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Where are the Poems?

When I recently had a poem accepted for publication, I was asked for the address to my website, and I gave them this one. If you got here because you read that poem and wanted to learn more about David Forman’s poetry, that web page does not exist yet. 127 more words


How Do I Even Title This One?

On Friday, on my way to Boston for a family event, I stopped by the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst. I don’t get there very often, so I went a little bit nuts. 1,023 more words


We Make Plans, God Laughs

You know that old Yiddish proverb, “We make plans, God laughs”? Well, I just had one of those moments of clarity that sums that up entirely. 293 more words

Toula Mavridou-Messer

Rugelach -my first post!

A month or two ago, I had a special request for some kind of cookie that resembles a pecan pinwheel type of cake.  A quick search on line produced a recipe for Rugelach, a Jewish pastry type cookie rolled a bit like a French croissant with a sweet filling inside.  903 more words