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October 17 2013 African Culture Newsletter

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London in the United Kingdome is hosting the first ever fair of modern African art. The 1:54 Contemporary Fair will feature the 54 countries in Africa and will showcase 70 emerging African artists. Exciting times for African talent!

This week I found inspiration in the faith of the Jews who fled Israel to preserve their faith. I am always so moved by the determination of the Jewish community to survive. So, here is your latest article from the African Culture site at

Jews of Elephantine Island
When the Jews fled Jerusalem after the Babylonians destroyed the city in the eighth century BC, their decision to go to the Yeb Island was not a popular choice with their elders. To them it was like the Exodus in reverse.

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