London’s International Festival of Words and Ideas

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Jewish Book Week 2015 may be over, but soon you will be able to access many of this year’s highlights online for free. Watch this space for festival videos, recordings, photo galleries and commentary. We welcome your feedback.

Clive Rowe, Issy Van Randwyck and Henry Goodman in rehearsal for The Genius of Gershwin

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JBW15 ended on a high note with a discussion of The New Yorker, past, present and future with David Denby, John Lahr, Deborah Treisman and Robert Mankoff

Clive Rowe, Issy Van Randwyck and Henry Goodman dazzle in The Genius of Gershwin

Simon and Chloe Schama mull over their professional and private lives with Francesca Segal.

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Thursday, 5 March 2015
Festival director Lucy Silver concludes Jewish Book Week 2015 by thanking audience, speakers and team. 
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In memory of Sir Martin Gilbert, 1936-2015.