Penny Faust

Penny Faust is the former Chair of the Oxford Council of Faiths and currently Chair of the annual Oxford Interfaith Friendship Walk. In 2017...read more

Ross Clarke

Ross directed the award winning feature documentary film Skid Row starring Pras Michel from the Grammy winning band The Fugees - a dark...read more

Aaron Benderski

Originally from Belarus, Aaron grew up in Ashdod, Israel and has a BA in Political Science and International Relations from the Hebrew University...read more

Gary Bloom

Gary Bloom is a clinical psychotherapist specialising in sport and adolescents who are finding it difficult to find a place in the world. He...read more

Jason Solomons

Jason is a radio and TV presenter, an interviewer and film critic. He hosts shows on BBC Radio London and BBC News, for whom he covers the BAFTAs...read more

Martin Freeman

2019 has already been an exciting year for Martin. January and February saw Martin in Pinter Seven, the final plays in the Harold Pinter season...read more

Rt. Hon Joan Ryan MP

Rt. Hon Joan Ryan served as the Member of Parliament for Enfield North from 1997 to 2010 and from 2015 to 2019. She is not seeking re-election...read more

Maureen Lipman

Maureen Lipman CBE is an award-winning film, theatre and television actress, columnist and comedienne. Her extensive theatre work includes See...read more

Amos Gitai

Amos Gitai is one of Israel's most celebrated filmmakers. Having entered ten films into Cannes Film Festival, and as a recipient of the Venice...read more

Debbie Wiseman

Throughout the past 20 years, there are probably few people in the UK who have not heard a theme from one of award-winning composer Debbie Wiseman’s...read more

Dr Menna Abukhadra

Dr. Abukhadra is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Cambridge and a lecturer of Hebrew language and literature at Cairo...read more

Philippe Bellaiche

Philippe Bellaiche is a French award-winning director, producer, cinematographer and lecturer. He was the recipient of the Cinema Arts Award...read more

Rabbi Miriam Berger

Rabbi Miriam Berger is the Rabbi of Finchley Reform Synagogue where she has been for more than 13 years. Her pastoral care and...read more

John Blaskey

John - who was recently filmed as a character in “Eva Stories” for Israeli Director Mati Kochavi - has interviewed celebs before for various...read more

Ludivine Broch

Ludivine Broch is a Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Westminster. Specialising on France in the Second World War, her first book...read more

Nick Broomfield

Nick Broomfield is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, best known for Whitney: Can I Be Me, Marianne & Leonard: Words of...read more

Paul Morrison

Paul began as a documentary maker. His film Like Other People, about sexuality and disability, won the Grierson award for...read more

Stephen Brown

Stephen Brown has worked in the film and TV industry for over 30 years. Starting as an assistant director in Paris, directing began after a postgrad...read more

Rachel Burns

Rachel Burns is UK Jewish Film’s Education Manager. After graduating in English from...read more

Sheryl Crown

Sheryl Crown is an extremely experienced film industry creative executive who has worked in theatre, TV drama and feature film production, originating,...read more

Lukasz Czajka

Lukasz Czajka is a screenwriter and a director of documentary films, films reportages, music clips and also a video game designer. He studied...read more

Avi Dabach

Avi Dabach has produced and directed over 20 short films and poetry films. He produced and directed the documentary The Last Zionist....read more

Daphna Baram

Daphna Baram worked as a human rights lawyer at Leah Tzemel's (Advocate) law firm...read more

Lily Dior

Recognised as one of Australia’s finest singers, Lily Dior has shared the stage with a remarkable list of outstanding musicians from Australia...read more

Tim Downie

Tim has recently appeared in the latest series of Outlander playing Governor Tryon. He is best known for his lead, regular roles in...read more

Rabbi Joseph Dweck

Rabbi Joseph Dweck is the Senior Rabbi of the S&P Sephardi Community of the United Kingdom. Rabbi Dweck is American born and has lived...read more

Jennie Ferrario

Jennie Ferrario is a Barrister at Chambers in Manchester and travels the country representing clients in a variety of cases. She is a recognised...read more

Eric Friedler

Born in Australia, Eric Friedler belongs to Germany’s most acclaimed directors of documentaries and has been working with Norddeutscher Rundfunk...read more

