2020 will be our year for a full festival.

In the second half of 2019, we are excited to offer the following highlights to warm hearts and souls during winter.


Elie Wiesel passed away just over three years ago but his legacy lives on . . .

Melbourne Jewish Book Week is proud to present Ariel Burger - rabbi, artist, author and long-time teaching assistant to Elie Wiesel - in conversation with Bram Presser. They will be discussing Burger’s award-winning book, Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom, which provides a unique and unforgettable insight into one of the world’s greatest writers and humanitarians.

Wed 28 August 2019 at 7.30 pm
Jewish Holocaust Centre
13-15 Selwyn Street
Elsternwick VIC 3185
Tickets: $20 full/$10 students


Win a double pass to Melbourne Writers Festival panel event Fifth Estate: Antisemitism featuring Deborah Lipstadt

From 30 August – 8 September, Melbourne Writers Festival will bring together some of the world’s leading authors, artists, journalists, poets, playwrights and songwriters to explore what fuels their passions and powers their craft. Renowned Holocaust historian, Deborah Lipstadt will be appearing in a Fifth Estate: Antisemitism panel event with Sally Warhaft and Dvir Abromovich to discuss the growing tide of antisemitism the world over, and what can be done about it. 

Melbourne Jewish Book Week is an official supporter of this Melbourne Writers Festival Event with the Wheeler Centre.
Enter now using the discount code ‘JBW’ to win a double pass to the event on 2 September. Closing date for entries is 1 August. The winner will be notified on 2 August.

The Festival of Jewish Arts and Music has released the second program of new events

Melbourne Jewish Book Week will be supporting a remarkable panel event Songwriters Speak which brings together contemporary songwriters Chris Cohen, Noga Erez and Vivien Goldman to discuss their respective processes. Go behind the scenes with these artists as they reveal the inner-workings of their practice, dissect their creative routines and discuss when to work within convention and when to rebel. Moderated by Bram Presser, award winning author of Dirt and lead singer of Yidcore.

Sunday 8 September, 6.15–7.15pm
The Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre
31 Sturt Street Southbank VIC 3006

If you wish to contact us, please email
Melbourne Jewish Book Week, 2-7 May 2020

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