Khanike America

by Lawrence Bush Sung to the tune of “Khanike, O Khanike” KHANIKE AMERICA Come light the menorah We all need a miracle So come, we implore ya   Light a light for every house that’s been lost Banks too big to fail while millions get tossed

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Kinderlekh (Children)

Our Winter 2016-17 Arts Calendar Editorial THIS YEAR’S Jewish Currents Arts Calendar is built upon the theme, “Kinderlekh” (the Yiddish diminutive for children) to express our hopes for a thriving and inclusive future for our children and our grandchildren — and for their children and grandchildren. But what hopes for the future can we cling […]

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Three Political Poems

IN HONOR OF BERNIE SANDERS by Anna Wrobel ON TUESDAY November 29th, on Democracy Now, Amy Goodman broadcast her interview with Bernie Sanders, who was relaxed yet animated, analytical and warm, serious and funny, a fully human mentsh displaying his usual coherence in his presentation of economic and social principles. Whether these principles be obvious […]

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JFREJ’s Evolution: A Conversation with Dove Kent

From the Autumn 2016 issue of Jewish Currents. JFREJ’s Marshall Meyer Risk-Taker Awards event is on December 7th in New York City. Click here for more information. JFREJ, or Jews for Racial & Economic Justice, has been a vibrant presence in New York social struggles for the past quarter of a century, in coalition with […]

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