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Jewish Book Week Extra

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Amy Winehouse: Songs, Style & St James’ Church

16/11/2021 - 7:00 pm

on zoom, virtual event

Featuring access to the Arena film Amy Winehouse: The Day She Came to Dingle Part of ...
The Strange Death and Curious Rebirth of the Israeli Left

04/11/2021 - 7:00 pm

on zoom, virtual event

Once the nation’s political powerhouse, the Israeli left is now a bit player in the country it created and ruled. What is behind its dramatic demise? C...

In partnership with the Jewish Quarterly

Re-Discovering Hannah Senesh 100 Years After Her Birth

04/10/2021 - 6:00 pm

on zoom, virtual event

Jewish war hero and poet Hannah Senesh’s personal papers recently came to the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem. Many of them are now going online fo...

In Association with the National Library of Israel

The Collectors

31/08/2021 - 7:00 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1 & virtual event

Before the Second World War, several prominent French Jewish families built vast collections of art and treasures whic...

In partnership with the Jewish Quarterly

X-Troop – The Secret Jewish Commandos

12/07/2021 - 7:00 pm

on zoom, virtual event

After Quentin Tarantino’s fictional take in Inglorious Basterds, now for the first time the full, heart-stopping story of the real-life Jewish commando...

In partnership with The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR)

The Light of Days: Women Fighters of the Jewish Resistance

28/06/2021 - 7:30 pm

on zoom, virtual event

A New York Times bestseller and already optioned by Steven Spielberg, The Light of Days author Judy Batalion joins us live from the US to discuss wh...

In Association with Lockdown University

Robert Alter on Nabokov

14/06/2021 - 7:00 pm

on zoom, virtual event

One of the world’s leading literary and biblical scholars turns his attention to one of the most polarising novelists of all time in this unmissable online...
Sathnam Sanghera in conversation with Amelia Gentleman

06/06/2021 - 7:00 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1 & Virtual

In-hall tickets are priced at £18.50. At-home streaming tickets can be booked for £9.50 by following this link to purchase ...
Andrew Marr: New Elizabethans

06/06/2021 - 5:00 pm

Kings Place, Hall 1 & Virtual

In-hall tickets are priced at £18.50. At-home streaming tickets can be booked for £9.50 by following this link ...
The Fall: The Mystery of Robert Maxwell

31/05/2021 - 7:00 pm

on zoom, virtual event

On 5 November 1991, media mogul and former MP Robert Maxwell disappeared from his yacht, the Lady Ghislaine, off the Canary Islands. Shortly afterwards, he w...
The Anointed

27/05/2021 - 6:30 pm

On Zoom, virtual event

Novelist Michael Arditti re-tells the story of King David through the prism of three of David’s wives: Michal, a princess; Abigail, a weal...
Golem Girl

24/05/2021 - 7:00 pm

on zoom, virtual event

Rescheduled from last month, we’re delighted to partner with the London Library for this free/pay-what-you-can event as...

In partnership with the London Library

Never Alone: Natan Sharansky & Gil Troy in conversation with Miriam Shaviv

20/05/2021 - 6:30 pm

on zoom, virtual event

Natan Sharansky, in this classic account of courage, integrity and most of all, belonging, discusses his journey from Soviet political prisoner, through many...
Alfred Wiener: The Fatherland and the Jews

13/05/2021 - 6:00 pm

On Zoom, Virtual event

In association with the Wiener Library Dr Alfred Wiener, born in Germany in 1885, is best remembered as a leading figure in documenting Nazi and anti-...

In association with the Wiener Library

Plague and Prejudice

09/05/2021 - 7:00 pm

On Zoom, Virtual Event

During the course of the pandemic – when the benefits of cooperative pursuit of knowledge have been so obvious – ignorance-based hatred and ...

In partnership with the Jewish Quarterly