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Melbourne Jewish Book Week would like to express its gratitude to the continued support of the following sponsors:

Our People

MJBW Board
Esther Kister (Chair)
Tammi Faraday
Bram Presser
Joseph Reich
Sharon Segal

Festival Director
Nicolas Brasch

General Manager
Lisa Klepfisz

Programming Manager
Janine Schloss

Programming Committee
Margaret Brener
Morry Frenkel
Julie Grossbard
Dina Kluska
Emma Kranz
Tali Lavi
Bram Presser
Renata Singer

Morry Frenkel

Esther Kister

Event Co-Ordinator
Andrew Gaynor

Facilities & Events
Julie Grossbard

Shani Millman

Marketing & IT
Margaret Brener

Dina Kluska

Schools Program
Helen Raik

Volunteer Co-Ordinator
Ellen Frajman

General Volunteers
Andrea Bliss
Hannah Fagenblat
Randi Grose
Yvonne Kay
Rita Kornhauser

Melbourne Jewish Book Week takes place on the land of the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to their elders, past, present and future.

Partners and Supporters

Foundation Partners
The Krystal Scholarship Fund
The Sunraysia Foundation
Anonymous (1)

Major Partner
Gandel Philanthropy for Schools and Children’s Programs
Media Partner
The Australian Jewish News
Accommodation & Venue Partners
The Art Series Hotels ‘The Blackman Hotel’
45 Downstairs

International Guests’ Partners
Adelaide Writers Festival
Auckland Writers Festival
Melbourne Writers Festival
Sydney Jewish Writers Festival
Sydney Writers Festival

Cultural Partners and Supporters
In One Vote Community Festival
Jewish Comedy Festival
Jewish Holocaust Centre and Museum
Jewish International Film Festival
Jewish Museum of Australia

Education Supporters
Beth Rivkah Ladies College
Bialik College
Yeshivah College
King David School
Mt Scopus Memorial College
Sholem Aleichem College
Swinburne University
Yavneh College

Sandy and Philip Benjamin
Andrea and Philip Bliss
The Dodge Family Foundation
Lisa Farber
Kay and Barry Fink
The Finkel Foundation
Leonie and Luis Fleiszig
Future Leaders
Rachel Goldberg
Julie and Garry Grossbard
Susan and Gary Hearst
Esther and Michael Kister
Marianne and Arthur Klepfisz
Emma and Henry Kranz
Helen Liberman
MARD Foundation
National Council of Jewish Women
Real Film and Publishing
Sue Selwyn
Irene and John Sutton

Official Booksellers
The Avenue Bookstore

Marketing Design
Print Strategy Management
Website and Mailchimp Design

Special Thank You
Joey Borensztayn & Jenny Leongue,
ABL Honorary Solicitors
Stephanie Boymal,
Greenberg & Co, Honorary Accountants
Helen Friedmann Consultancy Pty Ltd
Gary Peer
Little Black Sheep Design for MJBW logo

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