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JULY 2015

july 15 01WHAT'S NEW

We're hooked! Judi Herman reviews the world premiere of unseen Arthur Miller drama The Hook
Stitch in time A new quilt reveals the stories of the children rescued from the Nazi camps
Bold up north Max Dunbar tells Gita Conn about exciting new plans for the Manchester Jewish Museum

SPOTLIGHT

The Jerusalem Botanical Gardens A horticultural gem in the heart of the city

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FEATURES

Asylum City Helga Abraham investigates the world of Tel Aviv's African mingrants, whose stories form the basis of a gripping new crime novel

The way we were As the Israel Museum turns 50, Angela Levice applauds its anniversary show

Singapore fling This year the island republic celebrates its golden jubilee. Moshe Elias remembers his childhood there among a cast of colourful Jewish residents

Pjuly 15 03ASSPORT

Passage through Portugal An ancient mikvah, hidden communities and magnificent synagogues all charactersie the sometimes stormy history of Jewish Portugal
The village of secrets Belmonte's Jews concealed their religious identity for centuries. JR meets them and hears their remarkable story
The English connection Portuguese Jews made a distinctive mark on England. We celebrate that history, with a focus on today's Spanish and Portuguese Jews' Congregation

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Listings Our exclusive three month guide to art, books, film, music, theatre and cultural events in the UK and beyond
Family Life's a beach – even for adults – with JW3's summer programme
Try this! Agi Erdos bakes challah – and gives it away!

july 15 05 ART

Love and crease Origami is bringing Arabs and Jews together

Lyons tea girl The work of Eva Frankfurther shines at Ben Uri's centenary show

MUSIC

Summer of klezmer Sophie Solomon picks five klezmer in the Park bands to get you dancing

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FILM

Son of Saul Jason Solomons interviews Géza Röhrig, the rabbi turned star of an acclaimed new Holocaust film

DANCE

Hofing it Judi Herman meets Ayelet Nadav, one of Hofesh Shechter's new young team

july 15 06BOOKS

Saul Bellow at 100
Cocaine for the brain Novelist Linda Grant assesses the work of Saul Bellow in his centenary year
Not Jewish – just American Writers Adam Foulds, Adam Thirlwell and Zachary Leader pick their favourite Saul Bellow reads
A dog's life Judi Herman speaks to Asher Kravitz about his novel The Jewish Dog
Altar of stupidity? Michael Barry reviews a biography that examines Einstein's relationship to Judaism

FOOD

Life is sweet Naomi Berry visits (and revisits) Honey & Co

LAST WORDS

Saucy songs Vivi Lachs enjoys some lusty Yiddish music hall