ra ra riot

A Sour Pickle The Angel of Death

A Sour Pickle The Angel of Death
By March 1, 2006

My father passed away like a Jew: unprepared. He knew where he came from he knew where he’s headed always saw it before him and yet: unprepared. It happened in the month of Shevat at eleven o’clock in the morning. … Read More

  • Comments (0)

Queen Esther

Queen Esther
By March 1, 2006

Lilian Broca, Queen Esther (Venetian glass mosaic, 2002) Throughout my career I have explored relationships and the nature of the human condition through symbols and metaphors. The Queen Esther Series deals with sacrifice and I chose the biblical Queen Esther … Read More

  • Comments (3)

My Dear Son Franz

My Dear Son Franz
By March 1, 2006

My Dear Son Franz, Your detailed letter outlining my influence on your personal development shows that you are indeed a writer. I doubt if any other parent has ever received such a letter. But, as you might expect, I am … Read More

  • Comments (38)

Links

Links
By February 1, 2006

Online & Alternative Jewish press Nextbook A literary “gateway to Jewish literature, culture, and ideas.” Jewsweek “The ‘here and now’ Webzine for Jews in their 20′s, 30′s, and 40′s.” Heeb The New Jew Review. If Zeek is the smart, bookish … Read More

  • Comments (7)

Support Zeek

Support Zeek
By February 1, 2006

Zeek: A Jewish Journal of Thought and Culture is an independent publication whose survival depends on subscriptions and donations from you, our readership. Because we are fully independent, we rely on your generosity to keep the doors open and the … Read More

  • Comments (0)

Join Zeek’s Mailing List

Join Zeek’s Mailing List
By February 1, 2006

Join the Zeek Magazine mailing list and receive one email per month (we promise!) with information about upcoming events, new Zeek content, and more. It’s simple; just fill in the box below, and you’ll be all signed up. Your email … Read More

  • Comments (0)

Zeek Archive 2002-2003

Zeek Archive 2002-2003
By February 1, 2006

Here you will find over 300 pages of reviews, essays, poetry, and original creative writing covering a wide range of Jewish expression and experience, from the first two years of Zeek magazine. For an archive of 2004-2006 material, please click … Read More

  • Comments (567)

Friends in High Places: An Interview with Congressmen Barney Frank and Gary Ackerman

Friends in High Places: An Interview with Congressmen Barney Frank and Gary Ackerman
By February 1, 2006

The news cycle in Israel is short — very short. Just two weeks ago, when I interviewed Congressman Barney Frank and Gary Ackerman after a convention of the International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians, it seemed like Israel was undergoing an … Read More

  • Comments (0)