I wrote that Rosh Hashanah poem

By Danny Bryck The chill breaks through in earnest It rains The trees hint a few leaves yellowish as if to say, “On the other hand…” My facebook feed fills up with pomegranates My mind makes the same little joke to itself, about what if 5779 could be like 1979...
Black on Black

Black on Black

By Khen Elmaleh First published in Hebrew in Litvin, E.:  The Heart is a Lonely Singer: Mizrachi Music in Israel, exhibition catalogue, 2017, Ashdod Museum of Art, Israel. English Translation by Tom Pessah. Let’s start with some fair disclosure: I did not grow up with...
Tai: A Yom Kippur Sermon By Aurora Levins Morales

Tai: A Yom Kippur Sermon By Aurora Levins Morales

Tai: A Yom Kippur Sermon By Aurora Levins Morales 5778/2017 [The theme of Kehilla Community Synagogue’s High Holy Days was “spiritual audacity” drawn from these words by Abraham Joshua Heschel, written in 1963: “The hour calls for moral grandeur and spiritual...