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Autumn 18 Issue

Still My Word Sings

Avrom Sutzkever, one of the great Yiddish writers of the 20th century, was born in 1913 in Smorgon, now Belarus, and died in 2010 in Tel Aviv. He grew up in Siberia, where the…
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The Left And The Jews

The summer of 2018 has been the Labour Party's season of discontent. In July, an initiative announced by its governing body, the National Executive Committee (NEC), sparked a storm…
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Living With The Gods

In times like these, where it can seem that our differences outweigh our commonalities, Neil MacGregor’s Living with the Gods is a comforting big-picture consideration of the…
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Refusing To Sit Still

How mutable is a classic? Broadway playgoers will find out later this autumn, when the time-honoured Harper Lee novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, comes to the Broadway stage in an…
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All About Alice

On the deck of the SS Filippo Grimani bringing Alice Shalvi to Israel in October 1949, a group of Jewish refugees from Greece and the Balkans were singing Hebrew songs and dancing…
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