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Between

Between
By March 1, 2008

This poem was originally published in April, 2007, in the Spring/Summer 2007 print edition of Zeek. Our print edition features original articles, essays, poems, and art, much of which never makes it to the online edition. To subscribe, visit www.zeek.net/buy … Read More

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Found In Translation

Found In Translation
By February 3, 2008

Found In Translation Sunday, 2 March 2008 at 4pm JCC in Manhattan 76th & Amsterdam – New York, NY Free Travel with us as we journey through 100 Years of Israeli Literature, from the mystical poems of Rav Kook to … Read More

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Found In Translation

Found In Translation
By February 3, 2008

Found In Translation Sunday, 2 March 2008 at 4pm JCC in Manhattan 76th & Amsterdam – New York, NY Free Travel with us as we journey through 100 Years of Israeli Literature, from the mystical poems of Rav Kook to … Read More

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Ostriker Reviewed

Ostriker Reviewed
By February 1, 2008

Reviewed: Alicia Ostriker, For the Love of God: The Bible as an Open Book Rutgers University Press, 2007 During my relatively brief sojourn in rabbinical school I learned, among any number of things, some good jokes. One of these involved … Read More

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The Doll

The Doll
By February 1, 2008

A little more than a year ago, in January 2007, Zeek launched its initiative to publish Hebrew literature in translation. That same month I called up Yaron Golan z”l, publisher and literary critic, to seek his help. I had never … Read More

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Why Pray?

Why Pray?
By February 1, 2008

This essay was originally published in April, 2007, in the Spring/Summer 2007 print edition of Zeek. Our print edition features original articles, essays, poems, and art. To subscribe, visit www.zeek.net/buy. I’m new to prayer. True, I was raised on davvenen … Read More

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The Accidental Aryan

The Accidental Aryan
By February 1, 2008

Hatred is a lake as on a burning day a child comes to low himself upon the bank. So long he dangles daring toe a foot above the gloom, if only for the coolness of such a simple trick: the … Read More

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Roth, Babel, and a Question of Blood

Roth, Babel, and a Question of Blood
By February 1, 2008

A half century before lamenting in Exit Ghost the man he once was and no longer is, Philip Roth’s protagonist and alter ego, Nathan Zuckerman – in a classic example of oedipal one-upmanship — revises Isaac Babel’s words. Recalling Babel’s … Read More

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