London's richest annual
banquet of writers and ideas

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Jewish Book Council

The Jewish Book Council was founded in 1948 by Dr George Webber to promote the reading of books on all aspects of Jewish thought and culture. As well as presenting Jewish Book Week, the second oldest literary festival in the UK, the charity administers the triennial Risa Domb-Porjes Prize for Hebrew-English Translation, presents the Chaim Bermant prize for journalism and organises other book-related activities throughout the year. 

HONORARY LIFE PRESIDENTS  Marion Cohen and Marilyn Lehrer
PRESIDENT  Anne Webber
CO-CHAIRS  Gail Sandler and Lucy Silver
HONORARY SECRETARY  Romie Tager
TRUSTEES
Marion Cohen, Charles Corman, Andrew Renton, Gail Sandler, Lucy Silver, Romie Tager, Anne Webber
COUNCIL MEMBERS
Josephine Burton, Richard Camber, Miriam Davis, Stephanie Marcus, Peter Musgrave, Jane Prevezer, Judith Reinhold, Zoe Ross, Juliet Simmons, Philip Skelker,  Debra Tammer

HONORARY TREASURER Peter Musgrave

HONORARY SOLICITORS Dechert LLP

AUDITORS Wilkins Kennedy LLP 

FESTIVAL CHAIR Lucy Silver ORGANISATIONAL CHAIR Gail Sandler
FESTIVAL CURATOR Nir Cohen FESTIVAL CO-ORDINATOR Sarah Fairbairn

 

info@jewishbookweek.com

OFFICE ADDRESS
Jewish Book Council
ORT House, 126 Albert Street, London NW1 7NE

WEBSITE  Creative & Commercial
www.creativeandcommercial.co.uk

PROGRAMME DESIGNER  Creative & Commercial
www.creativeandcommercial.co.uk

The Jewish Book Council is a registered charity, no 293800, and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales, no 01989333.

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