The Jewish Poet Who Slept in Hitler’s Bedroom

A 1988 family trip to Poland offered Jerome Rothenberg rich material for art

Israeli Poet Chronicles Vietnamese Exodus

Vaan Nguyen, child of Vietnamese refugees, is one of Israel’s rising stars

My Name Is Donald Lev, I Speak for the Trees

The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade

Poems About Kaddish, War, and Everyday Life

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Tablet’s stories about poets and poems

Second Seder

A poem by Andrea Cohen for Passover and National Poetry Month

Poetry From Israel, Lodz, India, and Beyond

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Tablet’s stories about poets and poems

Tablet Celebrates National Poetry Month

We’re sharing stories about poetry and poets from our archives all month

India’s Most Famous Jewish Poet

Nissim Ezekiel, born in Bombay and schooled in London, wrote in English from India about familiar but foreign cultures

Philip Levine, Fierce About Poetry

The U.S. poet laureate on growing up Jewish in Detroit, playing tennis in verse, and hanging on to his memories, which are the source of his art

The Turkish Art of Love

The charming, 85-year-old Istanbul poet and painter Habib Gerez buries his Turkish-Jewish heritage in a country where Jewish artists are not accepted

The Candy Store Poet

Herschel Silverman, a poet and candy store owner from Bayonne, N.J., was immortalized and befriended by Allen Ginsberg. At 85, the beat goes on.

Beyond Amichai

No longer the province of an artistic elite, poetry in Israel today is being produced by hundreds of poets of all stripes

Yehuda Halevi: The Poetry Contest

Find your inner 11th-century poet and win an iPad

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