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Jewish Book Week Extra

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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

The Golden Rule

06/05/2021 - 7:00 pm

On Zoom, Virtual Event

A book of the year in all national newspapers and recently long-listed for the 2021 Women’s Prize, Amanda Craig’s ninth novel is a stunning contemporary ...
To Be A Man

19/04/2021 - 7:00 pm

On Zoom, Virtual Event

One of America’s most important novelists, New York Times bestseller and prize-winning author Nicole Krauss discusses her electrifyi...
Catch up on JBW 2021

31/03/2021 -

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

You can still book tickets for and catch up on all of our 2021 Festival events on KPlayer until 31st March 2021. Our free lunchtime programme is avail...
Travels with Sushi in the Land of the Mind

18/02/2021 - 6:00 pm

On Zoom, Virtual Event

In Association with the Jerusalem Post Former World Jewish Congress vice-president Eduard Shyfrin ...

In Association with the Jerusalem Post

Gamechangers Series – Karl Marx: Philosophy and Revolution

15/02/2021 - 7:00 pm

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

Karl Marx was one of the most influential and revolutionary thinkers of modern history, yet he is rarely thought of as a Jewish thinker. His Jewish backgroun...

Gamechangers Series

Gamechangers Series – Oliver Stone: Chasing the Light

08/02/2021 - 9:00 pm

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

A rare online event with one of the most admired – and often controversial –  filmmakers of the last four decades. The director of films includi...

Gamechangers Series

Gamechangers Series – Friends and Enemies

01/02/2021 - 7:00 pm

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

From her birth in London during the Blitz to becoming Baroness Black of Crossharbour, Barbara Amiel has packed a huge amount into her 80 years; very little o...

Gamechangers Series

Gamechangers Series – Ruth Bader Ginsberg – Her Life and Legacy

25/01/2021 - 7:00 pm

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

A top panel discusses the life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died aged 87 in September, in this Jewish Book Week online event. Nominated to the Supr...

Gamechangers Series

Gamechangers Series – The Tyranny of Merit

18/01/2021 - 7:00 pm

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

One of the world’s most popular philosophers joins us live from the US for this Jewish Book Week online event. Michael Sandel has followed his acclaime...

Gamechangers Series

Gamechangers Series – Shimon Peres: An Insider’s Account of the Man and the Struggle for the New Middle East

11/01/2021 - 7:00 pm

Virtual Event, Available on KPlayer

Sponsored by the Jerusalem Foundation The late Israeli President Shimon Peres was a colossal figure in ...

Gamechangers Series

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks: A Tribute

08/12/2020 - 6:00 pm

Online Event, Virtual Event

The death of Rabbi Lord Sacks...
The Ratline: On the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive

15/11/2020 - 7:00 pm

Kings Place, Online

In partnership with The London Library and Kings Place, Philippe Sands, award-winning author of the bestselling East West Street, d...
Cracking Ancient Codes: Understanding Early Writing

02/11/2020 - 7:00 pm

Virtual Event, In Partnership with Kings Place

Writing is perhaps the greatest invention in human history; it made history possible. But how did scholars first decipher forgotten scripts? Join I...
Virtual Event – MI9: A History of the Secret Service for Escape and Evasion

20/10/2020 - 7:00 pm

Online Event, Using Crowdcast

During WWII, Allied fighters trapped behind enemy lines were helped to escape by MI9. This branch of military intelligence, made up of secret agents and resi...

Helen Fry, in conversation with Matthew Stadlen