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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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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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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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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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Sick Enough for Religion

Sick Enough for Religion
By April 1, 2008

One should note that Joseph often cried. In fact there are no less that eight references in the Torah to him doing so. One who has suffered greatly in bad times will cry easily even in good times. The brothers, … 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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