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W e a j a i s s a a j c e

VOLUME 6 ISSUE 4 JULY 2007

2 LETTERS 3 FROM THE EDITOR 4 NEWS

SOAPBOX 6 ‘Jewish’ Should Be an Ethnic Category argues Golda Zafer-Sm ith THE JR INTERVIEW 8 Zygmunt Bauman

Interview by David Russell HERITAGE 10 An Ancient Art in Modern Hands

Judi Herman talks to Josh Baum 11 Scribe and Scroll Miscellany

CROSSING CULTURES 12 When Christians Embraced Judaism

Eliane Glaser

13 JEWS OF DENMARK 14 T im e lin e Jack Lukeman 15 A Minority o f Minorities

Heidi Laura on the contemporary communities and their roots 16 The Jews of Denmark's Golden Age

Harriet Lyall on links with Kierkegaard and Hans Andersen 17 Literary Celebrities 18 Wartime Rescue

Joanna Newman on a miraculous escape 19 The Right Thing to Do

Sandi Toksvig tells a family story 'Enemy of the Fatherland' Ruth Beloff on the life of Victor Borge 20 The Henriques Family

The Melchior Family Janet Levin on two famous dynasties 21 Meeting the Machers

Janet Levin meets the Izaaks in Copenhagen and Sandra Kviat in London 22 Art to be Decoded

Contemporary Jewish artists in Denmark 23 For Visitors Basic Information

Mitzvah Museum The Libeskind designed Danish Jewish Museum

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THEATRE So What is Jewish Theatre? Deborah Freeman on attending a theatre festival in Vienna MUSIC Ernest Bloch Alexander Knapp on the composer and his Jewish identity Shofar... and Further Malcolm Miller on the shofar and the classical platform Hip Spirituality Marge Eiseman on contemporary waves in the US ART Cave Paintings for the Modern Soul Monica Bohm-Duchen sees the newest monumental works o f David Breuer-Weil Facing the Mirror Angela Levine views an exhibition paying homage to Israeli cartoonist Dosh E XH IB IT IO N Sacred Diane Lukeman visits the British Library exhibition BOOKS Classic Choice David Herman reviews Mike Gold's Jews without Money PeeringabovetheParapet Maureen Kendler on Anglo-Jewish writing in the 1950s Reviews of Charlotte Mendelson's When we were Bad, Philippe Grimbert's Secret, Walter Isaacson’s Einstein and Ruth Ellen Gruber's Jewish Heritage Travel in Eastern Europe Young Readers POETRY Poetry Choice and Poetry Review LETTER FROM ISRAEL View from the Tennis Court Jane Krivine GEMS OF ISRAEL Nitza Felix visits Beit Lechem Bagalil FOOD A Taste o f Denmark Heidi Laura LAST WORDS Hebrew and English Michael Gillis

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