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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

Virtual Event – Medieval England and the Jews

15/10/2020 - 7:30 pm

Online Event, In Association with the British Library

Trace the history of Jews in England from 1066 and throughout the medieval period. ...

In Association with the British Library

Dead Doubles – Online Event

14/09/2020 - 7:00 pm

Virtual Event, Virtual Event

Marking the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the Portland Spy Ring – one of the most dangerous and remarkable KGB espionage rings ever to operate i...
The Virus in the Age of Madness – Online Event

03/08/2020 - 7:00 pm

Virtual Event, In Partnership with Kings Place

With medical mysteries, rising death tolls, and conspiracy theories beamed minute by minute through the vast web universe, the coronavirus pandemic has irrev...
Circles and Squares: The Lives and Art of the Hampstead Modernists – Virtual Event

30/07/2020 - 7:00 pm

Virtual Event, In Partnership with the London Library

Hampstead in the 1930s. Barbara Hepworth and Ben Nicholson have embarked on a love affair which will go on to launch an era-defining art movement. ...

In Partnership with the London Library

The Sanest Guy in the Room – Virtual Event

23/07/2020 - 7:00 pm

Virtual Event, In Partnership with Kings Place

Don Black is the songwriter’s songwriter, a composer’s dream collaborator, and the man behind some of the late twentieth century’s greatest...

In Partnership with Kings Place

The Pandemic Century – Online Event

14/07/2020 - 7:00 pm

Virtual Event, In Partnership with Kings Place

  The last one hundred years, from the Spanish flu of 1918 to Covid-19, has been marked by a succession of unanticipated pandemic alarms. Author ...
Jewish Treasures – online event

08/07/2020 - 7:00 pm

Online Event, In Partnership with the National Library of Israel

This event takes place at 7pm – 8pm (London Time) / 9pm – 10pm (Israel Time) Rebecca Abrams, award-winning author of The Jewish Journey,...