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Posts Tagged ‘ poets ’

Dating in Brooklyn While Russian

December 20, 2013
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Today, Marina Rubin is a mainstay of the lower Manhattan poetry scene. But in 1989—when most of the stories in her new collection, Stealing Cherries, take place—she was a refusenik, a new immigrant from the Ukraine, a survivor of Soviet anti-Semitism, and a clueless preteen girl lost in the Brooklyn wilds. That’s where these stories begin.…

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Uncle Feygele

March 1, 2012
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“Who exactly are my people? Where do the borders of folk begin?” asks poet Yermiyahu Ahron Taub in…

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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 of 96. Litvinoff wrote poetry, a memoir, and several…

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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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Pears, Breasts, and Life

January 31, 2011
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At 76 years old, the work of Linda…

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A Jewish Beat Poet’s Final Bow

October 21, 2010
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Jack Micheline was one of the first Beat…

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