Three Encounters with Mani Leib
by Solomon Simon
Di Prese, Buenos Aires, Nov. 14, 1953.
More than a year ago I invited the poet Mani Leib to a graduation ceremony at a Sholem Aleichem school. 3,710 more words
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My last article for The Week was on words we got from Arabic. This time it’s words we got from Hebrew and Yiddish. You’ll probably know about some of these. 21 more words
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in case you were wondering
I always attempt to imagine how a situation will plan out. partly because i’m mental and seem to think i can control these things, but thats not the point. 323 more words
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I’ve been posting less often again. While the world goes to hell in a big way, it has been a time of small changes in my life, changes that might or might not add up to something larger soon. 1,204 more words
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lisapomerantzster: Are we there yet?
Please don’t take away my Obamacare. Officially known as the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare is part of President Barack Obama’s (my Barack!) brilliant domestic legacy. No matter what… 555 more words
Isaac Writes About Music
Aaron Lebedeff (born 1873 in Belarus, died 1960 in New York City) is probably the single greatest Yiddish performer of all time. He was born for the stage… 846 more words
Goodness just radiates from her face. Di gutskayt ligt ir uysgegosn afn punem!
A nice power outage!
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