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Tsfat: Images of the Aftermath

Tsfat: Images of the Aftermath
By September 1, 2006

The guns, for now, are silent. Whether the cease fire currently in place in South Lebanon will hold — the only sure prediction is that there is no sure prediction. But for now, the North of Israel and the South … Read More

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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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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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Spirituality in a Time of Seriousness: Levels and Religion

Spirituality in a Time of Seriousness: Levels and Religion
By August 1, 2006

1. Baking a Cake for Israel One of my favorite Onion articles came two weeks after September 11. The satirical newspaper had begun in a more innocent time, the frivolity and possibility of which seem hard to remember now: the … Read More

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My Life as a Jewish Hare Krishna Skinhead

My Life as a Jewish Hare Krishna Skinhead
By August 1, 2006

From a very early time in my life, I had a clear idea what Jewish boys were supposed to be like, how they behaved, and what schools and colleges they would no doubt attend. My father was originally from Frankfurt, … Read More

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