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Israeli Poetry with Rachel - Shared screen with speaker view
Moshe's iPad
29:36
When was this poem written?
Rena Panush
47:53
Also, when one whispers, it is to make the listener really, really listen carefully and pay attention.
Bonniekossoff
48:21
Its interesting that he leaves out shabbat and honor your father and mother…
Marcia Falk
56:22
Thank you thank you for these warm messages! I’m so touched that you wanted—and now have—my book. You have made me so happy! 😍 For anyone who pre-ordered and did not yet receive their copy, I only just got mine! So hang in there!
Rabbi Jonathan Blake - WRT (Westchester Reform Temple)
58:17
Marcia, wonderful to join you again!
Jan Frisch
01:00:57
Haunting song.
edna janco
01:02:17
definitely appropriate music to this poem. and you dear Boaz haven't changed. so good to see and hear you again.....it's been a long long time. thanks for this performance, indeed.
elizabeth caplun (she/her)
01:03:04
Wonderful rendition!
diane allan
01:03:20
Thank you, Boaz for the introduction. Such a longing and pain
Dr. Dorothy Greenbaum
01:03:40
WOW!
Michal Tamuz
01:03:43
Brilliant! Amplifies the impact of the song! Bravo!
henry cohen
01:04:21
Marvelous
Rona Shapiro
01:21:07
Or just living in Israel
Rona Shapiro
01:24:33
It will because your children will not be immigrants
Dr. Dorothy Greenbaum
01:28:48
sea legs
Miriam shenkar
01:29:46
I was at a coffee shop recently which had a ceramic cup which said —- I will not be shaken. ——It had a reference to Psalms added to the quotation don’t remember the exact line.
Lynnie Mirvis
01:31:24
Tehillim 62:1
Viktoria Dorosz
01:31:56
This is Soviet socialist realism art!
elizabeth caplun (she/her)
01:32:14
Sun tanned, in contrast with the yeshiva boys who’s skin was so white…
Michelle Gubbay
01:33:10
yes, Viktoria! So true.
Solange Tajchman
01:37:09
“you’ve got to make a list of all the things you can load…"
Leonie Kramer
01:38:26
Or you have to leave the baby with others….
Mona Fishbane
01:42:08
There are parents who warn their young children that if they don’t get out of the bathtub, they’ll do down the drain...
Veronika/Vera Kisfalvi
01:42:48
“Turning curse into blessing and blessing into curse” - Mordechai and Haman? And I read the line about the traps for memories exactly in the opposite way - so as not to forget?
Solange Tajchman
01:45:13
This poem always grips me
Miriam shenkar
01:45:27
Wasn’t this read at the signing of the Oslo accords at the rose garden
Edy Parker
01:49:16
I love the additional insights into the music. Thank you!
Jon Sebba
01:50:04
BRAVO!! WELL DONE!
Dr. Dorothy Greenbaum
01:50:19
sarcasm I think, yes?
Chana (Ann Ellen) Dickter
01:50:29
Bravo!
diane allan
01:50:34
Amazing ability to express yourself!!
Marcia Falk
01:50:45
Boaz, You are fantastic! You are Matti Caspi reincarnated. I’m guessing you have other voices too.
edna janco
01:50:59
yes, Dorothy, are absolutely right...…….as to the melody??????????????
Michal Tamuz
01:51:03
Todah Rabah! What a contrast between the music and the meaning of the words.
Marcia Falk
01:51:59
The music actually reflects the cynicism of the words perfectly.
marilynbernstein
01:52:01
Where is cantor Davidoff a cantor at? Is it Montreal?
Ed Grossman
01:52:23
Yes-Montreal.
Rabbi Jonathan Blake - WRT (Westchester Reform Temple)
02:00:50
A.D. Gordon: visionary philosopher / leader of Labor/Practical Zionism, who spoke eloquently of a Zionism rooted in the very soil of the land: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._D._Gordon
Mark Elber
02:01:54
wasn't that in the film shablul?
Solange Tajchman
02:03:34
bimromei hagala in song Veulai: Kinneret Sheli
Rona Shapiro
02:05:46
A light that doesn’t go out — far north!
Dr. Dorothy Greenbaum
02:06:25
Does he mean the beautiful Northern lights?
Susie Rodenstein
02:06:46
That’s what I think he’s referring to…
edna janco
02:07:19
yes, Boas was the Cantor at the Shaare Zion Congregation.
Doug Blake
02:07:36
In the Arctic winter the sun disappears for months, to return in spring
Heather Silverman
02:07:55
And the hint of the psalm “Those who sow in sadness will reap in joy” in one of the lines
Ed Grossman
02:08:22
Perhaps it is the sun that comes out after there is dark all day/night long during the long winters
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02:09:15
Thank you, Boaz, for your wonderful music.
