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Israeli Poetry with Rachel - Shared screen with speaker view
Charles Savenor
36:54
PAS is excited to host today
Rena Panush
57:19
Did rachel say that Tirza is singing this song?
Shirley C.
57:30
it's too LOUD Rachel - can't make out the words
Susie Rodenstein
57:30
YES
Myrna Offen
57:39
yes
Mona Fishbane
57:42
Not too loud—adjust your volume
Susie Rodenstein
57:46
Shirley - Lower the volume on your device
Ed Grossman
58:20
You can follow the lyrics in the handout...
Shirley C.
58:26
Thanks - forgot about that!!
Susie Rodenstein
59:57
So wonderful to hear this in Tirtzah’s voice!
Joyce Bohnen
01:00:33
Who composed the music to this son?
Denah S. Bookstein
01:00:38
So beautiful.
Ilana Ben Haim
01:01:59
Sacha Argov composed
Nachama/Chumi Kanner
01:02:00
Sasha Argov composed the music
Sarah Schachter
01:02:49
We visited Elifelit in south Tel Aviv. It was an amazing place to visit. People helping those who need help. Now the name makes sense to me.
Mona Fishbane
01:21:33
Hard to hear
Michal Tamuz
01:21:57
Please increase the volume. Im at max and can barely hear.
Shirley C.
01:22:10
Yes - now it's hard to hear.
Susie Rodenstein
01:22:31
I can hear it fine at maximum volume on my computer.
Elaine Hoffman
01:22:34
I can hear it fine.
Michal Tamuz
01:22:43
Better! Today!
Mona Fishbane
01:23:01
Someone adjusted the volume—thanks!
Claudia
01:23:11
those who have inadequate volume should try headsets or external speakers
Dr. Dorothy Greenbaum
01:23:53
What a sensitive and gentle presentation and mournful
mary anne d
01:24:51
Oshri Cohen has also covered some of her poems wonderful tributes!
Susie Rodenstein
01:25:01
I already knew this as a song, but it is so much more meaningful now!
Ilana Ben Haim
01:25:59
מקסים ביותר
Susie Rodenstein
01:26:11
And certainly enhanced through this performance!!!
judyhurvitz
01:26:13
Beautifully captures the mood of the poem
Chana (Ann Ellen) Dickter
01:26:27
so beautifully sung and interpreted ..todah!
Linda Cedarbaum
01:26:42
Magnificent performance!
Etty
01:26:43
Amazing
Mona Fishbane
01:26:51
Magnificent singing
Asaf Rabi
01:26:52
brava
Claudia
01:26:57
fantastic
Thelma Bernstein
01:27:00
Beautiful, sensitive interpretation.
diane allan
01:27:09
amazingly magnificant!
Sarah Schachter
01:27:24
amazing Maya, thank you!
Bonniekossoff
01:27:27
Beautiful
Miriam Seelig
01:27:29
Wonderful Singing Thank you!
mary anne d
01:27:41
beautiful
Elizabeth Pressman
01:27:43
Maya, so much feeling-very touching!
Mona Fishbane
01:27:43
And we can hear the emotion in your voice, Rachel
Varda Farber
01:29:31
Maya, thank you for capturing the heavy heart of a father worried about his child.
mary anne d
01:30:15
Will pray for her family's comfort Dr. Greenbaum
Lynnie Mirvis
01:38:27
googling this title ..it says lyrics by Nurit Galon?
iPad (6)Bina
01:40:52
So sad
Joanne
01:41:26
Is there any doubt how she died?
susanmiron
01:41:43
NOT IN MY MIND.
Miriam shenkar
01:42:32
I think her sons believed it was an accident.
Lynnie Mirvis
01:42:40
such a tragedy
Linda Cedarbaum
01:45:14
Piaf b’ivrit
Linda Cedarbaum
01:46:24
piaff
Mona Fishbane
01:46:26
Wow indeed. Maya, thank you so much
Charles Savenor
01:46:46
Beautiful music
Michal Tamuz
01:46:47
Beautiful! What a sensitive arrangement and interpretation.
Barbara Goldberg
01:47:06
also lots of rhyme.
Elaine Hoffman
01:47:23
The music makes the poem even sadder. Thank you.
Audrey Asher
01:47:41
Maya, your music captured such depth of feeling, of despair. Thank you.
