Jonathan Wittenberg was born in Glasgow, a child of refugees from Nazi Germany. He grew up in London, studied at Cambridge and is currently rabbi of the New North London Synagogue and Senior Rabbi of Masorti Judaism UK. He is especially committed to interfaith understanding and pastoral care. He is a regular broadcaster, and lives in North London with his wife and children.
`One of Britain's greatest religious thinkers - asking the toughest, and most enduring, questions. It's time Britain got the chance to hear him in his own voice, telling his own story.' Jonathan Freedland
`A powerful and illuminating book.' Edward Stourton
`My Dear Ones evokes a whole lost world... heartrending and unputdownable.' Baroness Rabbi Julia Neuberger
`Breathtakingly powerful' Times of Israel
`A tour de force, and a subject very close to the hearts of so many.' Anne Sebba