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Khanike America

by Lawrence Bush Sung to the tune of “Khanike, O Khanike” KHANIKE AMERICA Come light the menorah We all need a miracle So come, we implore ya   Light a light for every house that’s been lost Banks too big to fail while millions get tossed

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Kinderlekh (Children)

Our Winter 2016-17 Arts Calendar Editorial THIS YEAR’S Jewish Currents Arts Calendar is built upon the theme, “Kinderlekh” (the Yiddish diminutive for children) to express our hopes for a thriving and inclusive future for our children and our grandchildren — and for their children and grandchildren. But what hopes for the future can we cling […]

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The Peasants Are Revolting!

WHY THE LIBERAL ELITE DOESN’T TALK TO THE DEPLORABLES by George Salamon “The calculus of material well-being…hinges on an historic assumption that between the world of culture and the realities of life for the masses there is an unbridgeable gulf.” —Richard Sennett and Jonathan Cobb, The Hidden Injuries of Class (1972) THE LIBERAL elite supporting […]

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The Uncivil Servant: Hillary Clinton’s Scolds

IF HILLARY Clinton’s supporters wanted to confirm their image as irrelevant relics they couldn’t have done better than they have over the past few days. Madeleine Albright’s “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other,” and Gloria Steinem’s “When you’re young you’re thinking, where are the boys, and the boys […]

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