Jewish Book Week, 2022

Jewish Book Week is an annual international literary festival, held in London. This year, between Saturday 26 February and Sunday 06 March, is its 70th anniversary. It is organized by the Jewish Book Council, a registered charity that dates back to 1925. The Jewish Book Council is one of the oldest organization serving the Jewish community in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Every year, Jewish Book Week brings together writers and speakers – from the most prestigious to debutantes – from the worlds of history, journalism, philosophy, science, art, music, poetry and fiction, in a celebration of ideas.

Besides Jewish themes and writers, the festival also features discussions on the most important issues of the day, and is open to everyone. A number of special events are also organized over the course of the year, outside the festival period.

Click the links to find out more about the festival’s historythe team that organizes it this year, as well as the trustees and members of the Jewish Book Council. Also, follow them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Happy International Writers’ Day, 2020!

Celebrated since 1986, The International Writers’ Day has been proposed by the International Congress of PEN Club. Aiming to promote mutual support among writers from all over the world, this organization was formed of poets, essayists, and fictionists was founded in London in 1921 and it includes writers that approach every literary genre, from translators and journalists to historians.

Whether you’re an aspiring writer who has been trying to put their thoughts in words, or a published author, I hope you have a happy International Writers’ Day!

Writing prompt 18

Despite the trauma-induced hallucination diagnosis that the doctors gave you at the hospital, you can’t shake the feeling that the light beings you saw helping the paramedics pull you out of the vehicle were real. When you pray to God for answers, He offers them to you in ways that change your life in ways you could have never imagined.

Writing prompt 17

You’ve decided to pray, pray, and pray some more, until God grants you that one wish that’s been in your heart for years. As time passes, you begin to see things differently and realize how foolish said wish was.

Writing prompt 16

Aliens visit Earth. They have futuristic spacecrafts, advanced weapons, are humanoid-like, seem highly intelligent and claim that they come in peace. But they’re terrified of everything related to Christianity (Bibles, priests, crosses, icons, churches etc.) for reasons they refuse to disclose.

Writing prompt 15

It’s the year 2200 and virtual reality advancement have taken the world by storm. Companies have developed cyber-realities that can simulate a heavenly experience by engaging all 5 senses. The “Paradise simulator” addiction becomes a threat that no one anticipated.