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Honoring Samuel Menashe’s Ghost August 31, 2012: A young Samuel Menashe fan waxes nostalgic about a memorable 2006 reading at The Paris Review, describing the late poet's captivating voice and style. Menashe, who died in 2011, is known for his short, precise poems, which were apparently so powerful that they commanded the attention of a fairly young audience: The audience, mostly [...] by

Journal that “invented the Jewish poetry scene in New York” to close February 4, 2011: The Forward's Arty Semite blog bids farewell to Mima’amakim, a journal that could arguably be credited with inventing the Jewish poetry scene in New York according to Hila Ratzabi. Besides its publications, Mima’amakim became known for its performances and parties, the last of which will be held on February 5th when the magazine takes what's [...] by