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My Bobe Was a Communist
Readings from "Bessie": A Novel of Love and Revolution

Lawrence Bush

Arts & Performance, Global Culture & History

Readings from "Bessie," a novel about a revolutionary Jewish woman of the immigrant generation, narrated in both a first-person voice of an elderly woman and a third-person voice. An embodiment of Jewish radicalism and Jewish secularism.

Lawrence Bush

Jewish Currents magazine

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Lawrence Bush edits Jewish Currents magazine, a 65-year old progressive journal, and is author of "Waiting for God: The Spiritual Explorations of a Reluctant Atheist", and of "American Torah Toons: 54 Illustrated Commentaries," among other books. He previously edited the Reconstructionist movement's magazine. His writings have appeared in MAD, the New York Times, Tikkun, and lots of other places.

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