Poetry

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

“The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus and “The Silver Platter” by Natan Alterman distill, reinforce, and hallow what makes each nation distinctive.

June 16 2021 12:01AM

Countering ignorance and denial in India.

Navras Aafreedi
March 10 2021 12:01AM

Uriel Birnbaum.

Judy Taubes Sterman
Feb. 5 2021 12:01AM

Kadya Molodowsky’s “humor, irony, and deeply rooted sense of Jewishness.”

Jordan Kutzik
Dec. 3 2020 12:01AM

The language of Paul Celan.

Nov. 24 2020 12:01AM

“This is the day that the Lord made; we shall exult and rejoice in it.”

Nov. 2 2020 12:01AM