Join Aviva as she explores the richness of modern Jewish culture through reading Israeli, European and American literature.

  • Week 1 (1 February): The Wolf Hunt by Ayelet Gundar Goshen
  • Week 2 (8 February): The Orchard by David Hopen 
  • Week 3 (15 February): The poetry of Diti Ronen
  • Week 4 (22 February): The Maverick by Thomas Harding 
  • Week 5 (29 February): NO CLASS
  • Week 6 (7 March): The Dance of the Demons by Esther Kreitman
  • Week 7 (14 March): The Letters of Esther Kreitman*
  • Week 8 (21 March): Book of Esther by Esther David
  • Week 9 (28 March): A Literary Reading of the Megillah  

*These will be published for the first time in the January 2024 issue of Jewish Renaissance

Dr Aviva Dautch is the Executive Director of Jewish Renaissance, the UK's Jewish arts magazine. She is a published poet, has a PhD in literature and lectures on modern Jewish literature weekly at JW3. She is a regular contributor to courses and programmes for the British Library, British Museum and BBC Radio 4 and LSJS.

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This series will take place both in the building and online. To watch online, click the "Book Now" button on this page. To attend in person, click the button below.

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There will be no class on 29 February. 

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£20 per session or £128 for the course

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