A New Lamentation for Tisha b’Av

Aryeh Cohen laments our silence and lack of transformation, asking, “And where are we, the messengers of righteousness? / A soft murmuring sound rather than the blast of a trumpet.”

Unbinding the Particular

Reviewing James A. Diamond’s Jewish Theology Unbound, Aaron Hughes writes that the goal of the book is to recover “a—not the—philosophical theology that emerges from Jewish sources.”

The Politics of Miracle

In his reading and translation of Rabbi Ya’akov Moshe Charlap, Shaul Magid aruges that the true miracle of the exodus from Egypt is the possibility of revolution.

Book Review: A Jewdas Haggadah

Ren Finkel reviews the Jewdas Haggadah, a radical, satirical take on the traditional Haggadah that “reminds us to find space to laugh and sing and play while ‘being Jewish in a time just before the revolution.'”