Jewish Book Week 2023 Saturday 25 February - Sunday 05 March | Tickets now on sale

Roger Cohen

Roger Cohen is a columnist for The New York Times and The International New York Times and the author of several books. He has worked as a foreign correspondent in 15 different countries, covering  global affairs.
Roger Cohen, Michael Ignatieff and Simon Schama on Israel’s Future

Last summer’s war between Israel and Hamas sharpened perceptions of the long-standing Israel-Palestine conflict. With an ever-more uncertain future ahead, many potential scenarios – some more pessimistic than others – are debated in the region and across the world. Roger Cohen, Michael Ignatieff and Simon Schama will consider some of these scenarios and their implications for both Israelis and Palestinians.

Roger Cohen: The Girl from Human Street: Ghosts of Memory in a Jewish Family
New York Times columnist Roger Cohen’s memoir is an intimate and moving Jewish family history of displacement, prejudice, hope, despair and love. In conversation with New Yorker film critic and author, David Denby, he will be talking about his inter-generational family narrative, which takes us from Lithuania to South Africa, to England, the US and Israel. Sponsored by Dr Naim Dangoor CBE Founder of the Exilarch’s Foundation...