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Jacob’s Ladder

Jacob’s Ladder

The folk music festival Jacob’s Ladder was founded in 1978 by British Jews Menachem and Yehudit Vinegrad, who were then new immigrants to …

Samuel-613 Gets Digital Release

Samuel-613 Gets Digital Release

After moving to the area, I could not help being drawn to the people of Stamford Hill - home to Europe's largest Haredi community. I …

Etty Hillesum: The New Anne Frank

Etty Hillesum: The New Anne Frank

While immersed in Anne Frank’s Diary, a friend drew my attention to Etty (Esther) Hillesum, often tagged the “adult counterpart” to …

Thomas Harding & Michel Laub win 2015 JQ-Wingate Prize

Thomas Harding & Michel Laub win 2015 JQ-Wingate Prize

Brazilian writer Michel Laub and British writer Thomas Harding (pictured above, photo by Hector Leris) have each been named winners of the …

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