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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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The Bank Teller’s Game

The Bank Teller’s Game
By April 1, 2008

Called by Library Journal “one of the most important writers working today,” Michael Brodsky is very much a writer for an idealized tomorrow. He was born in the Bronx in 1951, and lives in the seclusion nearest to Manhattan, namely … Read More

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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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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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Love and the Bible

Love and the Bible
By March 1, 2008

In a series of six conversations and an epilogue recently published in book form under the title of Love and Language (Yale University Press, with Verónica Albin), Ilan Stavans explores a wide spectrum of cultural views towards love through language, … Read More

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