Ed Grossman
01:50:49
When was this last poem written (Wind/Rain)? Some of this has elements of James Taylor (also early a troubled soul).
Joanne
01:51:17
A short film/docu/reenactment https://www.docsforeducation.com/Bird_in_the_Room.php
Charles Savenor
01:51:53
Unfortunately I need to run. Thanks for a great session
Heather
01:51:57
The melody and the singing elevate the poem and my reading to a different plane
rle.family@gmail.com
01:53:49
Thank you Maya for your beautiful interpretations. and thank you of course Rachel as always for an illuminating class
diane allan
01:53:59
hauntingly beautiul
Bonniekossoff
01:54:01
Amazing !
Michal Tamuz
01:54:18
Todah rabah!
M. Tuttle
01:54:35
Thank you, Maya. Beautiful!
Debbie Weber
01:54:36
That was beautiful and spiritual!
Dr. Dorothy Greenbaum
01:54:38
Wow! How sensitive and powerful. Grateful for your interpretation!
Jon Tepper in Boston, for the summer
01:54:38
👏👏👏👏. Haunting, ethereal
Elisheva Edelson
01:54:54
Such a unique way of singing this very sad songs!
Elisheva Edelson
01:55:05
Thank you Rachel!
Chana (Ann Ellen) Dickter
01:55:07
I can’t imagine understanding these poems without your music, Maya!
Linda Cedarbaum
01:55:28
Thank you Rachel for inspiration as always. And thank you Mia/Piaf for deep resonance of that inspiration
Bonniekossoff
01:56:31
Toda raba Rachel. Wonderful class.
Dr. Dorothy Greenbaum
01:59:45
Constant anxiety and constant vigil and no guarantee
Chana (Ann Ellen) Dickter
02:01:30
Yes, and at the end of Bontshe Shveig, the angels wept…
Denah S. Bookstein
02:01:33
New hopes for use of plant based psychogenic substances. . See newbook by Michael Pollan
Joanne
02:01:56
John Irving’s Hotel New Hampshire, I believe has family “joking phrase” Keep passing the open windows, and of course, one of the children finally doesn’t.
Maya Pennington
02:02:18
Thank you all <3This was incredibly movingTirza is such an incredible personality and artistYou are welcome to contact me viaEMAIL 🐪🐪 MAYA.PENNINGTON@GMAIL.COMYou're welcome to also check out music on YouTube, my artist page on facebook, SoundcloudMaya PenningtonRachel, you're wonderful, thank you for inviting me to be part of this lecture.Thank you Asaf for your patience and excellent and professional production work.And also Adir - for your Sound supportThank you all and wishing you all health and inspiration<3
Dr. Dorothy Greenbaum
02:02:51
Excellent book and hopeful study results. How to change your mind”
Joanne
02:04:44
I’m sure books have been written re why person sits on a ledge, or other dangerous places if the thought of suicide was at least not in mind.
Barbara Goldberg
02:05:23
sylvia plath: no “skin” between her and the world.
Denah S. Bookstein
02:05:39
Your Mind on Plants
Denah S. Bookstein
02:05:53
Brain
Barbara Goldberg
02:09:01
thanks, Ed. I was cious about the blue—“kind of blue” etc.
Barbara Goldberg
02:10:09
what a slap in the face to the mother…
Jon Tepper in Boston, for the summer
02:12:12
See birdintheroom.com to watch the trailer for this documentary film.
Lynnie Mirvis
02:13:33
wonderful!
Mona Fishbane
02:13:44
Great plan for the Fall , Rachel!!! Thx
Susie Rodenstein
02:14:35
Ditto. Well-said, Dorothy!
Bonniekossoff
02:16:56
I didn’t start until last Summer. So I missed a lot.
Bonniekossoff
02:17:01
Great idea!
Joanne
02:25:34
I wonder if years later, some poems have been looked at in different ways as Israel society changes, for better or worse.
Ed Grossman
02:33:44
It would be great to get some great (perhaps new) translations for some of the poems..
Joanne
02:34:19
Absolutely Bialik to start!
Susie Rodenstein
02:35:25
I would love to learn these other aspects of Bialik, beyond the classic poems I am most familiar with!
Leah Liquornik
02:35:39
There is also Yiddish Bialik!,,
Susie Rodenstein
02:37:14
Truly - Follow your passions, Rachel! No one should ever call you flippant…