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  • Poem: My first theology lesson

    September 23, 2014 | 12:13 pm

    Rumpled and furious, my grandfather’s friend

    stood up in a bookstore on the North Side

    and lamented the lost Jews of Poland


    and declared that he felt sorry for God

    who had so many problems with Justice

    and had become disillusioned and sad


    since He wanted to...

  • Edward Hirsch’s Living Poetry, Ripe for Passover Readings

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    March 23, 2010 | 7:18 pm

    The Kirsch family and the Solomon family have long shared a set of haggadot that include a selection of additional texts that we read aloud at our Passover seders. One of my favorite readings is an article by Yehuda Lev that first appeared in The Jewish Journal, an account of his...