Dispatch

A Bid to Be Seen

September 24, 2018Michael McCanne

On the Palestinian Museum US, which opened this spring.

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Review

By What Law

September 25, 2018Nathan Goldman

Israel triumphed in acquiring a large stash of Kafka’s manuscripts. But does Israel—or anyone—really get to to claim Kafka as their own?

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Art

What People in Solitary Confinement Want to See

A collection of images from the participatory art project Photo Requests From Solitary.

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Review

What Marx Got Wrong

September 20, 2018Mitchell Abidor

A new biography of the philosopher misses the shortcomings of the Marxist tradition.

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One Year of
Jewish Currents

Poetry

Awoken again by the neighbor’s child screaming

August 29, 2018Leah Falk

“When no one comes, / he and I keep vigil / in the treeless night, / sharing a wall he builds / with his voice”

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Holidays

Sholem Aleichem’s Revolutionary Chickens, and a Yom Kippur Tradition

September 17, 2018Jonah Boyarin

The surprising origins of Yom Kippur’s kappores and tashlikh rituals.

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Art

Boycott! The Art of Economic Activism

September 12, 2018Carol A. Wells

Selections from the Center for the Study of Political Graphics’ traveling exhibition.

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Comic

Shanah Tovah From the Republican Jewish Coalition

September 10, 2018Eli Valley

Artist Eli Valley wishes you a sweet new year.

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Dispatch

Dobranotch Delights in New York

September 17, 2018Samantha Shokin

The St. Petersburg-based klezmer ensemble brings the party to Little Odessa and the East Village.

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