Page 2 of the Kholem un der Malekh fun Zikorn archive.

Bruno Schulz

Posted by Radical Jew on October 16, 2013 with No Comments

The Stories of Bruno Schulz, translated by John Curran Davis The Legend of Bruno Schulz, NEW YORKER Behind Fairy Tale Drawings, Walls Talk of Unspeakable Cruelty, NY TIMES  

Barbez – Shibboleth

Posted by Radical Jew on October 4, 2013 with No Comments

Inquisition Teapot

Posted by Radical Jew on July 11, 2013 with No Comments

I got this from grandfather before he died. First used by hidden Jews during the inquisition, it is shaped like a teapot, but contains many secret Judaica pieces. The Hidden Synagogue. – Imgur.

Sometimes I dream in Yiddish

Posted by Radical Jew on June 23, 2012 with 3 Commentsas , , ,

Sometimes I dream in Yiddish. It’s so long since I lived in a house where it was spoken. When my grandparents died–and they went young–it stopped. I never speak it now. I couldn’t. I can just barely understand it. But when I hear it, I feel oddly at home in the sound of it in […]