London's richest annual
banquet of writers and ideas

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Festival history

Jewish Book Week was the brainchild of a pioneering family, motivated by a love of books, a passion for Jewish culture and the desire to transmit the most significant Jewish ideas, literary achievements, historical insights and contemporary topical debates to anyone interested in new perspectives. 

Click here to read more about its modest beginnings over 60 years ago, and discover its many transformations before arriving at Kings Place in 2012.

 

Litkicks

Tablet Magazine celebrates Halban Publishers, "the best little publishing house in London", whose Motherland: Growing Up with the Holocaust by Rita Goldberg featured at this year's Jewish Book Week. Read more here and listen to the audio recording of the event here

 

News

The Jewish Book Week and Kings Place teams would love to hear your responses to this year's festival.

Video

 
Watch Ruby Wax talking to Kathy Lette on how the mind works and why mindfulness can boost mental health at JBW14