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British Violin Making Association's Makers' Day

Free at Kings Place

When you walk through the doors of Kings Place on Makers’ Day, you’ll be met with the immediate buzz of atmosphere from makers and musicians, meeting, talking and playing as it echoes out across the galleries. 

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Adi Toch: Place to Place

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Acclaimed metal artist Adi Toch on her unique commission from the V&A.

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Genesis Emerging Writers 2024

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The culmination of our Emerging Writers Programme in partnership with the Genesis Foundation, covering fiction, poetry and non-fiction.

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Good for a Single Journey

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​​​​​​​Educator Helen Joyce discusses her novel based on her own family’s experiences, within the fabric of 20th-century Jewish history.

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Jewish Flavours of Italy

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Silvia Nacamulli takes us on a culinary journey of Italy, mixing over 100 Kosher recipes with family stories and practical tips.

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Horror Movies in Israel

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Professor Olga Gershenson explores the birth and blossoming of Israeli-made horror films over the last decade.

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The Jewish Fringe Festival presents Shiva at Wit’s End

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Tsitsit The Jewish Fringe Festival returns to Book Week with a staged reading of a new comedy by Estee Stimler.

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The Last Consolation Vanished (Online streaming)

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Zalmen Gradowski’s powerful and extraordinary eyewitness testimony of life and death in Auschwitz, discussed by editor Arnold Davidson and documentary film-maker Toby Perl Freilich.

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Louis Jacobs’ Quest (Online streaming)

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Miri Freud-Kandel, Modern Judaism lecturer at Oxford, joins us online with the first book-length analysis of the late New London Synagogue rabbi’s theology.

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Maimonides: Faith in Reason (Online streaming)

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Leading bibliophile Alberto Manguel with his Jewish Lives biography of the medieval philosopher, physician and scholar.

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The Best Minds (Online streaming)

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Jonathan Rosen with his acclaimed account of friendship and mental illness.

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A Different Kind of Romance: Ruth, Naomi & Boaz

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Rabbi Deborah Kahn-Harris asks if the Book of Ruth offers a different sort of love story.

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Pinchas Rutenberg: An Unreasonable Man

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Life peer Leslie Turnberg on the remarkable Russian revolutionary turned engineering pioneer and leader of the Jewish population of Palestine.

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Being Rina: The Collected Writings of Rina Wolfson

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An edited collection of the writings of Rina Wolfson, from her cancer diary to her JC Secret Shulgoer column.

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Cinema King

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Jennifer King on her grandfather’s remarkable journey from impoverished Jewish family escaping pogroms to silent movie violinist to entertainment empire.

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Fervour

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A fearless look into the dark heart of family politics from debut novelist Toby Lloyd.

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