JLF 2020 in the news

By |March 3rd, 2020|Categories: news|

Read more about the Jewish Literary Festival in the news: Listen to our advert on Fine Music Radio here. We were mentioned on Sue Grant-Marshall's Reading Matters show. Have a listen here. Sunday Times You don’t have to be Jewish to enjoy the third Jewish Literary Festival (JLF) on Sunday  March 15. You just have to love words, reading and conversation. While the heart of the festival is Jewish-themed, the speakers, events and audience all defy narrow categorisation and many of the talks will be of universal interest. Read more Taking place at Cape Town's Gardens Community Centre, home to the iconic Jacob Gitlin [...]

A literary feast awaits at JLF 2020

By |February 14th, 2020|Categories: news|

Jewish Literary Festival visitors can look forward to another abundant line-up of authors at the upcoming 15 March 2020 event. In an effort to bring you fresh and diverse voices, the team has pulled together new and exciting as well as longstanding favourites. Just one very welcome guest will be Thomas Harding, British author of award winning bestsellers Hanns and Rudolph and The House by the Lake, and most recently Legacy: One Family, a Cup of Tea and the Company that took on the World. The latter is described as “a panoramic new history of modern Britain, as told [...]

Fabulous feminine energy infuses JLF 2020

By |August 14th, 2018|Categories: news|

We have so many wonderful authors attending the next Jewish Literary Festival on 15 March, 2020 that with more than 40 sessions you will be spoilt for choice. The ticket for the day covers any session you wish to go to plus a delicious lunch and coffee vouchers and if you book now you can take advantage of the Early Bird Special. To whet your appetite here’s a taste of just two of the extraordinary woman who will grace our session rooms. Joanne Fedler, born and raised in South Africa and now based in Sydney, Australia, is the internationally [...]


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