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Everyone Who Goes There Says You Can’t Imagine

Everyone Who Goes There Says You Can’t Imagine
By September 1, 2006

Today the pigeons tack in flocks above the city, the air crisp, forgetful. A plume became a cloud became a plume became a fog, No! I said to the TV and tried to hold the whole thing up before I … Read More

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In Time

In Time
By September 1, 2006

In time, when the sign is given, you’ll find that you only were chosen to see and understand what it is then you’ll flee from the ark to an olive branch that will break under the weight of your burden … Read More

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Candles of 9/11

Candles of 9/11
By September 1, 2006

There was a short time, five years ago, when we all flew the flag. This was before the "War on Terror" became a pretext, and before we Americans were afraid (or ashamed) to reveal our nationality abroad. New Yorkers remember … Read More

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Creeds are the Ashes from the Fire of Religion

Creeds are the Ashes from the Fire of Religion
By September 1, 2006

The author of the article “Allegation Versus Aspiration” which appeared in the Hebrew Union College Monthly of April 1929 offers the following answers to questions propounded by Joshua Liebman. QUESTION: You say that “the sphere of religion is not the … Read More

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How I Live. With Terror.

How I Live. With Terror.
By September 1, 2006

Characters: From 1 to 20. Setting: A stage. Time: After the pirates. Scenery: None. Lights: Until the end. (Lights up.) I On November 5, 2005, pirates in small boats attacked an American luxury liner off the coast of Somalia. I … Read More

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The World Cares

The World Cares
By September 1, 2006

Loren Ellis’s visionary “photographic paintings” on the subject of 9/11 appear in three places in this month’s magazine (a first for Zeek): on our cover, and illustrating two articles. They evoke both the destruction of five years ago, and the … Read More

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Subscribe to Zeek’s Print Edition!

Subscribe to Zeek’s Print Edition!
By September 1, 2006

Did you know that Zeek: A Jewish Journal of Thought and Culture also exists in a handsomely produced, 96-page print edition? Most of our print content has never appeared online (or anywhere else for that matter) and features some of … Read More

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What is Terrorism, and Why We Need to Define It

What is Terrorism, and Why We Need to Define It
By September 1, 2006

While Alice is Through the Looking Glass she argues with Humpty Dumpty over his use of the word “glory” to denote not the usual meanings of the word but “a nice knock-down argument.” He responds scornfully: “When I use a … Read More

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