Rabbi Jeremy Gordon is Rabbi of New London Synagogue (Masorti) and author of Spiritual Vagabondry and the forthcoming An Angel Called Truth and Other Tales from the Torah.
Lies, Unicorns and the Jewish Question
What can Judaism teach us about today’s information chaos, hyper-propaganda and dangerous polarisation? Join author Peter Pomerantsev and rabbi Jeremy Gordon to discuss Peter’s new book This is Not Propaganda.
Great Writers of the 20th Century: Abraham Joshua Heschel
Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) was perhaps the most significant Jewish theologian of the 20th century. His daughter, Susannah Heschel explored the legacy left both to her and to Jewish life a century after his birth and shared some rare footage of the man who was able to build bridges between prayer and politics. Many will remember the picture of him striding alongside Martin Luther King, Jr., in the protest march at Selma, Alabama. Mrs. Coretta Scott King, in recalling that event, called...
The Jewish Quarterly Wingate Literary Prize 2014
Enjoy a glass of wine and listen to a lively discussion about the difficulties – and joys – of judging a completely disparate group of fiction and non-fiction books submitted for the prestigious £4,000 JQ Wingate Prize. Past recipients include Amos Oz, WG Sebald, Howard Jacobson, Zadie Smith and Shalom Auslander. The 2014 winner will be announced at the end of the event.
Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman (Pushkin Press)
Landscapes of the Metropoli...