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

Yuval Harari gave one of the most thought-provoking talks at this year's festival, discussing the origins and development of human society with John...
Thursday, 5 March 2015
Eva Schloss kept her audience captivated with a powerful presentation at this year's Jewish Book Week.
Thursday, 5 March 2015
Festival director Lucy Silver concludes Jewish Book Week 2015 by thanking audience, speakers and team. 
Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Video

 
In memory of Sir Martin Gilbert, 1936-2015.