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My Jewish Bessarabian Roots Volume 2 (Meites Family) By Ella Romm
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The author completed a comprehensive research on her Bessarabian Jewish ancestry where over 130 blood relatives were identified. A renowned Hebrew poet Eliyahu Meitus (1892-1977), American scientists... More > Joseph Meites (1913-2005) and Samuel Meites (1921-2003) are the most shining figures in the family tree. The book includes historical facts, memoirs and statistics.< Less
The Poems of Emma Lazarus, Volume 2 Jewish poems: Translations By Emma Lazarus
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Emma Lazarus (July 22, 1849 – November 19, 1887) was an... More > American poet born in New York City.She is best known for "The New Colossus", a sonnet written in 1883; its lines appear inscribed on a bronze plaque in the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty installed in 1903, a decade and a half after Lazarus's death.Lazarus was born into a large Sephardic-Ashkenazi Jewish family, the fourth of seven children of Moses Lazarus and Esther Nathan, The Lazarus family was from Germany, and the Nathan family was originally from Portugal and resident in New York long before the American Revolution. Lazarus's great-great grandmother on her mother's side, Grace Seixas Nathan (born in New York in 1752) was also a poet. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emma_Lazarus< Less
Eliyahu Meitus: A Grandniece’s Book About a Hebrew Poet By Ella Romm
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My granduncle, Eliyahu Meitus, lived through the first three quarters of the XX century, the turbulent times in the history of the European Jews. His life began in Bessarabia, a distant province of... More > the Russian Empire, and ended in the state of Israel 85 years later. He was a poet and writer, a teacher and translator, a polyglot and Zionist. My interest in Eliyahu Meitus was sparked when I found his poetry book in the family library. The book was written in Hebrew a language I do not know. Translations into English or Russian were not available either, with one exception of thee short poems in a Jewish writers’ anthology book. In any case, this was the starting point of my journey into the poet’s biography, mind and passions.< Less
Jochen Klepper 1903 - 1942 Christian Poet and Witness in Troubled Times By J W Rogerson
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A life guided by God through scripture: this was the vision of Christian poet, novelist and compulsive diary writer, Jochen Klepper. Living in Nazi Germany with his Jewish wife became increasingly... More > troubled, and finally led to their untimely deaths in 1942. Yet Klepper continued to believe to the end that ‘the reality in which his life was lived was God’s reality, a reality that was mediated through the Bible, which was not just an ancient text, but a means by which the living God spoke, guided, judged, pardoned and commissioned.’ This book by leading biblical scholar John Rogerson, introduces the remarkable Jochen Klepper and his writing to an English speaking readership for the first time.< Less
The Tzaddik and other poems By Per K. Brask
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A Poetic Exploration of Judaism Per K. Brask is fascinated with the conversation that Jews have had down through the ages about life and God and about what humans owe to each other and to God. A Jew... More > by conviction not birth, Brask offers an accessible and insightful collection of 32 poems that explore his experience growing into Judaism.< Less
Ashe Journal #5.4 By Sven Davisson
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Jewish spirituality in the last several decades has undergone multiple revolutions. Today there are feminist Jews and queer Jews; Jufis, BuJus, and HinJus; meditating Jews and psychedelic shamanic... More > Jews; and even a few traditional Jews scratching their skullcapped heads and wondering what it all means. Thank God for Ashé, because within the established Jewish community, many of the voices represented here would be considered threatening or foreign. Here are pot-smoking Hasidim, Jewish priestesses, horny tourists and political poets. A former dean of a rabbinical school, now praising the Golden Calf. A Poet Laureate... of Queens. These are the words and images of a Jewish culture beginning to emerge, a new spirituality that, born from the creators of boundary, now seeks the Boundless.< Less
Not in the Same Breath (זאָג כאָטש להבֿדיל): A Yiddish & English Book of Poetry By Zackary Sholem Berger
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Not in the Same Breath is the first book of original poetry by the poet and translator Zackary Sholem Berger. The chapbook includes poetry in Yiddish and English – not a customary bilingual... More > edition of facing-page translations, but independent poems in the two languages. זאָג כאָטש להבֿדיל איז דאָס ערשטע בוך אָריגינעלע פּאָעזיע פֿון פּאָעט און איבערזעצער שלום בערגער. דער באַנד (באמת אַ בוקלעט) כאַפּט אַרום אַן ערך 50 זײַטלעך פֿון דיכטונג אויף ייִדיש און ענגליש – ניט קיין אויסגאַבע פֿון חומש־מיט־רשי, נאָר מיט אומאָפּהענגיקע און פֿאָרט צונויפֿגעפֿלאָכטענע לידער אויף די צוויי שפּראַכן.< Less
Not in the Same Breath (זאָג כאָטש להבֿדיל): A Yiddish & English Book of Poetry By Zackary Sholem Berger
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Not in the Same Breath is the first book of original poetry by the poet and translator Zackary Sholem Berger. The chapbook includes poetry in Yiddish and English – not a customary bilingual... More > edition of facing-page translations, but independent poems in the two languages. זאָג כאָטש להבֿדיל איז דאָס ערשטע בוך אָריגינעלע פּאָעזיע פֿון פּאָעט און איבערזעצער שלום בערגער. דער באַנד (באמת אַ בוקלעט) כאַפּט אַרום אַן ערך 50 זײַטלעך פֿון דיכטונג אויף ייִדיש און ענגליש – ניט קיין אויסגאַבע פֿון חומש־מיט־רשי, נאָר מיט אומאָפּהענגיקע און פֿאָרט צונויפֿגעפֿלאָכטענע לידער אויף די צוויי שפּראַכן.< Less
The Poetry of Bettina Helen Massie By Bettina Massie & Alan Massie
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Bettina (1942-2005) and her husband, Alan Massie, had a synergetically enhanced partnership of long duration, during which Bettina (or, Tina, as she called herself) created poetry of incredible power... More > and beauty, something that derived from her painstaking devotion to good craftsmanship and her natural genius for language. The themes she covered were wide-ranging, though the largest body of her work deals with Greece and, in particular, the island of Hydra. In a real sense, in spite of her American citizenship and her use of the English language as a tool for her poetic craft, it might easily be argued that she is one of the great Greek poets of this age, if we define Greek poetry as poetry by a poet living in Greece, in love with Greece, and dealing with Greek themes.< Less
The Poetry of Bettina Helen Massie By Bettina Massie & Alan Massie
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Bettina (1942-2005) and her husband, Alan Massie, had a synergetically enhanced partnership of long duration, during which Bettina (or, Tina, as she called herself) created poetry of incredible power... More > and beauty, something that derived from her painstaking devotion to good craftsmanship and her natural genius for language. The themes she covered were wide-ranging, though the largest body of her work deals with Greece and, in particular, the island of Hydra. In a real sense, in spite of her American citizenship and her use of the English language as a tool for her poetic craft, it might easily be argued that she is one of the great Greek poets of this age, if we define Greek poetry as poetry by a poet living in Greece, in love with Greece, and dealing with Greek themes.< Less

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