A Day in the Life

by Richard Klin Discussed in this essay: The John Lennon Letters, edited by Hunter Davies. 2012, Little, Brown, 400 pages. . . . I’m bringing myself down thinking about what a thoughtless bastard I seem to be . . . I really  feel like crying . . . —letter to his ex-wife, Cynthia, 1965 The […]

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A Tradition of Solidarity

Black-Jewish Relations in the Pages of Jewish Currents by Rokhl Kaffrisen I VOTED FOR OBAMA. If you’re reading Jewish Currents, you probably did, too. Throughout the past century, American Jews have voted overwhelmingly for Democrats, and in this election, more than three-quarters of American Jews did so. The surprising statistic is that my so-called peers, […]

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