? In...
The Happy Traitor: Spies, Lies and Exile

01/03/2021 - 10:30 am

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

You can buy a ticket to watch this past event until 31st March 2021 by ...
Sunday 28 February Digital Pass

28/02/2021 - 11:00 pm

Digital Pass, Sunday Pass

Book a pass to access all 10 events on Sunday 28th February.


The Middle East: A New Era

28/02/2021 - 9:15 pm

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

Everything we thought we knew about Israel is changing – politics, relationships with Arab neighbours, the secular-religious divide, demographics, the ...

In Association with the Anglo Israel Association and the Rabin Chair Forum, George Washington University

What Are Jews For?

28/02/2021 - 8:00 pm

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

The Bible singles out the Jews as God’s ‘chosen people’ but the significance of this special status has been understood in many different ways over the...

Sponsored by Dangoor Education; In Association with The Rabin Chair Forum, George Washington University

Identity: An Alternative History

28/02/2021 - 6:45 pm

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

A slave woman in 1840s America dresses as a white, disabled man to escape to freedom; 170 years later a black rights activist is ‘cancelled’ for denying ...

In Association with The Rabin Chair Forum, George Washington University