Teshuvah

“For Jews to tell Palestinians that peace requires them to forget the Nakba is grotesque. In our bones, Jews know that when you tell a people to forget its past you are not proposing peace. You are proposing extinction.”

Source: Jewish Currents
Published: May 11, 2021
Length: 26 minutes (6,500 words)

My Mommies and Me

Alexandra Tanner’s essay is a hilarious and dark look into the lives of Mormon mommy bloggers on Instagram.

Source: Jewish Currents
Published: Dec 18, 2020
Length: 8 minutes (2,122 words)

Our White Supremacy Problem

Devin Naar looks at racism and white supremacy that the Jewish community has internalized and passed down through a pecking order — a kind of colorism perpetrated on those Jews less proximal to whiteness, particularly browner-skinned Sephardic Jews.

Author: Devin Naar
Source: Jewish Currents
Published: Apr 29, 2019
Length: 24 minutes (6,105 words)

Unlearning Woody Allen

An essay of cultural criticism in which David Klion breaks down Woody Allen’s influence on the culture, romantic comedies, and Klion himself, and realizes the premises and attitudes in movies like Annie Hall and Manhattan aren’t so romantic after all.

Source: Jewish Currents
Published: Feb 1, 2018
Length: 17 minutes (4,419 words)