The View from Jacob's Ladder: One Hundred Midrashim
Jewish Publication Society, 1996 - 161 pages
Following his critically acclaimed Modern Poems on the Bible, the author looks at biblical and other classic Jewish texts through his own poetry and prose.
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K After Sarahs Death
Emotional States 46 VI The Heart 48 XI Connection
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