Sir Martin Gilbert is a historian and biographer of Winston Churchill.
Most significant Jewish moment?
Sitting in the then-Soviet city of Leningrad in the winter of 1982-83 at a clandestine Hebrew class, and realising the extraordinary courage of the Jewish people, and the strength of Jewish unity.
Which biblical character would you like to meet, and why?
Moshe Rabbeinu, who, beset by doubts and weaknesses, had the perseverance to lead and cajole, punish and inspire a fractious people, and keep before them the vision of a God-inspired ethic and peoplehood.