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Jewish Currents

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a magazine committed to the rich tradition of thought, activism, and culture of the Jewish left, and the left more broadly

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  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

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    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Review

high-quality reviews of literature, art, and culture that make an argument about the work review pitches should also demonstrate why the work is of critical importance to our audience

Translation

we consider full drafts of literary work and historical documents originally written in Jewish languages—including Yiddish, Ladino, and Hebrew—or otherwise related to our beats

Comics

No specific limitations

Nonfiction

No specific limitations

How to submit

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    Email

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  • Additional info

    we publish quarterly in print and daily online Issues we cover include the uses and misuses of antisemitism, the inner workings of Jewish communal organizations, Israel/Palestine politics on the ground and internationally, race and racialization, strategies and horizons of American left movements, the global rise of the far right, diasporic cultural expression, labor, climate, incarceration, immigration, and feminism You don’t have to be Jewish to contribute to Jewish Currents, and your story does not necessarily need a Jewish angle; it only needs to speak to issues of critical importance to our audience We seek timely pitches that offer original reporting on the forces rapidly remaking our world, new angles on familiar narratives, and fresh arguments that reframe existing conversations currently closed to unsolicited fiction and poetry (we will read unsolicited poetry sent during the month of June) we accept creative nonfiction sparingly, and only with a draft in hand

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About

Founded

1946

Country

US

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    Editor Arielle Angel avatar

    Arielle Angel

    Editor-in-Chief

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    Daniel May

    Publisher

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    Ari M. Brostof

    Senior Editor

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    Claire Schwartz

    Culture Editor

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    Nathan Goldman

    Managing Editor

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    Mari Cohen

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    Peter Beinart

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