Posts Tagged ‘ short stories ’

Dating in Brooklyn While Russian

December 20, 2013
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Stealing Cherries

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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Etgar Keret’s “Shiva Tour”

November 25, 2013
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When Etgar Keret was in the IDF, he gave his first short story to his…

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“The Lottery” & The Jews

October 21, 2013
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“The Lottery” might be the most famous American short story. Written by Shirley Jackson and published…

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Suddenly, a Knock on the Door

April 9, 2013
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An armed man forces his way into the…

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Horror and Remembrance

February 21, 2012
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Herman Wouk is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The…

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Great Jewish Bloggers of the 1920s

February 9, 2012
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Anzia Yezierska, the Jewish immigrant writer from Poland,…

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Breadcrumbs of the Past

February 6, 2012
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Until recently, Bram Presser was known as the…

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Literary Gymnastics

November 22, 2011
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Etgar Keret is one of the most versatile writers in Israel today.…

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The Things We Left Unsaid

November 11, 2011
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Moshe Zvi Marvit is an absorbing writer, the…

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Jewish Gauchos of Argentina

October 12, 2011
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Jewish Gauchos of Argentina

A town of Jewish immigrants, uprooted from czarist Russia to the Argentinian…

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Hasidim from Hell

September 7, 2011
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This is a short story about the craziest…

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David Sedaris’ Perfect Apartment

September 5, 2011
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Humorist David Sedaris has made a career out…

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