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HENAISSANCE

VOLUME 9 ISSUE 2 JANUARY 2010

2 LETTERS 3 FROM THE EDITOR

WHAT’ S NEW 4 Limmud 2009 4 Starting Young 5 March is the Month 5 Ben Uri Hits the Headlines

GREEN AND JEWISH 8 So What has Religion got to Offer?

Jeremy Gordon World-Class Activists: 9 Nigel Savage interviewed by Agi Erdos

Naomi Tzur interviewed by Janet Levin Eco-lnitiatives Agi Erdos 10 Living Green

Building Bridges with Bricks Judi Herman visits Kibbutz Lotan HOLOCAUST EDUCATION 12 And Then They Came for Me

Judi Herman sees a remarkable play

THE JEWS OF TURKEY 14 Timeline Louis Fishman 15 1492 - Rescue and Renewal

Jane S Gerber 16 The Remarkable Sehora of

Istanbul Vesna Domany Hardy 17 Shabatai Zvi Agi Erdos 19 A Turkish Heritage

Moris Farhi 20 Culture and Music

Karen Sarhon 21 Jews and the Turkish Carpet

Alex Felton 22 Contemporary Life

Louis Fishman 23 Meeting the Cultural Leaders

Janet Levin 25 The Man who Speaks Out:

Rifat Bali Janet Levin Outreach Lina Filiba 26 For Visitors

KNOW HOPE PAGE 40

JEW S O F TURKEY PAGE 13

RON ARAD PAGE 37

CENTRE SECTION: PAGES 27-34 THREE-MONTH GUIDE TO EVENTS IN THE UK AND BEYOND

Cover picture: Chanukiyah lamp in the shape of a minaret. Courtesy of the Quincentennial Foundation Jewish Museumof Turkey. Photo: Izzet Keribar

F ILM 35 Films to Warm Your Heart

Reviews of A Matter of Size, Dancing Aifonso and Praying with Lior 36 A Perpetrator’s Family Review of Harlan: In the Shadow ofthe Jew Suss ART 37 Ron Arad and Israel’s New Design Icon

Judi Herman visits the soon-to-open Holon Design Museum and talks to its designer 40 Know Hope

Judi Herman meets Tel Aviv's top graffiti artist - in Surrey 42 Topolski and his Century

Julia Weiner explores the artist's roots via the Topolski Century and his children's memories MUSIC 44 Reclaiming London's Past

Abigail Wood reviews Klezmer Klub’s Whitechapel mayn Vaytshepl BOOKS AND WRITERS 45 A New Voice from Dorset

Janet Levin talks to Natasha Solomons, author of Mr Rosenblum’s List 47 C lassic Choice

Beverley Cohen rereads My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok Young Readers Luz Toff reviews The Night of the Burning by Linda Press Wulf 48 Meeting Sandra Smith

Janet Levin talks to the translator of Irene Nemirovsky 50 Book reviews

Agi Erdos reviews Future Tense by Jonathan Sacks David Russell reviews Start-up Nation by Dan Senor and Saul Singer 51 Deborah Brooks reviews My Happiness

Bears No Relation to Happiness by Adina Hoffman POETRY 52 Poetry Choice Liz Cashdan chooses a poem by Teresa Turk Poetry Review Turning the Key by Miriam Kramer LETTER FROM ISRAEL 53 View from a Patient

Ralph Dobrin writes from his bed in the Hadassah Hospital FOOD 54 A Taste of Turkey Karen Sarhon

LA S T WORDS 56 From Spain to Turkey Karen Sarhon

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