This week: For our Spring issue, Isabella Hammad reviews a new edition of Anton Shammas’s novel Arabesques, which mines the Hebrew language for its liberatory potential.
In the newsletter, contributing writer Elisheva Goldberg explains how rising crime in Israel’s Arab towns has its roots in the country’s abandonment of its Palestinian citizens. In a new conversation, Kate Bernheimer interviews Sabrina Orah Mark about Happily, a book of essays which uses fairy tales to explore family life. And senior reporter Alex Kane talks to Noura Erakat about how Israel’s invasion of Jenin seeks unilaterally change the laws of war.
After a week when several towns in Vermont went underwater due to flooding and wildfires continued to devastate Canada, we’re sending you senior editor Ari Brostoff’s 2019 responsa reflecting on climate change through the lens of the Holocaust and messianic time.
In her new book Happily, Sabrina Orah Mark uses fairy tale forms to open the hidden doors of family life.
From the Archive
Jewish Currents articles to revisit this week