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Forefather

-Jake Marmer

March 24, 2012
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Induction into Niggun

- Jake Marmer

March 24, 2012


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Jerusalem

-Zvi A. Sesling
March 24, 2012
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The Science Student

-Yakov Azriel

March 24, 2012


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Elazar and Itamar, Sons of Aaron

-Ruth Fogelman
May 2, 2011
 
The New Vilna Review presents a new poem by Ruth Fogelman.

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Jochebed’s Song

 - Ruth Fogelman
May 2, 2011
 
The New Vilna Review presents two new poems by Ruth Fogelman.

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Inside the Conscious Earth, All Shifts are Inscribed

-Florence Weinberger

April 25, 2011

The New Vilna Review presents a new poem by Florence Weinberger on themes of Jewish refugees and World War Two.


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The Lynching of Leo Frank

-Zvi A. Sesling

April 25, 2011

The New Vilna Review presents a poem about the murder of Leo Frank, by poet Zvi A. Sesling.


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Writing is My Prayer

- Dr. Mel Waldman

April 23, 2011

The New Vilna Review presents a new poem by Dr. Mel Waldman.


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Hushed Thoughts

-Elvis Alves

April 22, 2011

 

The New Vilna Review presents a new poem from Elvis Alves.


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Emor

-Erika Dreifus

April 16, 2011

 
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Poor Andy Rooney!

-Ronald Charles Epstein

April 9, 2011

 

The New Vilna Review presents a new poem by Ronald Charles Epstein.


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A Note to David

by Michal Mahgerefteh

March 28, 2011


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Sing a Song of Endlösung*

by Dennis Vannatta
March 28, 2011

In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the New Vilna Review presents a poem by Dennis Vannatta.

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The Light that Waits

by Michal Mahgerefteh

March 28, 2011


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For Gilad Shalit

 -Zvi A. Sesling

March 15, 2011


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Leaving Israel

-Maya Bernstein

March 8, 2011
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Pass Over

-Maya Bernstein

March 8, 2011


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This time, the angel’s

-Maya Bernstein

March 8, 2011

 
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Buycott

-Ronald Charles Epstein

March 1, 2011

 

In this short and witty poem, Ronald Charles Epstein considers Jewish identity, efforts to delegitmize Israel and cookies.


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Sacred Moment

-Elvis Alves

March 1, 2011

 

In this new piece, poet Elvis Alves meditates on the sacred nature of new life.


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Friday Afternoons

- Eve Lyons

February 22, 2011

 

Poet Eve Lyons contemplates the peace and quiet of Shabbat in this new poem.


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Photograph

 

-Claudia M. Reder

February 22, 2011

 

In this new work, poet Clauda M. Reder ponders periods of transition in Jewish life and history.


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To the Poet on the Roof

-Claudia M. Reder

Febraury 22, 2011

 

In this new work, poet Clauda M. Reder ponders periods of transition in Jewish life and history.


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Earworm

-Peggy Landsman

February 14, 2011


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Jacob’s Analyst

-Tom Delmore

February 14, 2011


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Son of Laughter

-Tom Delmore

February 14, 2011


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The Dante Trick

-Hal Sirowitz

February 11, 2011

 

In this new poem by first-time contributor Hal Sirowitz, the poet meditates on death and the after-life.


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Purple Sneakers on Shabbat Noach

-Ken Seide
February 9, 2011 
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My Jewish Blood 

 

 -Zvi A. Sesling 

February 1, 2011

 

In this new poem, Zvi A. Sesling meditates on Jewish history and identity across time and space.


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Noah and Wine

-Elvis  Alves

Janaury 26, 2011


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Hineini*

-Sam Doctors

January 24, 2011
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Only an Epiphany Will Do

-Sam Doctors

January 24, 2011
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Where Are You?

-Sam Doctors

January 24, 2011


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A Cleaner Slate

-Ken Seide

December 23, 2010


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Adam and the First Night

-Ted Roberts

December 23, 2010


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Anti-Heirloom

-Ken Seide

December 23, 2010


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“From Vlasim, Bohemia,”

-Joel Moskowitz

December 23, 2010


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Healing

 

-Dr. Mel Waldman

December 23, 2010


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The Sages of Consciousness

 

-G. David Schwartz

December 23, 2010


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Lost Without Words

 

-Michal Mahgerefteh

December 15, 2010


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They Labor Life

-Michal Mahgerefteh

December 15, 2010


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Shabbat

 

