Tag Archives: Simon Schama

Simon Schama’s The Story of the Jews, now on PBS

The renowned British Jewish historian Simon Schama produced an excellent BBC series last year on The Story of the Jews.  This was given a passing mention in Brian Goldfarb’s guest post on London Jewish Book Week in 2013. The series … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Brian Goldfarb’s Israel trip

This is another guest post from frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. This post is different from his (and my) usual posts: it is a sort of travel diary of his recent trip to Israel with his wife and two non-Jewish friends. … Continue reading

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Guest post: London Jewish Book Week 2013 – a view from the sane left

A year ago, Brian Goldfarb who comments here quite regularly, wrote a guest post about his visit to the London Jewish Book Week. This is how I described Brian last year: This is a guest post by Brian Goldfarb, a … Continue reading

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