Joan Borkow
02:10:03
Thanks, Rachel for bringing these poems to us. As the daughter of an immigrant, a refugee from Nazi Austria, I can feel my own “never calm” in Amichai’s extraordinary words.
Barbara Finkel
02:10:10
Absolutely beautiful
Sarah Elpern
02:10:16
soothing melody...Thank you.
Rabbi Jonathan Blake - WRT (Westchester Reform Temple)
02:10:25
Wonderful to be joined by inspired musicians at each session - and to have a Chazan today!
Debbie Weber
02:10:38
I totally agree!
Bob Matlin
02:11:16
Wonderful session. Boaz was great! I loved the selections of Amichai
Lynn Geltman
02:11:17
Very soothing music💕🎼
Dr. Dorothy Greenbaum
02:11:50
sweets sweet and soothing! Thank you
Muriel Wolf
02:12:07
beautiful music Muriel Wolf
Bonniekossoff
02:12:21
Thank you , Boaz. Wonderful interpretations of Amichai.
Marcia Falk
02:12:28
Oh, how I wish Boaz were the cantor of my havurah!
Susie Rodenstein
02:12:32
What a beautiful ending to a valuable session exploring dark emotional themes in Amichai’s poetry.
Erit Gillman
02:12:38
so beautifully sweet toda
Thelma Bernstein Arvatz
02:12:40
Wonderful renditions. Thank you, Boaz
diane allan
02:12:42
all encompassing
Michal Tamuz
02:13:06
Todah Rabat! Beautiful performance!
Thelma Bernstein Arvatz
02:13:27
What are your contact details, Boaz?
Varda Farber
02:13:38
Boaz, that was beautiful. THANK YOU.
pnina beck
02:15:01
תודה רבה
Varda Farber
02:19:12
Sounds wonderful Rachel!
Solange Tajchman
02:21:30
A session that particularly resonates as someone who immigrated as a child . Wonderful musical interpretation. Todah Rabbah!
Mona Fishbane
02:21:46
Important point, Pnina!
Mona Fishbane
02:26:57
Migrants, not immigrants. Migrants leave because they have to. Many immigrants choose to move to a new country.
Dr. Dorothy Greenbaum
02:33:06
leaving is emigrating
Mona Fishbane
02:33:13
emigrate is leaving a country
Violet Zeitlin
02:33:23
There is migration, immigration, and emmigration, which is leaving.
Sharon Heim
02:33:29
Emigrate: to leave. Immigrate: to enter another country
Mona Fishbane
02:35:59
I may be wrong—migrate can also mean going to a different place or country temporarily, for work.
Sarah Elpern
02:36:28
I think that you are correct.
Sarah Elpern
02:37:04
Laborers migrate seasonally; also birds migrate seasonally and then go home.
Mona Fishbane
02:37:24
And butterflies migrate with the seasons
Marcia Falk
02:37:26
Hmmm. . . Birds also migrate. We are like other creatures in this regard (and many others).
Mona Fishbane
02:42:12
And refugees emigrate and immigrate because they have to to survive
Sharon Heim
02:42:52
GEVALT!
Sarah Elpern
02:42:57
Maybe migration refers to a wish for it to be temporary.
Debra David
02:43:19
There’s a whole body of research and policy making that looks at human migration.
Sharon Heim
02:45:16
Birds and butterflies don’t need visas and passports. They can go back and forth as often as they want.
Mona Fishbane
02:45:39
Refugees and asylum seekers are included in category of immigration: https://www.icrc.org/en/migrants
Mona Fishbane
02:46:02
Sorry—asylum seekers and refugees are included in category of migration
Sarah Elpern
02:46:29
exactly...they might not stay, or might not want to stay
Sarah Elpern
02:46:42
even if they are stuck and have no place else
Jan Yaffe
02:52:48
Todah Rabah!
Sheldon & Harriet
02:53:40
Great story!!
Veronika/Vera Kisfalvi
02:54:37
Thank you, Rachel, for another great session on Y. Amichai! And for your wonderful stories of Budapest and of Hungary. Bye for now.
Bonniekossoff
02:54:39
I have been in Denver for 50 years but still feel like a New Yorker!
Claudia
02:54:40
thank you again and again Rachel
Leah Golberstein
02:54:49
Thank you Rachel and everyone
Susie Rodenstein
02:55:06
Thanks, Rachel!
Bonniekossoff
02:55:13
Thank you for sharing your stories…
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02:55:28
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Dr. Dorothy Greenbaum
02:56:32
Thank you Rachel and Chaverim. L”hitraot Tomorrow