Booker winner Jacobson to speak in Belsize

PUBLISHED: 11:45 20 October 2010 | UPDATED: 14:23 21 October 2010

British writer Howard Jacobson, shortlisted for the Man Booker literary prize, poses with his book 'The Finkler Question' at the Royal Festival Hall in London, on October 10, 2010. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT (Photo credit Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images)

British writer Howard Jacobson, shortlisted for the Man Booker literary prize, poses with his book 'The Finkler Question' at the Royal Festival Hall in London, on October 10, 2010. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT (Photo credit Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images)

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BOOKER prize winner Howard Jacobson will be among those taking part in a debate on Jewishness in Belsize on Monday (October 25).

The Jewish Community Centre’s Opinion Soup debate will see the author joined by philosopher Brian Klug, broadcaster Melanie Phillips and Tony Lerman, the former director for the Institute of Jewish Policy Research, and they will discuss issues surrounding Israel and Jewish identity.

The event will take place at Hampstead Town Hall in Haverstock Hill at 8pm. Tickets are £10 in advance or £12 on the door – to book call 020-7431 9866 or visit www.jcclondon.org.uk.


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