Writing Workshop

Online Writing Workshop with Jessica Bellamy How might a Jewish writer write Jewish work? Judaism comes with its own rich symbols, metaphors, events and characters. How can we use this inspiration as a creative springboard

Benjamin Law in conversation

Join Benjamin Law as he talks to two emerging literary talents about Australian Jewish queer identity and the inspiration behind their writing. With recurring themes of home, migration, and belonging, their collective works are a

Susan Neiman in conversation with Michaela Kalowski

Interview with Susan Neiman, the author of Learning from the Germans: Confronting Race and the Memory of Evil Susan Neiman’s most recent book, Learning from the Germans: Confronting Race and the Memory of Evil, combines philosophical reflection

Author Arnold Zable in conversation with Nicole Abadee

Interview with Arnold Zable, the author of The Watermill Celebrated author Arnold Zable returns to SJWF to discuss his latest book, The Watermill. The collection of four stories explores themes of past trauma, healing, displacement and belonging,

Susan Neiman in conversation

Susan Neiman’s most recent book, Learning from the Germans: Confronting Race and the Memory of Evil, combines philosophical reflection and interviews with both Americans and Germans who are grappling with their own national histories, especially

Arnold Zable in conversation

Celebrated author Arnold Zable returns to SJWF to discuss his latest book, The Watermill. The collection of four stories explores themes of past trauma, healing, displacement and belonging, with each tale set in a starkly

Author Esther Amini in conversation with Karmel Melamed

Interview with author of Concealed: Memoir of a Jewish-Iranian Daughter Caught Between the Chador and America Born to Persian Jews who fled Iran, Esther Amini grew up in freewheeling 1960s New York. Concealed: Memoir of a Jewish-Iranian

Author Helena Kriel in conversation with Rita Nash

Helena Kriel’s debut memoir, set in 1990s South Africa, emerges from the darkness of apartheid. The Year of Facing Fire centres around Helena’s dying brother, who has kept his illness a shameful secret as he leads his

Esther Amini in conversation

Interview with author of Concealed: Memoir of a Jewish-Iranian Daughter Caught Between the Chador and America Born to Persian Jews who fled Iran, Esther Amini grew up in freewheeling 1960s New York. Concealed: Memoir of a

Helena Kriel in conversation

Helena Kriel’s debut memoir, set in 1990s South Africa, emerges from the darkness of apartheid. The Year of Facing Fire centres around Helena’s dying brother, who has kept his illness a shameful secret as he