In our current issue Oxford: Artists, academics, activists // A vibrant showcase of Jewish life
We’ve already explored Cambridge, so it’s only right we head to Oxford for this issue. Visit the city’s medieval past via a royal castle and England’s first ever coffee shop, walk in the footsteps of Einstein and discover Oxford’s Jewish story from treasures in the Ashmolean Museum and the current community. Elsewhere, we meet members of Extinction Rebellion Jews, tour the hidden Jewish cemetery of Plymouth and delve into the UK Jewish Film Festival highlights. Plus, see some amazing images of the lost Jews of Yemen in Sephardi Renaissance taken by artist Myriam Tangi in the 1980s. Have a look below for a sneak peek of what's inside our latest issue!
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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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In every issue of JR you'll find our unique seven-page section called Sephardi Renaissance. Here we focus on the Sephardi world throughout the UK and beyond. Read interviews with those from places such as Sudan, Morocco and Egypt and hear about their colourful traditions. Learn about ancient Jewish culture across the Islamic world; listen to the voices of young Sephardim today; and uncover the culture of communities stretching from Shanghai, to Bukhara to Venezuela.