On an Emerging Diasporism
The simultaneous crises of the Trump presidency in America and the ongoing rightward radicalization of Israel are fueling a Diasporic revival. Where might it take us?
Birthright Israel and #MeToo
Jewish Currents spoke with more than 50 Birthright Israel participants and staffers about their experiences with the often-fraught sexual and gender dynamics on the famous free trip to Israel. Here is what we found.Sarah M. Seltzer
The Jewish Group Near the Heart of the Canadian Far Right
How the Jewish Defence League found common cause with raging antisemites.
Dear Emma Scoldman
Dilemma in Delhi
Advice columnist Emma Scoldman answers letters from a traveler who doesn’t want to harden his heart, and more.
Poland’s New Holocaust Law Is Bad, But Not the Worst
The law is an overreaction to some common mischaracterizations of Poland’s role in the Holocaust, but it’s far from the worst example of legal revisionism in Europe.
Two grandchildren of Holocaust survivors exchange letters on making art and meaning from the Holocaust.
Maia Ipp and Arielle Angel
Unlearning Woody Allen
It’s a cop-out to say that the heart wants what it wants.
Revolutionary Love, Revolutionary Heartbreak
Houria Bouteldja’s Whites, Jews, and Us is a useful re-contextualization of antisemitism, but fails as an act of revolutionary love.
How the South Won the Civil War
Care as Resistance
From the Sweatshop to the Soapbox
Environmental Regulation Is Our Past and Our Future
I’m Fine Spiritually
Jews and the right to choose