As London Jewish Book 2016 concludes, five of its authors will head North to appear at three Manchester Synagogues.
The annually successful Jewish Book Week will return to its founding city, bringing with it five acclaimed authors to the Manchester cross-communal event.
At Menorah Synagogue at 6pm, author Wendy Holden will be joined by ‘infant’ survivor Eva Clarke to discuss ‘Born Survivors’, an account of how three mothers and their new-borns fought to survive the Nazi regime. Later that evening on the 28th February at 8pm, Saul David discusses ‘Operation Thunderbolt: Flight 139 and the Raid on Entebbe Airport’.
While on 2nd March at 8pm at Yeshurun Synagogue, Dan Stone presents his book ‘The Liberation of the Camps’, an inquiry into the days, months, and years following the arrival of Allied forces at the Nazi camps.
On 6thMarch at Bowdon Synagogue at 8pm (in conjunction with Hale Synagogue), Thomas Harding visits to discuss ‘The House by the Lake’, a history of Germany from the late 19th Century to the present day, vividly recounted by inhabitants of a family-built summer house outside Berlin. It will follow Colin Shindler’s presentation of ‘The Rise of the Israeli Right: from Odessa to Hebron’ at 6pm.
Originating in Manchester, Jewish Book Week is organised by the Jewish Book Council, a registered educational charity, which also administers associated prizes in translation and journalism.
For more information about the events, visit Jewishbookweek.com