Jewish Literary Festival 2020 [email protected]

Tue Jun 23, 10:00 - Thu Dec 31, 18:00



With lockdown a reality for the foreseeable future and your safety being paramount there’s a new normal at hand. That's why we’ve boldly entered into the realm of virtual presentation to bring you a series of video conversations with some of the authors you would have met at this year’s festival.

Continuing our series of Webinars with some of the authors you would have enjoyed at the physical festival:

2 July @ 8pm SAST: ‘Infection, Community and Purpose after the Apocalypse’: co-authors Diane Awerbuck and Alex Latimer (writing as Frank Owen) discuss their novel ‘North’.

9 July @ 8pm SAST: 'Journeys into the heart of families living with Autism and one of its leading causes: Fragile X Syndrome'. Ilana Gerschlowitz and Hedi Lampert discuss their respective books.

16 July @ 8pm SAST: ‘Cyril’s Choices- lessons from 25 years of freedom in South Africa’. Author and journalist John Matisonn is in conversation with Jonathan Ancer.

23 July @ 8pm SAST: ‘The role and limits of lawfare in South Africa in 2020’. Judge Dennis Davis talks about his latest book to Prof. Pierre de Vos.

30 July: @ 8pm SAST: The Inn at Helsvlagte’: Patricia Schonstein’s new novel is a bewitching tale of love and betrayal, family, human foibles and the theatre of war. She talks to Nancy Richards.


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