Cathy Gelbin

Cathy S. Gelbin (PhD, MA Cornell University) is Professor of Film and German Studies at the University of Manchester. A film historian and cultural...read more

Ben Gidley

Ben Gidley is a Senior Lecturer in Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck and an associate of the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism. He...read more

Thomas Godwin

Thomas Godwin is head of marketing and communications for a large charity in Devon. He previously held a variety of roles in the...read more

Sean Hargreaves

Sean studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston and in New York with Barry Harris, and has appeared on national TV with Michael Buble, Natalie...read more

Stephanie Hesz-Wood

Stephanie Hesz-Wood is an ARHC-funded doctoral student in the Department of History at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her PhD thesis entitled,...read more

David Horovitch

David Horovitch ‘s films include 102 Dalmatians, Rebecca, The Sense of an Ending, Mr Turner and Young Victoria....read more

Josh Howie

Josh is the writer and star of the acclaimed BBC Radio 4 sitcom Josh Howie’s Losing It. Josh has written and performed four solo shows...read more

Ed Husain

Ed Husain is the author of The Islamist, a memoir of his time inside radical Islamism. Having rejected extremism, he now advises governments...read more

Carol Isaacs

Carol is a keyboard player & accordionist in the pop and world music fields, recording and touring worldwide with many international artists...read more

Daniel Jonas

Daniel founded 3yin (pronounced \"ayin\" and meaning eye in Hebrew) to perform the music of the Jewish communities of the Middle East & North...read more

Anne Joseph

Anne Joseph is a freelance journalist who writes mainly about Jewish arts and culture. She is one of the film writers for The...read more

Nina Kellgren

Nina Kellgren BSC is a BAFTA winning Cinematographer. Credits include Solomon and Gaenor, Wondrous Oblivion, Young Soul...read more

Arkadi Kogan

Arkadi Kogan is a Russian and Israeli film director and screenwriter. Born in Siberia, he trained as an architect before graduating from the...read more

Alexander Korb

Alexander Korb is Associate Professor in Modern European History at the University of Leicester. From 2012 until 2018 he was director of the...read more

Barry Langford

Barry Langford is Professor of Film Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London. He has published and spoken widely on screen representations...read more

Simon Lederman

Simon Lederman is an award winning presenter and broadcaster. He's presented all-news shows on BBC Radio 5 Live, reported live on the BBC Asian...read more

Daniel Lee

Daniel Lee is a historian of the Second World War and a specialist in the history of Jews in France and North Africa during the Holocaust. He...read more

Teddy Leifer

Teddy’s credits include 2018 Oscar winner Icarus and 2013 Oscar nominee The Invisible War. A three-time Emmy winner, his other production credits...read more

Arthur Igual

Arthur Igual is a Molières and César short film Award-nominated actor. Film work includes My Polish Honeymoon, Un Amour Impossible, L’Homme...read more

Ophir Levy

Ophir Levy is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at the University Paris 8 - Vincennes - Saint-Denis. He is the author of Images clandestines....read more

Mark Lewis Jones

BAFTA Cymru-winning actor Mark Lewis Jones is renowned for his television roles in hit productions such as Stella, National Treasure...read more

Sergey Livney

Sergey Livnev is a Russian-born scriptwriter, director and producer. His first script (ASSA, 1987) was made into one of the most famous films...read more

Ram Loevy

Ram Loevy is an Israeli film and TV director, producer and screenwriter as well as Professor Emeritus at Tel Aviv University. Over his long career,...read more

Sir Frank Lowy

Sir Frank Lowy AC founded global shopping centre company Westfield in 1960 and served as its Executive Chairman for 50 years. He is Chairman...read more

Ewa Mazierska

Ewa Mazierska is Professor of Film Studies, at the University of Central Lancashire. She published over thirty monographs and edited collections...read more

Linda Marric

Linda Marric is a film critic and writer for The Jewish Chronicle. She has written extensively about film and TV over the last decade for publications...read more

Steve Millward

Steve Millward is the author of four books, including the critically-acclaimed Music and Politics trilogy. He has contributed to a range...read more

Keren Mor

Keren Mor is an Israeli TV, film and stage actress and comedian. She is best known for her TV roles in the satirical sketch comedy programme...read more

