“In just thinking of Him my spirit rejoices.”
But a new biography argues that the poet wasn’t very Jewish or even very anti-Soviet.
Sigmund Freud over the Holy One of Israel.
The German-Jewish poet embraced “the Great Aristophanes of Heaven.”
“The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus and “The Silver Platter” by Natan Alterman distill, reinforce, and hallow what makes each nation distinctive.
Countering ignorance and denial in India.
Kadya Molodowsky’s “humor, irony, and deeply rooted sense of Jewishness.”
“This is the day that the Lord made; we shall exult and rejoice in it.”
“The ever-resounding links of the golden chain.”
The history of Ḥad Gadya.
The silence of A.M. Klein.