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OCTOBER 2019

Feature:  Protesters on London’s Waterloo Bridge at the Extinction Rebellion protests on 16 April.  ©Getty

Feature: Protesters on London’s Waterloo Bridge at the Extinction Rebellion protests on 16 April. ©Getty

FEATURE: WHY I BROKE THE LAW TO STOP THE CLIMATE CRISIS

Extinction Rebellion has never been far from the headlines over the past year as it has stepped up its campaign of civil disobedience over climate change. Now, it has its own Jewish chapter – XR Jews. Shulamit Morris-Evans tells us why she faced arrest to save the planet.

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JULY 2019

Feature:  Israelis attend a protest against the Cultural Loyalty Bill outside the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem on 26 November 2018.  ©Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Feature: Israelis attend a protest against the Cultural Loyalty Bill outside the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem on 26 November 2018. ©Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Feature: Between the moon and the desk

As Israel faces new elections in September, the only plan on offer appears to be a right-wing narrative. Ayelet Gundar-Goshen says it is the responsibility of all to find an alternative option. Translated by Yael Breuer

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APRIL 2019

Feature:  The Israeli New Wave: Michael Aloni, Nadav Netz, Moshe Ashkenazi, Tomer Kapon in When Heroes Fly.  Courtesy of Keshet Studios

Feature: The Israeli New Wave: Michael Aloni, Nadav Netz, Moshe Ashkenazi, Tomer Kapon in When Heroes Fly. Courtesy of Keshet Studios

FEATURE: THE ISRAELI NEW WAVE

From sweeping works of fiction, to Netflix dramas and drone technology, Israeli writers, producers and innovators are reshaping our ideas about what it means to be Israeli in the 21st century. David Herman reports on this burst of creativity

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JANUARY 2019

Lucie Rie potting on the wheel in her studio at Albion Mews, 1951.  Image kindly provided by the Crafts Study Centre, University for the Creative Arts

Lucie Rie potting on the wheel in her studio at Albion Mews, 1951. Image kindly provided by the Crafts Study Centre, University for the Creative Arts

Feature: The refugees who transformed British culture

Insiders/Outsiders is a year-long festival celebrating the contribution to British life of the refugees who fled Nazi Europe. It is a timely commemoration, says Daniel Snowman

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