In Heinrich Heine: Writing a Revolution, George Prochnik explores the German poet's life and the insights his writing offers contemporary readers into issues of social justice, exile and the role of art in nurturing a more equitable society.
In his Friendly Fire: How Israel Became Its Own Worst Enemy, Retired Admiral and Politician Ami Ayalon provides powerful personal testimony and an urgent call for the country to change direction.
Historian David Abulafia joins us with The Boundless Sea, a book of the year in the Sunday Times and FT and winner of the Wolfson History Prize, charting our relationship with the bodies of water that surround us.
Those who think themselves on the right side of history often ignore the history of antisemitism, argues David Baddiel in his highly anticipated unique combination of reasoning, polemic, personal experience and jokes.
How can we make sense of our lives if we do not know where we come from? Featuring Rebecca Clifford (Survivors: Children’s Lives After the Holocaust), and Rob Rinder and his mother Angela Cohen (My Family, The Holocaust and Me on BBC1).
During his long career, exploring the impact of the Shoah on modern culture and the relationship between language, literature and society, Steiner earned himself detractors as well as many admirers.
Renowned historian Richard J Evans analyses five long discredited but increasingly popular theories, including Churchill suppressing peace terms, a bunker escape to South America and a bid by the Jewish people to undermine civilisation itself.
Author Bryan Cheyette (The Ghetto: A Very Short Introduction) looks at why and when urban, racial & colonial ghettos have appeared with journalist and author Gary Young and JCORE director Edie Friedman.
Over the last few decades, our sense of what a director is or should be has shifted from a functionary to an important part of a wider team to the artist in charge. But now, which casual viewer could tell you who directed prestige TV shows like The Sopranos or Breaking Bad?
Environmentalist Jonathan Drori returns to Jewish Book Week, bringing to life the science of plants by revealing how their worlds are intricately entwined with our own history, culture and folklore.
After the tumultuous tenure of Trump, what is next for America? Columnist Nick Cohen (The Observer) is joined by novelist Lionel Shriver (We Need To Talk About Kevin) and politics professor Angelia Wilson.
The young Sheku Kanneh-Mason is a cellist of enormous charisma and heart-stopping musicality. When we invited him to perform in our Master Series he chose to bring along his siblings and friends for an evening of chamber music.