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RENAISSANCEJewish

VOLUME 10 ISSUE 3 APRIL 2011

2 LETTERS 3 FROM THE EDITOR WHAT’S NEW

4 Tunisian Jews Unfazed by Revolution Competition for Artists 5 New Heritage Route in South India ALTERNATIVES

6 Abraham was a Punk Rocker

Patricia Eszter Margit JEWS AND WINE 8 Bible Tipple David Weitzman reviews the connections between wine and the Holy Bible 10 How Winemakers Became Money-Lenders Haym Soloveitchik 11 Why Only Orthodox Jews? Agi Erdos on what makes wine kosher 12 Israeli Wines Come of Age Agi Erdos 14 Which Israeli Wine? Dan Whine chooses his favourites

THE JEWS OF GEORGIA USA 16 Timeline Agi Erdos 17 The Lynching of Leo Frank 18 From Southern Belles... to Proud Jews

19 Alfred Uhry – Dramatizing

Atlanta Jewry 20 Jews and the Civil Rights Movement 21 The Day that Martin Luther King Jr was Shot Susan Neiman Making Connections

Kavita Chhibber talks to fighter for social justice Sherry Frank 23 The Story of Mega-Philanthropist

Bernie Marcus 24 Why Atlanta? Immigrants to the city talk to Janet Levin 25 Marketing Atlanta 26 Can!!Can – Atlanta’s Jewish

Punk Band The Temple Now

JEWS AND WINE PAGE 8

PAPERCUT HAGGADAH PAGE 48

ARTIST IN THE CATHEDRAL PAGE 42

CENTRE SECTION: PAGES 27-33 THREE-MONTH GUIDE TO EVENTS IN THE UK AND BEYOND

Cover image: Galeet Dardashti, photo: Brian Tamborello See Jewish Women Sing New Music, page 40

FESTIVAL 34 The North Stars New Arts Festival in South Manchester Leeds International Festival larger than ever THEATRE/TV 35 Jack Rosenthal Celebrated David Herman reviews the DVD box set of the writer’s work at the BBC

36 Family Trauma at the National Theatre

Judi Herman discusses The Holy Rosenbergs with Henry Goodman and Ryan Craig MUSIC Israel’s Avant-Garde – and Orthodox – Composer Andre Hajdu in conversation with Malcolm Miller 40 Jewish Women Sing New Music

Abigail Wood reviews CDs by Galeet Dardashti, Tally Koren and Chava Alberstein ART 42 Artist in the Cathedral Galit Mana talks to Israeli artist David Behar Perahia HAGGADOT 45 Art and the Four Sons Maureen Kendler 48 The Papercut Haggadah by Archie Granot 49 This Year in Kigali David Russell BOOKS AND WRITERS 50 Three Lives Memoirs by Zahava Kohn, Romek Marber and Vera Forster reviewed by Agi Erdos 51 Compelling Fragments David Clark reviews four talks at JBW 2011 52 JBW 2011 podcast recommendations Agi Erdos reviews Shalom/Salaam by Thomas Block 53 The Novel in the Viola by Natasha Solomons reviewed by Marge Clouts Judith Mirzoeff reviews The Liberation of Celia Kahn by J David Simons 54 Peter Falush reviews Bloodlands by Timothy Snyder POETRY Poetry Review Wanted on a Voyage by Wanda Barford 55 Poetry Choice Liz Cashdan chooses poems by Penny Feinstein and Teresa Turk 56 LAST WORDS

Holy Tongue? Far from it Tamar S Drukker