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RENAISSANCEJewish

VOLUME 3 ISSUE 1 AUTUMN 2003

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WHAT’S NEW 3 FROM THE EDITOR

THE JR INTERVIEW 6 Warren Mitchell and Friends

Golda Zafer-Smith talks to the actor, who now stars in The Price CROSSING CULTURES 9 Outsider/Insider

Rachel Gaffin’s tours East Anglia with a Jewish play JUDAISM AND... 11 Judaism and Anxiety

Michele Klein 13 HERITAGE

Tallit Story Bobbie Dahdi on the history and customs of the prayer shawl

COMMUNITY: THE JEWS OF SALONIKA 15 Chronology

Bea Lewkowicz 18 Salonika Refinds its Jewish Past

Bea Lewkowicz 20 Salomon and Lina

Jacqueline Joseph 20 For the Visitor

ARTS IN ISRAEL 29 Inbal Pinto

Gloria Deutsch talks to the two creators of the new show Boobies 30 Dance in Israel

The history of dance in Israel THEATRE 30 Jewish Theatre in Europe

Lena Stanley-Clamp reports on a debate on the future of Jewish Theatre 32 On the Fringe

Gillian Dawson reviews the Jewish offerings at the Edinburgh Festival 33 The Price

Sonia Zafer-Smith reviews the new production of Arthur Miller ’ s play

WARREN MITCHELL PAGE 6

TALLIT STORY PAGE 13

JEWS OF SALONIKA PAGE 15

ART AS PROTEST PAGE 36

MUSIC 33 Maoz Tzur

Cecil Bloom on the melody and the words 34 Ralph Kohn

Malcolm Miller interviews the singing scientist 36 ART

Art as Protest Grisha Bruskin talks about the Jewish themes in his work A Storm in Europe Richard Aronowitz-Mercer on the forthcoming exhibition of Hungarian artists at the Ben Uri Gallery BOOKS 40 20th Century Writers

Erica Gordon on S.A. An-ski, radical author of The Dybbuk 41 Imre Kertész

The Nobel prize-winner is back in the limelight. Peter Falush reports 42 Arthur Miller, A Life Martin Gottfried

Ingredients for a Jewish Life Russell & Manning 43 Letters to Auntie Fori, History of the

Jewish People Sir Martin Gilbert Man is Wolf to Man, Surviving Stalin’ s Gulag Bardach & Gleeson 44 The Book of Israel Jeremy Gavron

Taken for a Ride Neil Roland 44 Y oung Readers

The Golem of Old Prague Michael Rosen 45 POETRY

Liz Cashdan chooses from readers’ submissions 45 Poetry Review

FOOD 46 Salonikan Cuisine

LETTER FROM ISRAEL 47 View from Haifa

Miriam Brill LAST WORDS 48 Ladino Two Hilary Pomeroy

CENTRE SECTION: PAGES 21-28 THREE MONTH GUIDE TO EVENTS IN THE UK AND BEYOND

READER OFFER: PAGE 48

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