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The Jewish Bund at Its Peak

by Diana Scott from the Autumn 2016 issue of Jewish Currents Discussed in this essay: Twenty Years with the Jewish Labor Bund: A Memoir of Interwar Poland, by Bernard Goldstein, translated and edited by Marvin Zuckerman. Purdue University Press, 2016, 345 pages. IF THE NAME Bernard Goldstein rings few bells today in discussions of Jewish […]

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Modern Dance and American Jewish Identity

Shaping Assimilation & the Reinvention of Jewishness by Diana Scott From the Summer 2015 issue of Jewish Currents Discussed in this essay: Dancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance, by Rebecca Rossen. Oxford University Press, 2014, 336 pages.   WHEN MIDDLE-CLASS American Jewish children of my boomer generation made demands considered excessive […]

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