All tagged Judaism

Sadness Is a White Bird

You feel the tension, you feel the idealism, you feel the weight of history... Moriel Rothman-Zecher magnificently weaves all these strands of Jewish identity together.  

My Last Lament

I was drawn to the book for two reasons: one, I didn't know the story of Greece during WWII, and two, I didn't know what a lamenter did...

Here I Am

"...It is perhaps the most powerful of all Jewish ideas: expression is generative.” (Emphasis mine). And for Safran Foer, he embraces this Jewish relationship with words."