London's richest annual
banquet of writers and ideas

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Jewish Book Week facts

  • Jewish Book Week is an annual international festival of arts and ideas.
  • 9-day festival deaturing 65 events: book launches, topical debates, interviews, performance and workshops.
  • Sessions on: history, literature, music, cultural icons and new writing.
  • 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.
  • Book launches, readings, author signings, debate, film, performance, walking tours, music, workshops.
  • The Jewish Book Council also administers a triennial award for Hebrew-English translation: The Risa Domb-Porjes Prize; and presents the triennial Chaim Bermant Prize for Journalism.
  • Jewish Book Week is a not-for-profit organisation supported by funds from grant-making trusts and foundations and individual donors.
  • Date and Place of Jewish Book Week 2015: February 21 to March 1, Sundays and evenings at Kings Place; lunchtimes and afternoons at The Jewish Museum.

The JBW Newsfeed

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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

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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