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The Joke’s on God

Stanley Moss is either the most religiously profane or profanely religious poet around

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Today in Tablet

‘A good prescription for Jewish poems’

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Scribes and Scribblers

Poetry inspired by architecture, prophecy, and the immigration experience

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The Prophet’s Pen

A new book argues that the key to decoding the Bible is understanding its poetry

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Tablet’s Kirsch Makes Forward 50

‘This century’s first pre-eminent Jewish man of letters’

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Easy Reading

Straightforward or elliptical, poetry needn’t be hard

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Poets Protest J Street Cancellation

Plays are slated to take their place

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Jazzed Up

New albums find inspiration in the Passover haggadah

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A Bad Jewish Poetry Contest

And our ode to soup

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Harry Potter

And the Jewish poetry alias

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Sundown: A Campy Idea

Fashion plates, golden coffins, and bad verse

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Ginsberg

The beat poet would have been 83.

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Emma Lazarus

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Canon Fodder

The short, tragic life of English poet Isaac Rosenberg

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A Life Between Lines

Adina Hoffman’s quasi-biography of Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali

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A Poet

How Louis Zukofsky grappled with Marxism, music, and math

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Jazzed Up

Robert Pinsky’s poetry gets a rhythm section

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On the Shekhina’s Wings

A new collection offers four centuries of women’s spiritual literature

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Present Tense

Can contemporary poetry engage the ancient art of prophecy?

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Intimate Stranger

A young poet’s journey on the island of Djerba

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Vision of Unity

An activist poet explores the religious side of social justice

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Call and Response

Cabaret-punk band Barbez pays tribute to Paul Celan

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Prayer Revival

A poet brings a collection of 19th-century supplications back to life

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The Man Who Would Be King

Thirty years ago, Leslie Epstein raised hackles with his fictional take on the Lodz ghetto

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Something Wild

Eve Grubin on what happens when poetry and religious life collide

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Beautiful Loser

With a new documentary and a book of poems, Leonard Cohen is primed for a comeback. For Suzanne Snider, he never went away.

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Budapest Gadfly

While most of his peers associate their heritage only with suffering, G