The soul of man is the candle of God.
On the Ninth of Av, Oholah and Oholibah speak.
The perils of forgetting—and misremembering.
Including the last poem the poet and martyr ever wrote.
Writing Hebrew poetry after Auschwitz, with help from the Jewish liturgy.
Biblical poetry doesn’t conform to 21st-century stereotypes.
Judah Halevi and Yehuda Amichai.
I like Ike, but does Ike like me?
Nissim Black’s Mothaland and Dunash ibn Labrat.
And his longtime collaborator, Hyman Hurwitz.
“A Week Apart.”
And what it’s like to translate it into English.
On the Surface of Silence.