Authors / Arielle Angel

Arielle Angel is the editor-in-chief of Jewish Currents.

Responsa
On Loving Jews
For Jews engaged in Palestine solidarity work, what might be gained by refusing excommunication from our own communities?
Arielle Angel September 13, 2021
Conversation
Selling the Holocaust
Three writers and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, including Plunder author Menachem Kaiser, discuss the conventions of the “3G memoir” and the commodification of Holocaust stories.
Arielle Angel July 28, 2021
Pink Peacock
From the Newsletter
The Yiddish Tote Rankling Glasgow Police
A co-founder of the queer, anarchist café Pink Peacock discusses recent run-ins with law enforcement and Jewish leftism in the UK.
Arielle Angel July 9, 2021
Alissa Wise
From the Newsletter
Shedding Thick Skin
As she exits Jewish Voice for Peace, Rabbi Alissa Wise describes the emotional toll of years of Jewish activism for Palestine.
Arielle Angel April 2, 2021
Conversation
Are We Post-Sepharadim?
A conversation with scholar Devin E. Naar about what meaningful Sephardic representation might look like in the wake of near-total erasure.
Arielle Angel October 20, 2020
Essay
Exodus From Now
Reflections from quarantine on the Jewish commandment to make a calendar.
Arielle Angel April 7, 2020
Responsa
No One Is Well
To respond to the coronavirus crisis, we must fight to replace the logics of capitalism with the logics of care.
Arielle Angel March 18, 2020
Conversation
Understanding Labour’s Antisemitism Crisis
The new British Jewish left is mobilizing to reframe the narrative around antisemitism in Labour.
Arielle Angel December 6, 2019
Obituary
Kaddish for David Berman
His albums took up the grand project of Jewishness, to which he came honestly: wrestling with God, playing the stranger.
Arielle Angel and Nathan Goldman August 9, 2019
Essay
Picturing Power
Moving protest from performance to disruption.
Arielle Angel July 22, 2019
Essay
Art in a State of Emergency
What is the artist’s responsibility in a time of political crisis?
Arielle Angel July 31, 2018
Memoir
(Re)Writing Remembrance
Two grandchildren of Holocaust survivors exchange letters on making art and meaning from the Holocaust.
Maia Ipp and Arielle Angel April 17, 2018