Posts Tagged ‘ poetry ’

The Young Israeli Poet In Palestinian Drag

October 28, 2014
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The Young Israeli Poet In Palestinian Drag

Growing up in Tel Aviv, Morani Kornberg-Weiss only encountered the poetry of Mahmoud Darwish, Palestine’s national poet, by chance. As a “voice from the other side,” Darwish seemed to speak to her across an unfathomable distance – until she began speaking back.The result is Dear Darwish, a book of poems –…

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“My Cruel Land”: An Israeli Poet Discovers Loss

September 5, 2014
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"My Cruel Land": A Poet's View of Loss

For most of Israel’s existence, the land between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea has…

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Meat Heart

May 8, 2012
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“God loves my hair,” writes Melissa Broder in “Ciao Manhattan,” a poem in which Broder and her Creator seem…

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Was Shakespeare a Woman?

April 17, 2012
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Did Shakespeare write Shakespeare’s plays? According to many modern scholars,…

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The Poetry of Leaving Egypt

April 3, 2012
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At the center of Passover is the seder. And at the…

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The Talmud of Jazz

January 2, 2012
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Jake Marmer is the self-described offspring of Woody Allen…

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T.S. Eliot Vs. the Jews

December 28, 2011
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Last month, the writer Emanuel Litvinoff died at the age…

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The Earliest Yiddish Poem

November 7, 2011
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When we think of Yiddish, most of us envision…

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Emma Lazarus Live!

November 1, 2011
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If you’ll be passing through New York City…

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Who Shall I Fear

September 20, 2011
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From the beginning of the month of Elul until the…

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Poetry After Auschwitz

August 3, 2011
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“There can be no poetry after Auschwitz.” This…

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A Kaiser Roll in the Bodega

July 26, 2011
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Vanessa Hidary calls herself the “Hebrew Mamita.” She…

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