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Welcome to the Jewish Literary Foundation. We are the UK’s Jewish literary platform presenting the best in contemporary literature and ideas through events and cultural experiences, to inspire readership, connect with Jewish culture, and entertain audiences.

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Book Week 24

Join us at Kings Place, London, and online wherever you are for 90 conversations, performances, debates, workshops and talks. Featuring David Baddiel, Sarah BernsteinSimon SchamaHadley FreemanNicholas HytnerYascha MounkRuth WisseAnshel PfefferHelen LedererIan GoldinTracy-Ann ObermanMicah Goodman, Maureen LipmanHoward JacobsonAyelet Gunder-GoshenMichael Ignatieff and many more.

Book Week 2-10 March 2024
Tickets now on sale

Kings Place, London | Online

Book Week 24

Join us at Kings Place, London, and online wherever you are for 90 conversations, performances, debates, workshops and talks. Featuring David Baddiel, Sarah BernsteinSimon SchamaHadley FreemanNicholas HytnerYascha MounkRuth WisseAnshel PfefferHelen LedererIan GoldinTracy-Ann ObermanMicah Goodman, Maureen LipmanHoward JacobsonAyelet Gunder-GoshenMichael Ignatieff and many more.

Book Week 2-10 March 2024
Tickets now on sale

Kings Place, London | Online

Book Week 24 Full Programme available now

Download the full programme here or you can also pick up a printed copy from Kings Place, London, or sign up to the mailing list and we will post you a copy.

Book Week 24 Full Programme available now

Download the full programme here or you can also pick up a printed copy from Kings Place, London, or sign up to the mailing list and we will post you a copy.

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.

 
Genesis Emerging Writers Programme

Genesis Emerging Writers Programme

Presenting ten fresh literary voices to be launched at Book Week 2024. Read about our new talent and their established author mentors.

Awards & Prizes

Awards & Prizes

Our awards include the triennial Risa Domb/Porjes Prize for Hebrew English translation and the Jewish Children’s Book Awards Prize for Writing and Illustration. Discover the latest winners.

Authors in Schools Programme

Authors in Schools Programme

Our schools programme allows young people access to a range of authors whose books explore, reflect and help to shape the cultural current of our times. 

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Our supporters

Dangoor Education
Eduard Shyfrin and Family
Genesis Foundation
Klein Family Foundation
The National Library of Israel
Pears Foundation
The Edith & Ferdinand Porjes Charitable Fund