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Antisemitism Has Always Been a Part of My Life - 1 Oct 26, 2020 jewish (I wrote the original version of this post at least four years ago, but events of the last couple of years, along with what I wrote in my last post My Response to The Erasure of Antisemitism in Namrata Poddar’s Article in the Recent Issue of Poets & Writers Oct 13, 2020 poetry & race & jewish **In an article called ”Return to the MFA: A Call for Systemic Change in the Literary Arts”**, which Poets & Writers published in its from “The Lines That Antisemitism and Racism Draw” Aug 1, 2020 jewish Today is Shabbat Nachamu, the Sabbath of Consolation. Last year at this time, I was on a family vacation in Europe, sitting in our host’s dining from “Pluralism and Its Discontents: The Case of Blacks and Jews,” by Cheryl Greenberg Jul 20, 2020 jewish & race & quotes Twenty five years or so ago, not too long after I first started teaching at the college where I am still a professor, one of my colleagues—the woman I Just Learned About the Equal Justice Initiative - If You Don’t Know About It, You Should May 20, 2020 jewish & race In “The Lines That Antisemitism and Racism Draw,” a series of letters I composed during the summer of 2016 that were published in December of that “My Companion’s Scent Seeped Into Me” - National Sa’di Day Apr 21, 2019 translation & jewish Today is National Sa’di Day, and I’ve been thinking about one of my favorite bits of verse from his Golestan: I held in my bath a perfumed piece of Trying to Write After Charlottesville Aug 26, 2017 jewish & race & my work I’ve been trying to write something in response to Charlottesville for the past two weeks, but I’ve had a hard time finding the words. It’s not that