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Passover Art

By April 8, 2009

“In an era with no shortage of newly invented Jewish ritual practices, Passover has inspired more innovation than just about any other holiday. This can be seen right on the seder plate, which has been serving up traditions, the old … Read More

Jewish American Princess (JAP)

By December 1, 2008

What ever happened to the Jewish American Princess? Once—from the 1960s until at least the end of the 1980s—the icon of the JAP was all but ubiquitous in American Jewish culture. The girl (yes, she was always a girl, even … Read More

Jewish American Princess (JAP)

By December 1, 2008

What ever happened to the Jewish American Princess? Once—from the 1960s until at least the end of the 1980s—the icon of the JAP was all but ubiquitous in American Jewish culture. The girl (yes, she was always a girl, even … Read More

From “The Dreyfus Book”

By November 6, 2008

"The Dreyfus Book follows a group of characters indirectly involved in the Dreyfus trial and espionage case: petty forgers, photographers, cross-dressing generals, actors in early silent films, and film restorers who tried to save crumbling movies about the trial one … Read More

TWO POEMS by Yehoshua November

By October 20, 2008

An Opening It is said that if a Jew makes an opening in his heart for G-d to enter, even if it is as small as the eye of a needle, a g-dly energy will flood through, as though the … Read More

Captives

By September 16, 2008

Todd Hasak-Lowy’s first novel will be published in October. Its title is Captives and its hero is Daniel Bloom, a family man and screenwriter for Hollywood. Lately, Daniel’s become disenchanted by a world, or just a country, of contemptible materialism, … Read More

POEM: Between Thursday and Friday

By September 13, 2008

All night I dreamed of the border regions of being. When I awoke, I remembered only something between water and land, silence and speech, sleep and waking, and thought: “Here it is, the esthetics of indeterminacy. And here it is … Read More

Profile: Adam Berg

By September 11, 2008

Visual artist Adam Berg considers himself a double-agent.  An artist today, he says, ends up doing double-duty — not only making the work, but also showing it off.  Yet the artist must be careful to remain a creator and not … Read More