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Black Lives Matter Today, Not Only Tomorrow

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Problematic Perspective on Racism and Crime by Myriam Miedzian ATLANTIC MAGAZINE national correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates is a leading, if not the leading, black spokesperson on racial issues. He recently received a MacArthur (Genius) award, bringing his prestige to a new peak. His ascendancy may be bad news, however, for black Americans. FBI Uniform Crime Reports […]

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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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