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Are There Any Jewish Red Lines? 0
by / on 28 March, 2014 at 2:41 PM / in Blog

Are There Any Jewish Red Lines?

What, if any, should be the boundaries of the Jewish Community?

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Do We Care About New Jewish Culture? 0
by / on 24 February, 2014 at 6:33 PM / in Blog

Do We Care About New Jewish Culture?

Imagine Jewish life centred around art and culture where artists were truly supported

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A Tale of Three Leaders 0
by / on 14 February, 2014 at 4:38 PM / in Blog

A Tale of Three Leaders

Pope Francis, Archbishop Welby and Chief Rabbi Mirvis are all being defined in opposition to their predecessors

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On Jewish Poetry 0
by / on 10 February, 2014 at 3:52 PM / in Blog

On Jewish Poetry

The complexities of creating an anthology

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Beat Memories 1
by / on 26 July, 2013 at 12:24 PM / in Blog

Beat Memories

Remembering Allen Ginsberg through his photographs, by co-curator of San Francisco’s Allen Ginsberg Festival, Alan Kaufman.

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Yiddish is Everything 0
by / on 5 June, 2013 at 10:18 PM / in Blog, Podcast

Yiddish is Everything

Yiddish is a culture and identity which is intensely both Jewish and other – expressed in a language that is truly diasporic. Today it has lost none of its vigour. To learn Yiddish is to be a ‘yiddishist’ – it can’t be learnt in a stand-offish way, it asks of you to engage with its passionate, emotional spirit, and ultimately with your own.

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Podcast: Sarah’s Book 0
by / on 28 May, 2013 at 5:45 PM / in Blog, Podcast

Podcast: Sarah’s Book

In this Jewish Quarterly podcast, artist Sarah Lightman chats to Ariel Kahn about the themes of her show The Book of Sarah – Jewish identity in art, graphic art, Feminism and Autobiography.

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Felix Lembersky: Lost art from a forgotten Russia 2
by / on 8 May, 2013 at 12:21 PM / in Art, Blog

Felix Lembersky: Lost art from a forgotten Russia

A new exhibition demonstrates Soviet art that transcends socialist realism

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Podcast: Kitaj and Jewish Art 0
by / on 16 April, 2013 at 6:40 PM / in Blog

Podcast: Kitaj and Jewish Art

Dr Aaron Rosen and artist Jacqueline Nicholls discuss their Kitaj obsession

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We’re all Mormons now 0
by / on 3 April, 2013 at 1:45 PM / in Blog

We’re all Mormons now

The West End’s newest musical combines a great night out with surprising theology

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JQ Apple App Trial Continues 0
by / on 13 March, 2013 at 12:54 PM / in Blog

JQ Apple App Trial Continues

Six-years of JQ on an iPad or iPhone: free for a month.

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And The Winner Is… 1
by / on 28 February, 2013 at 3:09 PM / in Blog

And The Winner Is…

We are delighted to announce that the Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize 2013 has been awarded to Shalom Auslander, for his novel Hope: A Tragedy. Because Auslander was unable to accept the prize in person at the award ceremony last night, he recorded this video instead.

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Vote for Me – So I Get Lots of Votes 0
by / on 5 February, 2013 at 3:03 PM / in Blog

Vote for Me – So I Get Lots of Votes

The Israeli elections – so near and yet so far

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A Little Episode 1
by / on 29 January, 2013 at 12:54 PM / in Blog

A Little Episode

On Katherine Mansfield, Brahms and ADAM international

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Yair Lapid – The Israeli Nick Clegg 0
by / on 23 January, 2013 at 2:01 PM / in Blog

Yair Lapid – The Israeli Nick Clegg

Israel’s resurgent centrists are likely to share the fate of their British counterparts

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Strange Parallels 0
by / on 21 November, 2012 at 3:45 PM / in Blog

Strange Parallels

On Gainsbourg and Polanski at the Jewish Film Festival

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Joan Rivers and Me 0
by / on 19 November, 2012 at 12:36 PM / in Blog

Joan Rivers and Me

On a 79 year old comedy powerhouse, stereotypes, and (once again) Jewish Mums

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On Jewish Mums 0
by / on 16 October, 2012 at 3:27 PM / in Blog

On Jewish Mums

On the programme all of North London hates but feels compelled to watch.

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Twice a Year 0
by / on 14 September, 2012 at 4:35 PM / in Blog

Twice a Year

The strange case of the occasional synagogue goers

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Kibbutzim in Kraków 0
by / on 3 July, 2012 at 5:09 PM / in Blog

Kibbutzim in Kraków

Yael Bartana’s powerful exhibition subverts nationalism of all kinds

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Lionel for Chief? 0
by / on 27 June, 2012 at 2:36 PM / in Blog

Lionel for Chief?

The unlikely star of the Reform Judaism conference

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