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Here you will find every single edition of Jewish Renaissance, from the very first issue we published in autumn 2001, through our redesign in 2014, to our most current magazine. There’s a little blurb about what’s inside each one, with a brief 10-page preview, and they’re all available to purchase (unless listed as sold out). If you are a subscriber, then you can view every single issue – even the sold out ones – for free via our app. Simply search for Jewish Renaissance in the App Store to download it and visit Exact Editions to create your app log-in details.

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APRIL 2018  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

CAMBRIDGE: HAVEN IN THE FENS

Take a guided tour with us through the ancient city of Cambridge. Learn about its medieval history, émigré thinkers and vibrant community. Plus, hear how an Icelandic author relocated the story of the Golem to his icy country and a whole lot more… READ MORE


JANUARY 2018  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

CATALONIA: 100 YEARS SINCE JEWS CAME IN FROM THE COLD

JR asks Catalonia’s Jewish community how they view the question of independence and we take you on a tour of the region. Elsewhere, we uncover a London Jewish film archive, explore Chagall’s connection to The Tempest, and much more… READ MORE


OCTOBER 2017  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

HUNGARY: FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM

Come with us to Hungary in October’s issue of JR, where you’ll discover Budapest’s 19th century cultural hotbed. Plus, Anne Sebba discusses the Parisian women during World War II; Naomi Games recalls growing up with graphic designers; we explore synagogues across the Islamic world, and so much more… READ MORE


JULY 2017  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

ROCK AND ROLL

In this issue we take you to balmy Gibraltar to uncover the distinctive culture of its Jewish community. You’ll also find novelist Paul Bailey discussing Primo Levi’s book If This is a Man, Colin Shindler debating the role of the Jewish Legion and much more… READ MORE


APRIL 2017  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

DUTCH COURAGE

Discover the Netherlands, a country that has survived a divisive election campaign. Take a stroll around Amsterdam’s rich and distinctive Jewish history and culture; look at a remarkable letter-writing project that puts elderly Dutch Holocaust survivors in touch with young Muslims and much more… READ MORE


JANUARY 2017  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

the russian revolution

To mark 100 years since the Russian Revolution, we explore the ways Jewish creatives responded to the events of 1917. Elsewhere we debate Bob Dylan’s Nobel; speak to Richard Rampton QC – a key member of the Denial story; and pack the books section with reviews… READ MORE


OCTOBER 2016  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

SOVIET SENSATION

Take a trip through East Africa to uncover Jewish stories in the most unlikely places: from the remote Kenyan highlands to Ethiopia’s mountain monasteries. We also look at the sensational Soviet art of Komar and Melamid, debate the crisis around free speech in UK universities and much more… READ MORE


JULY 2016  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

SALONICA TO ATHENS AND PLACES INBETWEEN

Welcome a new chapter in the 15-year story of Jewish Renaissance magazine, as an eight-page section called Sephardi Renaissance is introduced. Plus we feature a 14-page Greece special and radicals, kooks and other 60s upstarts pepper our books section… READ MORE


APRIL 2016  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

BRIGHTON: 250 YEARS OF JEWISH LIFE

The big theme of this issue is Brighton. We uncover the rich history and culture of the town, as well as speaking to the lively community. Plus a special walking map of Jewish Brighton, so get those buckets and spades ready… READ MORE


JANUARY 2016  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

A-WA GOES GLOBAL

The start of 2016 meant the 500th anniversary of the founding of the world’s first ghettto – in Venice – so we explore the history, literature, art and food that emerged from this remarkable place. Plus Howard Jacobson discusses his novel Shylock is My Name; and we meet A-Wa, a band of Yemeni-heritage Israelis who are making waves throughout the Middle East… READ MORE


OCTOBER 2015  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

UKRAINE: PAST, PRESENT – FUTURE?

Hear two sides of the fierce debate over the culture boycott of Israel from an Israeli professor and a Palestinian politician. Plus, also in this issue, learn about the Jewish history of Ukraine and much more… READ MORE


JULY 2015  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

THE ISRAEL MUSEUM AT 50

This issue we discover the murky world of people smuggling in Tel Aviv; Linda Grant discusses the legacy of Saul Bellow; and Jason Solomons speaks to Géza Röhrig, star of the Cannes hit film Son of Saul. We also tour Portugal to uncover its secret Jewish communities… READ MORE


APRIL 2015  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

NEXT GENERATION JEWISH RADICALS

This month we get political and examine the Jewish issues that influence voting. Plus we look at Leon Golub’s paintings of men at war, the musical legacy of Britain’s internment camps, Arthur Miller’s centenary and much more… READ MORE


JANUARY 2015  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

LOVE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Enjoy Yom Kippur in Tehran, and take a look at the world of Persian Jews. We also inspect a controversial show about circumcision, explore the life of writer Franz Werfel and consider the legacy of Leonard Bernstein… READ MORE


OCTOBER 2014  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

THIS MUST BE THE PLACE

Why have South African Jews who emigrated to Britain had such a big impact on British society? Read about our investigation. Plus, we speak to Scottish readers about the vote on independence, examin Rembrandt’s Jewish works, look at an Israeli football project, and much more… READ MORE


JULY 2014  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

PARIS

We step out in Paris, taking a whistle-stop tour of the Jewish community there and examining its North African influence. Also we pick apart the anti-EU far right and Islamic militant extremism in Brussels, look into the disappearance of a chasidic star’s sidelocks, and a whole lot more… READ MORE


APRIL 2014  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

THE FIRST WORLD WAR

This issue we take a look at World War I through the lens of the Jewish experience: assessing the impact on Europe’s Jews, iconic pieces by Britain's Jewish artists, and extracts from the book, Jews and the Military. Plus, a raft of book reviews, Passover recipes, and much more… READ MORE


JANUARY 2014  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

THE JEWS OF KRAKOW

We meet the Jews of Kraków this month, including the city’s renowned rabbi and an arty reform congregation. Plus we look at the film adaption of The Book Thief, popular wartime cartoonist Philip Zec and much more… READ MORE


OCTOBER 2013  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

BRITAIN'S ISRAELIS

This issue we explore closer to home with a report on Britain’s Israelis. We also get foodie with 1701 chef Oren Goldfeld, visit the World Congress of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, and examine the ways that Hebrew and English mix. Plus lots more to boot…  READ MORE


JULY 2013  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

THE HEART OF ITALY

Ciao! Venture to Italy with us to meet Jewish Italians and explore their timeline all the way back to Roman times. Plus we look at all the latest goings on in the worlds of Jewish food, film, music, art and literature… READ MORE


APRIL 2013  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS  |  BUY THIS ISSUE

THE JEWS OF MONTREAL

Montreal is the subject of our explorations this issue, featuring an examination of why Jewish culture has thrived in the city and films that focus on Jewish Montreal. Plus we debate the 'ban' against Wagner in Israel, discuss the life and work of Boris Aronson, and review Norbert Hirschhorn’s poetry… READ MORE


JANUARY 2013  |  SUBSCRIBER ACCESS 

THE JEWS OF UZBEKISTAN

Meet the Jews of Uzbekistan and discover their remarkable history. Elsewhere in this issue, Angela Levine revisits the work of German artists who made their home in Jerusalem in the 1930s; Helga Abraham visits Bina, one of Israel's secular yeshivas; and cellist Natalie Clein discusses Bloch’s Jewish work… READ MORE


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