London's richest annual
banquet of writers and ideas

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Jewish Book Week facts

  • International festival of Jewish writing and ideas.
  • 60 years old in 2012, a celebration of international literature.
  • Date and Place: February 22 to March 2, 2014. Kings Place, London.
  • Book launches, readings, author signings, debate, film, performance, walking tours, music, workshops.
  • Annual Children’s festival in March: Little Bookniks at London Jewish Museum in association with the Jewish Museum and The JCC for London.
  • Extensive festival bookshop, in association with Blackwell's.
  • Jewish Book Week is organised by the Jewish Book Council, registered charity no 293800, whose aim is to promote the reading of books on all aspects of Jewish thought and culture.
  • Jewish Book Week is supported by funds from grant-making trusts and foundations and individual donors.

The JBW Newsfeed

Great Poets in their Own Words on BBC Four, available to...

Thursday, 7 August 2014

The Jewish Book Week team spend each summer reading hundreds of books sent to us as submissions and suggestions for the next festival.

Monday, 4 August 2014

Israeli author David Grossman writes incisively about the current conflict in Israel and Gaza in Sunday's New York Times.

Monday, 28 July 2014

Litkicks

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