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RENAISSANCEJewish

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Born again Ben Uri? Inspired send-off for artists’ awards So young and so effective F I R S T T I M E I N L O N D O N Preview of the Jewish Chronicle Festival of Jewish Arts and Culture 5 I N T E R V I E W

J A N E T S U Z M A N Interview by Gerald de Groot 7 T H E I S S U E

Y O U D O N ’ T H AV E T O B E . . . B U T I F Y O U A R E , W H O A R E Y O U ? A view of current Jewish identity from Judy Ironside 8 WE WERE R E F U G E E S

WE T O O W E R E M A L I G N E D Edie Friedman compares the reception given to refugees in 1901 and 2001 1 0 D I F F E R E N T WAY S O F B E I N G J E W I S H

T H E S A AT C H I E X P E R I M E N T Roy Rubenstein 11 A S O T H E R S S E E U S

C H I N E S E A N D K O S H E R Irene Wise interviews Norman Han, manager of the Kaifeng Restaurant in London 1 2 A D U M M Y ’ S G U I D E T O . . .

K A B B A L A H Jeremy Rosen answers some basic questions 1 4 O N C O U R S E

WHY I A M L E A R N I N G Y I D D I S H Ray Keenoy 1 5 C I T Y S P O T L I G H T – B E R L I N

J E W I S H B E R L I N Walter Rothschild F I N D O U T M O R E Sources for the tourist T H E J E W I S H MUS E U M Jude Bloomfield asks some difficult questions David Clark reports from the opening of the new exhibit

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1 9 R E V I E W / P R E V I E W

I C O M E F O R R E P E AT E D I N J E C T I O N S The attractions of Limmud Q U E E N L E A R A L R E A D Y Julia Pascal’s Yiddish Queen Lear returns to the London stage R E M E M B E R I N G L U B O M L Theo Richmond on the exhibition at the London Jewish Museum 2 1 WHAT ’ S H A P P E N I N G

Three month guide to events 2 9 R E V I E W / P R E V I E W

R E S TA U R A N T R E V I E W Simon Falush dines at Art 2 Heart WEBS I T E R E V I E W Aviva Dautch looks at some international Jewish sites 3 0 Y O U N G R E A D E R S

Reviews of When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr 3 1 T H E A R T S

A R T S I N I S R A E L Paper cut artist Archie Granot A R T B E G I N S AT 8 5 How Jewish Care art student Milly Pulver came to exhibit nationally at the age of 91 T H WA R T E D V O I C E S Michael Haas on the impact of the Nazi suppression of Jewish composers

3 7 S P E C I A L R E P O R T: T H E J E W S

O F I R A Q B Y T H E R I V E R S O F B A B Y L O N 2 0 T H C E N T U R Y B A G H D A D N A I M D A N G O O R – E X I L A R C H T H E A S H K E N A Z I R O O T S I N B A B Y L O N I A I R A Q I C O O K I N G T R A D I T I O N S T H E J E W I S H C O N T R I B U T I O N T O I R A Q I MUS I C W H E N T H E G R E Y B E E T L E S T O O K O V E R B A G H D A D

4 7 A L E T T E R F R O M I S R A E L

T H R E E L O N G Y E A R S Yonatan Koevary on his army experience

C E N T R E S E C T I O N : P A G E S 2 1 - 2 8 T H R E E M O N T H G U I D E T O E V E N T S I N T H E U K A N D B E Y O N D

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