Ari M. Brostoff is Culture Editor at Jewish Currents.
When he left the world of observance, a young San Franciscan took with him the trops for chanting Torah and applied them to the works of Walt Whitman
In his immensely ambitious debut novel, Adam Levin sets his sights on a new Goliath: the American Jewish canon
Is tikkun olam, the Jewish concept of “healing the world,” as dangerous as David Horowitz says it is?
I took it; it’s great
Todd Solondz’s ‘Life During Wartime’
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The controversial new Madoff play may be obscene, but that’s why it’s great
Young Jewish anti-Zionists struggle to find community
How I learned to love Tisha B’av
Moishe Oysher, a midcentury cantor and performer, is enjoying an unexpected second act
Upcoming Toronto parade begs question
Plus, what’s new with the Palestinians, and a Talmudic inquiry
‘Forward’ and J Street folks debate tactics with lefties
Blogging Joshua Cohen’s ‘Witz’
‘The Ethicist’ weighs in!
The limits of a cross-denominational partnership aimed at helping Jewish educators