London’s International Festival of Words 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.

 

The JBW Newsfeed

The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World by George Prochnik is the winner of the 2014 National Jewish Book Award in the...

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Georgina Adam, Editor at Large for The Art Newspaper, London and author of Big Bucks: The Explosion of the Art...

Friday, 16 January 2015

Sir Louis Blom-Cooper joins Antony Lentin, author of Banker, Traitor, Scapegoat, Spy? and Simon...

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Litkicks

Chaim Bermant Prize for Journalism

Video

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