To mark Leonard Cohen’s fifth Yartzeit, James Diamond offers a creative take on how Cohen‘s complicated relationship with Judaism defined his music and poetry.
In advance of the kabbalist R. Shalom Sharabi's 244th yahrtzeit, which falls out this Shabbat, Jeremy Tibbetts offers a primer on Rashash's kabbalistic kavanot and the underappreciated art of concrete poetry.
This is Not a Poem and other soon-to-be-published high holiday poems by Yehiel Poupko.
What happens at the end of the old year? Hillel Broder explored this boundary in his new poem for the Lehrhaus.
Levi Morrow provides an all-new translation of Rav Elhanan Nir’s “Kavvanot for Rosh Hashanah,” and analyzes how these theological poems speak about our relationship with God and prayer on Rosh Hashanah.
Read Tikva Hecht's powerful poem to enter the world of Elul.
Hillel Broder reflects on the edges in life, in his latest poem for the Lehrhaus.
Jennie Mintz revisits the death camps in her powerful new poem for the Lehrhaus.
Laurance Wieder's After Adam was named the Book of the Year in 2019 by First Thing's John Wilson, but has been largely overlooked in the Jewish community. The Jewish Review of Book's Michal Leibowitz seeks to remedy this in her review of Wieder's lyrical retelling of the Bible.
Ross Weissman offers a stirring poem on hope during the trying times of coronavirus.