• Rachel Brosnahan plays a 1958 housewife turned comedienne in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

  • Painter Albert Reuss at the ARRA gallery in Mousehole, Cornwall, 1975

  • Yiddish Music Hall: Vivi Lachs (2nd left) celebrates with Katsha’nes

  • Icelandic author Sjón relocates the Golem story in his icy, northern home

  • Stephen DeCordova as pirate Captain Toledano in Arnon Z Shorr's new film

  • Adina Wineman, President of Cambridge University Jewish Society

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  • Cambridge – Haven in the Fens: With Frederic Raphael, Elaine Feinstein, philosophers, scientists, activists and students
  • The Golem in Iceland: Ancient myths retold in Sjón’s new novel
  • Why is my culture invisible? Roxana Jebreel’s Sephardi manifesto
  • Jewish pirates: Revenge on the high seas

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London actor Jessica Martin talks political plays, Spitting Image and graphic novels.
Tik-sho-ret’s artistic director Ariella Eshed talks about the haunting show Under the Skin.
Canadian writer Hannah Moscovitch discusses her award-winning show Old Stock and more.

JR Blog
Effigies of Wickedness ★★★★ – A riot of colour, challenging ideas and songs with bite that the Nazis tried to ban (until 9 Jun).
Get a look at the four student films set to be showcased at the 11th TAU Night at the Movies (6 Jun).
SHOW ★★★★ – Hofesh Shechter’s apprentice company dances up a whirlwind of comedy and menace (touring to Nov).
Life and Fate ★★★★★ – Love’s victory over totalitarianism is a total theatre triumph (until 20 May).
Used to Be Blonde ★★★★ – Tomorrow's dance stars shine in Sharon Eyal's thrilling vision (touring until 20 Jul).
Ruthless! The Musical
★★★★ – Murder, mayhem and musical fun to die for (until 23 Jun).


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“Real theatre is about eliciting shock”
Judi Herman speaks to the Russian director of Life and Fate, the stage adaptation of Vasily Grossman’s seminal novel


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Invisible woman
Roxana Jebreel says it is time to stop ignoring Sephardi culture

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