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Podcast
Listen: Political Depression
Jewish Currents staff discuss the relationship between political feelings and therapy.
Jewish Currents August 10, 2021
Podcast
Listen: Rallies, Surveys, and Ice Cream
Jewish Currents staff discuss the sparsely attended “No Fear” rally, the surprising results of the Jewish Electorate Institute poll of American Jewish voters, and the announcement that Ben & Jerry’s will stop selling ice cream in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Jewish Currents July 27, 2021
Podcast
Listen: Couples Therapy
Jewish Currents staff and their non-Jewish partners discuss the meaning of Jewishness in their homes and relationships.
Jewish Currents July 13, 2021
Conversation
What We Talk About When We Talk About “Intermarriage”
The Jewish Currents editorial staff takes on “Jewish continuity.”
Jewish Currents June 30, 2021
Podcast
Listen: Jewish Feelings
Jewish Currents staff discuss the ADL’s recent survey of American Jews about their understanding of antisemitism. What is the relationship between claims of antisemitism and discomfort, and what does it mean for a politics of feelings?
Jewish Currents June 29, 2021
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor: Antisemitism Uptick and Organizing Jews
Readers respond to web content published in May, including an article analyzing antisemitism statistics and an audio conversation on organizing American Jews.
Jewish Currents June 11, 2021
Podcast
Listen: Organizing Jews & How To Talk to Your Family
Jewish Currents staff discuss whether it’s worthwhile to focus on changing Jewish American public opinion on Israel/Palestine. Plus: How to talk to your family.
Jewish Currents May 20, 2021
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor: How Not to Fight Antisemitism
Readers respond to the editors’ responsa on trends in left strategies for fighting antisemitism and building power.
Jewish Currents April 30, 2021
Letters to the Editor
On “Israel’s Repressive Diplomacy”
A representative letter to Peter Beinart, and Beinart’s response
Jewish Currents November 3, 2020
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor: Yavne
Readers respond to Peter Beinart’s call for an equal, binational state in Israel-Palestine.
Jewish Currents July 13, 2020
Chabad
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor: Envisioning Solidarity
Readers respond to the editors’ op-ed on a spate of antisemitic attacks in New York.
Jewish Currents January 14, 2020
Bernie Sanders
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor: Bernie Sanders
Readers respond to the presidential candidate’s op-ed “How to Fight Antisemitism.”
Jewish Currents November 19, 2019
Conversation
Best-Case Scenario
Jewish Currents interviews the authors of A Planet to Win about the radical potential of the Green New Deal.
Jewish Currents November 12, 2019