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1 Jewish-Amer­i­can song­writer who with brother Ge­orge cre­ated the mu­si­cal ‘Porgy & Bess’ (1896-1983) (3,8)

9 Women’s Zion­ist Or­gan­i­sa­tion of the USA (8)

10 In­ter­na­tional or­gan­i­sa­tion ded­i­cated to Jewish learn­ing in all its va­ri­ety (6)

11 Sec­ond quiet month in Is­raeli agri­cul­tural set­tle­ment (6)

12 ‘Ganev’! I cry, con­fused - can-opener’s gone - that’s sour! (8)

13 Lucky at com­ing into a lot of money (9)

15 Five-fin­gered charm in­di­cat­ing ‘The Hand of God’ (He­brew) (5)

17 “It’s true, I swear it” (Yid­dish) (5)

18 Well-man­nered and gen­tle­manly (Yid­dish) (9)

21 Moshav 5 km south-east of Sderot (3,5)

22 Mid­dle name pos­si­bly loaned to Roo­sevelt? (6)

24 De­lay armed rob­bery (4-2)

25 Get­ting changed, dear? Been to town? (8)

26 (Wish you) A Good Year (He­brew) (6,5)

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2 Wind, breath or spirit (He­brew) (5)

3 Quickly! Hurry Up! (Yid­dish) (8)

4 City hous­ing The Weiz­mann In­sti­tute of Science (7)

5 Saintly At­lantic is­land? (6)

6 A set­tler from abroad, I’m male with one per­mit (9)

7 Ger­man-Jewish philoso­pher born Shlomo ben Joshua (1753-1800) (7,6) 8 Heard at ‘Fid­dler’ wed­ding doc­tor sues nurses in mid­dle of prosta­te­c­tomy (7,6)

14 ‘Stand­ing Prayer’ - cen­tral prayer of Jewish liturgy (3,6)

16 Fire sur­vivor is rest­ing, hav­ing gone crazy (Dan. 3:16) (8)

19 Joseph’s Egyp­tian wife (Gen. 41:45) (7)

20 A de­scen­dant of Shashak (1 Chron. 8:22) (6)

23 Ben Gu­rion air­port’s old name (5)

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