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A Mix-and-Match Haggadah

By On June 25, 2012

Were all Egyptians pro-slavery? Children’s author Lemony Snicket suggests that even if most Egyptians started out in favor of subjugating the Israelites, they probably wavered after the Ten Plagues started. After burning hail, wild beasts,… Read More


Poetry After Auschwitz

By On August 3, 2011

“There can be no poetry after Auschwitz.” This quote is attributed to Theodor Adorno, a German-born philosopher and poet. The sentiment provides the title for a poem, “Poetry after Auschwitz,” by San Francisco-based slam poet Daphne Gottlieb.… Read More