6 March 2014
Hester Abrams, Director of Jewish Book Week, sums up a festival that was a "triumph of optimism" So the festival’s over for another year. We’ve rolled down the banners and are writing our thank you notes before launching into planning for 2015.
4 November 2013
Nir Cohen met Wendy Lower during a visit to London to discuss how ordinary women became murderers in service of the Nazi regime
7 August 2013
As an avid follower of Jewish Book Week, I am very proud to now be part of the team behind this exciting annual celebration of literature and culture. In my previous professional life I held several research and lecturing posts at various institutions in the UK and the US.
5 March 2013
By Daniel Leon, Architect, Square Feet Architects, London Thomas Heatherwick on Sunday night at Jewish Book Week filled the room with wonder. Wonder on the five projects he presented, and wonder on what he had up his sleeve for us all next. The introduction told us he was "only" 43.
27 February 2013
If I’m being honest, when I decided to go to hear the Chief Rabbi at Jewish Book Week it was the speaker and not the festival that was the main pull. I have heard Lord Sacks on numerous occasions and he is, without doubt, an incredible religious leader and orator. In his talk - ‘Faith Without Fear’ - the audience was treated to a relaxed and seemingly unguarded, soon-to-be-ex Chief Rabbi.