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Book Forum

2021 Digital Forum – May 3-4,14 and 21


In collaboration with the International Writers Festival, Mishkenot Sha’ananim.

The International Writers Festival
  • The Forum

    The JIBF is a project of the Municipality of Jerusalem, produced by the Ariel Municipal Company.

    Since its inception in 1963, the JIBF – originally established as the Jerusalem International Book Fair, renamed and restructured in 2019 as the Jerusalem International Book Forum –has been bringing together members of the international publishing community for a week of professional and intellectual as well as informal gatherings.

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  • The Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship Program

    The Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship program, sponsored by the George von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group since its inception in 1985, is a week-long professional seminar bringing together leading editors agents and scouts from around the world to discuss significant issues of interest to the international publishing community.

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The JIBF Announces Dates for a 2021 Digital Forum: May 3, 4, 14 and 21.

Details about the program will soon be released.

  • The 2019 Jerusalem Prize recipient

  • American Author Joyce Carol Oates
  • American Author Joyce Carol Oates

    The 2019 Jerusalem Prize was awarded to critically acclaimed American Author Joyce Carol Oates. Oates received the prize from the Mayor of Jerusalem, Moshe Lion, at the joint opening ceremony…

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  • Sponsored by
  • The Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
  • Penguin Random House
  • Jerusalem Municipality
  • Ariel Municipal Company
  • Ministry of Culture and Sport
  • The Jerusalem Development Authority
  • Mishkenot Sha'ananim
  • YMCA
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