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The Mystery of Jewish and Aryan Chess

The Mystery of Jewish and Aryan Chess
By April 1, 2008

Writer Alex Epstein’s enigmatic short fiction has been hailed by Israeli critics as reminiscent of Borges and Kafka. Certainly, many of his stories can be read as ironic, philosophical parables. The following story reveals Epstein’s concern with the history of … Read More

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The Mystery of Jewish and Aryan Chess

The Mystery of Jewish and Aryan Chess
By April 1, 2008

Writer Alex Epstein’s enigmatic short fiction has been hailed by Israeli critics as reminiscent of Borges and Kafka. Certainly, many of his stories can be read as ironic, philosophical parables. The following story reveals Epstein’s concern with the history of … Read More

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Watercycle

Watercycle
By April 1, 2008

Birth. Soul. Spirit. Death. All cycles of life are overlapped in Gina Grafos‘ life and in work. Raised in a Jewish, evangelical Christian, Greek Orthodox family, Grafos’ perception of belief was left quite askew. Her work now deals with the … Read More

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Watercycle

Watercycle
By April 1, 2008

Birth. Soul. Spirit. Death. All cycles of life are overlapped in Gina Grafos‘ life and in work. Raised in a Jewish, evangelical Christian, Greek Orthodox family, Grafos’ perception of belief was left quite askew. Her work now deals with the … Read More

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Yiddish Poems by Boris Karloff

Yiddish Poems by Boris Karloff
By April 1, 2008

Mastermind It seems clear that all is gone, All in all and one by one, Yet pretending it doesn’t matter Greeting with a smile all kind Seems considerably better, Never mind!… The voice grows gray Metallic sound Recalling souls nowhere … Read More

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Yiddish Poems by Boris Karloff

Yiddish Poems by Boris Karloff
By April 1, 2008

Mastermind It seems clear that all is gone, All in all and one by one, Yet pretending it doesn’t matter Greeting with a smile all kind Seems considerably better, Never mind!… The voice grows gray Metallic sound Recalling souls nowhere … 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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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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