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Secrets Beyond the Screen

SJWF had the pleasure of hosting Anita Jacoby in conversation with Michael Visontay at Gertrude & Alice cafe bookstore. Anita Jacoby AM is one of Australia’s most distinguished television producers. Now she uncovers one of

It’s A Shame About Ray

 Jonathan Seidler in conversation with Michaela Kalowski An extraordinary and powerful memoir about family, love and the power of music. Blackly funny and frequently devastating, this memoir traverses family, death, hope, love, survival, compassion

Dr Rachel Naomi Remen in conversation with Miriam Hechtman

To mark the publication of her first children’s book The Birthday of the World: A Story about Finding Light in Everyone and Everything, author and doctor Rachel Naomi Remen offers us insights into her life’s

How an Arab Doctor Saved a Jewish Girl in Hitler’s Berlin

Ronen Steinke in conversation with Michaela Kalowski Anna & Dr Helmy: How an Arab Doctor Saved a Jewish Girl in Hitler’s Berlin is the remarkable story of Mohammed Helmy, the Egyptian doctor who risked his

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The New Teen Age with Dr Ginni Mansberg

How can you raise tweens and teens in today’s world to feel confident and strong? Dr Ginni shared her best evidence-based strategies for raising happy, healthy humans in our rapidly changing world. Why are today's

The Hitler Haggadah

‘The Americans came in great haste’ are the opening words of The Hitler Haggadah, a fascinating retelling of the Passover story told from the perspective of North African Jews during World War II. The Hitler

Purim – Celebrating in Difficult Times

I’ve always loved the irreverent, carnivalesque side of Purim - the colourful masks and costumes, the street parades, the rowdy festive atmosphere at shul, the drinking (it’s a mitzvah!), the unabashed generosity of mishloach manot

Ethel Rosenberg: A Cold War Tragedy

Join the SJWF and Anne Sebba, the author of the gripping new biography recounting the tragic story of Ethel Rosenberg, who was executed for espionage-related crimes during the Cold War following one of the most

The Promise with Damon Galgut

Damon Galgut won the Booker Prize in 2021 for The Promise, having been shortlisted for the prize twice before (The Good Doctor and In A Strange Room). He lives and works in Cape Town. Damon