In honor of the upcoming Jewish High Holy Days, here is a 1945 poem by Yiddish poet Kadya Molodowsky in which “The Shofar Blower” faithfully sounds the traditional horn even in the face of utter darkness.
- Literature is as vital to our lives as food and shelter. Stories and poems help us work through the challenges we face, from everyday irritations to loneliness, heartache, and death. Literature is meant to mix it up with life. This website explores how it does so.
Please feel free to e-mail me [rrbates (at) smcm (dot) edu]. I would be honored to hear your thoughts and questions about literature.
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