Who do Jewish institutions actually serve?
Office Hours: Avram Finkelstein
“Ethics are irrelevant if they’re coming for you.”
Where Did the Past Go?
Revisiting an iconic pamphlet about antisemitism and the left.Ben Lorber
Gods, Guns, and Country
Trade in weapons and ultra-nationalist ideas is driving an expanding India–Israel alliance.Carol Schaeffer
Moving protest from performance to disruption.Arielle Angel
The Jewish Case for Open Borders
How center-left immigration proposals lead to far-right policy.Greg Afinogenov
“My cells are radicalizing. I obscure them with a crown.”
“I guess I will always have to make room for the ancestral / or it will make itself a room in me”
Am I a Jew or a Pole?
“Quietly, he whispered in my ear, ‘Assimilation has gone bankrupt.’ ”
Hersh Dovid Nomberg
Shirley Wegner’s Unsettled Landscapes
In Wegner’s photographs, we are looking not at historic events but at collective memories.
Happiness, As Such
An excerpt from a 1973 novel by Natalia Ginzburg, newly translated by Minna Zallman Proctor.
Bayla’s No Show
Bayla and her therapist discuss what to do about Bayla’s floundering art career.
Remaking the Canon in Our Image
This emerging canon of American Jewish poets imagines Jewishness anew in its true complexity and multiplicity.
Searching for Black Thought in White Antifascism
Natasha Lennard’s otherwise incisive new essay collection fails to adequately address what nonwhiteness might offer antifascist thought.
An Answering Art
What would an English translation of the Hebrew Bible look like if we could take off the Christ-colored glasses?
Am I Jared Kushner?
The Uproar of the World
Waltzing with a Yiddish “singing philosopher”