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Yiddish

The Moishe House Somerville Yiddish Song Book

I made this little songbook for my Moishe House with the help of my dear friend Adah Hetko.

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Overthinking

Wisdom Teeth: Chuck 'Em?

I’m getting my wisdom teeth out this week. My hygienist and two oral surgeons recommended extraction, but you know what?

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Cooking

My Mother's Challah Recipe

The best challah you’ll ever taste.1 Challah (3 loaves) Ingredients 1 Tbs yeast

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Literary criticism

My Bachelor Thesis: Contradiction & Dichotomy

My Bachelor Thesis The results of my toils in college: Contradiction & Dichotomy: David Bergelson and Itzik Manger Confront the Bible, an eighty-six page exploration of the badass poetry of Itzik Manger and a fascinating story by David Bergelson.

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Literary criticism

Warring over Yiddish Poetry: Retranslating Morris Rosenfeld as a Political Zionist

My second independent project in college: analyzing how the German translation of Morris Rosenfeld’s Yiddish sweatshop poetry changd it from a messianic work into political zionist poems.

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Literary criticism

Blossoms from the Dust: A model for salvation

Blossoms from the Dust: A model for salvation A close reading of Rainer Maria Rilke’s poem Dich wundert nicht des Sturmes Wucht (You are not surprised at the force of the storm).