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WHAT’S NEW: LIFE AFTER ROTH?
With the death of Philip Roth in May, America lost one of its literary greats. But, says Mike Witcombe, it’s time to embrace a new generation of novelists whose outlook offers a refreshingly diverse picture of Jewish American life.
“REAL THEATRE BEGINS WHEN A PIECE IS CAPABLE OF ELICITING SHOCK”
The stage version of Life and Fate, Vasily Grossman’s celebrated novel on Soviet society, is finally reaching London. Judi Herman speaks to the play’s director, Lev Dodin, about why Grossman’s book resonates so strongly with him
JEWISH BRITAIN CAPTURED IN NEW FILM ARCHIVE
The British Film Institute has launched a remarkable archive depicting Jewish life in Britain over the last century. Curator Simon McCallum talks us through the collection’s highlights…
Hungary: Hurtling towards darkness
Antisemitism and racism are erupting in Hungary under the government of Viktor Orbán. How did we get there – again – asks Hungarian-born British writer George Szirtes
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