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COVER STORY

4YOUR SAY… Reader’s rants, raves and views on the January issue of JR.

6 WHAT’S NEW Robin Lustig on the bonds between Bibi and Trump; and why is Hull happening right now?

10SOAPBOX Should the UK take more child refugees? Lord Alf Dubs and Mike Freer MP go head to head on the issue.

12 FEATURE On the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, we explore how the conflict was represented in photos, film and music of the time.

16 PASSPORT The Netherlands. We uncover the rich history of Dutch Jews, taking in stunning synagogues, Sunday soccer matches and a guide to Amsterdam by klezmer-meister Job Chajes.

30 ART Judith Mirzoeff examines the friendship between David Hockney and Jonathan Silver; Lynne Reid Banks on the sculpture of her late husband, Chaim.

32 THEATRE Judi Herman speaks to the creators of a new show on the Berlin artist Charlotte Salomon.

34 FILM As The Graduate turns 50, Mike Peters unpicks its appeal.

36 MUSIC Elie Wiesel’s Night will be accompanied by Rachel Weston’s performance of Yiddish songs.

38 BOOKS Michael Rosen on Émile Zola; David Herman on Michael Chabon; Maureen Kendler on Irène Némirovsky and David Brauner on Howard Jacobson’s new satire of President Trump.

46 THE MODERNISTS Our new series on the architects who shaped modern design. This issue: the south coast’s De La Warr Pavilion.

47 SEPHARDI RENAISSANCE A Sephardi festival opens at the Jewish Museum London; two films on Iraq; Linda Dangoor reports on the new IndoIraqi veggie eaterie in London’s West End.

56 WHAT’S HAPPENING Our threemonth guide to art, books, film, music, theatre and other cultural events in the UK, Europe and Israel.

65 FAMILY Miriam Halahmy’s book Hidden has been turned into a play.

66 TRY THIS Caroline Porter heads to the UK’s only Jewish farm.

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