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  • The synagogue in Kechene, Ethiopia

  • Grégory Gadebois and Denis Podalydès as Talmud scholars in the film #Jews

  • André Tchaikowsky’s opera The Merchant of Venice at the Bregenz Festival production

  • A barmitzvah gathering c.1930, in the London Mashadi community

  • 1980 Ordination at the radical Leo Baeck College

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In our autumn issue:

  • Soviet sensation: The provocative art of Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid comes to the UK
  • Out of Africa: Jewish culture is blossoming in East Africa – from remote Ethiopian tribes to a bustling Nairobi synagogue
  • The JR poll – the top 20 best Jewish films: How did your votes compare to our panel made up of Mike Leigh and Jason Solomons amongst others
  • Safe space versus free speech: the crisis around debate at UK universities

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