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Excerpts from the Winter 2015 Issue

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Winter 2015

Symposim: Poetry After Auschwitz

FROM THE EDITOR

ARTICLES

SYMPOSIUM: POETRY AFTER AUSCHWITZ

  • Introduction to Poetry After Auschwitz, Bruce Kadden
  • Adorno, Celan, and the Dictum against Poetry after Auschwitz, Nicolaas P. Barr Clingan
  • Silence and Words after Auschwitz, Bruce Kadden
  • "The Holocaust without Smoke": Irena Klepfisz's "Bashert," Lisa Marcus
  • The Moral Responsibility of Survival? Victims, Poetry, and Conflict after Auschwitz, Beth Kraig

MAAYANOT (PRIMARY SOURCES)

  • Selections from Arnold B. Erhlich's Die Psalmen (The Psalms), Bernard H. Mehlman and Gabriel E. Padawer

FROM THE SOURCES

  • The Human God and the Divine Human: "And" or "Or," Amy Scheinerman
  • Of Mice and Men, "Idiots First," and Genesis 22, David J. Zucker
  • (Re-)Naming the Tradition: Jo Sinclair's Wasteland as a Lesbian Jewish Novel, Wendy Zierler

ON BEING A RABBI

  • "For I Have Given You Good Counselors, You Shall Not Forsake Them," Daniel Utley
  • Making the Undiscussable Discussable, David A. Whiman
  • The Palestinian Arab Citizens of Israel, Stanley A. Ringler
  • It's Time to End Our Silence on Syria, Nicole Roberts

POETRY

  • Of Course, I do not know, Benjamin Z. Rudavsky
  • The Divine Tragedy, Norman Gordon
  • The West Bank, Norman Gordon
  • Not Ready Yet, Norman Gordon

POETRY AFTER AUSCHWITZ

  • In Response to Visiting Auschwitz, Bruce Kadden
    • Poetry Before Visiting Auschwitz
    • Poetry While Visiting Auschwitz
    • Poetry After Visiting Auschwitz
  • I Did Not Lose My Father at Auschwitz, Lisa Marcus

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Behind Heschel's Theology - A Review Essay, Elliot B. Gertel
    • Abraham Joshua Heschel: The Call of Transcendence, Shai Held
    • Theodicy of Culture and the Jewish Ethos: David Keigen's Contribution to the Sociology of Religion, Martina Urban
    • Abraham Heschel and the Phenomenon of Piety, Joseph Harp Britton

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