Kedma Journal: Call for Submissions

Kedma is a forum for innovative thinking about Jewish culture and arts, and diverse Jewish communities and trends in the United States, Israel, and around the world.  “Kedma” comes from the Hebrew root kedem which means both “east” and “forward” – and indeed, the journal aims to embody this progressive and creative thinking.

Kedma Call for Submissions

DEADLINE: September 28, 2018

Kedma is Penn's undergraduate journal on Jewish thought, Jewish culture, and Israel. Kedma provides a forum for Penn students to discuss, debate, and challenge ideas of intellectual and social significance. We accept academic articles (between 2,500 and 5,000 words); book reviews; and creative pieces such as poetry, short stories, photography, and other works of art. Please submit your work no later than September 28th to We look forward to reading your submissions! Please contact Miriam Minsk ( with any questions.

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