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.

 

The JBW Newsfeed

Nir Cohen, Jewish Book Week's Curator, visited Krakow for the annual Conrad Festival of Literature. Here he gives his report from the front lines...

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Jewish Book Week is delighted to announce that the 2015 festival will feature as its opening night a specially...

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Shana Tova to those of you celebrating the Jewish New Year – may this year be more peaceful and less turbulent than the last – and long may these...

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Litkicks

Chaim Bermant Prize for Journalism

Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel is a special exhibition showcasing a rare Roman mosaic pavement excavated in Israel held in the Stables Coach House at Waddesdon Manor from 05 June to 02 November 2014.

Video

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