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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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Salon & Performance

Salon & Performance
By March 23, 2008

Salon & Performance March 23, 2008 The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St, 3.30 – 5 pm,Free with general admission Join Zeek for a performance by the bard and poet VadimPevzner and a presentation by visual artists Alina … Read More

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Salon & Performance

Salon & Performance
By March 23, 2008

Salon & Performance March 23, 2008 The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St, 3.30 – 5 pm,Free with general admission Join Zeek for a performance by the bard and poet VadimPevzner and a presentation by visual artists Alina … Read More

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A Present from Dad

A Present from Dad
By March 1, 2008

The fatigue and failings of the protagonist in this month’s story reveal author Boaz Izraeli’s exacting eye for the details of contemporary Israeli society. One of the pleasures of reading today’s Hebrew literature is the discovery that an earthy, profound … Read More

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