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Israeli Poetry with Rachel - Shared screen with speaker view
diane allan
33:56
piercing and beautiful
Miriam Seelig
34:30
Beautiful Voice Thanks!
Suzie Lampert
35:02
Stunning and heartfelt!!
Gai; Levine,Ph.D
35:05
Soulful-Gail
yossepha ziv
35:07
Bravo!!!!!
Dorothea Dorenz
35:15
wonderful! Rachel, I understood most of it but a couple of words I missed
Jan Frisch
35:19
Yashar Koach!
Dorothea Dorenz
35:29
very beautiful!
judyhurvitz
35:51
Stunning!
Deborah Trontz’s iPhone
35:59
beautiful but no Hebrew here. thanks
Rayanne Reiner, she
36:23
Thank you so much, Ronit.
Ruth Kaplan
43:37
I'll feel better now about the moles in my yard. : )
Ronit Rolland
44:43
thank you all:}
Mitch Slomiak
44:51
The ending of this poem (“the ruined House”, or The Temple) seems to refer right back to “the place where we are right.” Amichai seems to be calling for a diversity of religious observance that allows both doubts and loves.
rhea dorn
47:22
We have an obligation to remember and criticize.
Lynnie Mirvis
47:22
Is the ruined house the Beit Hamikdash?
Suzie Lampert
48:04
Yes I believe so
Dan
51:05
Why Robert Alter changed the title of the poem ??
Sheldon Dorph
51:21
feels like a tamara by the rain..
Heather Silverman
51:32
Good question.
Sheldon Dorph
51:49
like a tahara
Heather Silverman
52:15
Oh, now I see. A washing of the body
Yoel Kahn
53:57
(back to prior poem.) the whisper in the ruined House (the Temple) ….alludes to the beginning of tractate Berakhot 3a (and other sources) Rabbi Yossi enters the ruins to pray.... Elijah said to me: "Son, what did you hear in the ruins?"I replied, "I heard [a bat kol] a divine voice cooing like a dove, saying:
Dorothea Dorenz
54:40
please raise volume
Thelma Bernstein
54:52
Can't hear - increase the volume if possible.
Dorothea Dorenz
55:40
yes better
Suzie Lampert
55:41
Sound is very good!!
Ruth Kaplan
55:50
I hear.
Dorothea Dorenz
55:53
There’s an echo
Dorothea Dorenz
56:31
Rachel your voice is echoing when you speak just now
Gai; Levine,Ph.D
56:31
You can increase the Volume on your PC-lower right side-Gail
Denah S. Bookstein
56:33
reverb
Claudia
56:39
I recommend that those who are having problem hearing at the maximum volume, you need to attach an exterior speaker to your computer
Jon Tepper in Tucson, AZ
56:45
sound is fine
Paul Corwin
56:53
fine here
Shirley Cirlin
57:34
She's closer to microphone now and the sound is far be tter
Sheldon Dorph
57:47
music sounds like raindrops
Yael Gott
58:01
Beautiful Ronit!
Jon Sebba
58:07
Goose Bumps!!
Ruth Kaplan
58:21
Is rain a symbol of God's mercy?
Sharon Packer
58:41
Beautiful, Ronit! You really captured the sound of the poem!
Edy Parker
58:46
Beautiful and so emotional. Thank you!
Jon Sebba
58:51
Brava!
Abby C.
58:53
Gorgeous. Thank you!
Suzie Lampert
58:55
Really beautiful Ronit!!
Gai; Levine,Ph.D
58:55
A gentle,soft sound-Gail
Sheldon & Harriet
59:00
The music fits the poem so well.
Michal Tamuz
59:14
Beautiful! Brought tears to my eyes. Todah Rabat!
Annabel Lindenbaum
59:25
So earthy
Elizabeth Pressman
59:31
Very moving and such a beautiful voice. Todah Rabah Ronit!
stanleykay
59:32
She’s just a gentle, soft spoken singer, we have to listen more carefully.
Varda Farber
01:01:24
A soft and emotional song, set beautifully to the poem. Thank you Ronit.
Linda Cedarbaum
01:02:37
Yes, adding such depth of beauty to this beautiful poem. Thank you!
Ruth Kaplan
01:06:03
The mitzvah to witness.
Barbara Goldberg
01:07:28
small change = in pieces? (the body)
rhea dorn
01:07:35
This is what Rachel was discussing at the beginning of our session.
Joy Steiner
01:09:03
Contrast with previous poem when Amichai tells us to leave room for doubt, here his language is imperative
Dorothea Dorenz
01:09:20
What year was this written?
Barbara Goldberg
01:10:43
“large stones”? for graves?
Sheldon Dorph
01:13:04
rain of the only tahara they will have…
Mark Elber
01:13:13
the evil among the thorns is in stark contrast to the better known traditional phrase of "a rose (or lily) among the thorns"
Denah S. Bookstein
01:13:20
The rain could be seen as “tehara”
Sheldon Dorph
01:14:42
is kotzim the word used for the ram in the thicket on Isaac binding
Miriam's iPad
01:18:21
it was read at the presidential signing for the Oslo accords I think
Jon Sebba
01:25:00
Can not "HaOhavim B'Emet" also be interpreted as "the lovers of Truth"?
