Events 2022

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London Lives

27/02/2022 - 2:45 pm

, St Pancras Room

London’s oldest literary festival welcomes two of the most exciting new voices in fiction, discussing their stories from across the city and their writing ...
Simon Schama: Foreign Bodies

27/02/2022 - 2:30 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1

One of our most popular speakers returns with an exclusive event for the 70th anniversary Jewish Book Week, including a special preview of his ne...

In Memory of Robin Hyman

Writers in Translation

27/02/2022 - 2:00 pm

Kings Place, Limehouse

In 2021 Jewish Book Week, supported by the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe, held the second European Jewish Writers in Translation workshop. We are join...
The Ticket Collector from Belarus

27/02/2022 - 1:00 pm

Kings Place, Hall 2

1999 saw Britain’s first and only ever Nazi war crimes trial. The trial brought Andrei Sawoniuk – a retired ticket inspector, charged with murdering...
Isaac Rosenberg

27/02/2022 - 1:00 pm

Kings Place, St Pancras Room

Isaac Rosenberg – a Jewish poet, an English poet, a war poet, a painter-poet, a young poet, a great poet. Writers Elizabeth Cook and Anthony Rudolf exp...
Claudia Roden with Jay Rayner

27/02/2022 - 12:45 pm

Kings Place, H1

A unique chance to see two of the most influential figures in British cuisine and best-loved writers in conversation. 30 years after her first Mediterranean ...

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See Me Soar

27/02/2022 - 12:15 pm

Kings Place, Limehouse

Bar Sagi was only 15 when she died after a terrible battle with bone cancer. A prolific reader, she was also an astonishingly talented writer, leaving two fu...
The Man From The Future

27/02/2022 - 11:15 am

Kings Place, Hall 2

Smartphones; game theory; nanotechnology; nuclear weapons. All bear the fingerprints of one remarkable man: John von Neumann. Born into a Jewish family in cu...
Gerald Jacobs & Julia Neuberger

27/02/2022 - 11:15 am

Kings Place, St Pancras Room

Compared to their neighbours in North, East and West London, the Jewish communities on the other side of the river tend to be less discussed. Countering that...
The Father: A Revenge

27/02/2022 - 11:00 am

Kings Place, Hall 1

Niklas Frank was just seven when his father Hans Frank, Hitler’s legal adviser and governor general of occupied Poland, was executed a...
Michael Ignatieff: On Consolation

26/02/2022 - 8:45 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1

How do we console each other and ourselves in an age of unbelief? In On Consolation: Finding Solace in Dark Times, author and academic Micha...

The George Webber Memorial Event

Marks & Gran with Michael Grade

26/02/2022 - 8:45 pm

Kings Place, St Pancras Room

From meeting at the Jewish Lads Brigade (Finsbury Park Company) in 1960 and making their comedy writing debut for Frankie Howerd in the 70s to their current ...
Tree of Life

26/02/2022 - 7:15 pm

Kings Place, St Pancras Room

From Islam’s Tree of Life to Tu BiShvat, trees play a central, often mystical, role in cultures and faiths around the world. Three of our favourite speaker...
The Maestro: Furtwängler and the Nazis

26/02/2022 - 7:00 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1

Taking Sides – the 1995 West End and Broadway hit written by Oscar-winning The Dresser playwright Ronald Harwood and originally directed b...