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PASSPORT SERIES

4YOUR SAY… Readers’ rants, raves and views on the October issue of JR.

6 WHAT’S NEW The future of Ben Uri Gallery; how Chelsea is fighting antisemitism; Rabbi Howard Cooper says Corbyn is not the real problem for Jews.

12 FEATURE Daniel Snowman on the Insiders/Outsiders Festival, which celebrates the refugees who fled the Nazis and contributed hugely to British culture.

14PASSPORT Belgium: uncover the diverse communities of Brussels and Antwerp; discover a 17th-century (female) musical talent; and hear about the daring missions of the Jewish Resistance network. We also speak to the artists, musicians, curators and activists who make up this rich community at the heart of Europe.

28THEATRE Rosenbaum’s Rescue tells the story of how Danish Jews were saved in World War II; Judi Herman on the (other) best shows to see this spring.

32 FILM Beneath the glamour of Alexander Korda’s films lies a darker layer, says Charles Drazin.

34 ART It’s 100 years since the Bauhaus took the design world by storm. Alan Powers uncovers how this German movement found a base in the UK.

36 MUSIC The Yemeni singer Shiran tells Danielle Goldstein how she’s shaking up her roots.

38 BOOKS Daniel Walkowitz investigates Polish heritage tourism; Richard Rampton rebuffs ‘denialism’; David Herman on two books that throw light on the refugee writers and artists of the 1930s.

46THE YIDDISHISTS A new series uncovers the YIVO archive. This issue: London’s Yiddish theatre.

47 SEPHARDI RENAISSANCE Lunch in Ahmedabad with Esther David; Sephardi Voices speaks to the late Iraqi entrepreneur David Khalastchi.

54WHAT’S HAPPENING Our threemonth guide to art, books, film, music, theatre and other cultural events in the UK, Europe and Israel.

65 FAMILY Dorothy Bohm’s delightful photographs of children at the V&A.

66 MEET THE READER This issue: Barry Hyman in Bushey Heath.

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