Do not profane your daughter by making her a harlot
by Geula Geurts
March 25, 2022

“Once earthenware utensils have become defiled, they remain impure and must be broken.”

Intergenerational Mizrahi Songs
by Shlomi Hatuka and Sarah Sassoon
January 31, 2022

“Ars Poetica was for the release of Mizrahi anger, on the cutting edge, about speaking back. Poetry wasn’t ten people in a library anymore. Ars Poetica was built on Facebook, it was like a stadium.”

a selection from City of Skypapers
by Marcela Sulak
October 5, 2021

“Oh yes, please save yourself for poetry,” / said a Libyan friend to my “I dont’want to be political— / I’m just alive” fb note.

Writing in Jerusalem: On Living a Jewish Literary Life
by David Stromberg
September 29, 2021

[Jerusalem is] the only place I’ve lived where my contact with other writers, artists, and journalists naturally crosses back and forth from professional to mundane matters.

What Use Is Poetry, The Poet Is Asking
by Rachel Tzvia Back
August 23, 2021

“The little-boy body wrapped in shrouds / is now / the single certainty.”

The Green Woman
by Haim Watzman
July 11, 2021

“She stood there, where he had seen her decades before, where perhaps she had been stationed at the dawn of time.”

Russim
by David Stromberg
May 23, 2021

“These circumstances led to all kinds of horror stories – one of which I’ll share today.”

HaShoah thru Poetry
by Mindy Aber Barad, Helen Bar-Lev, Joanna Chen, Micha Danziger, Wendy Dickstein, Sari Ellen, Judith Fineberg, Larry Lefkowitz, Diti Ronen, Jacqueline Schaalje, Yael Unterman.
April 8, 2021

“Go, go to Auschwitz. / Maybe you’ll get a few poems out of it. “

The Golem of Tel Aviv
by Benjamin Kerstein
March 21, 2021

“In one dream, he and the Golem had shared a cigarette.”

BASS 1998 (excerpts)
by Karen Marron
February 8, 2021

“I believe in Gilad. I believe he will advise the shit out of everyone’s investments.”