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Zeek: Russified Boston Release Event and Reading

Zeek: Russified Boston Release Event and Reading
By April 10, 2008

Join Zeek: A Jewish Journal of Thought and Culture for a full night of performances, readings, and music by some of Boston’s leading young writers and musicians. Our lineup is a who’s who of the young literary scene in Jewish … Read More

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Zeek: Russified Downtown Release Party

Zeek: Russified Downtown Release Party
By April 6, 2008

Zeek: Russified For the release of Zeek’s Russified Spring issue, Zeek will be hosting a number of events in March and April. Salon & Performance March 23, 2008 The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St, 3.30 – 5 … Read More

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Zeek: Russified Downtown Release Party

Zeek: Russified Downtown Release Party
By April 6, 2008

Zeek: Russified For the release of Zeek’s Russified Spring issue, Zeek will be hosting a number of events in March and April. Salon & Performance March 23, 2008 The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St, 3.30 – 5 … Read More

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Street Seders for the Global Climate Crisis

Street Seders for the Global Climate Crisis
By April 1, 2008

This year, Passover converges with Earth Day. And it does so at a time when the global climate crisis can no longer be ignored, calling for us to take bold action. Taking inspiration from “street theater,” we propose holding “street … Read More

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The Russification of Jewish-American Fiction

The Russification of Jewish-American Fiction
By April 1, 2008

What would our Passover Seders have been like without our unfortunate brethren suffering under the Soviet yoke? “In every generation,” our Haggadahs insisted, “we must think and feel as if we had personally come out of Egypt.” But it was … Read More

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Epicure on Rye – A Profile of Gary Shteyngart

Epicure on Rye – A Profile of Gary Shteyngart
By April 1, 2008

A compatriot of mine once said of Russian foreign policy that it was a riddle wrapped in an enigma cloaked in a mystery. Gary Shteyngart (himself a product of Russian policy), is an epicure wrapped in a best-selling novelist, cloaked … Read More

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Street Seders for the Global Climate Crisis

Street Seders for the Global Climate Crisis
By April 1, 2008

This year, Passover converges with Earth Day. And it does so at a time when the global climate crisis can no longer be ignored, calling for us to take bold action. Taking inspiration from “street theater,” we propose holding “street … Read More

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Shoah Madness

Shoah Madness
By April 1, 2008

Translation is not the simple act of looking a word up in a dictionary. Cultural connotation and context are often crucial to understanding a translation that might have a very different meaning from the one intended. Such is the case … Read More

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