Poetry

Poems from the Sea of Death.

Elie Wiesel and Allan Nadler
Jan. 20 2023 12:01AM

“Ozymandias” is a story not only of Egypt, but of nation after nation throughout history—except one.

Dec. 19 2022 12:01AM

A medieval rabbi with “a love of language, dark humor, penchant for astrology, personal bitterness, and dour personality.”

Tamar Marvin
Nov. 17 2022 12:01AM

Eugene Nadelman.

Sept. 29 2022 12:01AM

A talmudic legend of a wicked emperor’s demise, set to verse.

Aug. 12 2022 12:01AM

Iossif Ventouras, heir to Athens and Jerusalem.

July 18 2022 12:01AM

Prejudice “elevated to an idiotic principle.”

Philip Hensher
June 10 2022 12:01AM

David Hofshteyn was executed by Stalin. His poetry now serves as a rallying cry for Ukrainians.

April 29 2022 12:01AM

Moyshe Kulbak’s Childe Harold.

Madeleine Cohen
Feb. 25 2022 12:01AM

An interview with a Yiddish singer seeking to bridge old and new worlds.

Jake Marmer
Jan. 21 2022 12:01AM

“In just thinking of Him my spirit rejoices.”

Mark Schneegurt
Nov. 2 2021 12:01AM

But a new biography argues that the poet wasn’t very Jewish or even very anti-Soviet.

Oct. 11 2021 12:01AM

Sigmund Freud over the Holy One of Israel.

July 21 2021 12:01AM

The German-Jewish poet embraced “the Great Aristophanes of Heaven.”

Neil Arditi
June 29 2021 12:01AM