Authors / Maia Ipp
Maia Ipp was one of the four editors who relaunched Jewish Currents in 2018. She is a writer of fiction and cultural criticism and the artistic director of the New Jewish Culture Fellowship. In 2020–21 she was a creative writing teaching fellow at Columbia University, where she also held a De Alba fiction fellowship.
Should the Heart Make a Stone of Itself?
An interview with the photographer Jason Francisco.Maia Ipp February 10, 2022
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, Maia Ipp, and Menachem Kaiser July 28, 2021
Benyamin Reich’s ‘Imagine: Dreams of the Third Generation’
An Israeli photographer in Berlin explores subterranean currents in Jewish-German relationships.Maia Ipp November 27, 2018
Your Curiosity Will Not Be Satisfied
Ambiguity and discomfort in Batsheva Dance Company’s “Naharin’s Virus.”Maia Ipp July 12, 2018
Keep Looking Until You Find It
A surprising encounter with the Book of Ruth at a participatory art ritual in New York.Maia Ipp May 24, 2018
Two grandchildren of Holocaust survivors exchange letters on making art and meaning from the Holocaust.Maia Ipp and Arielle Angel April 17, 2018
Of All Places
Desire, boxing, prayer, and the Holocaust remembered. Bold fiction set in contemporary Berlin by Maia Ipp.Maia Ipp April 16, 2018