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

Anne Webber

Anne Webber is Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Commission for Looted Art in Europe (CLAE), the expert, non-profit, representative body which negotiates restitution policies and procedures internationally, and acts on behalf of families and institutions worldwide to research, identify and recover looted cultural property. CLAE has been instrumental in achieving the restitution of over 3,500 Nazi-looted objects to their rightful owners since it was set up in 1999.
My Bible: Jonathan Sacks
In this session, the Chief Rabbi Professor Jonathan Sacks marked the launch of The Chief Rabbi’s Haggadah with a characteristic display of intellectual vibrancy and eloquence. He introduced some of the themes he explores in his commentary on the Haggadah through an exploration of how the story of the Exodus from Egypt has proved a source of inspiration to politicians and makers of history. In doing so, he showed how the book of Exodus and the festival of Pesach are both intensely...
Nazi-Looted Art: A Time Of Reckoning?
The discovery of a huge cache of Nazi-plundered paintings in a Munich flat brings hope that thousands of other looted artworks may be found. The revelation has focused worldwide attention on the German authorities and their and others’ moral and legal equivocations. Anne Webber, Co-Chair of the Commission for Looted Art in Europe, and Lord Neuberger, President of Britain’s Supreme Court, discuss provenance, restitution and the continuing quest for justice with Hannah Rothschild....