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Jewish Quarterly -Wingate Prize for Jewish Literature

27/02/2013 -

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The judges of the 2013 prize, Diana Reich, Artistic Director of Charleston Festivals; Hephzibah Anderson, book columnist and author; Clive Lawton, educator, ...
The Inquisitor’s Diary

27/02/2013 -

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Mexico City, 1649. The Spanish Inquisition holds sway over the capital and at its core lies one ambition: the submission of all to the Catholic faith. ...
Liverpool 27th February at 8pm – JBW On Tour – The Spy Who Loved

27/02/2013 -

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Clare Mulley gave a talk about her novel The Spy Who Loved, which tells the story of the secrets and lives of Christine Granville, Britain’s first fema...
And Europe Will Be Stunned – Poland and the Loss or Return of the Jews

27/02/2013 -

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With the support of the Polish Cultural Institute, London, The Museum of the History of Polish Jews and Artangel. Event photos (c) Elzbieta Piekacz, courtesy...
Simon Schama’s History of the Jews

27/02/2013 -

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Due to popular demand, Schama returned for a second visit to Jewish Book Week 2013, for a conversation with Ian Black, The Guardian’s Middle East edito...
Nick Robinson: Live From Downing Street

27/02/2013 -

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Live from Downing Street is a personal account of the long and rocky relationship between politicians and broadcasters, by the only person to have been Polit...
Edith Pearlman: The Art of the Short Story

27/02/2013 -

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“Edith Pearlman has been a secret much too long,” says author Ann Patchett of this Boston-based writer of fiction and non-fiction, whose work, while prol...
Writing Workshop: Scripts and Prose

27/02/2013 -

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They’re not always such different beasts, a screenplay and a novel, but usually they are. What are the differences a writer must account for, in writi...
Carlo Ginzburg: Jews and Christians – A Story of Ambivalence

27/02/2013 -

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Carlo Ginzburg, the pioneer of “micro-history”, is considered by many to be the outstanding European historian of his generation. Best known for The Che...
Fania Oz-Salzberger: Textline, Not Bloodline How did the Jews Remain Jews?

26/02/2013 -

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Why are words so important to so many Jews? Historian Fania Oz-Salzberger discusses Jews and Words, which she wrote together with her father, the celebrated ...
Parting Ways: Jewishness and the Critique of Zionism

26/02/2013 -

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Judith Butler’s Parting Ways: Jewishness and the Critique of Zionism recovers Jewish philosophical traditions to reinvigorate the discussion of co-habitati...
The People of Forever Are Not Afraid

26/02/2013 -

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Shani Boianjiu’s debut novel is a disconcerting and often surreal coming of age story set in the Israeli army. Written by a 25-year old Israeli dubbed as a...
Writing Workshop: Can You Keep a Secret? Writing the Unspoken in Fiction and Memoir

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A practical creative writing workshop on the importance of the hidden and unspoken in fiction and memoir. Secrets and secret places create mystery and tensio...
We Are Here: Voices from Lithuania

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American journalist Ellen Cassedy travelled to the land of her forbears, and found herself face to face with memory and moral dilemmas. From a modest quest t...
From Haggadot to Hogwarts – A Walk Around King’s Cross

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This excursion to showed some of the world’s most important Hebrew manuscripts, housed in the British Library. Ilana Tahan introduced treasures includi...