Dror Moreh

Dror Moreh is an Israeli director and producer. His second documentary feature The Gatekeepers was nominated for Best Documentary Feature Academy...read more

Dexter Moseley

Dexter has sung with many of the UK best known jazz names on the UK Jazz scene, including Jim Mullen, Bobby Wellins and John Etheridge, and appeared...read more

Diana Nenadić

Diana Nenadić, film critic and editor, has been publishing film reviews and essays in Croatian periodicals since...read more

Paris Papamichos Chronakis

Dr Paris Chronakis is Lecturer in Modern Greek History at Royal Holloway University of London. His work explores questions of transition from...read more

Rob Priest

Rob Priest is Senior Lecturer in Modern European History at Royal Holloway. He is a specialist on questions of religion, race and secularisation...read more

Libby Saxton

Libby Saxton is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at Queen Mary University of London. She is the author of Haunted Images: Film, Ethics, Testimony...read more

Anatol Schuster

Anatol Schuster, born in 1985, studied directing at the University of Television and Film in Munich. He realised various experimental short films...read more

Dan Shadur

Dan Shadur is an Israeli filmmaker and writer. His documentaries King Bibi and Before the Revolution have screened in major...read more

Simon Shaps

Simon Shaps spent 25 years working at ITV and is the former CEO of the company's global production business, and from 2005 to...read more

Yaron Shani

Born in 1973, Shani is a graduate of Tel Aviv University Film Department. His debut feature length film Ajami (2009, co-created with...read more

Dina Shiloh

Dina was a journalist and news producer in Israel from 1989-2002. She worked at the BBC, NBC and CNN for several years, frequently travelling...read more

Jeremy Shoham

Jeremy Shoham (alto and soprano sax) has played on the London jazz scene for the last 40 years and started out playing saxophone on the cruise...read more

Edwin Shuker

Edwin Shuker is an Iraqi-Jewish business person and philanthropist. Born in Baghdad to a dwindling community that has been living continuously...read more

Max Silverman

Max Silverman is Professor of Modern French Studies at the University of Leeds. He works on post-Holocaust culture,...read more

Gary Sinyor

Gary is still (sadly) best known in the UK for the multi-award winning Leon the Pig Farmer. Since then he has directed comedies in the...read more

James Sorene

James Sorene is the CEO of BICOM (Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre). James was previously a Senior Civil Servant for the UK...read more

Gerald Steinberg

Gerald Steinberg is a Professor of Political Science at Bar Ilan University and is also the founder of NGO Monitor. His research focuses on international...read more

Dan Stone

Dan Stone is Professor of Modern History and Director of the Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is the...read more

Stav Strashko

Stav, aged 26, is an Israeli actress and model. She started modelling at 16, participated in campaigns for Toyota, Diesel and Carolina Herrera...read more

Rebecca Taylor

Rebecca Tayor is the Editor of Jewish Renaissance magazine. She has been a journalist for 25 years, starting out at The Japan Times in Tokyo...read more

Claire Thomson

Dr Claire Thomson is Associate Professor of Scandinavian Film at UCL. She is the author of Short Films from a Small Nation: Danish Informational...read more

Asher Tlalim

Asher Tlalim is an Israeli Academy Award Winner (Ophir) whose films have been shown in the Berlin Film Festival, Jerusalem Film Festival, and...read more

Tereza Topolovska

Tereza Topolovská is a lecturer at the Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Education, Charles University, Prague, where...read more

Sue Vice

Sue Vice teaches contemporary literature, film and Holocaust Studies at the University of Sheffield. She has recently published books on Jack...read more

Itay Tal

Itay Tal has been directing films for the last 14 years. He studied at the Tisch Film School at Tel Aviv University and places the story at the...read more

Yaacov Yadgar

Yaacov Yadgar is the Stanley Lewis Professor of Israel Studies at the University of Oxford. He has written extensively on matters...read more

Teresa Żabinska

Teresa Żabinska was born in Warsaw Zoo in 1944. It happened so as her parents – Jan and Antonina Żabiński- established the ZOO. During the...read more

Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum

Dean of the London School of Jewish Studies, Raphael is a graduate of the Jerusalem Fellows programme at the Mandel Leadership Institute in Israel...read more