A Reunion of New Jewish Agenda

by Lawrence Bush NEW JEWISH AGENDA, the transformative, progressive Jewish membership organization of the 1980s and early 1990s, is going to be briefly revived for a weekend reunion during Memorial Day weekend, 2016 — thirty-six years after NJA’s launch in 1980, at a founding conference that was attended by more than 1,000 people. I’ve been […]

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The Paper Pushcart

Jewish Currents has acquired a stack of some of the most creative and progressive books for kids in two age groups, 2-5 and 6-10 — and we’d like to send them to your children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, one book per one month for the next six months. The cost of enrolling in the Paper […]

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3,000 and Counting

by Lawrence Bush THE NEXT ARTICLE we post to the Jewish Currents website will be our 3,000th. Of those, some 2,000 are Jewdayo entries. Those numbers make me feel elated and exhausted, all at once. Elated because Jewdayo has been a great adventure of research and writing. Over this feature’s 5 1/2 years, I’ve learned […]

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Our New Jewish Currents App

READ AND ENJOY Jewish Currents now on your iPad or iPhone. Take us with you on your journeys and jaunts, digitally! Our new app brings our progressive Jewish perspective on the world to your corner of it every two weeks on Sundays. It’s like a bowl of chicken soup, with about a half-dozen full-sized matzo-ball […]

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Blue Thread Music: Our New Record Label

JEWISH CURRENTS has had a book publishing imprint for the past three years, Blue Thread. Now we’ve expanded into music publishing. Four titles are now available at our Pushcart at Blue Thread Music. Two are avant-garde interpretations of classic cantorial music: Yoshie Fruchter’s rock-oriented “Schizophonia” —

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