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OCTOBER 2013

WHAT'S NEW

Mesmerised in Moscow Naomi Alexander is blown away by a Jewish Museum
A Living Skansa
JW3 - a new chapter in open Jewish life? Janet Levin visits the new Jewish cultural centre in Hampstead

october-13-01THE BENEFACTORS

Dame Vivien Duffield talks to David Russell about her life, her philanthropy and how JW3 was born

JUDAISM AND... HUMAN RIGHTS

Shaiya Rothberg argues that human rights is a central concept in traditional Judaism

october-13-02BRITAIN'S ISRAELIS

The Ultimate Transnationals
Steven Gold looks at the attitude of the Israeli state to its expats, and of emigrant Israelis to their host communities in Los Angeles and London
How Many?!
Daniel Vulkan explains why it's so difficult to know how many Israelis live in the UK
The Ultimate Israeli
Janet Levin's interview with ALondon editor and Israeli community spokeswoman Anat Koren
Not so Separate
Far from being separate from the UK's Jewish community, there are many Israelis who are playing a key role in its vitality, from Nitza Spiro to Rabbis – Orthodox to Progressive: Nir Nadav, Irit Shillor and Yuval Keren
Getting Together
Ronnie Lavie on the Israeli Salon and the Shevet Halutz scout movement
The Second Generation
Young Israelis brought up in the UK talk to Diane Lukeman about language, identity and army service
Finding the Words
Architect-poet Irit Katz in conversation with Tamar Drukker
Israelis in Leeds
Nigel Grizzard's snapshot of the Israeli community up North
october-13-03THE CULTURAL CONTRIBUTION
Daphna Sadeh
Interview with the prolific musician by Gil Karpas
ivka Golani
Anthony Wilkinson talks to the viola player.
Ariella Eshed
Judi Herman's interview with the director who brings Israeli and British theatre together
Zadok Ben-David
Julia Weiner talks to the Yemeni-born visual artist
Hofesh Shechter
Choreographer Hofesh Shechter tells Judi Herman why he loves living in the UK

october-13-05FOOD

The Israeli Revolution
Agi Erdos interviews chef Oren Goldfeld of 1701 Restaurant
Ottolenghi's Waves
Review of Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi's Jerusalem cookbook, and overview of who else cooks us Israeli food in London
And in Brighton...
Yael Breuer on a popular Israeli-run falafel joint in the seaside resort

FILM: UK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

The Jewish Cardinal and Regina reviewed by Alex Radzyner
Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy and The Inheritance Judi Herman's reviews

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MUSIC

A Musical Treasure Trove
Malcolm Miller reports from the World Congress of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem
Bringing Back the Bird Who Flew Away
Jay Prosser's review of Dos Amantes, the latest album by UK-based Sephardi band Los Desterrados

CARTOONISTS

Stalin's Favourite Cartoonist
Timothy Benson tells the story of Boris Efimov

BOOKS AND WRITERS

october-13-09Feisty Heroine, Feisty Writer
Deborah Brooks in conversation with Eve Harris about her debut novel The Marrying of Chani Kaufman
Reviews
David Herman reviews Simon Schama's Story of the Jews – the book and the TV series
Return of the Jew by Katka Reszke reviewed by Connie Webber
Ousama Saki reviews Under Moroccan Skies by Raphael David Elmaleh and George Ricketts
Hotel Savoy by Joseph Roth reviewed by Peter Falush
Welcome to the Free Zone by Nathalie and Ladislas Gara reviewed by Judith Mirzoeff
Yigal Zalmona's A Century of Israeli Art reviewed by Monica Bohm-Duchen
Maureen Kendler reviews Jews and Jewishness in British Children's Literature by Madelyn Travis
Stephen Wilson's Poetics of the Diaspora reviewed by Liz Cashdan

LAST WORDS

Hebrish or Engbrew?
Tamar S Drukker on how the two languages mix