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Mima'amakim Submissions Call

Mima’amakim Journal of Jewish Art is thrilled to announce our seventh annual submissions call! Please send your poetry, prose, artwork, and essays to makim2007@gmail.com DEADLINE: May 1st For more info: http://www.mimaamakim.org/sub2007.doc

The Blue Jew Yorker

A new Jewish magazine!! The Blue Jew Yorker, “Poems of Survival and Ecstasy” – under the editorship of one my favorite New York poets, a great performer and editor, Adam Shechter. The first issue’s theme is “Backwards as Upwards”. Please…

I'm Your Man (says Leonard Cohen)

If somebody told me I’d be watching a movie that involves Rufus-Martha Wainwright, Nick Cave, and U2, I’d flip out. Unquestionably. But! Last week I happily sat through I’m Your Man, a documentary-meets-concert-film, celebrating the work of Leonard Cohen. In…

Thus Ate Zarathustra

Woody Allen‘s got an article in the last week’s New Yorker!! A few quotes: The existential catastrophe for Schopenhauer was not so much eating as munching. or Spinoza, on the other hand, dined sparingly because he believed that God existed…

Bridge & Tunnel (The Immigrant Slam)

Even the most avant-garde, experimental, post-gotham-hawthorne and what-have-you folks secretly like Broadway. Every so often they lock the doors, turn off the phone, and put on the Rent soundtrack (eewww), or Chicago, or maybe even Mama Mia, though hopefully not…

Shul on the B(ea)tch

     I was hanging out in California last week and saw this on the boardwalk of Venice Beach. “Sexetera” on the right, on the left of the Shul is the “Phoenix House,” a half-way home. What symbolism! I always suspected…