Poetry

It is almost as if English and Hebrew had gotten together and decided, “Yes, we don’t as a rule do well rhyme-wise, but for Raḥel we’ll make a special effort.”

June 25 2018 12:01AM

Young trees covered in snow, . . . charmingly disturbing,

Avraham Sutzkever and Maia Evrona
June 18 2018 12:01AM

Raḥel will be read, sung, and recited long after many excellent Hebrew poets of her age, men and women alike, have been confined within classroom walls.

June 4 2018 12:01AM

Wit, exile, Jew, convert, genius.

Joseph Epstein
May 29 2018 12:01AM

Remembering Isaac Rosenberg.

Robert Philpot
May 14 2018 12:01AM

What rhymes with Ahasuerus?

Curt Leviant
March 1 2018 12:01AM

Siberia magically upends a litany of misery for him and his people.

Oct. 27 2017 12:01AM

Yevgeny Yevtushenko and Dmitri Shostakovich.

Alex Ryvchin
Sept. 18 2017 12:01AM

A musician who answered the call of Jewish cultural renewal.

June 27 2017 12:01AM

The poet among us.

June 23 2017 12:01AM

“Toys.”

Avraham Sutzkever
June 15 2017 12:01AM

“Christmas Eve.”

Kenneth Stevens
May 18 2017 12:01AM

Celia Dropkin’s reflection on humiliation has a surprising resonance.

Ruth Wisse
April 26 2017 12:01AM

The two worlds of Yehoshua November.

March 29 2017 12:01AM