• Author Devorah Baum's recent works examine emotions at the heart of Jewish identity

  • The courtyard of Girona’s Jewish Museum

  • Robert Cuccioli from the York Theatre, NYC production of Rothschild & Sons

  • Middle Eastern flavours are going viral...

  • Daniela Rosenfeld, director of the Barcelona Jewish Film Festival

  • Bushey cemetery, rated best religious building in the World Architecture Awards 2017

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  • Catalonia – 100 years since Jews came in from the cold: From medieval sages to independence campaigners, we trace the region’s Jewish story
  • UNESCO: the new culture police?
  • Jews on film: a century of life in Britain
  • We got rhythm: flamenco’s Sephardi beat

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JR OutLoud
Hear from the team behind Watford Palace Theatre’s revival of Arthur Miller’s Broken Glass.
Peter Marinker
discusses his heritage, acting and the revival of The Melting Pot.
Hanna Scolnicov
discusses Shakespeare and Chagall, two creative giants united at the Ben Uri Gallery.

JR Blog
Broken Glass ★★★★ – A wonderfully lucid account of Arthur Miller’s powerful psychodrama (until 24 Mar).
Kindertransport ★★★★
– Diane Samuels’ landmark drama remains ever powerful in this imaginative anniversary production (until 24 Mar, then touring).
Checkpoint Chana ★★★
– A lively, telling exploration of the current debate around perceptions of antisemitism (until 20 Mar).
Returning to Haifa
★★★★ – A vivid parable personalising the cost of years of conflict (until 24 Mar).
Julius Caesar ★★★★ – Nicholas Hytner’s timely full-blooded production (until 15 Apr).
The Birthday Party ★★★★ – Pitch-perfect Pinter in unnerving seaside fun at 60 (until 14 Apr).


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“Forgetfulness is a dangerous disease”
Lithuanian writer Grigory Kanovich speaks to Stephan Collishaw about his new novel Shtetl Love Song.


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Jewish Britain on Film
Simon McCallum reports on a fascinating new collection from the BFI.

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