No One Is Well
To respond to the coronavirus crisis, we must fight to replace the logics of capitalism with the logics of care.
Office Hours: Rabbi Mordechai Liebling
“If we want to heal the world, we have to be aware of our own grief.”
Questioning the Covenant
Christian Zionism is at the height of its powers, but evangelical critics of Israel are finding their voice.Arianna Skibell
Trump’s executive order on antisemitism caps a decades-long fight to make Palestine solidarity activism all but illegal.Natasha Roth-Rowland
The Capitalist’s Kibbutz
WeWork sold Wall Street a fantasy of Israeli communal living with an entrepreneurial twist—until it collapsed.Sam Adler-Bell
When Yiddish books are destroyed, who will miss them?
Living the Unlivable
Jasbir K. Puar on the Great March of Return and the perils of exceptionalizing the Gaza blockade.
A Journey Into the Heart of Whiteness
For more than 50 years, Rosalind Fox Solomon has sought to understand whiteness from its margins.
“They say a dislocated dead soul pumps out curses / like a t-shirt cannon.”
The Bird of Sorrow
“A bullet passes through my neck / my blood / begins to speak through my feathers”
Portrait of the Artist in Quarantine: Staying Clean
Same outfit, different day.
The Prophet of Mt. Mitchell
“It’s not what they called maggid, a voice. It’s not even a yearning. It’s a sense of loss, and of wanting what’s ahead or behind but not where we are.”
Revolution in the First Person Plural
In Social Poetics, Mark Nowak reclaims the poetry workshop as a space to imagine social transformation.
No Time for Nostalgia
When We Were Arabs does little to expand the political possibilities for a younger, American Mizrahi milieu.
Emily Suzanne Lever
A Stranger in Silicon Valley
Anna Wiener’s memoir of her time in San Francisco tech subtly skewers the industry, but its elegantly disaffected style has its limits.