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Reggae star's roots schmoots

    Bob Marley (AP)
    Bob Marley (AP)

    Here’s a thought for Pesach. Reggae maestro Bob Marley(right), whose album Exodus is one of the all-time greats, may have had Jewish roots.

    Online Jewish magazine the Tablet has suggested that his paternal grandmother was a Syrian Jewish Jamaican called Ellen Broomfield.

    Is there no one who is not an honorary Israelite now? All the world’s a shteibl, as Shakespeare nearly said.

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Saatchi selling art to keep gallery free

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

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Henri-Levy book celebrates Jewishness

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Henri-Levy book celebrates Jewishness
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Book choice for radio faithful

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Book choice for radio faithful
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Lara Pulver at 10-1 to be first female Doctor Who

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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Rabbis' Mannequin Challenge

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

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A grim honour for Baron Cohen

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A grim honour for Baron Cohen