Tag Archives: Yehuda Amichai

The School Where I Studied as a Boy

Friday As I will miss my first St. Mary’s commencement in almost four decades tomorrow (excluding sabbatical years), I send out this Yehuda Amichai poem to my former students who will be graduating, as well as to all those others around the world about to matriculate. It’s that time of year when, like the Israeli […]

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A Whisper Will Be Heard in the Place

Yehuda Amichai’s “The Place Where We Are Right” may help heal election bruises.

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Theoretically, a Season for Everything

The soul, says Amichai Yehuda in this Rosh Hashanah poem, knows that, for everything there is a season. The body, on the other hand, gets the seasons all muddled up.

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Finding Peace along with a Lost Goat

Poet Yehudi Amichai gives us a powerful poem about losing our way and being found.

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