As Poem of the Week bids farewell, Solomon Ibn Gabirol paints an alluring winter landscape.
T. Carmi contemplates what comes next.
Ricky Rapoport Friesem found a way to say good-bye.
Ahead of November 8, a poem by Alicia Ostriker prophetically captures the feeling in this national election.
Advising AIPAC to 'get a life and stay out of mine,' Alpher accused U.S. Jews of an 'illegitimate takeover.' But non-Orthodox Jews in America often confront the thesis that the Israeli government can do no wrong.
William Butler Yeats suggests fairies, for 'the worlds more full of weeping than you can understand'.
'All, all, all' - Almog Behar on teaching a toddler inclusiveness.
'They demanded the song; but, oh never / That triumph the stranger shall know': Playboy and revolutionary Lord Byron on the Babylonian exile.
'Heres the crumb corner, between the TV and the bookshelves': Yael Statman is moving back to Israel and realizes she can't pack the past.
In which the author of the column confesses her ignorance of Paul Laurence Dunbar and a formative national text.