Michaela Davidai
01:26:54
the sleeping on the bench, it can be a homeless person...
Elizabeth Caplun
01:27:19
with global warming shade will be appreciated more and more.
Gai; Levine,Ph.D
01:27:30
A "Sukkah ha'Sghalom"; a canopy of Peace-Gail
Heather Silverman
01:27:45
sukkah shalom - yes!
Barbara Goldberg
01:28:05
is it significant that mitchell translated same hebrew word as “but” and “perhaps”?
Sharon Packer
01:28:46
Maybe small change is like blades of grass.
Heather Silverman
01:31:18
The music expresses the moods of the poem so well
Yael Gott
01:31:19
Exquisite, Ronit.
Barbara Goldberg
01:31:29
not worth much individually, but if there’s a lot? (same w grass)
Abby C.
01:32:24
Awesome!
michael newman
01:32:28
“last pennies..” what matters is not the amount but giving all that one has- less is more
Mona Fishbane
01:32:32
So beautiful, thank you!!
Katia Fermon
01:32:34
Beautiful Ronit, Todah!
Denah S. Bookstein
01:32:34
Roniit, will you record these ?
Jan Frisch
01:32:36
yashar koach
Gail's iphone4105043416
01:32:47
rachamim appears 3 times in this poem in different forms
Bonniekossoff
01:32:51
wonderful
Suzie Lampert
01:32:53
Your music is amazing Ronit!!
Michal Tamuz
01:32:55
Beautiful! Todah!
Dr. Dorothy Greenbaum
01:32:57
Precious and exquisite! Thank you!
Denah S. Bookstein
01:33:10
an
Suzie Lampert
01:33:12
What a gift!
Deborah Chodrow
01:33:12
Exceptional gift today from Ronit.
Dorothea Dorenz
01:33:16
Wonderful that Ronit is still composing poems to these famous poems!
rhea dorn
01:33:21
Ronit, wonderful performance and great compositions.
Diane Tickton Schuster
01:33:21
Such soulful expression. Todah.
Deborah Trontz’s iPhone
01:33:24
absolutely beautiful
David Allan
01:33:26
what a unique voice and sound so so so beautiful
Denah S. Bookstein
01:33:59
we are besotted with your artistry Ronit
Sharon Packer
01:34:09
Thank you, Ronit! You are extraordinary!
Shirley Cirlin
01:34:34
sARE WE GOING TO GET THE WORDFS
Dan
01:35:04
Ohavim beemet= Real lovers, the ones who truly love. Oavey emet= the lovers of truth. Not exactly the same.
Gail's iphone4105043416
01:35:48
also chesed and rachamim - qualities most attributed to God - ironic contrast with grief that the poet speaks at feeling abandoned
Sharon Heim
01:37:46
Yachid refers to the silent Amidah
Mj Levison
01:39:24
the opposite of a solitary prayer. tephilot yachid. is the tephilot tzibur. the community prayer. I.e. the shemone esrey
Bonniekossoff
01:42:50
My translation is migration…same translater
Fredi
01:44:53
one immigrates to Israel, come on Aliya. has a spiritual aspect. They are not migrants searching fame or fortune or work
Deborah Trontz’s iPhone
01:45:01
thanks so much
Barbara Goldberg
01:47:27
Wonderful session! Thank you.
Katia Fermon
01:47:48
Thank you Rachel!! Amazing session
Jon Sebba
01:47:53
THANK YOU, RACHEL! Wonderful session.
Deborah Trontz’s iPhone
01:47:54
wonderful. thanks so so much Rachel
pnina beck
01:48:35
Marcia is a friend of mineן
Barbara Goldberg
01:49:13
not a friend, but a translator i’m familiar with!
Lynnie Mirvis
01:57:05
maybe it relates also to self-righteousness
iPad (5)harriet
01:57:34
certainty
Mj Levison
01:58:33
yekkes do not shuckle when they pray.
Sue
02:00:33
Thank you Rachel for your incredible insights. A beautiful session.
Lynnie Mirvis
02:02:44
Thank you so much Rachel for a very special and moving session.
A Ginsburg
02:04:11
There is also a suggestion of tombstones
Jon Tepper in Tucson, AZ
02:13:44
in my case, the second generation (my daughter) has translated the immigrant experience of her grandparents into her becoming an activist for immigrant rights and providing support services to New Americans who arrived as refugees.
Ruth Kaplan
02:15:25
Last year, I witnessed the entry of hundreds of asylum seekers and their "processing" in our JFS asylum shelter. I so felt the presence of my grandparents as they fled the pogroms and arrived to be processed in NYC.
Suzanne Levin
02:17:11
You can be right or you can be kind.
Jon Tepper in Tucson, AZ
02:21:49
rattling in my membranes: holding the dissonance of memory of my native country with the experience I
Jon Tepper in Tucson, AZ
02:23:23
... with the experience of living in the New World of the country to which I have immigrated.
Ed & Shelley
02:35:06
l'hitraot...
Sarah Elpern
02:35:07
Thank you, Rachel. And thank you to everyone for sharing.
Jon Tepper in Tucson, AZ
02:35:18
Another great class! many thanks
iPad (5)harriet
02:35:23
thank you
Barbara Taragan
02:35:24
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