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For Lovers of Radical Jewish History

Jewish Currents magazine*, the 62 year old, (formerly Communist), now secular, progressive magazine, has recently started putting its archives up on the web. You can check it out here and find out what Israel and the Black Panthers have to…

Yiddish Theater on a Quiet Sunday Evening

I apologize for not posting this sooner. But I’m sure you guys are looking for something to do tonight. So check out some quality Yiddish theater. ôøàÈèéî/Details The New Yiddish Rep is bringing Yiddish theater back to the Lower East…

Mechanics of the Blacklist, Part 1

I’ve had Communists on the brain the last couple of weeks. On November 7, I gave my lecture, Mechanics of the Blacklist, 1946-1954, as part of the Jewish Currents Morris U. Schappes lecture series. Jewish Currents is the magazine for…

Japtivism

I coined the term Japtivism last year when I spent 20 minutes on the phone with a Victoria’s Secret (ugh, I know!) customer service representative last year convincing them that I DID NOT WANT any more catalogs. I did not…

Mazl Tov April!

If you look at the Forward’s recently published Forward 50, you’ll see April Rosenblum’s name listed right below grizzled Cold Warrior Norman Podhoretz, in the Ideas and Activism section. Strange bedfellows, indeed. Gey veys! (Go figure) April is being recognized for…