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Introducing the Jewish Literary Foundation

Introducing the Jewish Literary Foundation

We are proud to present our new identity – the Jewish Literary Foundation – the UK’s platform for Jewish writing and ideas, bringing you an exciting range of programmes and events. 



In addition to our annual Book Week festival, we also host a number of events throughout the year in-person and online.

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JLF Player

Introducing our new JLF Player. With over 1,000 hours of content, search, explore and experience speakers from our Book Week festivals and other events over the past 16 years.

In the press:

Jewish News: New chapter for Jewish Children's Book Awards

Jewish Chronicle: Book Week's success gives us what we all need

Times of Israel: In, out, shaken all about

Londonist: Things to do this weekend in London

The Bookseller: Sissay, Shafak & Bernstein headline events at newly renamed Book Week festival

Jewish Chronicle: Jewish Book Week 24 has a new name

The Bookseller: 10 authors selected for Genesis Jewish Book Week Emerging Writers Programme

BookBrunchLine-up revealed for 72nd Jewish Book Week

Jerusalem PostGrapevine January 25

The BooksellerSebag-Montefiore, Auslander and Jacobson to headline Jewish Book Week

LondonistThings To Do This Week in London

The TimesDiary

Waitrose WeekendLiterary Landmark

LondonistThings To Do This Weekend in London

Jerusalem PostGrapevine February 16

The BooksellerShafak and Schama to headline Jewish Book Week

Women in JournalismJewish Book Week returns for its 70th anniversary festival

Londonist36 Fantastic Things To Do In London

London PostLondon’s oldest literary festival announces first 2022 events

Jewish NewsWho What Where

The BooksellerJacobson, Suttie and Roden to feature at Jewish Book Week

Jewish ChronicleFeeling lonely? You’re not the only one

Broadway WorldToby Jones Joins Cast Of Dr Schnitzler’s Casebook

TabletGenesis Foundation Partners With Jewish Book Week

Jerusalem PostJewish Book Week 2021 Is An Online Success

The TimesThe Times Diary

Daily MailWhat Book: Lionel Shriver

Latest newsletters:

Join us next week for a free online event: October 7 and the Left

Last chance for survey - plus Jewish Children's Book Awards

Thank you for a brilliant Book Week!

One month to go…and new event announced!

Marx Brothers, Mizrahis, musicians & much more

Revealing the line-up for #JBW2023

Celebrating Art Spiegelman, Saul Bellow & more

Join us tomorrow and next week

New online event announced!

#JBW2022 videos now available – plus awards news

Join us online & in-person this week

Don’t miss Michael Rosen, Mary McCartney & many more

Latest online event announced

New events & festival survey

Join us for the final day of #JBW2022

Your day-by-day guide to Jewish Book Week 2022

Starting next week!

70th anniversary keynote announced

Join us this month for the 70th anniversary Jewish Book Week

Stars of stage & screen join #JBW2022

Full line-up for our 2022 festival announced!

Final event of the year & looking ahead to 2022

First #JBW2022 events announced!

Announcing our next event, plus join us tonight!

Announcing our next online event

Don’t miss Bernard-Henri Lévy, Elif Shafak & more

Star cast announced for Jewish Book Weekend opening night

From the Netanyahus & the Rosenbergs to Mel Brooks!

New event live from Israel – plus #JBW2021 videos now available

Announcing Jewish Book Weekend!

Art, antisemitism and the fall of France

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