This week: Peter Beinart reports on Rep. Tom Malinowski, a onetime champion of human rights who abandoned the Palestinian cause after becoming a member of Congress. Claire Schwartz interviews philosopher Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò about what a constructive left politics might look like. And in the latest episode of our staff podcast, On the Nose, JC staffers explore the current state of campus conflict over Israel/Palestine.
Plus, from the newsletter, Arielle Angel reflects on the limitations of mass protest in the wake of the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, and Isaac Scher interviews Palestinian human rights attorney Zaha Hassan about the new Israeli border policy that will increase surveillance of Palestinians trying to visit the West Bank. And from the Soviet Issue, Victoria Lomasko has an illustrated essay on Jewish life in contemporary Russia, translated by Bela Shayevich.
Jewish Currents staff discuss the latest flashpoints in campus conflict over Israel/Palestine.