Posts Tagged ‘ jonathan safran foer ’

A New, Digital Wonderland of Jewish Text

September 8, 2014
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A New, Digital Wonderland of Jewish Text

Imagine a digital wonderland where every Jewish text is available free and open-source, where the extraordinary expanse of our texts are waiting to be combed, prodded, and commented upon by interested parties the world over. Good news: this exists. Started by writer Joshua Foer and techie Brett Lockspeiser—two Jews with a passion for…

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The Ghost Shtetl of Trochenbrod

December 6, 2013
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Once upon a time there was a shtetl named Trochenbrod. In its heyday, Trochenbrod, which is located in…

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A Mix-and-Match Haggadah

June 25, 2012
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Were all Egyptians pro-slavery? Children’s author Lemony Snicket suggests that even if most Egyptians started…

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Suggestive Silence

March 24, 2011
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Nobody dies in Jonathan Safran Foer‘s 2002 short story…

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