Jessica Kraft

Jessica Kraft is a writer, educator, and artist based in San Francisco, CA.

Articles by Jessica Kraft

Creating the Jewish Pregnancy

From Shehechiyanu to psalms, how I brought Jewish ritual into this momentous life stage.

The Eichmann Trial

With the capture of a Nazi officer, discussion about the Holocaust entered the public realm.

Judaism and Anthropology

Jews and Judaism have influenced--and have been influenced by--modern anthropological inquiry.

Judaism and Psychology

Jews have engaged with and steered psychological inquiry since its inception.

Walter Benjamin

His life and work.

Hannah Arendt

A towering intellectual who theorized about the nature of totalitarianism and Nazi evil.

Chaim Soutine

A Belarusian yeshiva boy becomes an icon of Parisian art.

Contemporary Art in Israel

Confronting local politics--on an international stage.

Architecture in Israel

Integrating the European and the Middle Eastern.