Monthly Archives: April 2006

David won’t read Howl

David won’t read howl But what does he know He never piled up papers and spun His head the way I do He says he’s gone this long without Reading howl, he’s not just gonna Pick it up Don’t worry … Read More

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The Freedom of Being

Delight is the secret. And the secret is this: to grow quiet and listen; to stop thinking, stop moving, almost to stop breathing; to create an inner stillness in which, like mice in a deserted house, capacities and awarenesses too … Read More

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The Power and the Glory

And who by brave assent, who by accident, who in solitude, who in this mirror, who by his lady’s command, who by his own hand, who in mortal chains, who in power, and who shall I say is calling? -Leonard … Read More

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With A Strong Hand And An Outstretched Arm

The story, as I have planned it, as I have imagined it over these last five years, unfolds in most dramatic part at a Passover Seder had in a dining room and around a dinner table like the ones in … Read More

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The Medium is the Matzo

Melissa Shiff, The Medium is the Matzo This image was created by multi-media artist Melissa Shiff for the invitation for her Passover Installation “The Medium is the Matzo” — which she described as “a three dimensional Haggadah” — held last … Read More

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Remembering Miriam: Beth Grossman’s “Our Mother Mary Found”

“It’s beautiful. It’s brilliant. We’ll never show it.” Such was the response California artist Beth Grossman received when presenting her latest body of work to Jewish museums and galleries across the United States. With the exception of the Jewish Community … Read More

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Tribal-Princess Barbie

Barbie: model, ballerina, doctor, fashionista, icon, astronaut, rockstar…Jew? America’s favorite plastic shiksa might be able to explain how today’s generation of Jews feels about being Jewish. Barbie was created in 1959 by Ruth Handler (a Jewish woman). But Barbie did … Read More

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David won’t read Howl

David won’t read howl But what does he know He never piled up papers and spun His head the way I do He says he’s gone this long without Reading howl, he’s not just gonna Pick it up Don’t worry … Read More

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