Shlomo Avineri, in this revelatory work, argues that Karl Marx's Jewish origins were integral to his work, placing his Jewish background in its proper and balanced perspective. The results are sometimes surprising.
For consultant neurologist Guy Leschziner’s patients, there is no rest for the weary in mind and body. With compassionate stories of his patients and their conditions, Guy illuminates the neuroscience behind our sleeping minds.
When Hitler came to power in 1933, Berlin’s mainly Jewish clothing industrialists were robbed, displaced or murdered, while their companies were ‘Aryanized’. What happened to those who escaped to Britain - and how did they revolutionise fashion in the UK?
Carol Isaacs’ graphic memoir of a lost homeland revisits the old Jewish Quarter of 1940s Baghdad, home to a third of the city’s population which witnessed the death or expulsion of almost its entire community of 150,000. Journeying among its ghostly former inhabitants, she brings to life a lost world.
40 years after the Revolution, our panelists discuss Iran’s place in the world, its deep distrust of the West and demonisation of Israel and the US, the role of women - and what the next 40 years might hold for this much-misunderstood and extraordinary nation.
William Miller grew up in Gloucester Crescent, Camden. Hear about the challenges William faced to carve his own identity, his encounters with Princess Margaret (all true) and the struggles he faced to build a meaningful relationship with his famous father.
Israeli author and filmmaker Ori Elon created hit television drama Shtisel, bringing viewers inside the life of the Haredi community in Jerusalem. He is in conversation with leading media industry figure Michael Grade.