-Dr. Mel Waldman

December 5, 2010


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Dezember in Deutschland

 

-Daniel Maier-Katkin

December 1, 2010


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The Faith-Bird 

 

-Yaakov Azriel

November 17, 2010


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Jerusalem, I Long for You

-Dr. Mel Waldman

November 13, 2010


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Spiritual Birth

 

-Michal Mahgerefteh

November 11, 2010
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Still Waiting

November 11, 2010

 

-Michal Mahgerefteh

 

 
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Shevarim
(3 broken sounds)

-Monica Goldberg
September 20, 2010


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Zicaron Terua
Broken sounds

-Monica Goldberg

September 20, 2010
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Ascending chords

-Monica Goldberg

September 16, 2010


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In The Lobby Of The Carlebach Shul

-Steven Sher

September 16 2010


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Media Malaise: A Perspective from Migrating Parakeets Flocking in Jerusalem’s Cyprus Trees

-KJ Hannah Greenberg

September 15, 2010


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Even When I Was Young

-Yehoshua November
August 23, 2010

 


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Please

-Yehoshua November

August 23, 2010


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The Arizal’s Mikvah

-Yehoshua November

August 23, 2010


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A Time for Such a Word

 

-Florence Weinberger
August 10, 2010


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Hagar

-Yakov Azriel

August 10, 2010


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The Kosher Pig

-Yakov Azriel

August 10, 2010


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The Scapegoat

-Yakov Azriel

August 10, 2010


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A Prayer for Stopping

-Trisha Arlin


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Behold, A Prayer

-Trisha Arlin


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Prayer for Having and Not Having

-Trisha Arlin


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Deli Sunday

-Monica Goldberg

July 27, 2010


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Warsaw is Burning

-Matthew Hartmann

July 27, 2010


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CATASTROPHE

-Sue Swartz


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If We Lived in this House

-Sue Swartz


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INHERITANCE

-Sue Swartz


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Sisters, or Double Chai

-Erika Dreifus


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Mulberry Bushman Suite

-Jake Marmer
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Atonement

Book of Blood and Guts

 

-Sue Swartz


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Locus  9/11

-Nina R. Schneider


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How I Got My Yiddish Name

-Florence Weinberger


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Grandma Mamie’s Kitchen

-Jane Ellen Glasser


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Before the Gates of Heaven Close

-Joel Moskowitz


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Fumes

by M.E. Silverman


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The End

-Hal Sirowitz

March 24, 2012


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Lunch in Spring

-Don Pomerantz


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One Night Stay

-Howie Good


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Upstairs the Eulogy, Downstairs the Rummage Sale

-Yehoshua November


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What They Used to Say

-Brain Diamond


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Rosh Hashanah

What Is Temporary?

(For Charles Guez)

 

-Julia Elizabeth Guez


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Shard

-Ken Bresler


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The Solitude of Beets

-A prose poem by Adam Shechter


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This morning, I Recalled our Belated Honeymoon

-Yehoshua November


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Number your days

-Lois Barr


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The Situation

-Tova Gardner


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Bialystok Impasse

-Lois Barr


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We Go To Work For Unsettled Sums

Baal Teshuvas at the Mikvah

-Yehoshua November


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As Long as We Can Put Nutmeg in Our Coffee: An Ode to the Holy Land

-KJ Hannah Greenberg


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Swimming to Jerusalem

-Howard Schwartz

 

Dream Visit

     for Maury Schwartz

 

-Howard Schwartz

 


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The New/Old Land

 

-KJ Hannah Greenberg


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The Samovar

 

-Rita A. Harvey, 1997

 


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Fooling the Angel of Death

- Myra Sklarew


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Isaac

-Courtney Druz


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Survivor

Bat Mitzvah - Portion Noah

-Walter Hess


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You and Me

- Daniel E. Levenson 2008


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The Rabbi’s Backyard Garden after my Grandfather’s Funeral

-Sara Kaplan


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Mannheim

Diaspora

-Erika Dreifus


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   Autumn Psalm

 

-by Jacqueline Osherow


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Welcome to the New Vilna Review

*A Note From the Publisher - February 8, 2012*

 

Dear readers and contributors,

The New Vilna Review has been going through some changes the past few

months, and our focus has shifted to offering an expanded selection of

poetry, fiction and arts writing. We are once again accepting submissions,

and look forward to continuing to publish some of the most interesting and

thought provoking work in the world of Jewish arts and letters.

-Daniel E. Levenson

Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

The New Vilna Review

 

 

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